Heartland Humane is a nonprofit animal shelter and care organization working to make Benton County a safe and healthy place for every pet, and for the people who love them.

Learn more about our work here.


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Learn more about our Safe Housing Program here.



Sponsored Pets

These pets have been sponsored by community members and local businesses.

Find out more: Heartland’s Sponsored Pets

Sponsor a pet of your own: Sponsor a Shelter Pet


The Thrift Shop is now open Wednesdays!

Hours: Wednesday – Saturday, 10 am – 5 pm
Donations Accepted: Saturdays, 11 am – 3 pm

We are taking precautions to keep our volunteers and the public safe. Please visit the Thrift Shop page for more details. We would love to be open more. If you’re interested in helping us resume this crucial revenue source, you can join the Thrift Shop volunteer team: Apply now!


COVID-19 Update for the Shelter: 9/16/2020

Operations during Fall 2020:

Heartland Humane Shelter and Care is committed to the continued service to animals and the people who love them in our community. At this time, Heartland Humane Shelter and Care will be operating under the following conditions:

  • Staff will continue to accept intakes, return animals to owners, work with fosters, and facilitate adoptions by appointment. Approved applications are required to visit with adoptable animals.
  • Strays services are active. If you are able, please email adopt@heartlandhumane.org. The lobby is staffed between 11 am – 4 pm. For immediate assistance, please call 541-757-9000, then dial extension 0 [zero].
  • The Pet Food Pantry is available between 11 am – 4 pm every day. Please knock on the front doors for assistance.
  • Unscheduled public visits, tours, outreach, volunteer groups, Humane Education programs, and at-will volunteering remain inactive until further notice.

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