Phone Outtage – 11/30/2021:

Problems with our telephone system over the last 48 hours may mean that we have missed your call or voicemail. If your call is not returned, please try again as the issue has been resolved. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience.


11/02/2021: Dog Intake By Owner Surrender is Open, Owner Surrender Intake of Cats Remains Closed

We are again able to take in dogs by owner surrender. Cat intake by owner surrender remains closed for the time being. Please check back soon for more updates. Questions can be directed to staff at

Note: Small animal surrender is still open, and our doors will always be open to strays from Corvallis and Benton County.

Operations during Fall 2021:

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:

  • Masks are required.
  • 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 The lobby is staffed between 11 am – 4 pm. For immediate assistance, please call 541-757-9000, then dial extension 0 [zero]. When you arrive, please ring the bell on the front door. No appointment is necessary to bring a stray pet found in Benton County the shelter during the above business hours. 
  • The Pet Food Pantry is available between 11 am – 4 pm every day. Please ring the bell on the front door for assistance. No appointment is necessary to pick up pet food during the above business hours. 
  • Unscheduled public visits, tours, Humane Education programs, and unscheduled volunteering remain inactive until further notice.


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