Executive Director named

Jerry Steinley has been named Executive Director of the Humane Society of the Black Hills in Rapid City. Steinley has served as Resource Development Director at the humane society since June 2017. “I see a great future for the humane society and I’m thankful the board...

Social media is a great tool, but be careful out there

Social media has provided the Humane Society of the Black Hills (HSBH) with affordable and effective tools to reach thousands of people concerned about animal welfare and the challenges of managing the unwanted animal populations in our communities. But just recently,...

Holiday Dogs: Shelter dogs find a home for Christmas

RAPID CITY, S.D. – The Humane Society of the Black Hills is embarking on the first Holiday Dogs program to put 10 shelter dogs into temporary holiday homes for Christmas. Ten families who meet the criteria will welcome a Humane Society shelter dog into their...

After hours? Don’t leave animal unattended

The Humane Society of the Black Hills took in more than 500 surrendered and 1,000 stray dogs in the past year. Most of the time, the animals are brought in through the front door during regular receiving hours or brought in after hours by the Rapid City Police...

Provide the right shelter for pets this winter

Winter weather is approaching, and all our officers at the Animal Services and Enforcement department will be tasked with doing welfare checks to make sure animals have proper shelter from the winter weather, including the cold, wind, and snow. Are you in compliance?...

$100,000 Homes for the Holidays Opportunity

Update: We’ve hit our goal! An incredibly generous community has donated $50,000 for these matching funds. Donations received through the end of this year which are received in addition to the goal amount will be directed to the kennel project. Thank you for the...