Covid-19 Corona Virus Update:

In response to continued efforts by the City of Spearfish and the state of South Dakota to prevent the rapid spread of COVID-19, effective Thursday, March 26, 2020, the Western Hills Humane Society will be closed for the next two weeks to ensure the safety of our staff and public. We will still be doing adoption at this time by appointment only. If you would like to come visit an animal you can set up a time to visit by messaging us via Facebook or call us at 605-642-1576 please leave a voicemail if not answered. We will call you back. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause. Thank you for your support and stay safe!

Welcome to the Western Hills Humane Society, a no-kill, non-suffering pet shelter that protects, saves and enhances the lives of abused, neglected, forgotten and lost animals. Located in the beautiful Black Hills of Spearfish, South Dakota. In addition to donations and fundraising efforts, the shelter is generously funded by the City of Spearfish, Lawrence County, and various grants.  Western Hills Humane Society cares for approximately 600 animals a year. As a no-kill shelter some animals residents have been living at our shelter for several years patiently awaiting their forever home.