How You Can Help



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We continue to operate from the support of the community, so a BIG Thank You is in order to all who have helped us.

If you would like to contribute to the welfare of the shelter animals, here are some suggestions:

Amazon Smile – Set ‘DeKalb Humane Society Inc. Butler IN’ as your charity on

Kroger Community Rewards – Register your Kroger Plus Card at Sign up for a new online account or sign into your existing account. Then go to the ‘My Account’ page, scroll to the bottom and add DHS’s NPO of 28705 under the Community Rewards section.

Fundraisers – See our DeKalb County Indiana Humane Society Fundraising Committee page on Facebook for current ways to benefit the animals.

Sponsor a Kennel – Sponsorship is $100 annually.  Your name or business will be prominently posted for the duration of the sponsorship.  Consider this option as a gift for a family member, friend, or in memory of a beloved pet.

Monetary Donation – A monetary donation is a great way to help the animals at the shelter. If you would like to donate, please mail your check to DeKalb Humane Society, 5221 U.S. Hwy 6, Butler, IN 46721. Or, come out and visit us at the shelter so we can thank you in person! 

Donations can be used at the discretion of the shelter or can be allocated to one of the following areas: spay/neuter fund, operating expenses, heartworm preventative, or to the special needs fund (see below).

We also have donation jars distributed around the county for our spay/neuter fund.

Special Needs Fund – Each of the local vet clinics has a Special Needs Fund to help animals that enter the shelter and need medical care for an injury or illness upon intake.

Volunteer – Yard work (mowing, trimming, raking), washing dishes, laundry, walking dogs, socializing cats, fundraising events & committees and so much more! Those under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

If you would like to volunteer, please check out our Facebook page or Contact Us.

Donate Supplies – We are always in need of the following: bleach, cat litter (clumping/scoopable), Diamond Naturals Brand dry dog and cat food, Purina Kitten Chow and Cat Chow, canned cat and dog food, copy paper, dish soap, liquid hand soap & sanitizer, paper towels, postage stamps, toilet paper, trash bags (13, 30, 55 gallon).

Tails Book Store is located at 106 W 6th Street, Auburn IN.  Proceeds benefit the animals at the shelter. See the TAILS Facebook page. 

Donation Jars – Do you have change weighing down your pockets or purse?  We’ll be glad to take it off of your hands!  We have Donation Jars in the following locations:


Benny’s Auto Repair,  American Legion,  Garrett Veterinarian Clinic, Mino’s 11


Town Tavern,  Bernadette’s,  4 Crowns,  Crickets,  Pizza King,  Classic City Creamery


Shell Station,  Waggin Tails Pet Salon


Hamilton Fish & Game