National Nonprofit Petco Love Invests in Kansas Humane Society To
Save and Improve the Lives of Pets in Wichita, KS


WICHITA, KS (July 26, 2022) – Kansas Humane Society received a $85,000 grant investment from national nonprofit Petco Love in support of their lifesaving work for animals in the Wichita area.

Petco Love is a national nonprofit leading change for pets by harnessing the power of love to make communities and pet families closer, stronger, and healthier. Since its founding in 1999, Petco Love has invested $330 million in adoption and other lifesaving efforts. And Petco Love helps find loving homes for pets in partnership with Petco and more than 4,000 organizations — like ours — across North America, with 6.5 million pets adopted and counting.

“Our investment in Kansas Humane Society is part of more than $15M in investments recently announced by Petco Love to power local organizations across the country as part of our commitment to create a future in which no pet is unnecessarily euthanized,” said Susanne Kogut, president of Petco Love. “Our local investments are only part of our strategy to empower animal lovers to drive lifesaving change right alongside us. We recently celebrated the one-year launch anniversary of Petco Love Lost, a national lost and found database that uses pet facial recognition technology to simplify the search for lost pets.”

“This grant from Petco Love is essential to continuing lifesaving work in the Wichita community,” said Emily Hurst, KHS President/CEO. “The grant will provide much needed resources to continue our goals of reducing pet overpopulation, providing medical care for sick and injured pets, as well as helping us care for homeless pets in need of a safe and loving shelter. This grant will be essential towards helping Kansas Humane Society save as many lives as possible. We’re very thankful to Petco Love for their continued support and investment in this important and lifesaving work.”

Kansas Humane Society is a nonprofit organization that dedicated to saving more animal lives each year and reducing pet overpopulation in the Wichita area. Since 1888, Kansas Humane Society has focused on creating a more humane community for pets and their people. In 2021, Kansas Humane Society found homes or placement for over 10,000 pets, and had a 98% save rate.

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About the Kansas Humane Society

Founded in 1888, the Kansas Humane Society is a community resource for pets and people, dedicated to enhancing the welfare of all companion animals. As a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, KHS receives no federal, state or local tax dollars, support from the Humane Society of the United States, is not a United Way agency, and depends entirely on private donations and fees for service. More information is available at

About Petco Love

Petco Love is a life-changing nonprofit organization that makes communities and pet families closer, stronger, and healthier. Since our founding in 1999 as the Petco Foundation, we’ve empowered animal welfare organizations by investing $330 million in adoption and other lifesaving efforts. We’ve helped find loving homes for more than 6.5 million pets in partnership with Petco and organizations nationwide.

Our love for pets drives us to lead with innovation, creating tools animal lovers need to reunite lost pets, and lead with passion, inspiring and mobilizing communities and our more than 4,000 animal welfare partners to drive lifesaving change alongside us.  Join us. Visit or follow on FacebookInstagramTwitter, and LinkedIn to be part of the lifesaving work we lead every day.

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