White River
Humane Society

of Lawrence County in Bedford, Indiana

Donations go towards food, supplies, medications, and more. The animals thank you!

White River Humane Society
3511 Pumphouse Road
P.O.Box 792
, IN 47421 US
Phone: 812-279-2457
Website: www.whiteriverhumanesociety.org

A Pro-Life Shelter 


New Year...New Home! At White River Humane Society, all dogs over 1 year old, all cats, and all kittens have special adoption fees for the new year! Give a WRHS homeless pet a new beginning by bringing one into your home. This is only for a limited time so stop by and see what is available or check out our website today! As of 5-1-15, funds are still available for reduced adoption fees! 

Here's a tip...get those pets chipped for only $5! Cruiser here has some wonderful news for your furbabies! Thanks to the BISSELL Pet Foundation, WRHS will be offering $5 microchips while funds last. That means you will save $10!! One in three pets will get lost. Without ID, 90% won't return home. Give your pets the gift that could help them find their way home some day.
Give the shelter a call at 812-279-2457 with any questions you may have or bring your cats or dogs in during the hours of M-F 10-4:30 and Sat 10-3:30 for microchips! As of 5-1-15, funds are still available to get your pet microchipped for ONLY $5!!

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Momma & Hoppie have had a rough life but they have always had each other. We need to find a wonderful home for this pair. They were found dumped by the river. Momma and four puppies that had been shot, three of them didn't make it but Hoppie did but ended up having some permanent damage to his leg. Momma & Hoppie were taken to the vet where she was spayed and he was neutered and they have lived together the last 10 years where they had a loving home. Their owner took them on daily walks until she became sick with cancer and then she bought a golf cart so she could still take them out. Sadly she lost her battle with cancer, now Momma & Hoppie have lost their family. They love each other and will cry if they are separated.  If you walk into the shelter they sit quietly in their kennel waiting and watching for their forever home together. They are so sweet and inseparable and do not understand why they are in the shelter. If you have room in your home and your heart for this loving pair come to WRHS and meet them. They still have lots of love to give.

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Peanut is currently in foster being spoiled rotten.  Peanut came in last June with her 9 other brothers and sisters.  She was bottle fed by her current foster mommy who just loves her.  Peanut has a sister who was adopted and was returned for being too loving.  Peanut has an identical personality, so she will be bringing on the love!  She also loves to sleep with you and be with you all the time.  She is fixed and ready for her forever after.

Our Mission
To care for the lost and homeless animals of Lawrence County, while providing education and services to the public that will lead to reducing the number of unwanted animals born in our community.


Prevent a Litter, Fix your Critter!
The White River Humane Society's vision is to end unwanted and abandoned animals in our community.  The White River Humane Society's mission is to care for the lost and homeless animals of Lawrence County, while providing education and services to the public that will lead to reducing the number of unwanted animals born in our community.  Each adopted animal that leaves our shelter has been spayed or neutered.
Keep in mind there aren't enough homes for all the litters born in Lawrence County, so please Spay or Neuter your pet.

Off Site Adoptions 
On select weekends volunteers take adoptable pets to PetsmartTractor Supply, and other locations, please call the shelter for more details. 

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