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(if you cannot view .DOC documents, try this .PDF you can print and fill out instead!)

Read on down this page for more details about the pet adoption process.

It is our goal at Bond County Humane Society to match you with the best kind of pet for your family and home.

Please help us find homes for these wonderful animals:

View our Cats on Petfinder

View our Dogs on Petfinder

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Featured Pet


My name is Rocky
Rocky the longhaired cat wants a new home for the New Year! He is less than a year old and has lived in a foster home with other cats and dogs since he was 2 weeks old and getting bottle-fed. Rocky is a large happy kitten, very loving and playful, chasing dog tails, invisible friends and monsters throughout the house. If you are interested in adopting Rocky, since he is fostered, please call or email BCHS to make an appointment so he and his foster mom can meet you at our cat shelter. Let's get Mr Rocky into a furever home for the holidays! The adoption fee for Rocky is $90.

Featured Pet

Happy
My name is Happy
Happy is a 6 year old Boxer mix. She was rescued from county animal control by BCHS and a tech at the vet office gave her her name. She needed treatment for a bad skin infection and her coat is still growing back, but she really fits her name: HAPPY! She is playful and affectionate and is even learning to play on the BCHS agility equipment. She knows basic commands and walks well on leash. The adoption fee for Happy is $100.


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AdoptAPet's Pet Of The Day features a pet available for adoption near the zip code 62246. This pet may or may not be adoptable through Bond County Humane Society.

Our Cats and Dogs would love to meet you! Here's how:

During the week, you can meet our CATS at the BCHS office at 1403 S. Fourth Street in Greenville on Monday, Thursday or Friday afternoons, or by appointment. Please call to make an appointment to meet our DOGS, as some are housed off site and some are living in foster homes. These adoptions are most often conducted at our office.

You can also meet our animals during our Saturday trips to Petco, Petsmart and Buchheit. BCHS transports a representation of our dogs and cats into the more metropolitan shopping areas each Saturday to give more pet-loving people a chance to see the wonderful adoptable animals in our care. These Saturday Adoptions are conducted at:

PETCO - Fairview Heights, IL on Route 159
1st and 3rd Saturdays of every month

PetSmart - Glen Carbon, IL on Route 159
2nd and 4th Saturdays of every month

Buchheit - Greenville, IL on Route 40
5th Saturdays when they occur

Want to adopt a pet?

It is our goal at Bond County Humane Society to match you with the best kind of pet for your family and home.

We require all prospective families to fill out an adoption application form. After we receive your completed application, a BCHS representative will call you for an interview. We carefully screen all applicants to ensure that our dogs and cats are placed in loving homes. (if you cannot view .DOC documents, try this .PDF you can print and fill out instead!)

To apply please fill out the online application and email it to bchs4pets@sbcglobal.net.

You may also out print the adoption application form and snail mail it, or submit it in person to:
Bond County Humane Society
1403 South Fourth Street
Greenville, IL 62246

Give yourself or someone you care about the gift of a companion animal.

Adopt CatBut remember to be careful while you are excited and thoughtful. Can you afford a pet? Adopt Dog Are you allowed a pet? Are you picking the right breed or temperment of pet? Will you give your new pet a forever home FOR EVER? Before you adopt, learn all you can about cat/dog care and training. Be realistic and be ready - and your animal companion will be ready for you, too. Click here for an adoption application form. After we receive your completed application, a BCHS representative will call you for an interview.

Sponsor a "Difficult to Place for Adoption" cat or dog!

Sometimes a kitten or puppy comes into the care of Bond County Humane Society and it is initially too sick or too scared to become available for adoption right away. This kitten or puppy grows up in our cat shelter or our dog kennel over several months. It is now healthy and wishing someone would notice him/her and want him/her for their very own. BUT now it is an adult - not as cute and not as playful and not as indiscriminately affectionate as a younger animal. Many people pass him/her by each week. No one wants to adopt him/her when there is a baby animal to add to a family instead. This is not the cat or dog's fault. But it is sad and it is expensive for us. It means that Bond County Humane Society is still paying money to feed him/her, paying money to give him/her a bed to sleep on and vaccination shots and parasite prevention medication and toys to keep him/her mentally healthy and alert. Now you can help! You can choose a dog or cat to sponsor regularly each month and help support a pet in need until the perfect family finally comes along to adopt it. Visit our list at Petfinder to meet the animals who need your help right now. Then call 618-664-4068 to find out more information about sponsoring a "difficult to place for adoption" pet still living in shelter care.

Sponsor-A-Pet via PetFinder

For another way to help a pet even if you can't adopt, click on an adoptable animal's PetFinder profile and register to donate an amount that will go directly to BCHS and directly to that pet! It costs an average of $180 to provide care for a pet while s/he waits for a home. Each contribution you can afford to make enables a pet to get cared for until a new loving family comes along. They all deserve this chance!

Saturday Adoption Day Events

Adoption Days are the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of every month at Glen Carbon, IL PetSmart Store on Route 159; the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of every month at Fairview Heights, IL PETCO Store on Route 159; and the 5th Saturday at Greenville, IL Buchheit Country Superstore.

Below are some photos of our Volunteer Adoption Counselors, Volunteer Adoption Assistants, Adopting Families and our Adoptable Dogs and Cats from typical Adoption Saturday events.



Bond County Humane Society
1403 South Fourth Street
Greenville, IL 62246
(618) 664-4068
bchs4pets@sbcglobal.net
Shelter hours are 1-5pm Mon & Tues, Thurs & Fri. (Sun, Wed by appointment ONLY)

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