Welcome to the Humane Society of St. Joseph County Indiana's website. Incorporated in 1886, we are one of Indiana's oldest service organizations and still the area’s largest animal care facility. Servicing the greater St. Joseph County region and multiple municipalities, the HSSJC sees over 4,500 animals each year. Providing a vast array of community services and educational programs the Humane Society of St. Joseph County truly looks to embody its motto of "WE CARE" on many levels.


Operating the Department of Animal Welfare, the Humane Society of St. Joseph County's Humane Officers respond to over 5,000 cruelty, neglect, and abuse calls each year. Comprising a team of highly trained officers with specialized study in everything from equine science to criminal justice, the Department of Animal Welfare is dedicated to ensuring the humane treatment of all animals within our community!


If you experience any problems with our online services, please contact us via telephone.



To instill reverence for all life and to enhance the human/animal bond through the compassionate care of animals and community education.


Please click the yellow "Donate" button below to make your safe and secure donation. Memorials can also be made here. We thank you for your monetary donations!



Click HERE to read the Spring 2015 Humane Herald Newsletter



Want to browse older Humane Heralds? Click the links below!


Winter 2014- Humane Herald- Click Here!


Fall 2014- Humane Herald- Click Here!


Summer 2014- Humane Herald- Click Here!


Spring 2014- Humane Herald- Click Here!


Winter 2013- Humane Herald- Click Here!


The President and CEO of Michigan Humane Society has recently wrote a blog discussing what being a No Kill shelter means, how numbers and percentages are going to be different among open and closed admission shelters, and what it takes from a shelter and the community to ensure that all adoptable animals (as defined by MHS standards) find fur-ever homes. Take a look at the article below on this great topic.




View Contact Information, business hours and adoption hours by clicking here.



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Adams Remco Visit them here!

J.V. Macri Orthodontics, P.C. Visit them here!

Newton Center Community Complex Visit them here!

Newton Park Visit them here!

Hoosier Tire Visit them here!

Del Meyer, Weichert Realtors Visit them here!

Lincoln Way Veterinary Clinic Visit them here!









A big thank you goes out to Interlink Companies for donating us our much needed webspace!

 Please excuse our mess while we update our website to better serve the animals and people of our community!



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Humane Society of St. Joseph County
2506 Grape Road · Mishawaka, IN 46545
574-255-4726 · Fax: 574-255-4767

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