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South Suburban Humane Society

1103 West End Avenue
Chicago Heights, IL 60411

Our Mission

The Mission of the South Suburban Humane Society is to protect and promote the well being of pets and their people in our community and beyond.

Adoption Policy

Adoption Requirements at the South Suburban Humane Society



1. All adopters must be 18 years of age.

2. All members of the household are encouraged to meet.

3. Be certain pets are allowed in your home or apartment.



An adoption interview is required prior to adoption. Please bring a photo ID.



Upon approval, you can go home with your pet* after their spay/neuter procedure (often same day). Your pet will leave up-to-date with their vaccines, microchip and registration, and spay/neuter. 



Kittens under 6 months (April 1 - Oct 1) : $80

Kittens under 6 months (Oct 2 - March 31) : $155

Cats between 6 months and 6 years (April 1 - Oct 1) : $55

Cats between 6 months and 6 years (Oct 2 -March 31) : $80

Cats 6-10 years: $55

Cats 10+ years: $30


Mixed breed/large breed puppies under 6 months: $225

Pure bred/Small breed puppies under 6 months: $275

Pit bull/pit bull mixes over 6 months: $60

Dogs under 30 lbs 6 months - 6 years : $180

Dogs under 30 lbs 6 years - 10 years : $55

Dogs under 30 lbs 10+ years : $30

Dogs over 30 lbs 6 months - 6 years : $130

Dogs over 30 lbs 6+ years : $30

High profile pets under 6 years : $275




*All dogs must leave with leash, collar and tag. If you do not have one, you may purchase at time of adoption.
* All cats must leave in a carrier or cardboard carrier. If you do not have one, you may purchase at time of adoption.

  • day hours
    Monday 12-5 pm
    Tuesday 12-5 pm
    Wednesday 12-5 pm
    Thursday 12-5 pm
    Friday 12-5 pm
    Saturday 12-5 pm
    Sunday 12-5 pm
    By appointment only

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