Puppypalooza is just another Tuesday

Twenty-four dogs were brought to the Humane Society of the Black Hills on Thursday, Dec. 21 – eight adults and 16 puppies from the Eagle Butte shelter. The hallway outside the medical exam room was filled with puppies – some too young to move much, but others...

The Bob Lemmon Memorial Cat Sanctuary

Barbara Lemmon has made something good of a terrible situation by creating The Bob Lemmon Memorial Cat Sanctuary in the room her husband once studied and worked in at their Rapid City home. Barb’s husband, Robert, passed away in April and left Barb alone in a...

Take steps for a pet-friendly Halloween

The Humane Society of the Black Hills wishes everyone a happy Halloween this year! But we also want to wish everyone a safe Halloween – humans and pets alike. Here are 3 tips for having pet-friendly Halloween fun. Parents, please talk to your children about how to be...

Trap-Neuter-Return: Feral cat population management

Gwen and Harold Fenhaus show one of the feral cats they trapped in their yard. They will have the cat spayed or neutered and return it to release it which will manage the cat population in their neighborhood. A labor of love, respect, for neighborhood cats: TNR –...