Our Stories

Join the HSBH for fun in the sun!

The annual K9-3K will be held on Saturday, June 11, right here on the grounds of the Humane Society of the Black Hills, 1820 E. St. Patrick Street. This will be the fourth annual event and, over those four years, this event has gotten increasingly better. This year,...

Our Stories

Join the HSBH for fun in the sun!

The annual K9-3K will be held on Saturday, June 11, right here on the grounds of the Humane Society of the Black Hills, 1820 E. St. Patrick Street. This will be the fourth annual event and, over those four years, this event has gotten increasingly better. This year,...

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...

Uncertain Times

Staff, volunteers, and community pulled together during one of the most challenging times in HSBH history. The coronavirus pandemic crept up slowly on our communities and businesses resulting in change and disruption like we have never seen. Now, in mid-summer, our...

HSBH Volunteers Rock!

Volunteers help thousands of animals through their tireless efforts Humane Society volunteers are true animal advocates. Their dedication does not stop at dog-walking and cat-cuddling. Volunteers often put their unique skills to work to ensure shelter pets have a...

One Tough Pup

A dedicated foster family helps a lucky dog become another success story at the Humane Society... At the Humane Society of the Black Hills (HSBH), more than 5,000 animals of all species, sizes, and conditions come through the doors every year. As an open-admission...