Join us as we celebrate our most successful year ever! In 2016, KHS has reached the highest save rate in its 128 year history- 87%. And over 10,000 animal lives were saved for the second year running! We would like to share our success with all of our supporters: generous donors, dedicated volunteers and staff, and all of those who have opened their homes. We are so proud to be a part of this amazing community that helps us carry out our mission to save animal lives and serve as a resource for both pets and people.
"I'm so proud of the hard work of our employees and volunteers." Stated CEO Mark Eby, "Increasing our live release rate to 87% shows our commitment and dedication to saving animals in our community."
Innovation in 2016
Thanks to this support the Kansas Humane Society is able to offer innovative programs and services. Here's a sneak peek of what was created in 2016 to help save more animal lives: Barn Cat Program, SCART partnership, backup generator, artificial turf play yards, Veteran's Fund, Military Adoption Program, Senior Dog Adoption Program, Pets for the Elderly, Emergency Medical Fund and much more.
Kansas Humane Society Highlights from 2016:
Total animals in our care - 15,660
Live animal intake - 11,918
Live animal outcomes - 10,330
Euthanasia - 1,588 which is down 554 from last year
Increased Save Rate from 83% to 87%
Performed a total of 8,651 Spay/Neuter surgeries to help reduce overpopulation (2,843 of those were donor-subsidized for low-income familes)
The Youth Education Program reached 14,311 children in our community
How can you help? There are so many ways to get involved to save animal lives! Spread the word, adopt, volunteer, spay and neuter and donate.