Humane Society of South Mississippi

Pet of the Week: Deuce needs a loving home

Meet Deuce! This six-year-old does great in and out of his kennel. He would love to find a human that will take him on adventures and someone who will snuggle him during thunderstorms when he gets scared. He gets along…

Pet of the Week: Apple needs a loving home

It’s Tuesday which means it is time for our favorite day of the week! Meet Apple. This sweet 3 ½ year old gal is nothing but love. She is very calm and mild-mannered and loves to stick by a human’s…

Nonprofits hope Giving Tuesday brings donations

If you haven’t already spent all your money this past weekend during all the major sales in stores and online, perhaps you may want to consider supporting a local nonprofit organization in light of a different kind…

Taking care of pets in the cold weather

It’s also important not to forget about your furry friends as this cold weather comes to the Coast. While the Mississippi Gulf Coast may not get traditional wintery weather, the change in temperature between fall and winter…

Pet of the Week: Lavelle needs a loving home!

Today’s Pet of the Week is Lavelle, a six-and-a-half-year-old Mississippi mutt who was out roaming the streets when animal control picked her up and brought her to the Humane Society of South Mississippi. Lavelle seems mild-mannered and enjoys time in…

November is ‘Adopt a Senior Pet’ Month

November is ‘Adopt a Senior Pet’ Month and with a little more than a week left, you still have time to visit your local animal shelter and take home a senior furry friend. The Humane Society of…

Pets of the Week: Deuce and Brees

Today we have the Humane Society of South Mississippi’s ‘Rock n Roll Over’ Pets of the Week: Deuce and Brees. Deuce is an affectionate and playful five month old Siberian Husky. He loves anything that squeaks and bounces and is…

HSSM Clear the Shelters adoption event

This weekend, News 25 teamed up with the Humane Society of South Mississippi for this year’s Clear the Shelters adoption event. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, adopters were able to take home a furry friend for just $25.…

HSSM hosting ‘Clear the Shelters’ adoption event

If you’re looking for a furry friend to accompany you this hurricane season, look no further than the Humane Society of South Mississippi. This Saturday, News 25 is teaming up with HSSM for a special ‘Clear the Shelters’ adoption event.…

Pet of the Week: Jericho needs a loving home

We are starting to spotlight shelter pets in need for our annual ‘Clear the Shelters’ campaign that will take place Saturday, August 29th at the Humane Society of South Mississippi. Today’s Pet is Jericho, a one-year-old retriever/terrier mix. This guy…

HSSM set up drive-thru wellness clinic in Biloxi

Earlier today, the Humane Society of South Mississippi held a drive-thru pop-up wellness clinic at the Kroc Center in Biloxi. Due to COVID-19, the clinic was converted to a drive-thru. Owners didn’t need to leave their cars. They simply pulled…

Adopt or foster in the midst of kitten season

Right now is the purrrfect time to adopt a shelter pet. We’re in the mid-Kitten Season and as our summer temperatures begin to rise so does the number of cat litters brought into our local shelters every day. To help…

WXXV Pet of the Week: Babe needs a forever home!

Today’s Pet of the Week is Babe from the Humane Society of South Mississippi. She’s a one-year-old retriever found wandering around in the woods. Babe is shy at first, but once she gets in the play yard with her kennelmate…

HSSM, Petco recognize local foster hero during Foster A Pet Month

The Humane Society of South Mississippi is celebrating National Foster a Pet Month with the Petco Foundation and Skechers’ charity footwear collection by recognizing local foster hero Kelly Taylor for stepping up and saving animal lives in South Mississippi. Taylor…

WXXV Pet of the Day: Adopt Osborne today

Osborne is a one year old terrier cattle dog mix. This spunky little guy is a whole lot of fun. He’s happy to be out and about in the yard chasing the ball or entertain himself by chasing birds. He’s…