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Save the date! Rescue Me Dance! January 26!



116 N. 8th Street
Lebanon, PA 17046

7 pm to 11:30 pm

Music by DJ Dave Kaley

$20.00 donation includes food, beer & soda
Must be 21, ID required at the door. BYOB

Raffle Items will be available to bid on during the dance!

Bring a donation for the shelter, receive 1 raffle ticket!


It’s going to be a blast!
Invite your friends and join us for a good ole fashion fun time!

(tickets available very soon! please stay tuned!)


Humane Society of Lebanon County
150 North Ramona Road
Myerstown, PA 17067
Tuesday through Sunday, 10 am to 4:30 pm
Wednesday, 10 am to 6:30 pm

Humane Society of Lebanon County Thrift Shop
129 Cumberland Street
Lebanon, PA 17042
Thursday through Sunday, 9 am to 3 pm

Limited tickets available at the door

Click here to download a Rescue Me Dance flyer or stop in our shelter to pick up a few flyers! Please help us spread the word about this event by posting flyers in the community!

Northern Lebanon School District rocks!

Our community rocks! This fine group of young folks from the  Northern Lebanon School District recently visited our shelter to drop off donations! This group has supported our shelter in the previous years as well! Woofs, purrs and many thanks for your continued support of our shelter animals! You all are absolutely the best!

Have a question or need more info on our Wish List? Interested in coordinating a donation drive as a Community Service Project for a scout group, work group, church group or sports team, etc.? Please connect with Sharon Riegel at


Christmas Card Shower for shelter animals!

Happening now! Christmas Card Shower for the Shelter Animals!

This year we are asking for your help and support with our First Annual Christmas Card Shower! We want to line the shelter halls and adoption room with cards sent to the animals! Please address a Christmas card to one or more of the animals seen on  HSLC Facebook or at If you would like, you could enclose a small donation ($1, $5 or more, even a check). Next, address the card and send it to the shelter. We hope to spotlight cards, animals receiving cards and have a donation total near Christmas time.

We are excited to see the cards and the showering of love and support. We have seen other organizations host activities like this with great success and awareness of animals searching for forever homes! We thank you for your consideration and generosity!

The shelter address is:
Humane Society of Lebanon County
150 N. Ramona Road
Myerstown, PA 17067

Hope the mail carrier is ready! Let’s get as many animals Home for the Holidays as we can!


Girls on the Run lends a paw

Girls on the Run of Lingle Avenue Elementary School (Palmyra Area School District) recently held a donation drive for our shelter as a part of their Community Service Project! Their goal was to gather 100 items! They easily surpassed that! Woofs, purrs and wet sloppy kisses from all the shelter animals! Girls on the Run rock!

Interested in coordinating a donation drive as a Community Service Project for a scout group, work group, church group or sports team, etc.? Please connect with Sharon Riegel at

Palmyra Area Girl Scout Troop visits shelter

A Palmyra Area Girl Scout Troop recently visited our shelter. The brownies are working on their pets badge which involves learning how to care for animals. The  daisies are earning a journey that includes animal care and educating others about animals. All of the girls and their leaders enjoyed visiting with staff, taking a tour and most of all meeting a few of our adoptable cats and Commic, one of our dogs available for adoption. The girls also donated home made soft cat toys. How thoughtful and kind! Girl Scouts rock!

Interested in planning a visit to our shelter or coordinating a donation drive as a Community Service Project for a scout group, work group, church group or sports team, etc.? Please connect with Sharon Riegel at



Shelter seeking Animal Care Technicians

Job Title:  Animal Care Technicians (Dogs, Cats and Small Mammals)
Reports to: Shelter Operations Manager
Salary: Dependent upon experience

– Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds.
– Must be able to work outside in temperatures from below freezing to over 90 degrees.
– Must be able to work on your feet without a break for a minimum  of 4 hours.
– Be able to handle all animals (large and small) with different dispositions without fear.
–  Have a working knowledge of various medication and drugs used in the basic care of animals, dosages and how to dispense medications.
– Should understand and be able to show basic procedures on how to restrain an animal.

Duties and responsibilities:
Daily feeding and cleaning of all animal care areas in the shelter.
– Observe each animal in your assigned area to determine if there are any signs of stress, illness, injury, aggression, abnormal behavior etc. and report all concerns to the Shelter Operations Manager or Staff Veterinarian in a timely manner.
– Assist with intake exams, including vaccinating, deworming and any other tests as needed.
– Medicate shelter animals as requested.
– Maintain shelter and animal areas by sweeping, mopping, washing laundry, washing dishes and litter pans, stocking all areas with supplies and any other duties as assigned needed to maintain and keep shelter organized and clean.

For a complete job description or to send a detailed resume for consideration, please contact the Board of Directors at

Pet Photos with Santa

Ho Ho Ho! Save the date! Pet Photos with Santa!

Wednesday, December 5, 2018
4 to 8 pm at the Humane Society of Lebanon County, 150 N. Ramona Road, Myerstown, PA

$10 donation for photo of your pet with Santa!

for an additional $10 donation you may sponsor a shelter animal to have their photo with Santa!

baked goods available for purchase!

Photos by local photographer, Tim McGowan


It’s back! Holiday Giving Tree!

could you lend a paw purrty please?

Gift Cards to: Lowe’s, Home Depot, Amazon, Chewy, Walmart, PetSmart, JDM Outlet

Pop up canopy for outdoor events

Heavy duty, durable dog pooper scooper

Teknor Apex Zero-G 100 foot kink free hose (available at home improvement stores)

Heavy duty, durable long handled scrub brushes

Stretch and Scratch brand cat scratchers (available at

Doggie potty pads (small and large)

Dawn dishwashing liquid

Paper towels

Canned kitten food (any brand)

Grain free (dry) cat food (any brand)

Dog treats: Nudges Grillers, Beggin Strips, training size treats

Cesar Classics (wet food for dogs)

Small bites dry dog food (any brand)

Non-clumping (regular clay) cat litter, clumping cat litter or Yesterday’s News Cat Litter

Liquid laundry detergent (any brand)

Kitchen size and 55 gallon heavy duty trash bags

Soft cat toys

Purina kitten chow (dry)

Medium and large size dog harnesses, Medium size dog collars

3M Command hooks (removable, any size)

Standard size (8 ½ X 11) white copier paper

Medium and large size Kongs

Baby bottle brushes

Big and sturdy Nylabone dog chew toys

Dog poop bags

Sturdy slip leads for dogs

New XL wire dog crates

Large and XL Easy Walker brand dog harnesses

Watfoon brand premium 6’ extra heavy duty dog chain leash

New cat carriers (hard/sturdy plastic kind)(not soft material)

Disposable cardboard cat carriers
Woofs, purrs and thank you for supporting our shelter!
Questions on this list? Please email

Click here to download the above list.