Pro-Life Shelter

Making a Difference

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

Police Pals

White River Humane Society is honored to welcome the Bedford Police Department as a partner in, "Police Pals", a program dedicated to introducing some of our wonderful adoptable dogs and cats to you.

Our first "Police Pal", shown with Bedford Police Officer, Clint Swanson, is Adley. Adley is a 10 month old female Australian Cattle Dog mix. She is current on all vaccinations, microchipped, heart worm negative, and dewormed. Adley is calm, walks nicely on a leash, and would love very much to find her forever home.

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


Pet of the Week

Cat of the Week


Earl is a handsome 10 month old kitten that is neutered and waiting on his forever home. Earl is super playful and curious, he loves attention and he loves everyone he meets.

Dog of the Week


Artie is our senior boy of the week, he likes to pose for pictures and would love to have a calm retirement home. Artie is a shepherd mix and is about 9 years old.

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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