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IndyHumane
Adoption Center

7929 Michigan Road
Indianapolis, IN
46268

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Adoption Lobby Hours

Monday 1pm - 7pm
Tuesday 1pm - 7pm
Wednesday 1pm - 7pm
Thursday Closed
Friday 1pm - 7pm
Saturday 11am - 6pm
Sunday 11am - 4pm
Major Holidays Closed

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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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What should I do about stray cats in my neighborhood?

Should I feed stray cats? What can I do to help ferals?

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Does my dog have separation anxiety?

My dog tears up my house while I'm away. Does he have separation anxiety?

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How can I train my puppy to use the bathroom outside?

My puppy keeps pooping and peeing in my house. How can I housetrain my dog?

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Teen Summer Program

Summer Program for 14-17 Year Olds

The Teen Summer Program gives young students ages 14-17 years the opportunity to give their time and love to the homeless animals at the Humane Society of Indianapolis. Being a part of this program teaches young people about the important role IndyHumane plays in our community. It also gives students a bonding experience with animals who need love and attention and with others their age that have a similar interest in animals and their wellbeing.

During summer sessions, students work together to complete shelter tasks such as socializing dogs and cats. Enrichment projects are incorporated to make this opportunity beneficial for the animals being housed at IndyHumane. Teens also work closely with Behavior Team Members to teach dogs basic manners like sitting, walking on a leash, and quiet in the kennels. All of these manners make dogs more appealing to potential adopters.

Goals:

  • To give youth the opportunity to help companion animals in their community by spending their time assisting the staff at the Humane Society of Indianapolis.
  • To nurture a sense of compassion and respect for living beings through enriching activities and hands-on experiences that are rewarding for kids and animals alike!

Club Activities:

  • Canine & Feline Enrichment Projects
  • Quality Time w/Adoptable Dogs and Cats
  • Facilities Upkeep
  • Dog Training

How to Sign Up:

All summer 2016 programs have concluded.​

2017 Teen Summer Program information will be posted later this year. Click here if you would like to be notified when 2017 Teen Summer Program information is posted, and when registration is open.

Please note that registration is typically open starting in February each year. Once registration is open, spots fill very quickly, so remember to sign up fast!

Thanks, and hope to see you next year! 

Questions or Comments? Send them to the Director of Volunteer Services.

Adoption Hours

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