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Find the love of your life at Kansas Humane Society this summer! Our lovable dogs and kittens are waiting to go home with you - with a steeply discounted adoption fee.

WHAT: $25 adoption fees for adult dogs (6 months+) and kittens (2 - 11 months). Pets are microchipped, spayed/neutered and have received age appropriate vaccinations. 

WHEN: Saturday, July 9, 2022 from 11 am - 6 pm.

WHERE: Kansas Humane Society at 3313 N Hillside St, Wichita KS 67219

MORE DETAILS: This event is sponsored by 6 Meridian. No holds or dog to dog introductions during this event. Not valid with Better Together 2 for 1 kitten promo. Adoptions are first come, first served - no appointment needed. Please plan for longer than usual wait times. Our available dogs changes daily and you can view them all here. View our kittens here.

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Life is better with a friend! That's why you can adopt two kittens (2-11 months old) for just $75 with our Better Together adoption special - for a limited time only.

Included with adoption fee is spay/neuter surgery, microchip and age appropriate vaccinations! With so many kittens at KHS to choose from, you're sure to meet your match. Stop by KHS today to visit with our available kittens, or view them all here.

*Discount only applies when adopting two kittens at the same time. Limited time offer. Not valid with other discounts or adoption specials.

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Though 2021 presented challenges to the world of animal rescue, the Kansas Humane Society (KHS) is proud of the support and accomplishments of the Wichita community towards our mission of helping homeless pets. In 2021, KHS found homes or placement for 10,663 pets and reached a 98% save rate.

“We thank Wichita and our surrounding communities for supporting our shelter,” said Emily Hurst, President/CEO of the Kansas Humane Society. “The people of our community who are dedicated to animals in need and who have a passion for saving pets’ lives are who make this work possible. We survive only because of the donations of people who care, the open homes of people who adopt, and those that can give their time. It is our community who make this place possible, and we need you to keep this work going.”

In 2021, 7,927 homeless pets were adopted from KHS. KHS had 156 rescue and shelter partners in 2021 allowing it to find placement for an additional 2,606 pets in need. KHS performed 2,332 low cost spay and neuter surgeries for low-income members of the community.

“Thousands of homeless puppies and kittens come into our care every year and KHS must be part of a proactive solution,” said Hurst. “In 2022 we will be making spay/neuter services for low-income families a major focus.”

“Saving the lives of homeless pets in Wichita will remain our top priority, but we are starting new initiatives to reduce the number of homeless pets in need,” said Hurst. “In January we have begun offering free spay and neuter surgery for dogs every Wednesday. We targeted zip codes 67214 and 67211 that have the highest intake for the city with a goal to help low-income families get their pets vaccinated, microchipped and spayed or neutered. We are working on new funding sources and initiatives like these to reduce the number of homeless pets in need each year.”

In 2021, 6,228 unclaimed stray pets were transferred to KHS from the City of Wichita’s Wichita Animal Services Shelter, which is located next door to KHS on the Murfin Animal Care Campus. An additional 3,996 pets were surrendered to the Kansas Humane Society by their owners. While KHS is a local non-profit, Wichita’s animal control facility and KHS were built on the same campus 13 years ago to save more animal lives through collaboration. 2022 marks year 13 for the two organizations at this location, which has seen their combined save rate increase from 30% to over 90% during this period.

Kansas Humane Society is dependent on volunteers in the shelter and foster homes to complete its mission. In 2021, 1,192 pet lives were saved because of KHS foster homes.

Volunteers and fosters generously gave 58,959 hours of their time help pets in need in 2021.

Kansas Humane Society by the Numbers - 2021

  • 98% overall save rate
  • 10,663 live animal releases
    • 7,927 adoptions
    • 2,606 pets transferred to rescue partners
    • 130 pets reunited with their owners
  • 2,332 spay/neuter surgeries performed for low income households
  • 1,192 pets saved through KHS foster homes
  • 58,959 hours of volunteer and foster service

For additional information and detailed statistics, please visit kshumane.org/about-us/statistics.

Give the Gift of Comfort

UPDATE: Thank you so much for helping us reach our donation goals for dog and cat beds! The new beds have begun to arrive at our shelter, and we couldn't be more thankful that our homeless pets will have a safe and comfortable spot to relax. 

 

Our shelter pet beds are aging, and many need to be replaced to make sure every pet has a cozy spot to rest. You can give a homeless pet the gift of comfort this holiday season by donating a bed from our wish list.

 

Donate A Bed

 

For safety and sanitation, we use Kuranda Beds in our shelter. They are chew-resistant, easy to disinfect, and they contain no stuffing, exposed seams, or fabric that could easily be ingested. They are made specifically with shelter use in mind and sized appropriately for use in our kennels and suites. Kuranda beds are made in the USA. 

We are looking to upgrade from PVC frame dog beds to Aluminum frame beds so your donation can have an even longer lasting impact on our shelter pets. Our goal is to replace at least 60 of the dog beds and 20 of the cat beds that are in the worst condition, but we would love to surpass that goal! Our dog beds are the most in need to replacement. To ensure that every dog has a comfy resting place, our shelter needs around 150 Kuranda beds.

Thank you from our homeless pets, and everyone at KHS!

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Thank you to everyone who joined us at the Sedgwick County Park on Saturday, October 2 to make the 25th anniversary of Woofstock a success! Click here to view a photo album from the day. More photos will be added soon and on social media. We'll see you next year for Woofstock 2022!

Pets Adopted

from the Kansas
Humane Society

Since January 1, 2022

4,149