SHELTER UPDATE: The shelter is temporarily closed to the public through April 28th. Animal services remain active by appointment. Visit our homepage for more information.

About Us

Image1Heartland Humane Society is a local, progressive, not-for-profit animal welfare organization. Founded in Benton County by a number of compassionate citizens in 1966, our mission is To build a more compassionate community by teaching humane messages to our youth, caring for homeless animals and strengthening the human-animal bond.

Our programs include

  • Running an open-door animal shelter where we care for more than 2,000 animals each year
  • Low-cost adoptions and partnering with a network of animal welfare agencies to save more lives
  • Visiting local schools and youth activity centers with humane education programs that sow the seeds of compassion and teach responsible pet ownership as well as safety around animals
  • Providing services for low-income pet owners such as a pet-food bank and Safe Housing Program
  • Safe Housing Program for people in crisis shelters.
  • Behavior counseling and referrals
  • Lost and found services

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