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Handsome hunk Scrappy! Available!


Handsome Hunk Scrappy is our Lebanon Daily News Pet of the Week! Please Click here to see this sturdy fella in action!Thank you to the Lebanon Daily News for creating this weekly feature!

Also this week – kittens (age 2 months to 6 months) are available 2 for 1 adoption fee!

Click here to see the details on Scrappy and all of our other adoptable cats and dogs!

Rescue pups make the good things better and the bad things not so bad ~ simply by being there.

Popeye! Adopted!

UPDATE! Popeye has been adopted!

Popeye, a 6 year old red neutered male American StaffordshireTerrier is the Lebanon Daily News Pet of the Week! Please click here to see Popeye in action! He’s quite handsome and a great player! Have a friend or family member looking to add a pup to their family? This fella is a great catch! Because he enjoys all the love and attention this handsome hunk must be the only dog in the family! Stop in our shelter and find out how you can meet Popeye! Staff will be glad to tell you all about him!

Volunteer Dog Walker Training – Sept 24

Volunteer Dog Walker Training
Sunday, September 24, 2017
1 pm to 2 pm
Humane Society of Lebanon County,
150 N. Ramona Road, Myerstown, PA

The Humane Society of Lebanon County will be holding a special training class specifically for anyone interested in volunteering as a dog walker at the shelter.

At this training session we will discuss safe handling protocol for walking our shelter dogs and give a brief demo on our SAFER temperament assessment. You MUST attend this training session before walking dogs at the shelter. Classes are held once per month.

Please join us and learn how you can make a difference in the lives of homeless dogs in Lebanon County.

Questions?  Call 717-628-1369 or email

THANK YOU for helping the animals of Texas!

UPDATE!Woofs, purrs and thank you to all who supported our efforts! You stuffed the truck! Our community ROCKS!


Shelters Helping Shelters
riday, September 1 through Thursday September 7, 2017

This week we all have seen the devastation and loss that has been experienced from Hurricane Harvey and flooding in Texas. So many people are being displaced. So are the animals in these devastated areas. No longer could we sit back and hope animal shelters had enough food, blankets or bowls for abandoned, displaced or forgotten animals of Houston.

We are asking for your support to help these animals. Shelters helping shelters. We are collecting items starting Friday, September 1 through Thursday, September the 7. All collected items will be transported to Houston and dispersed to shelters in need.

We are in need of the following:

Dogs: food/water bowls, leashes, collars, crates, puppy pens, toys, puppy pads, dog food, puppy food (wet and dry), treats, clean towels and blankets.

Cats: litter, litter boxes, kitten food, cat food (wet or dry), collars, toys, treats, blankets, towels.

Dogs, cats, birds, ferrets, rabbits, small mammals, horses, calves, etc. are all in need of help and food.

Gift cards, such as VISA cards, that can be used to purchase needed supplies or pay for medical bills are very appreciated. Walmart gift cards are another appreciated option.

Donations can be dropped off at the Humane Society of Lebanon County, 150 N. Ramona Road, Myerstown, PA during open business hours, Tuesday through Sunday 10 am to 4:30 pm, Wednesday 10 am to 6:30 pm. The collection drive runs from Friday, September 1 until Thursday September 7.

We feel truly blessed by your support. Let’s pay it forward. Thank you very much for your consideration to help Texas.

Pittie Palooza! Half price adoption fees!

September 5 to September 10, 2017!

Half price adoption fees on all pitties! Including Tazer, Athena and Scrappy pictured above! Click here to visit our website and see all of our adoptable pitties or better yet stop in our shelter anytime during open business hours! A staff person familiar with our dogs will be happy to assist you! As with all adoptions, adoption criteria must be met.

Tails on Trails Fundraising Walk

Sunday, October 1, 2017! Rain or Shine!
4th Annual Tails on Trails Fundraising Walk!
fundraising walk on Rails to Trails of Lebanon County!

Registration: 12 Noon to 12:45 pm, Walk begins 1 pm

Walk begins and ends at Lebanon Fairgrounds
(80 Rocherty Road, Lebanon, PA)

Awesome raffle baskets available (additional fee)
All ages encouraged to participate, this walk is rated easy
Dogs are welcome on leashes (no flexi leashes please)
1.5 mile or 3.1 mile paths available
Snacks and drinks provided for walkers
Dog treats and water provided for dogs

Registration donation is $25 per walker and includes a T-shirt, snacks, drinks for you and treats for your canine friend

Prizes awarded to top 3 walkers with the most pledge money collected!

Bring your best friend for a walk and a fun day on the rail trail!

We hope for a beautiful day, but weather is unpredictable! Please prepare for weather conditions, this is a rain or shine event!

Our goal for this event is to raise $10,000!

Click here to register/reserve your t-shirt!

Click here for link to print walker pledge sheet!