LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) – The Kentucky Humane Society has received a generous donation from a Louisville pet supply store in honor of an adorable rescue dog who made a full recovery after being left for dead.
Last January, Ethan the dog was found abandoned and emaciated in the parking lot of the Kentucky Humane Society.
Ethan’s recovery story captured the hearts of thousands in Louisville and beyond, and on Wednesday, Feeders Pet Supply donated $15,000 to KHS in honor of the one-year anniversary of Ethan’s rescue. .
Feeders Pet Supply chose Ethan as the face of a limited edition Incredipet dog biscuit in May. Proceeds from the sale of “Ethan’s Choice Biscuits”, a total of $15,000, were donated to the Kentucky Humane Society location at Steedly Drive on Wednesday morning.
Ethan the dog was on hand for Wednesday’s event, along with KHS facilities manager and Ethan’s owner Jeff Callaway, Feeders Pet Supply CEO Brannon Dixon, KHS shelter veterinarian Dr. Emily Bewley, KHS Vice President of Outreach Alisa Gray and the recent rescue of shelter Travolta the dog.
Travolta was found by an Uber driver on January 2 and taken to KHS in an emaciated state. The shelter took care of the dog who said he was in a similar condition to Ethan.
Since being found, KHS staff have provided updates on Travolta’s improving conditions, even causing a meeting with Travolta and Ethan this weekend.
The humane society said Wednesday’s donation to KHS will be used to help shelter pets like Travolta and will benefit the KHS Pet Helpline, which helps provide food, medicine and care for local dogs and cats. whose families are facing financial difficulties.
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