Fear Free Shelter

Fear Free Shelter

Our Staff is Fear Free Certified to improve the experiences of animals in our shelter and address their emotional needs.

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PHS offers a foster program, allowing potential adopters a chance to get to know our shelter dogs.

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Get Involved

Get Involved

Our animals rely on even the smallest donations. Learn about what Panhandle Humane Society needs and how you can help!

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Get involved with Panhandle Humane Society by spending time with the local shelter animals! 

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Welcome to the Panhandle Humane Society Website.

The Mission of the Panhandle Humane Society is to provide a nurturing and fear-free environment for the community and its pets in our care utilizing the Five Freedoms model.

We are not associated with the Humane Society of the United States and do not receive any funding from them. All of our donations come from our loyal local supporters.

Featured Pets Available for Adoption

Panhandle Humane Society News

Pet Requests

Pet Requests

Posted: Dec 12, 2022

Looking for a certain breed that we don't currently have available for adoption? Our adoptable animals are uploaded to Adopt-a-Pet through the database we use. If you can't find the type of animal you are searching for (specific breed, age, size, color, etc.) you can easily set up an alert through Adopt-a-Pet. There are two o...

Protect your pets from rabies

Rabies 101

Posted: Jun 1, 2022

For the purpose of this article, animal refers to a domesticated cat or dog. First and foremost, we would like to emphasize the importance of keeping your animals current on their rabies vaccine. The minimal cost of a rabies vaccination is significantly less expensive than a 10-day quarantine at Panhandle Humane Society ($200...

Owner claimouts and Microchip owner information

Owner claimouts and Microchip owner information

Posted: Jan 26, 2022

Imagine this scenario: a stray dog comes into PHS, we scan it for a microchip and find one. We look up the information on the microchip, and get the owner information. Attempt to contact the owner with no success (number not in service, no answer, and no voicemail, etc.). Another person comes in, looking for their dog, wantin...

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Lost & Found Pets

Lost Animal April Lucke

Lost Cat

Posted: Mar 15, 2023

Animal Name: Lenny
Breed / Color: Grey tabby
Gender: Male
Area Lost: Scottsbluff estates area

Animal Age: 2yrs
Collar Info: Light blue
Tag Info: Can't remember
Date Lost: 03/11/23

Other Info:He's a big, fluffy, cuddly baby. He loves people and I am so worried about him. He's never been gone for this long ever. He's been with me since he was about 3 months old when I found him all alone. Brought him home and I also have a 2yr old Chihuahua who thinks he's his brother, now whenever he goes outside he barks cause he's yelling for Lenny to come home.

Lost Animal Ronni Erickson

Lost Dog

Posted: Feb 11, 2023

Animal Name: Max
Breed / Color: Chihuahua/white
Gender: Male
Area Lost: Ave I and 26th by Dairy Queen and pizza hut

Animal Age: 4
Collar Info: Red
Tag Info: No tag but is a sweet dog
Date Lost: 02/09/23

Other Info:He is a sweet dog. Kind and friendly. He will not bite I promise. Likes snuggles and going bye bye

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