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2016 Pawprints Calendar Winners!

(Posted Tue. Oct 13th, 2015 @ 10:30am by: Brittany Barnes)

The winners of the Pawprints Calendar photo contest are in!  Thank you to everyone who participated. If you would like to purchase a calendar you can do so at our 2600 NE Perry location or order online here.  All proceeds from sales of the calendar go to support the …

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Spay/Neuter Options

(Posted Thu. Oct 24th, 2019 @ 10:10am by: Brittany Barnes)

The Peoria Humane Society has been receiving an abundance of calls about help with the cost of spaying and neutering. Although the Peoria Humane Society partners with PCAPS to offer a low cost program for residents of Peoria County, it fills up quickly. For more information on this program

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Mr. Fuzzy Ears on Tour

(Posted Tue. Oct 2nd, 2018 @ 11:16am by: Brittany Barnes)

Donna Carr Roberts is a Peoria Humane Society board member as well as the artist in resident at Bradley University. As if that isn't already an impressive resume, she can now call herself a published author! Donna has written a children's book starring one of her very own four-legged furbabies, …

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Bark in the Park's double move!

(Posted Tue. Oct 2nd, 2018 @ 10:20am by: Brittany Barnes)

If you joined us at our Bark in the Park fundraiser this year, you may have noticed a few changes. First of all, the Bark was held in September after being in October for years. The main reason for the move was conflicting schedules and weather issues. The weather for …

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PAWS to Read announces Spring Dates

(Posted Fri. Jan 5th, 2018 @ 1:40pm by: Brittany Barnes)

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 …

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RK Dixon's make my non-profit run better

(Posted Tue. Sep 12th, 2017 @ 1:20pm by: Brittany Barnes)

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:

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2018 PawPrints Calendar Winners Selected

(Posted Thu. Sep 7th, 2017 @ 10:45am by: Brittany Barnes)

The photo contest for the 2018 PawPrints Calendar ended on August 15th, 2017. This year competition was stiff. The Peoria Humane Scoiety received over 150 entries into the contest! Judging took place one week after the contest ended. Judges poured through all the entries with the difficult task of narrowing …

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Kitten Shower Moves to July

(Posted Tue. Jun 13th, 2017 @ 1:00pm by: Brittany Barnes)

The annual Kitten Shower fundraiser has been pushed back from June to July this year.  The reason behind this is that the last few years we have seen kittens season coming later in the spring and lasting later into the summer/fall.  The shelter's fee waived adoption for cats promotion has …

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Bergner's Community Days

(Posted Thu. Sep 1st, 2016 @ 3:25pm by: Brittany Barnes)

The Peoria Humane Society is raising funds by selling $5 Community Days booklets! **The booklets are for use during a sales event November 9-12






To order your booklet online and have it shipped to your door with NO shipping fee go to …

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Photo Contest Winners Announced!!

(Posted Thu. Sep 1st, 2016 @ 10:25am by: Brittany Barnes)

The photo contest for the 2017 Pawprints Calendar ended on August 15, 2016. Judging has taken place and the winners have been chosen. All winners receive a complementary calendar and local pet celebrity status.


Calendars will be available to purchase for $5 at our Bark in the Park fundraiser …

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PHS launches Amazon Wishlist for PCAPS

(Posted Tue. Apr 5th, 2016 @ 4:15pm by: Brittany Barnes)

Today the Peoria Humane Society put together a list of items that the shelter needs to care for animals. We take it upon ourselves to do supply runs for the shelter when they are running low on essentials. This list was compiled from the general wish list posted in the …

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Summer Storytime teaches children love and respect for rabbits

(Posted Tue. Jun 23rd, 2015 @ 9:15am by: Brittany Barnes)

The first installment of Summer Story Time featured books and crafts about rabbits.  The kids listened to a story about Smudge the Bunny.  They also created a glitter picture and a hand puppet out of paper cups.  They drew pictures of rabbits on the sidewalk outside the building. There was …

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Peoria Humane Society teams up with Hands Around the Courthouse

(Posted Tue. Apr 21st, 2015 @ 3:15pm by: Brittany Barnes)

The Peoria Humane Society helped raise awareness about child abuse by joining "Hands Around the Courthouse" on Friday, April 17, at noon in the Peoria County Courthouse Plaza. In honor of Child Abuse Prevention Month the Youth Services Network Panel hosted its Eighth Annual Hands Around the Courthouse event to …

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Healthy Homes - Healthy Pets Workshop

(Posted Wed. Apr 15th, 2015 @ 9:45am by: Brittany Barnes)

Veterinarian Dr. Susan Albright gave a fabulous presentation at our Humane Education Building on Saturday April 11th about the benefits of essential oils and holistic medicine on pets.  The event was free to attend and had a great turn out.  A big thank you to everyone that was there! It …

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Brownie's Donate to Shelter

(Posted Fri. Mar 20th, 2015 @ 12:10pm by: Brittany Barnes)

Thanks to the 2nd grade Brownie Troop form Concordia Lutheran School for bringing in donations to help the homeless animals at PCAPS. The girls enjoyed touring the shelter with PHS Education Coordinator, Kitty Yanko, and learning about the importance of responsible pet care!

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Keifer School's Pastries for PAWS

(Posted Sun. Mar 1st, 2015 @ 12:05pm by: Brittany Barnes)

Mrs Packy's class from Keifer School held a bake sale to benefit the animals at PCAPS. "Pastries for Paws" sold treats for people, dogs, and cats. They made $150! Thanks to Richard, Brynn, Antonio, Pierce, Luke, Noah, JT for caring about the homeless animals at PCAPS!

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1st Annual Wine and Whiskers

(Posted Wed. Feb 25th, 2015 @ 12:05pm by: Brittany Barnes)

The Peoria Humane Society decided to try something new to celebrate Spay Day on February 24, 2015.  This was the first year of Wine and Whiskers, a fundraiser featuring drinks and hors d’ oeuvres, and plenty of opportunity to raise money for the animals. 

The night’s activities included a silent …

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Bark in the Park 2014

(Posted Mon. Nov 10th, 2014 @ 11:50am by: Brittany Barnes)

Although the weather did not cooperate as well as we would have liked for Bark in the Park this year, it was still a successful event for the Peoria Humane Society.  PHS would like to thank all of our sponsors for supporting this years Bark in the Park. Thank you, …

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PHS Celebrates Animal Shelter Appreciation Week

(Posted Thu. Nov 6th, 2014 @ 1:50pm by: Brittany Barnes)

November 2-8, 2014 is national Animal Shelter Appreciation Week.  Here at the Peoria Humane Society we like to celebrate by taking time out to give thanks to those that work first hand with the helpless animals in our community.  Every year we hold a luncheon for all the animal shelter …

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(Posted Fri. Oct 31st, 2014 @ 10:25am by: Brittany Barnes)

The Humane Society is pleased to announce the winners of the photo contest for the 2015 PawPrints calendar!  Please click on the Read More link to see the 12 winning pictures!  The Humane Society would like to thank everyone who participated.  We would also like to give a big Thank You

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