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Happy one year anniversary after “disgusting” mobile pet mill found in Spearfish. Nearly all of the dogs and cats have been adopted one year later. Shelter celebrates with animals and their new families. One older cat has yet to five a forever home.Click here.

Pets thriving one year after rescue, from SUV in Spearfish.

Animals rescued in Spearfish doing well a year later click here.The Spearfish City Council has approved the kennel agreement between the city and Western Hills Humane Society (WHHS).  To read the full article in the Black Hills Pioneer click here.

WHHS and the Spirit of the Hills Wildlife Sanctuary in Spearfish are collaborating to create a long-term home for Blue, a Dogo Argentino, who has been living at the Western Hills Humane Society since July 2014. Donations are currently sought to upgrade one of the sanctuary’s buildings and kennel system.  Read the full article in the Black Hills Pioneer by clicking here, or to donate directly Build a House for Blue, at Blue’s GoFundme page.

Meet Gizmo, our final featured guest for our 13 Days of Gratitude and the honoree of Gizmo’s Fund.

Meet Bentley, our 12th featured guest for our 13 Days of Gratitude.

Say hello to Kris Kringle, our featured guest for our 11th Day of Gratitude.

Meet the Chihuahuas and other animals from the April 26th animal rescue for our 10th Day of Gratitude.

For the ninth day of WHHS’ 13 Days of Gratitude, meet our featured guest Jinx. 

Meet Lizzy and Wija, our featured guests for the eighth day of WHHS’ 13 Days of Gratitude

Meet Emerson and Amelia, our featured guests for the seventh day of WHHS’ 13 Days of Gratitude.

Meet the WHHS kittens, our featured guests for Day 6 of our 13 Days of Gratitude.

Meet Loki, our featured guests for the fifth day of WHHS’ 13 Days of Gratitude.

Meet Ramsey (Weebles) and Kola (Koa), our featured guests for the fourth day of WHHS’ 13 Days of Gratitude.

Meet Grace, our third featured guest for WHHS 13 Days of Gratitude.

Meet Molly, our second featured guest for WHHS 13 Days of Gratitude.

Meet Tickles, our first featured guest for WHHS 13 Days of Gratitude.

Click here to read  about our 2015, 2nd annual Open House.

A follow up article on the police seizure, and adoptions of over 40 dogs.

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