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Mission Statement

The Jacksonville Humane Society provides care, comfort and compassion to animals in need while engaging the hearts, hands and minds of our community to bring about an end to the killing of abandoned and orphaned shelter animals.




Kitten Season is Here!


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This Weekend


Registration is OPEN

Camp Paw Prints is designed to be a fun, educational camp experience for kids ages 7 - 13 who love animals. Camp Paw Prints is a one-week 1/2 day summer camp program. There will be (7) one-week sessions offered this summer. 

Session 1:   June 8 – 12   

Session 2:   June 15 - 19

Session 3:   June 22 - 26   

Session 4:   July 6 - 10

Session 5:   July 27 - 31   

Session 6:  August 3 – 7

Session 7:  August 10 - 14   

**There will be NO camp sessions June 29 – July 3, July 13 – July 18, and July 20 – 24.

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 Protect your pet. ShelterCare Pet Insurance Programs



One Day Sale!

The Jacksonville Humane Society Thrift Store will re-open for ONE DAY ONLY, on Saturday April 18 for a HUGE sale.  Prices will be discounted up to 75% off.  

Campaign for a Compassionate Community

The Campaign for a Compassionate Community is focused on raising monies to build the new JHS Humane Care and Education Center, to replace the facilities destroyed in the 2007 fire. To make a donation, select Capital Campaign on the JHS donation page.