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Greater Huntsville Humane Society

Providing 2nd chances for over 50 years!

The Greater Huntsville Humane Society (GHHS) is a no-kill shelter dedicated to furthering the humane care and treatment of animals and providing adoption services for the unwanted and homeless animals.

All GHHS programs, such as King’s Kitchen, HHOT Dogz, and the Pet Wellness Clinic, drive our mission forward and create an avenue to find proper placement for pets in our community.

Every animal has a story to tell. As you join our community to give animals second chancesin our area, we hope you’ll follow along with the success of our mission outlined in the blog articles below.

Dog Ball Logo Contest Winner

We're proud to show off our new logo for our annual fundraiser, The Dog Ball. Read the full post to see the logo which won your vote!! Be sure to visit event's home page at thedogball.org

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GreaterGood.org In-Kind Grant

GHHS has received an in-kind grant of almost 400 items totaling over $5,000 from GreaterGood.org, whose mission is to amplify the power of good from other non-profit organizations.

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2020 Pet Photo

The 2021 calendar is now on sale! Each year, you submit your pets' photos and vote for your favorites. The pet photo contest is a meaningful way to celebrate your pets while supporting GHHS.

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A NO KILL SHELTER

We find forever homes for all animals in our care. We never euthanize any pet entrusted to us.

SAVE A LIFE

Every dollar makes a difference. Join the community of people who believe in the lifesaving work carried about by the Greater Huntsville Humane Society.

SHARE A LIFE

Consider adopting or fostering an animal from GHHS. 

THREE TAILS RESALE

GHHS Thrift Store is the best in Madison County! The store’s mission is to sell donated goods and provide funds for the shelter animals.

The Greater Huntsville Humane Society (GHHS) is a no-kill shelter dedicated to furthering the humane care and treatment of animals and providing adoption services for the unwanted and homeless animals.

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Others

Trusty

Sable/None Male Dog

Breed:
Mixed Breed (Large)

Status: Available For Adoption

Age: 1 years, 5 months

Hi! I'm Trusty. I'm new here so I'm still getting used to my surroundings. I'm a bit shy but love some one on one attention. I'm sure to be your best friend!

Oogie

Black/None Female Dog

Breed:
Mixed Breed (Large)

Status: Available For Adoption

Age: 1 years, 2 months

Hi! I'm Oogie. I'm a fun gal who likes to run and play. I would love to go on hikes & walks too. I would like to be the only dog so I can give all the loves and get loves in return. I need a family who will help me learn some new tricks. Who's up for an adventure?

Winter

Brown/White Male Dog

Breed:
Mixed Breed (Medium)

Status: Available For Adoption

Age: 1 years, 8 months

Hey there! I'm Winter! Don't let my cold name fool you, the ice between us will break very soon. I was found roaming around in a rural area, with my siblings and we've all come a long way since then. Humans are now my favorite thing on this earth...well, besides food. I still may be a bit timid upon first meeting you, but I'll warm up to you in snow time!

Blizzard

Tan/Black Male Dog

Breed:
Mixed Breed (Medium)

Status: Available For Adoption

Age: 1 years, 3 months

Hi! I'm Blizzard! I'm a sweet, high energy guy who I looking for a new home. I'm still fairly new her at GHHS so please check back soon.

Soli

Tan/None Male Dog

Breed:
Mixed Breed (Medium)

Status: Available For Adoption

Age: 2 years, 0 months

Hi! I'm Soli. My name means "peace & happiness". That is what I'll bring to my new furever family. I need someone loving & patient to help me come out of my shell more. I can give the best cuddles. What do you say?

Diggy

Red/Mahogany/White Male Dog

Breed:
Mixed Breed (Medium)

Status: Available For Adoption

Age: 4 years, 3 months

Hi! I'm Diggy. I am a bit of an escape artist so I need a secure yard to keep me safe. I'm a very friendly guy who gets along well with other dogs. I was heartworm positive but I've had my treatment and I'm all clear and healthy! I'd love a fun-tastic family to adopt me.

Lady Bird

Golden/None Female Dog

Breed:
Retriever, Yellow Labrador/Mixed Breed (Medium)

Status: Available for Adoption - In Foster

Age: 2 years, 7 months

Hi! I'm Lady Bird. I'm a sweet girl who loves cuddles and playtime. I'm working on my manners and obedience training and would love to continue this in my new home. I'm good with older children because their energy is calmer and doesn't make me nervous. I do well in a crate as long as I have my special toys to play with so I don't get bored. I'm a playful girl who would enjoy a house with a yard to run in. Unfortunately I'm also heartworm positive but have started my treatment. With some TLC I'll be as good as new! Could you be my fur-ever family?

Iduna

Brindle/None Female Dog

Breed:
Mixed Breed (Medium)

Status: Available For Adoption

Age: 2 years, 6 months

Hi! My name is Iduna. It means "active in love" in Norse. I spent my first few days here at GHHS in a foster home. There I learned I would thrive in a home where I can shine as an only dog. I love to go for walks, sniff out trails, and lounge with my person. Could you be my furever family?

Esmeralda

Black/None Female Dog

Breed:
Mixed Breed (Medium)

Status: Available For Adoption

Age: 0 years, 3 months

Sorry! I'm currently putting paw and pen together writing my autobiography!

Imperial

Orange Male Cat

Breed:
Domestic Shorthair

Status: Available For Adoption

Age: 5 years, 8 months

My name is Imperial! I was one of the cats that was rescued from the hoarding case. I'm slowly getting used to human interaction and I'm a sucker for scratches behind my ears! I just want to be loved by a family of my own, but I will need someone willing to give me time before I open up completely.

Yang

White Female Cat

Breed:
Domestic Shorthair

Status: Available For Adoption

Age: 1 years, 0 months

Yang here, I was rescued along with a few other cats from a hoarding situation and brought here for a fresh start in life. Human contact is very new to me so please give me time to open up and show you who I really am!

Yin

Black Female Cat

Breed:
Domestic Shorthair

Status: Available For Adoption

Age: 1 years, 0 months

Yin here! I was rescued from a hoarding situation with a couple of my buddies and would love a house of my own! This environment and all this new attention is new to me, so I'm a bit stressed. Please allow for me to get used to this new place and really open up!

Houdini

Silver/White Male Cat

Breed:
Domestic Shorthair

Status: Available For Adoption

Age: 4 years, 3 months

My name is Houdini. I'm a sweet guy but I like my space. I prefer to do things on my terms..."What cat doesn't, right?" Unfortunately I am prone to bladder stones and had surgery to have them removed. To prevent future stones from developing I do require a specific diet. Please feel free to talk to a staff member if you're interested in me or if you have more questions.

Velma

Grey/White Female Cat

Breed:
Domestic Shorthair

Status: Available For Adoption

Age: 3 years, 3 months

Hi! I'm Velma. I'm a sweet girl but I do prefer to be an only cat. I enjoy catnip and soaking up the sunshine. All my Scooby Gang friends have been adopted and I would love to find my furever family. Adopt me and let's solve a mystery together!

Katniss

White/Grey Female Cat

Breed:
Domestic Longhair

Status: Available For Adoption

Age: 2 years, 8 months

Hi! I'm Katniss. I'm a sweet but shy girl. I'm looking for a patient adopter who will give me time to warm up and adjust to my new home. I would appreciate a calm household with older children(12+) and no dogs, they make me nervous. Once I get to know you I'm a great kitty who is looking for a great family to love.

Peeta

Black/White Male Cat

Breed:
Domestic Longhair

Status: Available For Adoption

Age: 3 years, 2 months

Hi! I'm Peeta. As you can see I'm a beautiful kitty, unfortunately I'm having a bit of a difficult time adjusting to shelter life. I'm a sensitive guy who would like to find a loving family who will give me time to settle into my new home. I'm most comfortable around adults and would prefer a cat only home, dogs and children tend to make me nervous. I would be a great companion for someone who likes to enjoy life's quiet moments. If I sound like the perfect kitty for you please fill out an application.

Susie Q

Black/White Female Cat

Breed:
Domestic Medium Hair

Status: Available For Adoption

Age: 2 years, 2 months

I'm new here at GHHS. Please check back soon to learn more about me.

Fritz

Black/White Male Cat

Breed:
Domestic Shorthair

Status: Available For Adoption

Age: 6 years, 1 months

Hi! I'm Fritz! Are you looking for a sweet, friendly kitty? Well, that could be me! I'm a handsome guy who needs a new family to love. I love scratches and you'll often find me making biscuits in my bed. Unfortunately the GHHS staff doesn't know much about my past so they don't know if I do good with other cats or dogs. Please feel free to fill out an application or ask the staff about me!

Thomas

Black Male Cat

Breed:
Domestic Shorthair

Status: Available For Adoption

Age: 7 years, 1 months

Hi! I'm Thomas. I'm a handsome guy who is looking for the pur-fect family. I'm a bit shy at first but once I get to know you I am the sweetest kitty. I love scratches and being rubbed under my chin. You can often find me sleeping under my cat bed with just my tail peeking out. If you're searching for a beautiful, black cat to add to your home apply for me!

Stella

Grey/White Female Cat

Breed:
Domestic Shorthair

Status: Available For Adoption

Age: 5 years, 2 months

I'm Stella. I'm a beautiful lady who is looking for a paw-some new home. I'm a big girl with a lot of love to spread around. I am declawed and get along with both kids and older cats, I'm not a fan of dogs though. You can often find me lounging in the sunshine or greeting visitors. Please ask a staff member if you want to know more about me!

Honey Boy

Orange Male Cat

Breed:
Domestic Shorthair

Status: Available For Adoption

Age: 5 years, 3 months

I'm Honey Boy. I'm new here at GHHS so I'm still getting used to my new friends. I'm sweet but a bit shy. I'd love to find a family who will help me come out of my shell. I seem to get along with other cats but I'm not too sure about dogs. If you're looking for a handsome tabby boy apply for me!

Hera

Tortoise Female Cat

Breed:
Domestic Shorthair

Status: Available For Adoption

Age: 0 years, 3 months

I'm a super cuddly kitty looking for a new family. How can you resist my cute face? If you can provide a warm lap and a lot of love, I may be the pur-fect kitten for you!

Leo

Black Male Cat

Breed:
American Shorthair

Status: Available For Adoption

Age: 0 years, 4 months

I'm a super cute kitty looking for a new family. How can you resist my cute face? If you can provide a warm lap and a lot of love, I may be the pur-fect kitten for you!

Zurvan

Grey Male Cat

Breed:
Domestic Shorthair

Status: Available For Adoption

Age: 0 years, 1 months

Sorry! I'm currently putting paw and pen together writing my autobiography!

Titania

Black Female Cat

Breed:
Domestic Shorthair

Status: Available For Adoption

Age: 0 years, 1 months

Sorry! I'm currently putting paw and pen together writing my autobiography!

Ravenclaw

Grey Female Cat

Breed:
Domestic Shorthair

Status: Available For Adoption

Age: 0 years, 3 months

We're the Hogwarts litter and we're looking for a paw-some new family. We're playful and super sweet. We'd love to join your house and cast our love into your hearts!

Gryffindor

Grey Male Cat

Breed:
Domestic Shorthair

Status: Available For Adoption

Age: 0 years, 3 months

We're the Hogwarts litter and we're looking for a paw-some new family. We're playful and super sweet. We'd love to join your house and cast our love into your hearts!

Slytherin

Black Male Cat

Breed:
Domestic Shorthair

Status: Available For Adoption

Age: 0 years, 3 months

We're the Hogwarts litter and we're looking for a paw-some new family. We're playful and super sweet. We'd love to join your house and cast our love into your hearts!

Maeve

Grey/White Female Cat

Breed:
Domestic Shorthair

Status: Available For Adoption

Age: 2 years, 0 months

Hi! I'm Maeve. I'm new here at GHHS so the staff is still getting to know me. Please check back soon!

Merlin

Grey/White Male Cat

Breed:
Domestic Shorthair

Status: Available For Adoption

Age: 0 years, 1 months

We're the Hogwarts litter and we're looking for a paw-some new family. We're playful and super sweet. We'd love to join your house and cast our love into your hearts!

Meryn

Grey/White Female Cat

Breed:
Domestic Shorthair

Status: Available For Adoption

Age: 0 years, 1 months

We're super sweet kittens looking for a new family to love, could that be you?

Amber

Brown/White Female Cat

Breed:
Domestic Longhair

Status: Available For Adoption

Age: 3 years, 0 months

I'm Amber. I'm a beautiful, sweet girl, but I can be a bit shy. I'd love a family to help me come out of my shell. I'm still new here so please check back soon to learn more about me.

Wicket

Brown/None Male Guinea Pig

Breed:
Crested

Status: Available For Adoption

Age: 0 years, 4 months

I'm Wicket and I'm paired with my Jedi Master Obi-Wan Pignobi. We come from a galaxy far, far away on the Planet GHHS. We are looking for a family who is one with the Force. Join us and together we will rule the galaxy!

Obi-Wan Pignobi

Brown/Orange Male Guinea Pig

Breed:
Crested

Status: Available For Adoption

Age: 1 years, 3 months

I'm Obi-Wan Pignobi and I'm paired with my young padawan, Wicket. We come from a galaxy far, far away on the Planet GHHS. We are looking for a family who is one with the Force. Join us and together we will rule the galaxy!

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