About

BAHS is a limited admission shelter.

This means BAHS intakes adoptable animals and never euthanizes for shelter space.

Mission: The Belleville Area Humane Society strives to improve the lives of homeless animals in our community through adoption, humane education, and community outreach.

Vision: Homeless animals in our community are valued, cared for, and treated with compassion.

Values: Compassion, Education, Community, and Collaboration

Quick Facts

  • BAHS is a limited admission shelter. This means we intake adoptable animals and never euthanize for shelter space.
  • We have been housing animals in our community since 1959.  Thousands of homeless animals have been adopted since that time.
  • Our shelter capacity is approximately 35 dogs and 30 cats.
  • BAHS adopts our approximately 700 animals annually.
  • We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, which means we are 100% donor funded and receive no government support or tax dollars.
  • We provide humane education and community outreach in order to promote animal welfare and eliminate overpopulation.
  • BAHS prides itself on providing a safe and clean shelter that is comfortable for our animals.

Shelter Statistics

BAHS’ save rate is 98%.  This is determined by subtracting our shelter euthanasia rate from our total intake and then dividing by total intake. BAHS is a limited admission shelter. This means we intake adoptable animals and never euthanize for shelter space.  Please contact us at 618-235-3712 with any questions.