Idaho Humane Society: Advocating for Animal Welfare and Responsible Care
The Idaho Humane Society (IHS) is a private 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to advocating for the welfare and responsible care of animals. In this blog post, we will discuss the mission, impact, and services offered by the Idaho Humane Society.
Mission of the Idaho Humane Society
The mission of the Idaho Humane Society is to advocate for the welfare and responsible care of animals, protect them from neglect and cruelty, and promote humane education, awareness, and compassion[^2^]. As the largest and oldest animal welfare organization and veterinary charity in the state, IHS relies on donations to provide programs and services that benefit animals in Idaho.
Impact of the Idaho Humane Society
The Idaho Humane Society has made a significant impact on the lives of animals and their owners in Idaho. In 2019, IHS reunited 1,783 pets with their owners, transferred in 1,257 pets for adoption, adopted out 3,331 cats/2,840 dogs/465 other pets, sheltered 9,933 lost or surrendered pets, supplied 35,617 lbs of pet food for struggling families, provided $1.6 million in free and discounted veterinary services, and saved the lives of 90% of the dogs[^3^].
Services Offered by the Idaho Humane Society
The Idaho Humane Society offers a variety of services to support animals and their owners in the community. Some of these services include:
- Pet adoption services
- Lost and found pet services
- Low-cost spay and neuter services
- Veterinary care, including vaccinations, microchipping, and dental care
- Humane education programs
- Animal cruelty investigations
Get Involved with the Idaho Humane Society
If you are interested in supporting the mission of the Idaho Humane Society or getting involved as a volunteer, visit their website at https://idahohumanesociety.org/. You can also follow them on social media for updates on events, adoptable pets, and ways you can help animals in need.