SHS Seeking Board Candidates

The Board of Directors are integral in the day-to-day operations of the Suffolk Humane Society. Each Board member brings unique skills and talents to their position in order to ensure that the Suffolk Humane Society (SHS) is operating according to its vision statement and regulatory requirements. The Board at SHS is considered to be a working board. Each member is expected to contribute a significant amount of time and energy to the organization.

Obici Healthcare Foundation!

A special Thanks to the Obici Healthcare Foundation. Funding from their COVID-19 Response Fund ensures our staff and volunteers can continue proper protocols to maintain a safe environment at the office. It will provide our office, fosters, cathouse and adoption centers with COVID-19 related cleaning material and PPE gear. We all thank you.

Coronavirus Update

The health and safety of our visitors and employees are top of mind amid concerns about coronavirus (COVID-19). That’s why we wanted to share with you the steps we are taking to help ensure that we operate safely and effectively. Starting March 16th, the office will be open by appointment only for food, surrenders, and adoptions, please call 757-538-3030 to schedule an appointment or if you have questions regarding services offered by the Suffolk Humane Society.

Thank you!

The Humane Society is Thankful!

The Suffolk Humane Society is thankful to Mike Duman Auto Sales and to Major Signs for donating the truck and the graphic wrap. This donation allows the Humane Society to transport donations from local businesses and provides transportation to sites for local pet pantries. Thank you to both Mike Duman and Charlie Dick for your support of the Suffolk Humane Society!

Final Farewell to Rhonda Jones

The city of Suffolk is mourning the loss of someone who dedicated most of her life to the service of students and animals alike.

Rhonda Duman Jones passed away at age 59 on Aug. 22 after a brief but valiant fight with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. She was a mother of two and president of the Suffolk Humane Society that occupied her time with education, volunteering and family.

Disaster Preparedness Guide for Pets

It doesn't matter what part of the country you live in. We can all be affected by disasters - whether it's a natural disaster, wildfire, terrorist attack, or hazardous spill. Such emergencies may require a brief or permanent evacuation from your home. This guide will help you navigate through how to prepare for your pet in case disaster strikes.

If you must evacuate, always bring your pets with you. If it's not safe for you to be in your home, then it's not safe for your pets. The best thing you can do to ensure the safety and well being of your pets is to be prepared.

Celebrate Adopt-A-Thons

Suffolk, Virginia- April 10, 2018- Suffolk Humane Society will partner with Suffolk Animal Care Center and sponsor several "Celebrate Spring" adopt-a-thons at Chesapeake Square PetSmart, 4300 Portsmouth Blvd, Chesapeake, VA 23321 on Saturday April 14, May 19th and June 23rd, and the North Suffolk PetSmart 6243 College Drive, Suffolk, VA 23435 on Sunday April 15, May 20 and June 24th. All events are from 12 noon to 3 pm.