Holiday Pet Safety Tips

The holiday season is often a time of joy, gathering, and great food for humans – but what about our pets?  As celebration begins, take a moment to make a plan for your four-legged companion and prepare for pet-friendly festivities. Food Safety Great feasts often go...

Dog training offered

Dog training is held most Saturdays for people who have adopted a dog at the Humane Society of the Black Hills. The one-hour class addresses dog walking issues and dog walking manners. Class size is limited to 8. Dogs must be 4 months or older. To learn more or...

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...