Lyman Pope Donates One Million to Humane Society

Photo courtesy of Peter Ralston/Ralston Gallery

(THOMASTON, ME):  The Pope Memorial Humane Society of Knox County (PMHSKC) is pleased to announce that longtime benefactor Lyman Pope has recently donated one million dollars to help secure the overall vision of the organization that includes the construction of … Continue reading

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A Very Special Day at the Shelter

2015 youthlinks dog treats

The Youthlinks Student Garden Army celebrated Valentine’s day early by taking homemade heart-shaped peanut butter treats for the dogs to the Pope Memorial Humane Society  on Feb. 11. The afternoon brought the high school group a surprise when they visited … Continue reading

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Thank you, Rite Way Cleaning!

2015 Rite Way Cleaning check

Last August they donated 10% of all pet-related carpet cleaning orders to PMHSKC and raised $350!  Where would we be without such a supportive community, businesses and individuals alike?

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Wish List


People sometimes ask what goods they can donate that would be the most help to the animals here at the Shelter.  To our wonderful and much-appreciated current and future donors, here is our current wish list: Canned Cat food (chicken/turkey pate) … Continue reading

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February is Spay/Neuter Awareness Month

2015 Feb is spay neuter awareness month

February is national Spay/Neuter Awareness Month. Each year, thousands of unwanted dogs and cats are brought to local animal shelters. This can all be avoided by having your pet spayed or neutered so that they can’t reproduce, thereby reducing the … Continue reading

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