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January 2023 Newsletter

News you can use!!!

Happy Adopters Finding Lifelong Friends






Birthday Paw-ties with MCHS

Both of these girls wanted to have a “puppy party” for their birthdays… and boy were they pleased! All adoptable puppies from MCHS!!


If you or someone you know has a child that would be interested please give us a call during normal business hours.

Charlie Sue’s 6th Birthday!

Kaylee’s 9th Birthday!

McCracken County Humane Society | Donors

Don’t forget you can order Croissants at Rafferty’s and the proceeds will go to us to help us with our animals!

Upcoming Events

Help Out Our Animal Friends

Donate Today!

MCHS exists to protect our animal friends and strengthen the community, a mission that can only be realized through the help of generous donors and volunteers like you. From dog walking and kitty cuddling to fundraising and community outreach, we have a variety of needs and opportunities available.

Please call 270-443-5923 to find out how you can donate your time, talents and resources to help further our cause or donations can be mailed to:
McCracken County Humane Society
4000 Coleman Road
Paducah, KY 42001

Unfortunately, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we can not take any volunteers at this time! Please keep checking with us for details!

Other Ways to Help

Kroger Plus

Shop with your Kroger Plus card and Kroger donates to our shelter. Sign up here to connect your Kroger Plus Card to the McCracken County Humane Society (#88796).

Senior Citizens Adopting Senior Dogs (6+)

Help brighten the lives of our community’s seniors and animals that are waiting for lifelong homes. Adopters over 65 years of age, who cannot afford the full adoption fee, will receive a 50% discount on selected senior dogs or cats everyday.


Buy your pet food from Chewy and they’ll donate $20 to our center!
Shop with Chewy.com!

Featured Pet

Meet Rico!
DOB: 1/29/2018

Neutered male. Current on vaccinations, boosters and worming, Microchipped, and heartworm negative


Weight: 55 lbs

Our Wish List

For Our Animal Friends


Puppy Wet & Dry Food


Dog Wet & Dry Food




Pill Pockets


Blankets, Sheets, and Towels




Kitten Pate


Kitten Dry Food


Cat Dry Food


Clumping Cat Litter


Dawn Dish Soap


Bleach / Disinfecting Wipes / Lysol

Numbers at a Glance

2022 Year to Date Animal Count (As of December 31, 2022)

Total Intake Cats & Dogs

Total Adopted

Total In House Currently


Reclaimed Dogs

POD Cats

Total Died at Shelter*

Total Euthanized*
* Due to illness or aggression

Board of Directors

President: Mark Whitlow

Vice President: Sheila Johnston

Secretary: Marian Downing

Treasurer: Kim Beeny

Victor Sredl

Pat Vannerson

Matthew Cahen

Donna Johnson

Ex. Director: Traci Phelps


Everyone here at McCracken County Humane Society would like to Welcome

Dr. Lisa N. Henderson to our staff.

Dr. Henderson is MCHS’s new in house vet.