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Capital Humane Society Charity In Lincoln Nebraska

Capital Humane Society

 Lincoln     Nebraska

http://www.capitalhumanesociety.org     << Visit Website

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Capital Humane Society Charity Profile

Mission Statement: To fulfill the promise of animals, the Capital Humane Society shelters animals, protects animals and teaches compassion and respect.

What is known today as the Capital Humane Society began in 1902 as the Lancaster County Humane Society. The first shelter was located in a shed near the West 'O' Street viaduct. The Society's mission focused on the prevention of cruelty to children and horses. Around 1907 the services expanded to include a variety of animals.

In September, 1924 the Society acquired a three acre tract of land at Park Boulevard and Hatch Street, a gift in the Sawyer-Snell Estate. The current shelter is the third to sit at this location and was erected in 1966. A renovation was completed at the facility in 1997.

Capital Humane Society Volunteer Information

Volunteers are very important to the Capital Humane Society! Each person who volunteers at the shelter is providing a valuable service for the animals in our community. Providing a clean, healthy, safe and secure environment is important to the welfare of each animal!

Volunteers should be at least 16 years of age. Volunteers between the ages of 13-15 years of age may be able to volunteer if supervised by an adult. Experience is not required. We ask that individuals be self motivated and work with very little supervision.

Volunteer Positions Include:

Assistant Kennel Worker
Grounds Maintenance
Pet Groomer/Socializer
Pet Assisted Therapy
Humane Educator
Foster Care Provider

Benefits of Volunteering include:

Recognition Events
Personal Satisfaction
Lots of Licks & Wags
Resume Builder

Capital Humane Society In The News

Runners Raise Money for Homeless Pets

98 days ago From 1011now   View Archived Article

GRAND ISLAND, NEBRASKA - 400 runners took part in the benefit 5K, raising around $4000 to support the Capital Humane Society and it's adoption programs. Participants say it feels ...

Dog lovers, owners turn out in packs for Capital Humane Society dog festival

294 days ago From Daily Nebraskan   View Archived Article

LINCOLN, NEBRASKA - On Sunday, more than 500 people and their dogs poured into Haymarket Park for Tails 'n Trails, the Capital Humane Society's annual pet walk and festival. For the past 21 years, the event raised funds for a variety of the society's service ...

Humane Society gets $1.5 million gift

475 days ago From Lincoln Journal Star   View Archived Article

LINCOLN, NEBRASKA - In search of a benefactor to give a kick-start to the "Celebrate Me Home" campaign to fund construction of a new animal adoption center, Downey called ...

Capital Humane Society donates oxygen masks for pets

866 days ago From Lincoln Journal Star   View Archived Article

LINCOLN, NEBRASKA - Lincoln Fire and Rescue has received a donation of 18 oxygen mask sets for pets from the Capital Humane Society. "In many homes, a pet is a member of the ...

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