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Humane Society Calumet Area

Registration still open for Critter Camp starting Monday

MUNSTER | Registration is still open for Critter Camp, a summer day camp for children 8 to 12 hosted by Humane Society Calumet Area, 421 45th St. Set for 9 a.m. to noon daily, Monday through Aug. 8, Critter Camp provides a hands-on educational environment about various aspects of animal care…

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Humane Society to host adoption event, blood drive

MUNSTER | Humane Society Calumet Area will host an adoption event from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday at the shelter, 421 45th St., as part of the ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge. Adoption fees will be waived for EMTs, paramedics and lifeguards.

July 30, 2014 12:00 am

Pet adoption fees waived Saturday for Scouts and troop leaders

MUNSTER | Humane Society Calumet Area will host an adoption event Saturday with adoption fees waived for families with children in Scout troops and Scout troop leaders as part of the ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge. The event takes place from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the shelter, 421 45th St.

July 25, 2014 12:00 am

Adoption event offers firefighters fee waiver Saturday

MUNSTER | Humane Society Calumet Area will host an adoption event Saturday with adoption fees waived for firefighters as part of the 2014 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge.

July 11, 2014 12:00 am

Pet adoption fees waived at for active military and veterans

MUNSTER | Humane Society Calumet Area will host an adoption event Saturday with adoption fees waived for active military and veterans as part of the ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge.

July 02, 2014 12:00 am

Annual 5L to benefit spay, neuter surgeries at local animal shelter

LANSING | Get ready to lace up your sneakers and hit the pavement as Humane Society Calumet Area (HSCA) and Lan-Oak Park District host the fourth annual Spay the Stray 5K Run/Walk on Sept. 6 in Lansing, Ill.

July 01, 2014 5:16 pm

Adoption fees waived for doctors, nurses and health care staffers

MUNSTER | Humane Society Calumet Area will host an adoption event Saturday with adoption fees waived for doctors, nurses and health care staffers as part of the 2014 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge.

June 26, 2014 12:00 am
'Shelter Us' author tells furry pals' tales

'Shelter Us' author tells furry pals' tales

MUNSTER │ A new children’s book inspired by the lives of shelter dogs is raising money for the Humane Society Calumet Area, officials there said.

June 23, 2014 6:35 pm Photos

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Birthday girl asks guests to bring gifts for shelter, not her

Birthday girl asks guests to bring gifts for shelter, not her

Abby Contreras felt she didn’t need any new toys for her 10th birthday, so she began to think how she could help others instead. She had to look no further than her dog, Leo.

June 20, 2014 12:00 am

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June 01, 2014 12:00 am

Humane society hosts no-cost adoptions

MUNSTER | Beginning today, the Humane Society Calumet Area kicks off three months of adoption events designed to help the organization save more lives than ever as part of the 2014 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge.

May 31, 2014 7:45 pm

Shelter kicks off nationwide challenge at Walk-a-Thon and Vendor Fair

HIGHLAND | During its 22nd annual Paws in the Park, Humane Society Calumet Area will kick off its participation in the ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge with adoptable pets, fun and games, and a proclamation from State Rep. Linda Lawson.

May 30, 2014 12:00 am

Local shelter kicks off nationwide challenge at annual walk-a-thon, vendor fair

HIGHLAND | During its 22nd annual Paws in the Park, Humane Society Calumet Area will kick-off their participation in the ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge with adoptable pets, fun and games, and a proclamation from State Representative Linda Lawson.

May 23, 2014 2:32 pm
A fighting chance: Local agency part of rescue deal sending 20 dogs to new homes in Canada

A fighting chance: Local agency part of rescue deal sending 20 dogs to new homes in Canada

MUNSTER | Problems at Gary Animal Control last summer led to an international domino effect of rehabilitation and new homes for more than two dozen dogs, officials said Thursday.

May 22, 2014 8:00 pm Video Photos

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Local shelter rehabbing dog-fighting hounds gets boost from national group

Local shelter rehabbing dog-fighting hounds gets boost from national group

Humane Society Calumet Area behavior consultant Kris Montgomery plays with a rescued pit bull named Magnolia at the Humane Society in Munster. Animal Rescue Corps rescued Magnolia and five other dogs from a dog fighting ring in Mississippi.

May 22, 2014 12:31 pm
Local shelter rehabbing dog-fighting hounds gets a boost from national group

Local shelter rehabbing dog-fighting hounds gets a boost from national group

Humane Society Calumet Area volunteer Qunicy Crump sits with Baxter at the Humane Society in Munster. Animal Rescue Corps rescued dogs from a Mississippi dog-fighting ring. Five of the rescued dogs were brought to the local Humane Society and in exchange, the Animal Rescue Corps will take ab…

May 22, 2014 12:31 pm
Local shelter rehabbing dog-fighting hounds gets boost from national group

Local shelter rehabbing dog-fighting hounds gets boost from national group

A rescued pit bull named Pilgrim is housed at the Humane Society Calumet Area in Munster. Animal Rescue Corps rescued Pilgrim and five other dogs from a dog-fighting ring in Mississippi.

May 22, 2014 12:30 pm
Local shelter rehabbing dog-fighting hounds gets boost from national group

Local shelter rehabbing dog-fighting hounds gets boost from national group

Humane Society Calumet Area volunteer Shirley Yoder exercises Wailer at the facility before the dog is transported to his new home in Nova Scotia, Canada.

May 22, 2014 12:31 pm
Humane Society Calumet Area hosts Animal Baby Shower

Humane Society Calumet Area hosts Animal Baby Shower

MUNSTER | Chubbs, a three-legged kitten, was one of many animals showered with gifts during Humane Society Calumet Area’s third annual Animal Baby Shower held last month.

May 07, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Annual Animal Baby Shower Features Puppies and Kittens

Annual Animal Baby Shower Features Puppies and Kittens

HIGHLAND | Cuteness abounds at Humane Society Calumet Area’s annual Animal Baby Shower on Tuesday, April 8 from 5 to 7 p.m.

March 31, 2014 1:30 pm
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