1855 Windish Drive, Galesburg, IL 61401, US

(309) 342-1275

Working today to change tomorrow!

About Us

How We're Helping

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 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

Are you passionate about what we're doing? Let us know! We are always looking for volunteers 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

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. 


Drop us a line!

Better yet, come see us in person!

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


1855 Windish Drive, Galesburg, IL 61401, US

(309) 342-1275



8:00 am – 5:00 pm


8:00 am – 5:00 pm


8:00 am – 5:00 pm


8:00 am – 5:00 pm


8:00 am – 5:00 pm


8:00 am – 5:00 pm



*Office closed on most National Holidays*

Keep in Touch

Sign up to hear from us about upcoming events, our projects, and how you can help!

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

Amazon Wish list

Want to help the shelter but unable to come in and physically volunteer? Do not feel obligated to just the items listed we greatly appreciate any and all donated items!

We can ALWAYS use your used sheets, blankets, towels, and comforters.

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)

Up Coming Events

26th Annual Doggie Jog

 Please mark your calendars for our biggest event of the year! Our 26th Annual Doggie Jog! Saturday, September the 15th. Registration begins at 9am, jog begins at 10am. Photos by Rick Cross, and T-Shirt included in registration. We hope to see you there.

Knox County Humane Society Presents

26th Annual Doggie Jog

Register before September 15th and the entry fee will be $15.00 ( The day of the event, registration starts at 9:00 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.


Link to our Event: HERE 

The City of Galesburg's City Ordinances