Author Archives: hssi95@frontier.com

Catching your Pokémon and walking your dog?

Many of you may have joined in on the newest fun and hit the ground running. Pokémon Go is a lot of fun and a great way to get out and about not only for yourself but you it is an excellent activitiy that can do with your four legged best friend as well (assuming […]

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Adopt a Cat Month

Adopt a Cat Month Each year we dedicate an entire month to focusing on cats and finding them homes. Yes, all year we are attempting to find as many loving and caring homes as possible but this is the time of year that most shelters are over flowing with unwanted kittens and cats. So it […]

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2016 Marks 60 Years of Humble Service

60 Years of Humble Service: Now We Need Your Help to Continue Hard to believe our little shelter has been around for 60 years! To look back at the history of the shelter, it’s amazing to see how much we have changed and grown. Our facility started as just a few kennels, a garage and […]

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Bowie has Left the Building!

Bowie has left the building! Many of you have been following Bowie’s story as well as supporting him while we have been trying to find him foster care so that he can undergo heartworm treatment. We have had several great families come forward offering to take Bowie home but unfortunately for Bowie they have not […]

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Thanks all Around

Many of you will remember the Pound for Pound event at Golds Gym recently. Well we went out and picked up the food and we would like to say Thank you Thank you Thank you to everyone that worked out and Golds gym for including us. We are thankful for your support and so happy […]

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Wishlist Drive Success!

Huge thank you to all the volunteers and everyone who donated during the wishlist drive this weekend we had a great turn out! It gets us out to a great start to the Spring!

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REWARD OFFERED

Help us find Justice for Charmed! The Humane Society of Southern Illinois is offering a $250 reward for information that leads to an arrest and conviction of person(s) involved in the abuse/injury of a dog brought to us by Carbondale police. She is a young adult female Pit Bull, who is brindle and white.   Upon […]

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Changes to our Pennies for Pets Program

Effective April 1, 2016: The cost to purchase a Pennies for Pets voucher will increase from $35 to $45. The Humane Society of Southern Illinois has helped alter pets since 1997. Since the beginning of the program, we have provided 7,703 vouchers to the public at the low cost of $35.  The price of a […]

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Flocking Southern Illinois

You never know if you will be next! Have fun, enjoy the extra color hanging out around town and don’t forget to the get in on the action and flock a friend! keep your eyes peeled for the distinct pink flock invading our area. You never know you might just be next to wake up […]

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The Water is Rising

Well technically, it is finally starting to recede! That being the case, there are still many dangers that we face when dealing with flood waters. Not only for us as humans but for our pets as well. Please do not allow your pets to play, swim or drink flood water. There are many dangerous things […]

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