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

Join Us For Yappy Hour at El Jimador!

Join Tails on Thurs, 6/24 from 5-7pm on the beautiful dining patio at El Jimador in downtown DeKalb for a fundraser to benefit the over 3,200 animals in our care each year. Learn more!

We’re Hiring!

We are currently hiring for the position of Lead Veterinary Technician. Learn more about this exciting opportunity here.


Tails Apparel and Other Goodies

Shop new summer designs and pick your favorite styles! All proceeds benefit the animals at Tails. Free shipping on orders of $45 or more between now and June 27th! Use promo code FREESHIP621

Click here to shop.


We’re Expecting! 

It’s finally getting warmer outside and that means Tails Humane Society is already starting to care for hundreds of homeless and orphan baby kittens and baby puppies in our foster program. We need your help! Please consider donating to our Baby Shower by purchasing an item on our Wishlist. Donations can also be made in person at the shelter or by visiting our secure donation page


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.