The West Suburban Humane Society
The West Suburban Humane Society (WSHS) is a volunteer based, animal welfare organization founded in 1972 as a lost and found referral service. Today, the we are dedicated to operating an animal shelter for the purpose of finding, safe, permanent, compatible homes through adoption of domestic dogs and cats. And, we are committed to educating and encouraging the public in the humane and responsible care of dogs and cats. At the West Suburban Humane Society, we provide housing for up to 25 dogs and 60 cats at a time. Our facility is open to the public 6 days a week. where we operate provide animal care and adoptions as well as continuing to reunite lost animals and their owners by maintaining a database with information on over 33,000 pets and their owners, and by providing free pet identification tags to all pet owners.
The West Suburban Humane Society has become one of the premier humane organization through our focus on:
WSHS promotes the humane and responsible care of dogs and cats by reaching out to pet owners through public education. We work with government agencies and other organizations to promote the humane care of animals.
WSHS works with area veterinarians on providing medical treatment for non-terminal conditions of cats and dogs in our care in the hope of finding a new home and alleviating suffering.
WSHS educates our staff, volunteers, members and the community on pet health and safety. We provide information and support to our adoptive families and act as a resource for the public at large.