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Yard sale donations needed for Knox–Whitley Humane Association

If you have gotten a late start on your spring cleaning, or have accumulated some gently used items that you no long need, the Knox–Whitley Humane Association will gladly accept them as it prepares for its yard sale and adopt-a-thon on July 25. Director Melissa McElroy said...

Knox-Whitley Humane Association reopens to public

The Knox-Whitley Humane Association is once again open to the public for those seeking to adopt a shelter pet. Officials announced last week that that shelter, which serves Knox, Whitley and Clay counties, would return to its normal operating hours. Hours for tours and adoptions...

Knox-Whitley Humane Association staff temporarily see all dogs adopted, rescued

For a short time, last week, the staff at the Knox-Whitley Humane Association tasted the thrill of victory as silence had fallen upon the room where dogs are kenneled. Every dog at the shelter had either been adopted or gone out to rescue. “It was a very weird feeling,” said...

COVID–19 quarantine the perfect time to adopt a shelter pet

(Dean Manning is a reporter at the News Journal.) While COVID–19 has numerous people, including school children, stuck at home, it has provided the perfect opportunity for those considering adopting a pet. Yes, the Knox-Whitley Humane Association has closed to walk-in adoption....

Second ‘Hiking for a Paws’ is Saturday

With warmer weather in the air, the Knox-Whitley Humane Association is taking steps to gear up its Hiking for a Paws Program. The program allows the opportunity for shelter dogs to get out of their confines, stretch their legs, and just be a dog. In addition, it is an opportunity...

Hiking for Paws aiming to help shelter dogs adapt, become more adoptable

Dogs held at an animal shelter can quickly lose their zest for life as the days pass. Volunteers at the Knox-Whitley Humane Association are working to ensure that doesn’t happen with some of the shelter’s longest-tenured residents by hosting the second season of, “Hiking for a...

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...

Knox County Sheriff’s Department searching for man who took donation jar

A man has been identified in the theft of a donation jar meant to help the Knox-Whitley Humane Association. According to Knox County Sheriff Mike Smith, a man entered Sav-Rite Pharmacy in Corbin and stole a Knox- Whitley Animal Shelter (KWAS) donation jar on Monday, November ...