Contact Us

We welcome your questions!
As you can imagine, we receive hundreds of calls each week.
We do our best to respond to every voicemail within 24 hours.
We have limited resources, however, so we appreciate your patience regarding non-emergency inquiries.
Pet Emergency
(605) 335-4004 | 3508 S. Minnesota Ave. #102 Sioux Falls, SD 57105
(855) 764-7661 |

If you are an SFAHS foster experiencing a pet emergency, please call the emergency number listed in your foster handbook.

*Any business listed on this page may or may not have updated their policies so we cannot guarantee any waived fees or discounts.  The views, thoughts, and opinions expressed by these businesses listed below belong solely to that business, and not necessarily to the SFAHS.*
Application Questions
Have a question about your adoption application or it's status? 
Please contact our front office at 605-338-4441 or email us
Adoption Questions
Please contact our Front Office:
(605) 338-4441 or Email
Surrender Your Pet Appointment
For the best experience and capturing of information, we prefer if you can call us to make a surrender appointment.
Please call (605) 338-4441

More information on our Re-Home Your Pet page

You may also email us if you have any questions.

Missing Pets & Stray Animals
Have you filed a lost report with SFAHS?
For animals inside the Sioux Falls city limits please contact
the Sioux Falls Animal Control
For animals outside the Sioux Falls city limits
please contact our humane officers
at 605-254-4058

Media & News Inquiries
All media and news inquiries must be directed to…

Interim Executive Director
605-338-4441 or Email

r the Marketing Department
 605-338-4441 or Email
Humane Officers
For animals inside the Sioux Falls city limits please contact the Sioux Falls Animal Control at 605-367-7000.

For animals outside the Sioux Falls city limits please contact our humane officers at 605-254-4058.
Report Animal Cruelty or Neglect
Fill out our online form here.

Inside Sioux Falls City Limits

Contact Sioux Falls Animal Control: 605-367-7000

Outside Sioux Falls City Limits
Contact SFAHS Humane Officers: 605-254-4058

Livestock Concerns (horses, cows, goats, pigs, etc.)
Contact the Animal Industry Board: 605-773-3321

The proper evidence and witnesses are required to successfully build a case for seizure and/or prosecution. The following information must be provided to officers.
  • Name, exact address and contact information of the animals' owner, if known
  • A brief but specific account of the facts and circumstances involved. Please do not report anything that is rumored or that you haven't actually seen happen.
  • Your name and daytime phone number. We may need to follow up with you to get more specific details. You may remain anonymous and citizen reports of abuse and neglect are kept confidential, but we will still need your contact information.
Gift Processing and Accounts Receivable
Please contact our Business Office:
605-338-4441 ext. 115 or Email
Planned Giving
Please contact our Executive Director at 338-4441.
Foster Questions
Please contact our Kennel Manager Christy K..:
at (605) 338-4441 ext. 101 or Email
Public or Business Donation Events
Please see our Event Request Page to request to have the SFAHS be a part of your event
or Community Fundraisers Page for a tool-kit on how to make your event a success.

Wishlist: You can find a copy of our wishlist here.
**We cannot hold adoption events off-site. If you are holding an event please submit an event form so we can add your event to our community calendar.
School Donation Drives & Visits
Are you a school or daycare holding a donation drive or would you like to coordinate a visit? 
For on-site school educational presentations and visit requests, please contact our Community Outreach Supervisor Dana Konzem
at (605) 338-4441 ext. 107 or Email
SFAHS Event Questions
For events being held by the Sioux Falls Area Humane Society, please contact us at
(605) 338-4441 or Email
Wanting a SFAHS Tour?
Please request a tour at
Volunteer Questions
Please contact our Volunteer Coordinator Dana Konzem:
(605) 338-4441 ext. 107 or Email
Service Group
Please request a service group at
Website Questions
For general website questions or issues please contact us here.

For questions about adoption applications, please contact us here.
Working for SFAHS
Please see our careers page to apply for an open position and to learn more about working at the SFAHS.

Applications are accepted through the Careers page link.
General Questions
Please contact our Front Office:
(605) 338-4441 or Email

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