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Shelters are filling up; time to adopt

I know we sound like a broken record but here we go again: Please, spay and neuter your pets to help reduce the unwanted pet population. Shelters, animal rescues, animal proponents including politicians, community planners, and celebrities have been sharing this...

Our Stories

Shelters are filling up; time to adopt

I know we sound like a broken record but here we go again: Please, spay and neuter your pets to help reduce the unwanted pet population. Shelters, animal rescues, animal proponents including politicians, community planners, and celebrities have been sharing this...

Make a big splash at the 6th annual Wags & Waves

Fall is right around the corner, but we're not done celebrating summer just yet!  It's time for the Humane Society of the Black Hills' 6th Annual Wags and Waves event at the Jimmy Hilton Pool.  Wags and Waves is a fan favorite and the Humane Society's largest summer...

Register for our K93K & Dog Carnival: June 12th!

Bring your family, friends, and most importantly, your pup, to kick off the summer of 2021 at the Humane Society of the Black Hills' 3rd annual K93K and Dog Carnival!  We're excited to welcome everyone back for some events to benefit the animals, and what better way...

A Volunteer Making A Difference

Ever wonder where those incredible feline photos you see on our website, or maybe the pet of the week images in the local newspaper, come from? Thank Steph - a talented, dedicated, and kindhearted volunteer with an eye for a great photo! Steph has been photographing...

Join Us for Peace & Paws Yoga!

Help us kick off the season of outdoor events with a brand new FUNdraiser Saturday, May 15th at 11AM!  Join us as Jillian of Vibrant Life Yoga guides you through a fun and peaceful practice in a creekside yoga session - right here at the Humane Society of the Black...

A Year-End Note From Our Director

Coronavirus sent shockwaves through our communities and the Humane Society of the Black Hills shared the general angst. In March, we temporarily closed to the public and, like everyone else, struggled to find the best direction forward. While we were reeling from the...

We Will Always Be Here For Animals

As the end of 2020 approaches, we reflect on the challenges faced.  With dedicated staff and wonderful volunteers rising to every occasion, the Humane Society of the Black Hills has been able to navigate and adapt to rapidly-evolving changes in our every-day routine. ...

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...

Annual End-of-Summer Event Goes Virtual!

Each year, the Humane Society of the Black Hills hosts the annual end-of-summer fundraiser, Wags and Waves, bringing canines and their owners together for fun in the sun at the Jimmy Hilton pool - all in support of shelter pets. The fundraiser raised nearly $3,000 for...