GHHS is no-kill animal shelter in Huntsville, Alabama.


Read our Stories

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

The following categories will keep you up to date with the mission of GHHS. Follow along with all our programs, events, and Pet Gazette Newsletter to stay in touch with the heartwarming stories at GHHS.

Also, quarterly, GHHS will update a list of the incredible supporters of our organization and publicly acknowledge those who keep our mission of providing forever homes for our furry friends moving forward.

Most Recent Posts

Dog Ball Logo Contest

We are looking to create a new logo for the Dog Ball!​ The submission period begins on Thursday, October 1, 2020 and ends promptly on Friday, October 23, 2020 at 5:00 PM.

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2021 GHHS Classic

Hosted at Valley Hill Country Club, come enjoy a relaxed day of golf on the links while supporting local animal rescue.

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Community Day 2021

On July 17, from 9 AM to 2 PM, there will be food and activities for everyone! Whether you are looking for services to provide care for your four legged friend or searching for ways to impact the Rocket City, GHHS Community Day has you covered.

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2021 Pet Photo Contest

The Pet Photo Contest is the chance for your pet to shine! Create a fundraiser with your favorite photo of your pet and be entered to win the grand prize!

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Pet Gazette Newsletters

Programs Blog

Huntsville Hounds on Transport (HHOT Dogz)

GHHS’s newest community program is Huntsville Hounds on Transport (HHOT Dogz.)  In the spring, GHHS began transporting dogs each month to the Humane Society of Washington County in Maryland or Humane Rescue Alliance in Washington DC.  Our new cargo van, donated by Jerry Damson Automotive Group, can carry 20+ dogs, depending on their size.  This is a very exciting opportunity for GHHS to be able to save more of our community’s animals and provide more animals with loving homes.  GHHS is so excited to begin this chapter of saving more lives.  

If you are interested in being a volunteer driver, let us know!  You must be at least 25 years old with a good driving record.  Give us a call at 256-991-8081 for more information.

Pet Wellness Clinics

The Greater Huntsville Humane Society in partnership with Rocket City Mobile Vet offers Pet Wellness Clinics on the second Saturday of each month from 9am until 2pm.  The clinics will be held at the Greater Huntsville Humane Society (2812 Johnson Road).  Clinics will offer wellness exams, annual vaccinations, heartworm and flea/tick preventative, and microchipping if needed. $12 wellness exam is required for all pets seen by the doctor.

The clinics are for low-income families in the greater Huntsville Area.  The household income must be under $35,000 annually.  Please bring a photo ID and proof of income.  For additional information please call 256-881-8081.

Donor Acknowledgments

Donors Winter 2020

We offer our appreciation to the community of people who believe in the lifesaving work carried about by the Greater Huntsville Humane Society.

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Donors Fall 2020

We offer our appreciation to the community of people who believe in the lifesaving work carried about by the Greater Huntsville Humane Society.

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