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Founded by a group of concerned citizens in 1974, Panhandle Humane Society serves the town of Scottsbluff, Nebraska. They strive to prevent neglect, abuse, and cruelty, as well as the overpopulation of pets and homeless animals. Panhandle Humane Society has accepted more than 80,000 animals since their inception. Their success is tied directly to their three core focuses:
As they're not associated with the Humane Society of the United States, Panhandle Humane Society doesn't receive any organizational funding and are very grateful for donations from loyal supporters.
So many shelter animals are waiting anxiously for their furrever homes. The wonderful staff at Panhandle Humane Society works tirelessly to find these loving companions a home to last a lifetime. There are just a few simple steps to follow when adopting a furry friend from Panhandle Humane Society:
Adoption fees at Panhandle Humane Society vary and are as follows:
Your adoption fee covers spay/neuter surgery, deworming, microchipping, rabies vaccination, a free wellness check at participating vets, parvo and distemper vaccinations for dogs, and FVRCP vaccination for cats.
Our writing team is hard at work researching this shelter's adoption process and fees, so this page will be updated soon!
In the meantime, here's some nice-to-know info that applies to nearly every animal shelter, humane society, and rescue.
Because shelter dogs are full of love!
Is it because they know you saved them and love you harder for it?
I can't say for certain, but yes.
Jokes aside, there are three things all shelter dogs need to thrive in their new home:
Older shelter dogs, generally 1+ years old, may have experienced a lot of trauma, which often results in one of 8 common behavioral issues:
These issues are correctable! Your dog isn't broken, they're just damaged. You can fix them with enough love, patience, and a good training plan.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, finding good dog trainers can be hard. Like everything else, dog training is moving only. but there are great online dog trainers that are proven to work and can help get your new pup on the right path.
You can learn a lot about an animal welfare organization just by looking at their name.
Adoption processes vary drastically from organization to organization, but here are some general tips that apply in most instances. Note that we'll use the term "shelters" here for simplicity but it includes all types of rescue organizations.
If you have any questions about adopting an animal (what you'll need, what to expect, etc.) feel free to contact the PetLists team!
If you're looking to adopt a new dog, our Dog Adoption Guide is a must-read. It has everything you need to know about bringing a shelter dog home:
And we're adding new guides all the time.