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...

April 30 is National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day

April 30 is National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day. It’s a day set aside to raise awareness of the thousands of animals in shelters waiting to be adopted into new homes. At the Humane Society of the Black Hills, we saw 5,227 animals come through the doors in 2018 and we...

Kennel Project Update

Mason Company kennels like the ones seen here have been selected for the “Homes for the Holidays” dog kennel’s upgrade. Fund raising that started in September of last year to raise money for new dog kennels reached the set goal and is moving forward....

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,...

Black Berry’s long journey ends with a homecoming

(12/1/2018) Black Berry the cat caught a flight home to California Tuesday morning thanks to a loving family that never gave up hope. Black Berry was brought in as a stray after getting away from the family in August. They were heartbroken. Fortunately he had a...