How You Can Help

  • Foster an animal.

  • Volunteer at our main shelter or one of our off-site events.

  • Mention SHS to friend and family looking to adopt a new pet.
  • House one of our cats for adoption in your pet friendly business! We provide all the supplies needed!
  • Help us meet our supply needs by donating items from our wish list or holding supply drives.

  • Say ‘no thanks’ to birthday presents…you’d prefer donations be made to SHS instead.

  • Become a Humane Hero and join our monthly giving community.

  • Find out if your employer matches donations made by employees. Your gift to SHS could double in value!

  • Honor and remember loved ones with a tribute gift.

  • Include Shelby Humane Society in your will and estate planning.
  • Make a difference on your wedding day by donating to SHS in honor of your guests.
  • Be a fundraising star! Create a fundraising link for SHS and publish on your social networking sites and email to your friends and family.


Purchase items from our wish list through and they will be shipped directly to us. 

Supply Wish List
Monetary Donations for Medicine Dawn Dish Washing Detergent


8 1/2 x 11 Copy Paper

Canned Puppy/Kitten Food

Purina Puppy/Kitten Chow

Fold Down Wire Cages

Cat Litter (non-scoop)

Plastic Animal Carriers Clorox Bleach
Paper Towels Fabuloso All Purpose Cleaner
Seamless Stainless Steel Water Buckets Bath Towels
Fine Point Sharpies (black) Latex Gloves
Dog Harnesses

Dog Leashes

Cat Collars
Lysol or Similar Floor Cleaner

AAA Duracell Brand Batteries



Donate a Dog Bed to Our Shelter

Just visit Kuranda Dog Beds on-line and follow the "Donate a Bed" link. Choose a bed to send to Shelby Humane Society in Columbiana, AL.

Shopping On-line? Follow the link to and your online shopping will benefit Shelby Humane Society! Over 500 retailers will donate a percentage of your purchase to SHS at no additional cost to you. Make sure you sign up for the pop-up window so you never miss a donation!