Accepting Online Applications for Pet Adoptions

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, our animal shelter is closed to the general public. However, we are still doing online adoptions. If you see a pet you would like to adopt on our website: please submit an application. Then we will follow up with you on the next steps!

Adopt from The Humane Society's Pets Fur People in Tyler, TX

...because it's the right thing to do!

At The Humane Society's Pets Fur People, we provide an animal sanctuary for cats and dogs while helping them find their forever families. Over the last 50 years, we have saved thousands of animals through facilitating pet adoptions and teaching responsible pet ownership at our no kill pet shelter in Tyler, Texas. Call or visit our animal sanctuary today learn more about our amazing animals and how to make them a part of your family.

As a selective admission, life-sustaining animal shelter in Tyler, Texas, our mission is to provide a temporary haven for cats and dogs while helping them find the right home. By committing to these animals and connecting them with caring, loving families, we hope to reduce and ultimately eliminate the practice of euthanasia as an acceptable method of population control. For more information about our animal shelter and how you can help out through adoptions and donations, please contact us today.

Adopting is easy at The Humane Society's Pets Fur People!

Visit our animal shelter to adopt a pet in Tyler, Texas

Browse our website for a look at some of the wonderful pets we have available for adoption, then visit or contact our animal shelter to begin the adoption process. The adoption fee for cats is $150 and dogs is only $175 and includes:

  • Spay/neuter
  • Microchip
  • All vaccinations including rabies
  • Specialized health testing
We have hundreds of affectionate animals that are waiting to find the right home. Visit our no kill pet shelter today to find the one that is right for you and your family. Be sure to ask about our new boarding program available for dogs adopted from The Humane Society's Pets Fur People!

Founded 1968

pets saved

Oldest no-kill animal shelter in East Texas

Amazon Smile Donations

If you shop on Amazon, you can support The Humane Society's Pets Fur People! Amazon Smile contributes back .5% of your purchase to our shelter. Simply go to & login using your normal Amazon username and password. The same username and password for Amazon is used to log on to Amazon Smile. Once on Amazon Smile, search charity of choice for Pets Fur People. That's it. Go shopping! Please note that you must start each shopping session at instead of the usual Amazon website. This shopping on Amazon Smile could provide substantial revenue for Pets Fur People in our work with the animals we serve. We would be most grateful if you would also share this information with your friends.

You can help even if you don't adopt

We need and appreciate your donations and support

We are passionate about saving pets and hope to continue the animal shelter and pet adoption work that we do here in Tyler, TX, but we need your help. Contact The Humane Society's Pets Fur People to learn how you can help by donating to or volunteering at our no kill pet shelter. We appreciate your support.