1855 Windish Drive, Galesburg, IL 61401, US

(309) 342-1275


Welcome to Knox County Humane Society

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Working today to change tomorrow!

Thank you to our Sponsors for the 27th Annual Doggie Jog

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JEREMY CARRIER M.D. AND FAMILY
LOCKWOOD CONSTRUCTION
MCDONALD'S
​DAVES AUTOBODY
RUN GALESBURG RUN
DAVE & MARTY CASS
RICK CROSS PHOTO IMAGES
MSI - MECHANICAL SERVICE INC.
BARASH & EVERETT LLC ATTORNEYS
SUN LOAN CO.
GALESBURG TOYOTA
DUFFY'S
WGIL RADIO STATION 1400
SHOE CARNIVAL
COURTNEY & ALDRICH CPA
DICK BLICK ART
INVISIBLE FENCE
KANDY SAYRS DDS
THOMAS PET CREMATORY
BOX CAR EXPRESS
HAYDEN CHIROPRACTIC
F&M BANK
TOMPKINS STATE BANK
KNOXVILLE VETERINARY SERVICE

THE PATIO 

About Us

How We're Helping

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We are a nonprofit Humane Society dedicated to preventing cruelty to animals. We are focused on helping make the world around us a better, happier place. With the help of our tireless staff, we organize fundraisers, community-building events, and in-depth training sessions for our volunteers. We are proudly a No-Kill animal shelter! Only calling in a vet for euthanasia in extreme cases, where it is in the animals best interest. 


Serving the Knox county area. 


Animal Control serving the city of Galesburg Illinois.


Call KCHS if you have any further questions.


Office: 309-342-1275
Fax: 309-342-1276 



Get Involved

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Are you passionate about what we're doing? Let us know! We are always looking for volunteers at our animal shelter to help us make our vision a reality. We'll help you find a way to volunteer that best suits you. We're excited to have you join the team!

Thank You

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Whether you help through monetary donations, volunteering your time, or spreading our mission through word-of-mouth, thank you. We couldn't accomplish our goals without the help of supporters like you. 

Help Our Cause

Your support and contributions will enable us to meet our goals and improve conditions. Your generous donation will fund our mission.

Pay with PayPal or a debit/credit card

Our Blog

ADOPTABLE PETS

 

*Please be sure to check our Facebook for Adoptable Pets, as it is updated more frequently!  


ADOPTABLE PETS ON FACEBOOK (adopt a pet)

https://www.facebook.com/KCHSpets




ADOPTABLE PETS ON ADOPT A PET WEBSITE

Videos of some of our dogs for adoption

Have a Chair You Would Like to Donate?!


Our Shelter Animals absolutely love their chairs! 


Donations may be dropped off at our facility.1855 Windish Dr. Galesburg Illinois, 61401.


Call our office for more information. 


The Shelter Pets Send Many Licks And Purrs Of Thanks! 

Animal Control Services for the City of Galesburg, Illinois

Please call 39-342-1275 to make a report, your information will always remain 100% confidential.

Please call 309-342-1275 to make a report, your information will always remain 100% confidential. After Hours 309-343-9151


ALWAYS REPORT SUSPECTED ANIMAL ABUSE!

The City of Galesburg's City Ordinances

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Link to Ordinances

Animal Control Services for Knox County, Illinois. Outside of City of Galesburg

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Knox County Animal Control Division


Knox County Sheriff's Department


Monday - Friday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM 

(309) 345-3735


After Hours, Weekends & Holidays:

(309) 343-9151

Business Hours

Come see us in person!

We love our customers, so feel free to visit during normal business hours.

KCHS

1855 Windish Drive, Galesburg, IL 61401, US

(309) 342-1275

Hours

Mon

8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Tue

8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Wed

8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Thu

8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Fri

8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Sat

8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Sun

Closed

*Office closed on most National Holidays*


Adoption hours: 10am-4pm

Amazon Wish list

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Want to help the shelter but unable to come in and physically volunteer?  Below is our Amazon Wish List. 


We can ALWAYS use your used sheets, blankets, towels, comforters, cat litter and hot dogs.
 

Also, don't forgot to use our Amazon Smile, where our organization receives a portion of the purchase price.
 

Smile: https://smile.amazon.com/ch/23-7369831
 

**Monetary donations are always welcome: Especially to help with our Low Cost Spay and Neuter clinic.**
 

(A downloadable .PDF to our Wish List is located near the bottom, under the Downloads Section)
 

CLICK HERE TO VIEW OUR AMAZON WISH LIST

Donate Now

Your generous gift will help us fund our mission to help animals in need. Together, we can make a difference. 

Saving Lives 4 Paws at a Time! 

Pay with PayPal or a debit/credit card

Fundraisers and Events

September 14th

ANNUAL DOGGIE JOG

9:00 a.m.

1855 Windish Drive, Galesburg, Illinois

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September 14th

ANNUAL DOGGIE JOG

  

Register before September 14th and the entry fee will be $15.00 

(includes T-shirt and photo of your pet & you!)


 The day of the event, registration starts at 8:00 am and the fee will be $20.00. 


REGISTRATION FEE WILL BE WAIVED IF $50.00 IN PLEDGES IS RECEIVED WITH REGISTRATION FORM. 


Please make sure your checks are made payable to the Knox County Humane Society.


Please return this form to the Knox County Humane Society,

1855 Windish Drive, Galesburg, Il 61401


DOGS OF ALL SHAPES AND SIZES WELCOME!!!



9:00 a.m.

1855 Windish Drive, Galesburg, Illinois

December 31st New Years Eve

Annual Luminary Lighting In Honor Of Lost Pets

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December 31st New Years Eve

Annual Luminary Lighting In Honor Of Lost Pets

  

Annual Luminary Candlelight Celebration


Over 600 luminaries glowed outside the animal shelter last year.


 Your Drive by and enjoy the luminaries.


 Luminary gives hope to homeless pets.


 The cost is only $5 per Luminary. 


This annual expression of love and respect for pets is growing every year.


 When you buy a luminary in honor or in memory of your beloved pet, a shelter pet is helped.


 Every cent goes directly to help homeless and abandoned animals find new homes. 


You can purchase them right up to the lighting of the Luminaries.


The Shelter pets send Licks and Purrs of Thanks!


To order luminaries, return the order form and payment to:


Knox County Humane Society, 1855 Windish Drive, Galesburg, IL 61401


Or Send Via Our PayPal

PAYPAL LINK


(Be sure to include what payment is for in the memo section, as well as animal names you would like to have displayed)

May

ANNUAL EASTMINSTER DOG SHOW

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May

ANNUAL EASTMINSTER DOG SHOW

WHERE: Behind the shelter in our Park


Registration at 12 Pm

 Showtime at 1:00 Pm


$15.00 Registration Fee per dog if paid before May 1st

$20.00 Registration Fee per dog Day of Event 


Rick Cross Photography will be taking pictures of you and your pet free with each registration.


All dogs are winners, so the winner of each category will be by drawing. 


Categories Include:

  1. Terrier
  2. Hound
  3. Toy 
  4. Working
  5. Non-Sporting
  6. Herding
  7. Super Mutt
  8. Best D