Upcoming Events

World Spay / Neuter Month

Monday February 1, 2016 through Monday February 29, 2016

FREE Spay/Neuter Vouchers available at HHS Beginning February 1st for low-income families.

Help reduce pet overpopulation! Join us as we work together in conjunction with the annual World Spay Day 2016 National Campaign. Beginning February 1st, HHS will be offering vouchers good for FREE...

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Memorial Bricks

All orders must be received by March 31, 2016.

Please consider becoming a part of a very special limited time commemorative opportunity: The Carla E. Fisher Memorial Garden at the Hinsdale Humane Society.

The Memorial Garden is a beautiful, serene area of the shelter, featuring shrubs, plants, benches and a custom brick patio. This peaceful...

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R.E.A.D.® with the Dogs at Room & Board

Saturday, February 27, 2016, 11:00am - 1:00pm

Make room in your schedule for a unique kids’ and parents’ event at Room & Board, 2525 West 22nd Street in Oak Brook!

Multiple HHS Pet Therapy Teams will be on hand Saturday, February 27 from 11:00am -1:00pm. Children of all ages will be read to with therapy dogs! Attendees will learn about animal...

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Birdhouse Painting Event

Sunday, February 28, 1:00 - 4:00pm

In partnership with Baird & Warner’s new office in Hinsdale, children ages 3-12 are invited to the Normandy Builders showroom at 440 E. Ogden Avenue in Hinsdale, on Sunday, February 28 between 1:00 and 4:00pm to the first ever Birdhouse Painting Event to benefit Hinsdale Humane Society. This event...

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Dr. Paws

Monday February 29, 2016, 6:30 - 7:30

Come meet a therapy pet and hear about the many ways these animals can help people. Find out what kind of training is needed and the difference between “Therapy” and “Service” animals.

This class is part of a 4 week "Animal Friend" series being held at the Clarendon Hills Park District Community...

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Animal Heros

March 7, 2016, 6:30 - 7:30pm

See a search and rescue dog in action!! Class will have a demonstration with a search and rescue dog while your animal lovers look on. Discover the wide range of jobs these animals perform as well as the rigors of training a dog team for rescue work.

This class is part of a 4 week "Animal Friend"...

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No Pets Left Behind

March 9, 7:00pm Lakeview Nature Center in Oakbrook

What would you do with your pets in an unexpected disaster? Planning ahead can save your life and the lives of your family and pets. Learn what measures you can take to be prepared in the case of an emergency. This free seminar, to be held at Lakeview Nature Center in Oakbrook, is open to the...

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Cat Tales

March 14, 2016, 6:30 - 7:30pm

Find out what your cat wants you to know and how they communicate. Learning what your cat may need will help you keep them happy and healthy!

This class is part of a 4 week "Animal Friend" series being held at the Clarendon Hills Park District Community Center. Register to attend the entire series...

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Dog Speak

March 21, 2016, 6:30 - 7:30pm

A bark, a paw, wagging tail, lowered ears…what does this all mean? Learn how to understand what our dogs try to tell us! Class will include a video about how to stay safe around pets you may or may not know. This class will leave you confident that your family will know what to do on the next walk...

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Dogs 101

Wednesday March 23, 7:00pm, Berwyn Public Library

For dog lovers who may be considering a pet or families with dogs; learn about general care, safety tips and how dogs communicate as well as how to choose the right dog for your family.  Find out how shelter pets are assessed, where they come from and the community resources provided by Hinsdale...

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Pennies for Paws 2016

April 1 - April 29, 2016

The Hinsdale Humane Society will host the 8th Annual Pennies for Paws spare change drive,   April 1 - April 29, 2016.  This is a program designed to bring Humane Education into school classrooms, while raising money for the homeless animals at the shelter. For details and an enrollment form, visit...

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Controlled Walking

April 6, 2016, 6:30 - 7:30pm, Prospect Park

Are you walking your dog or is your dog walking you? the dog trainer and behavior consultant will demonstrate with your pet how to have your dog follow your lead rather than your dog dragging you around.

This class is part of a 4 week Dog Obedience Clinic Series being held at Prospect Park....

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3rd Annual Kitten Shower!

Saturday, April 23, 1:00 - 3:00pm

Shower our kittens with the supplies we'll need to help them all through kitten season by donating supplies at this FREE event. This popular afternoon of fun returns for a third year, featuring cupcakes, lemonade, face painting, balloon animals and best of all, kitten cuddles!

Although this event...

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Dupage Human Race

Saturday April 30th, 2016, 9:00am

Walk or run for a cause by registering for the April 30th race at dupagehumanrace.org. This 5K run and 2 mile walk brings people together in support of over 50 charity organizations. Walkers and runners select their charity of choice. The race takes place at The Esplanade at 1901 W. Butterfield Rd....

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Pet Walk & Run 2016

Sunday, June 5, 2016, 9:00am - 1:00pm

In our 27th year, we are mixing things up by adding a 5K Run to our well-known Pet Walk. Please join us for a morning of entertainment, vendors and more. Details of this event will be coming soon!

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Puppy Party!

Saturday October 1, 2016 from 1:00 - 3:00pm

Please join us at the shelter on Saturday, October 1st from 1:00 - 3:00pm for our 2nd annual Puppy Party to kick off Adopt-A-Dog month. Meet our puppy residents and consider taking home any one of our wonderful adoptable pets.

Dog food donations for a food pantry are welcomed at this FREE event...

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Howl-o-ween Ball

Saturday, October 29, 2016, 8:00pm - Midnight

Our 1st ever Black Cat Ball costume event from last year returns in 2016 with a new name and new location! Everything else remains the same at this buzz-worthy costumer fundraiser for homeless animals. This year's event will be held at Room & Board in Oakbrook. Mark your calendar and watch your...

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