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,...

Keeping busy, looking forward to new challenges

I’m glad to be back on the pages of the Rapid City Journal after a short hiatus from writing a humane society column. I spent decades doing newspaper work and still believe media and newspapers are vital to a healthy, vibrant community and I’m proud to be part of the...

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,...

Holiday Dogs: Shelter dogs find a home for Christmas

RAPID CITY, S.D. – The Humane Society of the Black Hills is embarking on the first Holiday Dogs program to put 10 shelter dogs into temporary holiday homes for Christmas. Ten families who meet the criteria will welcome a Humane Society shelter dog into their...

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...