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Welcome to the Macon County Humane Society!

GirlanddogThe Macon County Humane Society is a non-profit, 501(c)3 organization established in 2003 in Macon County, Alabama. With our small group of active and highly dedicated members, we are making great strides in addressing the pet overpopulation problem and alleviating animal cruelty and suffering in our community. We will do much more, but we need your help.

The Macon County Humane Society is a volunteer organization that cares for abandoned and neglected animals rescued in Macon County. Without a shelter, we use a small foster care network of six volunteers to provide temporary care. The Macon County Humane Society needs many more foster homes to provide a safe environment for more animals. If you love animals and would like to help, please consider joining the Macon County Humane Society as a foster caregiver.

At the Macon County Humane Society, our mission is:
* Providing public education regarding animal care and welfare,
* Preventing cruelty to animals,
* Eliminating animal overpopulation
* Operating an animal shelter dedicated to providing humane care of lost, injured, unwanted and abused animals and,
*Placing homeless animals with caring, responsible people who share our commitment to providing proper care for our furry friends.

Check Out Macon County Humane Society Upcoming Events!

Help Support Our Efforts with a PETCO E-Gift Card!

Are you bored this weekend? Then come on out to meet the Macon County Humane Society!
We are always having free, family friendly events in which the public is always invited to participate!
Bring your dog and come have a good time while supporting a good cause!

Check Out Our Upcoming Events!

How You Can Help The Macon County Humane Society!

There are many ways that you can help us make Macon County, Alabama a more humane place for our furry friends, here are just a few:

Join the Macon County Humane Society!

Our membership dues are:

Active membership $25/yr

Associate $15/yr

Student $10/yr

Family $40/yr

Business $100/yr

Lifetime $500/one time

Become a Foster Caregiver!

Take one of our pets into your home until a new, forever home can be found.
If you become a foster parent, you are not only saving an animal from an uncertain future, you are increasing the number of animals that we can help.
The Macon County Humane Society provides the food and covers veterinary expenses, all you have to provide is love and companionship.

Adopt a Pet from a Shelter!

There are millions of wonderful, healthy and highly adoptable animals in animal shelters just waiting for a new home.
Sadly, many of these animals will never find one.

When you adopt from a shelter or rescue group, not only are you making the responsible choice, you are saving an animals life.

You are also refusing to contribute to the animal overpopulation crisis by providing a market for puppy or kitten mills that produce animals for profit.

At the Macon County Humane Society, we believe that used pets are a renewable resource of love and companionship!

Become a Volunteer!

The Macon County Humane Society is always on the lookout for another pet lover who would like to make a difference!

We need volunteers to help with public events, adoption counselors, make phone calls, prepare signs, walk and train dogs, groom dogs and cats as well as fundraising, grant writing, building trades such as construction or groundskeeping.

In fact, the great thing about becoming a volunteer for the Macon County Humane Society is, whatever your talent or passion is, chances are you can put your skills to use helping our efforts!

Visit our website for more information!

Make a Donation!

When you support the efforts of the Macon County Humane Society, you are helping make life better for pets in the county we all call home.

We need funds to continue our efforts as well as supplies such as pet food, pet leashes or collars, food and water dishes as well as coupons for pet supplies and gift/shopping cards for local pet stores.

The Macon County Humane Society is a 501(c)(3) non-profit group, so your donations are tax-deductable to the extent allowed by law.
(Please consult your tax professional)

The Macon County Humane Society can accept online donations with PayPal and would appreciate your support!

Who We Are

The Macon County Humane Society is made up of people from all walks of life who have decided that they can make a difference in the world around them-even if it is simply making the world of difference for one pet.

Our members are as diverse as Macon County and have joined together to help as many animals as we possibly can.

We have had a number of successful efforts, among them:

A low-cost spay/neuter program for Macon County

Microchips for the animals in our care as well as low-cost microchip clinics

Third edition of the Macon County Humane Society Calendar-Available Online from our website

A brand new website that not only features our adoptable pets, but sends their information to the three major pet adoption websites, increasing their chances to be seen and adopted.

Plans for the Future

The Macon County Humane Society has some great plans in store for the future of Macon County and we invite you to be a part of them!
We look forward to the day when we can participate in the construction and dedication of a new, state-of-the-art animal shelter to serve the needs of Macon County.

Contact Us

The Macon County Humane Society holds our meetings on the second Monday of each month and these meetings are open to the public.
Please consider joining us on the 2nd floor of the Macon County Courthouse during these times and take part in our efforts!
If you would like to contact us, please call:

(334) 727-6050
Or E-Mail us
E-Mail the Macon County Humane Society

Our Special Thanks to:

If you have already supported the needs of the animals and the citizens in Macon County, Alabama, who are touched by them, thank you.
We sincerely appreciate the help of those of you who have adopted homeless animals, provided foster care, helped nurse sickly and frightened animals back to health, spread the word that the Macon County Humane Society is up and running!

A special thanks to all of those who have volunteered your time to groom, exercise, and escort animals to adoption events as well as those who have provided coverage about the Macon County Humane Society on television, radio, and newspapers; written about and photographed adoptable animals for

We would also like to extend our thanks to those who have supported the Macon County Humane Society with fundraising activities and membership drives including yard sales, homecoming parades, community festivals, and calendar sales.
For everyone who has helped, we would simply like to say; Thank you, thank you, thank you!

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