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Knox-Whitley Humane Association now ‘no-kill’ shelter

The Knox-Whitley Humane Association has now declared itself a “no-kill shelter.” “We have committed to no longer having to euthanize for time or space,” said Melissa McElroy, Executive Director for the association. The shelter has not euthanized a dog due to lack of space since...

More than 40 area businesses hosting donation jar for Knox-Whitley Humane Association

The Knox-Whitley Humane Association is seeking donations to combat a budget shortfall. Shelter volunteers have distributed ‘change jars’ throughout local businesses in Knox and Whitley County as a way to speak out for the animals in their care. More than 40 of the jars, along...

McCreary County pulls funds from Knox-Whitley Humane Association

The Knox-Whitley Humane Association is attempting to make up a $40,000 budget shortfall, but will have fewer animals, following the McCreary County Fiscal Court’s decision to end its agreement. During a special called meeting on June 20, the magistrates voted not to renew the...

McElroy named new Knox-Whitley Humane Association director

The Knox-Whitley Humane Association has a new director. Melissa McElroy, who began working at the shelter in 2014 as a volunteer, and, most recently, served as interim director following the retirement of Deanna Myers, has been named to the position. “It was love from the minute...

Doga (Dog Yoga) attendance deemed a success

Corbin Parks and Recreation hosted a Doga (Dog Yoga) event Saturday, at the Corbin Dog Park in an effort to improve social skills of dogs at the Knox-Whitley Humane Association and improve the health of local residents, Shelter dogs were allowed to roam among the partipants to...

Doga (Dog Yoga) class set for Saturday at Corbin Dog Park

Animal shelter employees say one of the things that improves a dog’s chances of adoption is its social skills. In an effort to improve the social skills of dogs at the Knox-Whitley Humane Association, and improve the health of area residents, Corbin Parks and Recreation is...

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...

Knox-Whitley Humane Association needs kitten, puppy food

With spring coming, the Knox-Whitley Humane Association is preparing for the influx of stray kittens. To help with that, the shelter that serves Clay, Knox, Whitley and McCreary counties is seeking donations of kitten and puppy food. “We are always in need of it,” said Mary-Ann...

Knox-Whitley Humane Association now AmazonSmile charity

Helping the Knox-Whitley Humane Association can now be done while shopping online. The shelter that serves Knox, Whitley, Clay and McCreary counties has been enrolled in the Amazon mile program. When a shopper purchases items on Amazon through the smile.amazon.com website, Amazon...

July 7 fundraiser planned to benefit Knox/Whitley Humane Association

The Corbin Center will be going to the dogs, and cats, on July 7 as it serves as the host venue for the 2018 Shelter Pets Rock concert to benefit the Knox/Whitley Humane Association. Peyton Stewart and local band Ruthless Vendetta will be the featured artists along with DJ Travis...
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