Greater Birmingham Humane Society

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Meet Nina, the beautiful cream
tortoiseshell female. As a 6-year-old
kitty, she qualifies for our Seniors
for Seniors program. If you are a
senior, aged 55+, her adoption fee
is only $25!

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The Greater Birmingham Humane Society has a variety of volunteer opportunities available for people of all ages.

  • Our General Volunteer Program provides those 16 years and older various opportunities to help further our mission at the shelter and in the community.
  • Our Humane Teen Club is geared towards children between the ages of 12 and 16 years old.
  • Our Foster Program provides individuals the opportunity to help give pets in need special care and shelter in their home until the pet is ready for adoption.
  • Our GBHS Pet Pantry helps keep pets and their families together through challenging times by distributing pet food to qualified individuals.
  • Individuals who may not be able to come into the shelter or foster a pet can help from home by making Newspaper Rolls for Pets or collecting various items from our Wish List.
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The Greater Birmingham Humane Society's mission is to promote the humane treatment of animals and people through education, advocacy, and services.