Looking for new furry friend to bring home? We always have animals that are eagerly awaiting a forever family to call their own.

The Humane Society of the High Plains is a no-kill domestic animal shelter that serves the city of Hays, Ellis County and the surrounding areas in Kansas. 

Ways To Contribute

Who We Are





Spread the word! Whether it is by word of mouth or through social media. Tell your friends and family about animals in need & the importance of proper animal care.​​​​


Humane Society of the High Plains
2050 E. Old Hwy 40, Hays, KS 67601, USA

We are located approximately

7 miles east of Hays, KS on

Old Hwy 40

GPS can't find us?

Please call

(785) 625-5252 for directions. 


If you are not ready to take in a permanent resident or would like to help short-term. Being a foster parent could be just the job for you.


You must be 16 years of age to volunteer with parent/guardian consent. Our volunteers help socialize and exercise adoptable animals.



2017 Copyright Humane Society of the High Plains. All Rights Reserved.

Until There Are None Adopt One


Donations are always helpful in caring for animals that come through our shelter.

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Business Hours

Due to the dangerous weather conditions that have been forecasted HSHP will be closing at 4:00 p.m. on May 18th. Regular business hours will resume tomorrow.

Closed Monday

Open Tuesday - Sunday

1:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Adoptions Processed Till 4:30 p.m.