2019 Press Releases

The Humane Society of Berks County and the Humane League of Lancaster County are holding a ‘Clear the Shelters: Fee Free Adoption Event‘ Friday, October 25 through Sunday October 27, 2019 to help adopt out the animals currently in Berks County prior to the temporary shelter shutdown.

Humane Pennsylvania has announced plans to commence demolition and construction of the current Humane Society of Berks County animal shelter at 1801 N. 11th Street, Reading, PA.

Humane Pennsylvania, through its Health Pets Initiative, is the recipient of over a half-million dollars’ worth of pet food and supplies from PetSmart and GreaterGood.org’s Rescue Bank Program.

Free to a Great Home: Fee Free Cat Adoption Event at both the Humane Society of Berks County and Humane League of Lancaster County.

Humane Pennsylvania announces the official launch of their improved Bottle Baby Kitten Kit Program.
The Bottle Baby Kitten Kit Program was developed to provide resources to care takers that are caring for orphaned kittens that are too you to be adopted. Young kittens that are separated from their mother sadly are unlikely to survive on their own without assistance.

Everyone is Irish on St. Patrick’s Day, cats included. That’s why we are happy to share the Humane League of Lancaster County will be offering St. Catty’s Day – Adoption Event at the shelter.

Adopters are coming. If you’ve been looking for a valiant protector, you’re in luck! Both the Humane League of Lancaster County and the Humane Society of Berks County will be offering free pet adoptions from Friday, June 21, 2019 through Sunday, June 23, 2019.

We are happy to announce that in support of our mission to empower people in our communities to increase their capacity to care for animals so that all animals are healthy, safe, and treated humanely – we will be participating in this year’s Clear the Shelters event. In partnership with NBC10, we will be offering a FREE adoption day at both the Humane League of Lancaster County and the Humane Society of Berks County on Saturday, August 17, 2019.

2018 Press Releases

Humane Pennsylvania, the region’s largest partnership of animal welfare organizations, is excited to announce the acceptance of its largest gift to date – a $3.1 million dollar grant from The Giorgi Family Foundation.

With a concentration on providing progressive community veterinary services, Humane Pennsylvania has expanded their Healthy Pets Initiative. Through this expansion, Humane Pennsylvania will begin offering several community-focused veterinary clinics beginning in October, 2018.

We are thrilled to announce that in partnership with Redner’s Markets and Purina, we are expanding our Ani-Meals Pet Food Program into the new and improved, Spike’s Pet Pantry. As we continue to grow and differentiate our pet food pantry program, we have renamed the Ani-Meals Program to Spike’s Pet Pantry.

In celebration of this year’s Extraordinary Give (ExtraGIVE) The Humane League of Lancaster County is excited to collaborate with local community partners to bring community members a distinct donor experience – Pop Up for the Paws!