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Pet Loss Support Group

November 7th, 2017

Join us to share memories about your pet with pet lovers who have had similar experiences.

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Great Indy Pet Expo

November 11th, 2017

Stop by IndyHumane's booth at Indy's largest celebration of pets and pet people!

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Turkey Bowling at Kroger

November 17th, 2017

Bowl with turkeys for a good cause!

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Volunteer Opportunities

The Humane Society of Indianapolis maintains an active volunteer program, an integral part of our daily operations. As an independent non-profit organization, we and our animals rely on the assistance of caring and hard-working volunteers in all of our programs. You can volunteer in several ways:

The Nonie Krauss Foster Care Program

Our foster families care for animals who aren’t ready for adoption. Most fostered animals stay in homes for two to six weeks, and include nursing mothers and their litters, young kittens, puppies, injured pets or animals needing socialization or time away from the shelter. Learn more.

Shelter Volunteer Program

If you're at least 16 years of age, our Shelter Volunteer Program is for you. Our devoted team of 200+ volunteers invests thousands of hours every year helping to care for the animals. Learn more.

Service Hour Program

Need service hours for school, community groups, work groups, or for court-ordered community service hours? We may be able to help you while you help the animals. Learn more.

Group Volunteering Program

School, work, and community groups may volunteer at IndyHumane. Learn more.

Youth & Family Volunteer Opportunities

Pat's Paws Teen "Trainor" Club

Pat's Paws is a service program for young teens. Learn more.

Parent & Me Days at IndyHumane

Parent & Me Days give families the opportunity to volunteer their time and love to the animals at IndyHumane. Learn more.

Summer Programs

Click here to view the various ways you can help shelter animals through our Summer Volunteer Programs for adults and teens, as well as a Summer Camp for children.

Current Volunteers

Volunteer Information Center

This information center is for current IndyHumane Volunteers. Log in to the Volunteer Information Center.

Adoption Hours

Click below to see hours and locations for our Low-Cost Vaccine Clinics!


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