Serving since 1919, the Sioux Falls Area Humane Society is an open admission facility that takes in abandoned, abused, homeless and unwanted animals that need tender loving care until they can find a permanent home. Our mission is to be a safe haven and human voice for all animals in need.

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Give'N'Get Cat Adoptions

To celebrate our centennial year and thanks to generous donors, all fixed cats are available for free-will monetary donation adoptions. Pre-screened Adoptions - Indoor Cats Only - All Regular Adoption Policies Still Apply Only Monetary Donations will be accepted for adoption fees.Read More

Celebrating 20 Years of Chamber Membership!

We have proudly been a Sioux Falls Chamber Member for 20 Years!Read More

Thanksgiving Pet Safety

While you might want to share Thanksgiving with your pet, make sure you are keeping them safe in the process!Read More

Halloween Pet Safety

Halloween can be a fun celebration for people, but it can also be potentially dangerous – even deadly – for our pets. By being cognizant of potential hazards, pet owners can help reduce the likelihood of pet poisonings or mishaps on Halloween. Here are some things to avoid:Read More

Cards for Causes Benefiting the SFAHS

Picaboo's Cards for Causes gives you the chance to help the Sioux Falls Area Humane Society raise money and awareness with the holiday cards you send! Cards for Causes offers hundreds of designs you can use to create a holiday message. A portion of the back of the card is reserved for the SFAHS logo and mission. The rest of the card is for you to customize!Read More

SFAHS Joins Interest For Others

SFAHS is proud to announce it is a participant in Interest for Others, a new online giving platform that allows users to donate interest from their bank accounts to charities of their choice. Use it to donate to SFAHS today!Read More

If You Care, Leave It There

If you care, leave it there. It's common to see baby wild animals outside during spring. Baby wild animals might seem like they need our help, but unless the animal is truly orphaned or injured, there is no need to rescue them. These tips from SD Game, Fish & Parks and our Humane Officers can help you decide whether to take action. Read More

How to Help Stray Dogs

We NEVER recommend interacting with a stray dog if you are at all fearful, scared or unsure of the animal in any way. No matter what, immediately call Animal Control (inside Sioux Falls): 605-367-7000 or the Humane Officers (outside of Sioux Falls): 605-254-4058Read More

Surrender & Re-Homing Appointments Policy

We’ve had such a positive response to our surrender appointments; we understand it can be difficult to decide to re-home your pet.Read More