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Rescue Dogs Hope to Find New Homes at LouisvilleKY’s MUTT MADNESS during GIE+EXPO

Louisville Convention & Visitors Bureau President and CEO notes economic and humanitarian impact LOUISVILLE, Ky.,  /PRNewswire/ — MUTT MADNESS, a dog adoption event for attendees at GIE+EXPO, will take place Thursday, October 18, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Freedom Hall at the Kentucky Exposition Center. Held in partnership with the Kentucky Humane Society (KHS) and GIE+EXPO, the leading trade show in the outdoor power, landscaping and garden equipment industries, the event offers an opportunity for rescue dogs to find their forever homes. The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI)’s education platform, TurfMutt, and the trade show will donate a $10,000 check to KHS during the event…


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PetSmart Charities® Awards LouisvilleKY’s animal shelter $40K Grant

Funding aimed at reducing pet population through local spay/neuter efforts LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Louisville Metro Animal Services recently received a $40K grant from PetSmart Charities, the leading funder of animal welfare in North America, to help reduce the pet population in Jefferson County. LMAS is using the grant to offer spay/neuter vouchers to Jefferson County residents, which can be redeemed at any Jefferson County Veterinary office or the Kentucky Humane Society SNIP Clinic. “We are thankful PetSmart Charities awarded LMAS this grant so we can offer discounted vouchers to the public,” said shelter director Ozzy Gibson. “It’s another tool in…


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LouisvilleKY’s pet adoption agencies make it easy this weekend to add to your family

Pay no adoption fees on any adoptable animal at Kentucky Humane Society from Black Friday until Cyber Monday. Story and photos from Kentucky Humane Society’s website Louisivlle, KY., – Over Thanksgiving weekend, the Kentucky Humane Society (KHS) and Louisville Metro Animal Services (LMAS) are joining national animal welfare organization Best Friends Animal Society – along with animal shelters across the country – to offer free pet adoptions on all adoptable dogs and cats during the Zappos.com Pawlidayz initiative. This lifesaving event is sponsored by Zappos.com – the online retailer known for its exceptional customer service. Zappos has pledged to donate $1.25 million toward…


Louisville Bats Begin Seven-Game Homestand

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Devin Mesoraco bobbleheads will be given to the first 3,000 paid admissions to the Louisville Bats game versus the Durham Bulls at Louisville Slugger Field on Saturday, June 13. Gates open at 5 p.m. and first pitch is scheduled for 6:05 p.m. The Bats will also host their second and final Dog Day at the Park on Tuesday, June 16 to benefit the Kentucky Humane Society. The Bats’ seven-game homestand opens against the Bulls on Thursday, June 11 as the club hosts another locally famous $1 Budweiser beer happy hour from 5:30-7 p.m., featuring live music by Kimmet…


Kentucky Humane Society Partners with Active Heroes to Help Dogs & Veterans

Louisville, Ky., – Kentucky Humane Society (KHS) has announced a new dog training program that matches veterans and active military personnel with at-risk shelter dogs. KHS is partnering with Active Heroes, a nonprofit dedicated to preventing military suicides, on this new initiative. The Patriot Rehabilitation of Untrained Dogs (PROUD) program will train participants how to provide behavioral rehabilitation to shelter dogs that are considered difficult to adopt because of behavioral issues. These issues may include extreme shyness and fear, lack of manners, overstimulation, hyperactivity or barrier reactivity—meaning they bark, growl or lunge while in a kennel but not when they are…