Adoptable animals


If you’re looking for a new companion, you’ve come to the right place!

The Belleville Area Humane Society has been matching pets to families for over sixty years, and we’re happy to serve both our animal and human friends.

Questions? or Call 618-235-3712

What is your adoption process?

Our process is simple! Please search our website for adoptable animals. If you are interested in one of our animals, please submit an application online.

The BAHS adoption team will contact with you within 48-72 BAHS business hours upon completion of your application. The adoption team can schedule an appointment for you to meet the animal that you are interested in. Please make sure to fill out all of the required fields on the application. The questions we ask help us match you with the perfect pets. Thank you for your answers. You should receive a confirmation email after you submit your application.

Please email if you do not receive a confirmation or if you have any additional questions.

How much does it cost to adopt from BAHS?

Our adoption fees for dogs over 6 months old is $195.

Adoption fees for puppies under 6 months old is $250.

This covers the cost of spay/neuter, microchip, rabies vaccination, DHPP vaccinations, and testing for heartworm.

Our fees for cats over 6 months old is $100.

Our fees for kittens under 6 months old are $125.

This covers the cost of spay/neuter, microchip, rabies vaccination, FVRCPC vaccinations, and FIV/FeLV testing.

Adoption Discounts

Pets For Patriots

BAHS offers discounted adoptions through our partnership with Pets for Patriots.  This program matches active and retired military members with shelter animals in need of a loving home.Animals must be over two years old, over 40 pounds, have special medical needs, or have been homeless for more than 6 months to be included in this program.To ease the financial commitment of owning a pet, qualified adopters will receive:

  •  A minimum of 10% off of veterinary care of the adopted pet provided by participating veterinary partners
  • A $150 e-card to be used for pet food or supplies
  • $10 discount off of your adoption fee or a $50 discount if the animal has been with us more than 6 months.
  • A starter adoption kit with food and other pet supplies

For more information, go to the Pets for Patriots website or email us at

Vintage Pet Program

Classic dogs and cats gain value with time…            

Dogs and cats are part of BAHS’s Vintage Pet Program if they are over 7 years old.  These animals will be available for $25 off the normal adoption fee.  Anyone over 60 years old can adopt a senior pet for $30 off the adoption fee.

Advantages to owning a senior pet:

  • Older animals have better manners
  • Older animals are less destructive
  • Older pets are relaxing to spend time with

For more information email

Find A Pet To Adopt On Purina’s Petfinder Database

Petfinder is an online, searchable database of animals who need homes. It is also a directory of nearly 11,000 animal shelters and adoption organizations across the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Organizations maintain their own home pages and available-pet databases.