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Safer Sioux Falls Pledge

We've taken the pledge, have you?

2020 Limited Edition Ornament

Order your limited edition 2020 ornament now!

2021 Calendars for Sale

Purchase your 2021 calendar. Only a few are remaining!

Pets for Heroes 2020

Waived cat adoption fees and small animal adoption fees for military veterans and active duty service members, November 11th - November 18th.

COVID-19 Updates

Check here for our latest updates on COVID-19 and hours.

Share you adoption story for a chance to win a $1000 shopping spree at Petco

Attention SFAHS adopters! The PetCo Foundation's Holiday Wishes Grant Campaign has begun. Share how your adopted pet has changed your life to help us earn up to $100,000 AND you may get the chance to win a $1,000 Petco shopping spree and BOBS Skechers shoes!

Helping Dogs Cope When “Normal” Returns

With most people having to self-quarantine at this time, dogs are getting used to having their family home 24/7. When things do return to “normal”, some dogs are likely to suffer a kind of shock at the sudden separation....

How to Keep Pets Safe At Home During COVID-19

Be an informed pet parent and keep your pets safe!

It's a Wonder-Fur World

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to see your pet in Times Square? Or next to the Eiffel Tower? We are taking your pets on a virtual vacation! For a donation of $10, we'll transform your photo into an adventure.

Why Adopt Art Contest

Calling all ages! We are inviting you to get creative and help us spread the word about being kind to pets in our community!

Pet Poison Prevention Awareness

Common household items can be toxic to pets, including foods and plants, and what to do if you suspect your pet has encountered something poisonous.

Top 10 Items to donate to your animal shelter

What's the first thing you think of donating to an animal shelter? You probably said food, right? We are very fortunate that our shelves are currently overstocked, so we want to share the other items every shelter can utilize and benefit from receiving as a donation!

Get a Valentine from a Shelter Pet

Send a Valentine's Day card from a shelter pet!

Why Pets are Better Than Dating

Crazy cat lady or that one with the dogs is not an insult and we're going to tell you why.