About Us


2014 is shaping up to be a great year! Thanks to all who have donated, volunteered, and adopted.

Adopting A Friend

Adoption Hours: Monday - Saturday 10 am - 4 pm

To adopt from GHHS, you must meet the qualifications and guidelines listed below:

  • To adopt, you must be at least 21 years of age.
  • If the potential adopter rents, we must verify that the lease allows pets.  We must also verify that pets are allowed for those who live with parents.
  • Potential adopters will need to make sure they are compatible with the pet they would like to adopt.
  • All pets owned by the potential adopter must be current on all vaccines.
  • All animals must leave on leash and collar or in a carrier.

Adoption fee for dogs and cats:

7 years and under: $100

Over 7 years: $50

All adoptable animals have been fully vaccinated, spayed or neutured, and microchipped.


Who We Are

The Greater Huntsville Humane Society (GHHS) is dedicated to furthering the humane care and treatment of animals and providing adoption services.

GHHS, established more than 40 years ago is a 501(c)3, No-Kill Shelter. Operationally GHHS is run by volunteers, staff,  and a governing Board of Directors. GHHS is financially supported by private generous donors, grants, and local and national corporate sponsorships.  

GHHS's main goal is to find homes for over 400 pets or more each year and remain committed to furthering the humane treatment, education and respect for animals. 

Come Visit Us

We are located at 2812 Johnson Road, and are open to the public Monday- Saturday from 10 am - 5 pm.  Adoptions end at 4 pm. Closed Sunday.

The GHHS thrift shop is located behind the shelter and is open 9:30 am until 4:30 pm, Monday  -  Saturday. All profits go towards our shelter pets!

How can you help?

Volunteer, adopt, donate, foster, shop at our thrift shop and spread the word about rescuing a shelter pet!

All donations to the shelter and thift store are tax-deductable.

To volunteer, go to www.ghhs.org/information. You must be at least 16 years of age to volunteer, and you must be 19 or older to work with the shelter dogs. We always need enthusiastic volunteers to make what we do possible!


Contact Greater Huntsville Humane Society


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