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....

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...

Humane Society turns 50

RAPID CITY, S.D. – The Humane Society of the Black Hills is celebrating 50 years of serving the surrounding communities and caring for the lost, homeless and forgotten animals. To recognize the 50th year since incorporation, on Saturday, Dec. 1, cat and dog adoptions...

Microchip ends cat’s year-long journey

When Kim Goodwin came to the Humane Society of the Black Hills to pick up her long-lost cat Cam, she said it had been an emotional day. She had gotten in the call that morning that Cam was alive and well, having been picked up on Nemo Road about seven miles from home...