White River
Humane Society

of Lawrence County in Bedford, Indiana

Donations go towards food, supplies, medications, and more. The animals thank you!

White River Humane Society
3511 Pumphouse Road
P.O.Box 792
, IN 47421 US
Phone: 812-279-2457
Website: www.whiteriverhumanesociety.org

A Pro-Life Shelter 

White River Humane Society is in great need of medical fund donations!
 In the last 6 months, about $7,000 has been spent on numerous animals with special medical problems. We have had senior dogs, sick dogs and cats, injured dogs and cats, skin issues, 5 leg amputations, 8 heartworm treatments (5 currently in the process), dogs hit by cars, a dog who was shot, and a dog that was kicked with a broken femur.
Our medical fund has been drained dry, and we currently have a dog ($800-$1050) 
and cat ($86) at the vet right now getting taken care of with emergency issues.
 Please make a donation to WRHS, and specify to the medical fund if you want to continue to help save animals like these in the picture who probably wouldn't have a chance if it wasn't for your donations!! You can donate via our website on the
left side and click the Donate button, or mail to PO Box 792, Bedford, IN 47421, or stop by the shelter. Just be sure to specify medical fund, and your donation will save an animal's life.

New Year...New Home! At White River Humane Society, all dogs over 1 year old, all cats, and all kittens have special adoption fees for the new year! Give a WRHS homeless pet a new beginning by bringing one into your home. This is only for a limited time so stop by and see what is available or check out our website today! As of 1-30-15, funds are still available for reduced adoption fees! 

Here's a tip...get those pets chipped for only $5! Cruiser here has some wonderful news for your furbabies! Thanks to the BISSELL Pet Foundation, WRHS will be offering $5 microchips while funds last. That means you will save $10!! One in three pets will get lost. Without ID, 90% won't return home. Give your pets the gift that could help them find their way home some day.
Give the shelter a call at 812-279-2457 with any questions you may have or bring your cats or dogs in during the hours of M-F 10-4:30 and Sat 10-3:30 for microchips! As of 1-16-15, funds are still available to get your pet microchipped for ONLY $5!!

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Link is a fun little man.  He is a boxer mix around 1 year old.  He loves to play, especially with his empty food bowl.  You can sometimes hear him in the dog room throwing it around playing with him.  He is a hoot, and he would make a great companion for anyone as long as you can meet his energy needs.  Link is fixed and ready for his forever home.

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Tony the Tiger is a sweet 5 year old neutered male.  He loves attention, and he will meow at you for attention.  Tony was once adopted from the shelter, but he was found and brought back.  His owners never came and got him so now he is waiting for his forever after again.

Our Mission
To care for the lost and homeless animals of Lawrence County, while providing education and services to the public that will lead to reducing the number of unwanted animals born in our community.


Prevent a Litter, Fix your Critter!
The White River Humane Society's mission is to end unwanted and abandoned animals in our community.  Each adopted animal that leaves our shelter has been spayed or neutered.
Keep in mind there aren't enough homes for all the litters born in Lawrence County, so please Spay or Neuter your pet.

Off Site Adoptions 
On select weekends volunteers take adoptable pets to PetsmartTractor Supply, and other locations, please call the shelter for more details. 

Protect your pet. ShelterCare Pet Insurance Programs

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