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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...

Knox-Whitley Humane Association seeks donations for yard sale fundraiser

The Knox-Whitley Humane Association is seeking items for its benefit yard sale on May 5. Association Board President Mary-Ann Smyth said new and used items will be welcomed and appreciated. “If anything has any yard sale value, we would love to have it,” Smyth said. Items may be...

Knox-Whitley Humane Association instituting managed intake policy

The Knox-Whitley Humane Association is taking another step in its effort to become a “no kill” facility by instituting a managed intake policy. Under the new policy, owners wanting to surrender a pet will first fill out and submit a pet history form. The form will be reviewed by...