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Knox-Whitley Humane Association seeking donations of pet items to stuff stockings

When Christmas comes Wednesday, staff and volunteers at the Knox-Whitley Humane Association will be handing out treats and toys to all of the good little dogs and cats that are still waiting for a forever home. The shelter, located at 66 Busy Lane off of Fifth Street Road, is...

Knox-Whitley Humane Association seeking donations to lower adoption fees

The Knox-Whitley Humane Association is asking for the public’s help to get more animals a home for the holidays by lowering adoption fees. The shelter, which serves Whitley, Knox and Clay counties, is accepting donations to make the lower fees possible. “We need to raise $2,500...

Corbin man sentenced to community service for stealing animal shelter donation jar

By Samantha Walden for the News Journal A Corbin man was arrested in the theft of a Knox-Whitley Humane Association donation jar in Corbin on Friday, November 22. Knox County Sheriff Mike Smith and SGT Carl Bolton located Troy Grubb, 36 of Corbin, inside one of the apartments at...

Deanna Myers stepping down as animal shelter director

The Knox Whitley Humane Association has undergone numerous changes over the last 10 years, and its latest one will be one of the biggest as Director Deanna Myers has elected to retire. “It was just time to retire,” Myers said noting she has her farm to take care of, but will not...

Animal shelter changing name, working to become no kill facility

The Knox/Whitley Animal Shelter is changing its name to the Knox-Whitley Humane Association and has set a goal of becoming a, “no-kill shelter.” You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

Shelter needs your help to save animals

As much as the workers and volunteers at the Knox-Whitley Animal Shelter would like to save the lives of all the 17 cats or dogs that are taken to the shelter on average each day, they can’t. The save rate for dogs varied monthly from 35 – 83 percent in 2015 while the...
Posted On 28 Dec 2016