Building a compassionate community
through the care of companion animals

Other Ways to Help

Here are a few other ways to support Tails:


AmazonSmileLogoIf you shop on Amazon you could be giving to Tails! Use Amazon Smile to do your shopping and select Tails Humane Society as your charity and we’ll receive 0.05% of what you spend.



Help give our pets a cozy place to sleep while they are in our care! Gift a Kuranda bed to our shelter here.


Send an eCard to the animal-lover in your life for birthdays, holidays, or just because! Choose a donation level to send with your card and support shelter pets in honor of the special people in your life. See card options here.



Don’t just take your dog for a walk… Walk for a Dog! Download the Walk for a Dog app by Wolftrax, and support your local animal shelter every time you walk your dog. More info and instructions here



Support Tails while buying pet supplies! Register through Big Black Dog Enterprises and shop for your regular pet supplies through their link. Each retailer will donate a percentage of your purchase back to Tails Humane Society!



Give a gift of stocks, bonds or Mutual Funds. By donating appreciated stocks, bonds, and mutual fund shares that have been owned for more than one year, you can receive an income tax deduction for the fair market value of your gift. To make a stock gift to Tails Humane Society, please contact Michelle Groeper at or call 815-758-2457 ext 101. You can also download this form and give to your financial advisor to help complete the necessary paperwork and easily donate stock to help the animals at Tails.

Please contact Michelle Groeper at or call 815-758-2457 ext 101 on or before the day you actually initiate the transfer with the following information, so that we may acknowledge you and record the gift appropriately:

  1. number of shares
  2. name and stock symbol of what you plan to transfer

The gift will be valued on the day the stock enters Tails Humane Society’s account.


Thanksgiving Week Hours
Tues 11/22:   12-6pm
Weds 11/23 : 12-6pm
Fri: 12-7pm    Sat/Sun 12-5:30pm

Love animals? Join our team! Tails is currently hiring for the positions of Adoption counselor. Learn More!

Our Home for the Howlidays Thanksgiving Sleepovers are back! Learn how you can share your home with a shelter dog over the holiday here.
Protect what matters. Support the future of Tails Humane Society and the homeless animals in our care by giving a gift of hope. Learn about Planned Giving now or gift your Stocks, Bonds or Mutual Funds to our shelter.

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