Building a compassionate community
through the care of companion animals


Find your next best friend, 
adopt a shelter pet today!


Beat the heat,
Make your pet’s appointment today!

Dog Training

Positive reinforcement training for pets!
A well trained dog is a happy dog.
Adoptable Dogs

Adoptable Cats

Special Hours

Tails Humane Society will be closing at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, March 3 for a team training. We will re-open for normal business hours on Thursday, March 4 from 12-7 pm.


Luck O’ the Irish Drawing for $500 Target Gift Card

Feeling lucky? Each $10 entry buys you a chance to win a $500 Target gift card! All proceeds help us care for homeless pets here at Tails. Winner will be drawin on St. Patrick’s Day. Enter to win here


Dine Out Fundraiser at El Jimador

Get lunch or dinner from El Jimador in DeKalb, IL on March 9th and 20% of your bill will be donated to Tails! Dine-in, carry-out and delivery all count towards the fundraiser, just mention Tails when you order. Click here for more details. 


Not Your Grandma’s Green Thumb Yard Sale

Shop amazing deals on Saturday, April 17th from 9 am – Noon! This sale features garden, pation and home items, as well as everyday pet essentials. Every dollar you spend helps us care for homeless pets who come to Tails for help! Early birds can shop the sale early at 8 am for a $10 donation. Click here for more details. 


Tails Apparel and Other Goodies

Shop fun designs and pick your favorite styles! All proceeds benefit the animals at Tails. Kid sizes available, too!

Click here to shop.


Many Ways to Help

We need you and so do the animals! At Tails, we offer a variety of exciting opportunities designed to provide the best quality of life for homeless animals in our care. There are opportunities to work directly with our animals or you can support us behind the scenes. There is something for everyone age 5 years and up!

Get Involved

Happy Tails

Thank you for adopting and giving these pets a wonderful home! We love to see and hear how our alums are doing, please send pictures and updates to

See what we do!

Tails is 100 % donor and service funded. We rely on support from our community to accomplish this life saving work.