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White River Humane Society's vision is to help and prevent unwanted and abandoned animals in our community.  

Rescue Robin

Rescue Robin will be starting at the Christmas parade on December 7th! Robin's goal is $10,000 or 10 days! Please help Robin make his goal so he can go home and and take his dog home to their warm bed. Robin and his dog will be staying in a kennel 24 hours a day until he reaches his goal. You can donate online at our website , facebook, drop it by the location (NO MONEY remains with Robin)  the shelter, or mail it to WRHS, PO Box 792, Bedford, IN 47421 


Deputies With Dogs

White River Humane Society welcomes the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department as one of our local law enforcement agencies who kindly donate their time to introduce the community to our wonderful shelter residents.
“Deputies with Dogs” is represented this week by K-9 Officer, Andrew Phillips, and Buster.  Buster is an adorable 5 year old beagle mix.  Buster is current on all vaccinations,  microchipped, heart worm negative, and dewormed.  Buster is a very sweet boy who definitely deserves to find love in a forever home. 

If you are interested in meeting Buster, we welcome you to visit him during our public hours, M,T,TH,F 12-5 pm; SAT 12-4 pm; closed Wednesday, Sunday, & holidays.  Phone
812-279-2457 or check out our website at


Pet of the Week

Cat of the Week


Marcey is a super sweet kitten just waiting  on a family of her own. Marcey is 6 months old, she is spayed, up to date on vaccinations, tested for FIV/FeLV. Marcey gets along well with other cats. 

Dog of the Week


Buster is a playful boy, he is 5 years old, seems to get along with other dogs. Buster is up to date on all vaccinations, heart worm negative, neutered and microchipped. This handsome boy is waiting for a family of his own.

About Us

Walmart Foundation


Christopher Ruth recently stopped by Walmart to personally thank Walmart Store Manger Mike Lloyd for White River Humane Society being the recipient of a $2500 grant through the Walmart Foundation. We also appreciate Mike and his team for their donations!! Thank You Mike, your Team, and to the Walmart Foundation!! 



WRHS Annual Shoe Drive

When: Sept 1st - to be determined, will keep everyone updated. We're still taking shoes!

What: Your gently worn shoes

Where: WRHS during regular office hours

Tractor Supply

Rick's Gym

Through your donation of gently used shoes: you help us raise money for WRHS, you keep your shoes from filling landfills, and we help developing countries have the chance at having proper footwear!!!

Need Christmas Shopping Ideas?


Why not get your shopping done and help the homeless animals at the same time! Click the picture above to start your order today, and it will be directly shipped to your home. Rada has quality options for every person in your family, and a percentage of every order goes to the animals waiting on their forever home.

Wish List

Prevent a Litter, Fix your Critter!


White River Humane Society's vision is to help and prevent unwanted and abandoned animals in our community. 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. 

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Your support and contributions will enable us to help these animals. Your generous donation will fund our mission.

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