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Welcome to Heartland Humane Society

Heartland Humane Society is a limited admissions shelter, which means that we take in animals by appointment and only when appropriate space and resources are available to care for them.

Stop by our new shelter at 3400 East Highway 50 in Yankton, South Dakota

Our Hours:
Sunday - Monday: Closed
Tuesday-Friday: 10a-6p
Saturdays: 10a-2p


Tails & Trails this SUNDAY!

Join us this Sunday from 12pm-3pm in Prentis Park in Vermillion, S.D. for our annual Tails & Trails event.
This event is open to the public and includes the following activities:

12pm -12:30pm - Registration and play time. Instagram contest begins!
12:30pm-3:00pm - Food and fun. $1 Hot Dogs and $5 Walking Taco's
12:30pm-1:30 pm - Registration and "Art" walk
2:00pm - Pooch Contests - 1. Best Costume 2. Dog vs Owner Look-a-like 3. Best Dog Selfie
2:30pm-3:00pm - Play Time!

All friendly dogs up to date on vaccinations are welcomed. Dogs must be leashed. Owners will be expected to pick up after their pooches.

"AOGO" Sibling Adoption Discount!

Adopt any of our cat or kitten siblings and get an AOGO Sibling Discount! If you adopt one cat or kitten, get one of the siblings for no adoption fee! It's an "Adopt One Get One" campaign to help place our sibling kitties and cats into loving new homes! Contact our shelter for additional details about this campaign.


Upcoming Events

  • 09/25/2014

    $NAME YOUR PRICE" Promotion!

  • 10/11/2014

    October "Howl-o-ween" Meet and Greet!

  • 11/08/2014

    Wine & Whiskers

  • 11/15/2014

    Pies for Pets - Fall Apple Pie Sale