BAHS is a limited admission shelter.

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

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

Vision: All 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 dogs and cats have found their forever homes since that time.
  • BAHS finds loving families for over 1,000 pets 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.

Shelter Statistics

BAHS’ 2023 save rate was 95.8%. 

This is determined by subtracting our shelter euthanasia rate from our total intake and then dividing by total intake. 

Please contact us at 618-235-3712 with any questions.