ADOPT A PET
Are you looking for a furry friend to love? The Peoria County Animal Protection Services has several homeless pets to consider! The shelter's adoption viewing rooms are great for adopters to meet potential dogs and cats for consideration. Adoption hours are 12-5 pm, Mon-Sat at 2600 NE Perry Ave in Peoria. Call 672-2440 for more information on adopting a homeless pet today.
For a list of all animals currently up for adoption at PCAPS shetler and additional adoption information click here.
The Peoria Humane Society works closely with Peoria County Animal Protection Services (PCAPS) and their shelter …
PAWS to Read
Sat. September 29th, 2018 from 2:00pm to 3:00pm
The Paws to Read program helps children develop their literacy skills by reading to specially trained therapy dogs.
The children have fun petting a furry friend while improving their reading skills and boosting their self esteem.
January 5th, 2018 @ 1:40pm
PAWS to Read is a kid-friendly program that encourages a love of reading and the importance of the human-animal bond. Kids are paired up with non-judgemental and well-behaved therapy dogs to practice their reading skills. All ages are welcome! The dates for spring 2018 can be found below. For more information …
September 12th, 2017 @ 1:20pm
The Peoria Humane Society has entered RK Dixon's "Make my non-profit run better" contest. The organization to get the most public votes wins a $30k technology make-over. Contest runs from September 29th - October 5th. You can vote once each day. Cast your vote here: https://www.mmnprb.com/entry/peoria-humane-society
The Peoria Humane Society incorporated more than 75 years ago to help the animals in Peoria. After years of struggling to conduct cruelty investigations and house homeless animals with little funding, the Board of Directors collaborated with the City of Peoria in 1980 to professionalize the animal control program and improve the welfare of animals in Peoria.
The PHS partners with Peoria County and the City of Peoria to offer comprehensive animal welfare and animal control services to all of Peoria County. Freed from the responsibility of funding a shelter, the PHS can devote its time, effort, and funds to increasing the adoption of shelter animals and creating a humane community. And, since the Peoria County Animal Protection Services remains the only shelter in Peoria County, citizens need only visit one place to find a lost pet or adopt a new pet. No duplication of services exists, nor do the organizations clash.