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Bartholomew County Humane Society (BCHS) is facilitating adoptions by appointment. To make an appointment, please email us at

or call 812-372-6063 

Organization Statistics

Live Release Rate: 93%

Strays: 82% of Intake, 16% reclaimed

Pets in shelter: 733 as of 9/30/22


At Bartholomew County Humane Society we are committed to providing humane care for animals in need. As the crisis in Ukraine continues, we believe our mission extends beyond our community in Bartholomew County. Join us in our desire to help animals in need, wherever they are. Please consider donating to provide urgent aid and rescue for animals in Ukraine.

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We rely heavily on donations of food, toys, treats among other supplies to keep our shelter stocked for the animals that stay with us.  Please consider supporting the shelter animals by donating from our wish lists as well! Our Amazon Wishlist is linked below and monetary donations can be sent via the donation button at the top of this Home page.




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