Provide the right shelter for pets this winter

Winter weather is approaching, and all our officers at the Animal Services and Enforcement department will be tasked with doing welfare checks to make sure animals have proper shelter from the winter weather, including the cold, wind, and snow. Are you in compliance?...

$100,000 Homes for the Holidays Opportunity

Update: We’ve hit our goal! An incredibly generous community has donated $50,000 for these matching funds. Donations received through the end of this year which are received in addition to the goal amount will be directed to the kennel project. Thank you for the...

Long Range Rescue

It was a long trip for 12 pit bulls – 3 days and 1,700 miles from North Carolina to Rapid City, SD – but their journey started long before getting to the Humane Society of the Black Hills on Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. These dogs were rescued in Georgia,...

Be aware of snakes to stay safe this summer

Rattlesnakes strike when threatened or deliberately provoked, but given room they will retreat. Most snake bites occur when a rattlesnake is handled or accidentally touched by someone walking or climbing. In the Rapid City area, Animals Services & Enforcement has...

Dog training offered

Dog training is held most Saturdays for people who have adopted a dog at the Humane Society of the Black Hills. The one-hour class addresses dog walking issues and dog walking manners. Class size is limited to 8. Dogs must be 4 months or older. To learn more or...