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Employment with CCHS

Accepting Applications for Shelter Veterinarian, Medical Staff, and Adoption Staff Read More »


Love Knows No Age

Is adopting a senior pet the right decision for you? Here are a few senior pet adoption stories that may convince you! Read More »


HEARTS OF GOLD: Kari Testory and Matthew Memishee

We are so grateful to the volunteers and donors that allow us to make CCHS successful. Read this volunteer spotlight story and learn more about Kari and Matthew! Read More »


Seoul Virus in Pet Rats

The CDC confirms cases in Illinois and Wisconsin Read More »


An Open Letter to University of Illinois & Parkland College Employees

It's easy to support CCHS through Community Shares workplace giving program. Read More »


June is Pet Preparedness Month in Illinois

Make sure you have everything you need to keep your pets with you, and safe, in an emergency! Read More »


Canine Influenza Virus Hits Bloomington/Normal

What dog owners need to know about CIV! Read More »


WAND Helping to Clear the Shelters

WAND has joined the Clear the Shelters event! Read More »


Queenie Mills Memorial Wall Dedication

The Queenie Mills Memorial Wall ceremony will be dedicated in a brief ceremony on Saturday, June 20, 2015, at the humane society. Read More »


Employment Opportunity

Accepting applications for the Medical Care Staff Read More »


Employment Opportunities

Join the CCHS Team. Full-time Position Open in Adoptions Read More »


Thinking about spring cleaning? Think of us too!

And mark your calendars for the 29th Annual Giant Garage Sale on Memorial Day Weekend, Friday and Saturday May 22nd and 23rd at the Champaign County Fairgrounds. Read More »


Shop “AmazonSmile” to help CCHS

AmazonSmile allows Amazon shoppers to select their favorite charity to receive 0.5% of their purchase totals. Read More »


A Message of Thanks from Olive

Olive is slimming down, feeling better, and wants to thank everyone for the love and support. Read More »


Relocating the "Paws of Fame"

Notice to our donors: If you inscribed a paver in the 1980's or '90's to honor a pet and support CCHS, please let us know! Read More »


Be a Voice for Animals!

Let your State Senators know that you support Senate Bill 3337. Read More »


Keeping Pets Safe in Frigid Weather

During this period of extremely cold temperatures and dangerous wind chills, the Champaign County Humane Society urges all pet owners to bring their pets inside and exercise the utmost caution when exposing pets to the cold. Pets rely on their owners to keep them safe and warm during cold weather Read More »


Hounds & Sounds Pet Expo this Saturday

Enjoy live music and meet local animal rescuers and pet service providers at the Champaign County Fairgrounds, Saturday from noon to 6:00. Sponsored by Mobile Mutts Rescue Transports Read More »


CCHS Annual Meeting

The Champaign County Humane Society annual membership meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 11, 6:30 pm, in Room B at the Champaign Public Library. Read More »


Animal Adventure Camp - August 2013

Calling all young animal lovers! The Champaign County Humane Society invites you to experience a week filled with pet-related games, lessons and crafts. Read More »


Price is Right Weekend - Sat & Sun, April 20 & 21

$5.00 Vaccine Clinic on Saturday, 11:00 - 5:00 "Price is Right" Adoption Special on Sunday, 11:00 - 5:00 Read More »


CCHS Veterinarian Accepts Position with UI College of Veterinary Medicine

CCHS staff veterinarian, Dr. Robert Weedon, is now a visiting clinical instructor at the UI College of Veterinary Medicine, teaching courses in shelter medicine and working to expand the school's shelter medicine program. Read More »


Low Cost Cat Sterilization Clinic in February

The Feline Fixation cat sterilization clinic will be held on February 17th at Champaign County Animal Control Read More »


Shop CCHS at Urbana's Holiday Market!

Get great gifts for the animals (and animal lovers) on your holiday shopping list! Read More »


Calling all Artists and Art Lovers

The Art Coop will hold 3rd Annual Art for the Animals $50 Art Show Read More »


Humane Society Hopes Homecoming Week will be Home-Going Week for Shelter Animals

Let's send shelter animals to forever homes during Homecoming Week Read More »


Free Rabies Vaccination Clinic for Pets

The Illinois Student Chapter of the Association of Shelter Veterinarians of the College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Illinois is offering local residents to opportunity to obtain free rabies vaccinations for their pets on Sunday, October 21, 2012. Read More »


CCHS Annual Meeting

The Champaign County Humane Society Annual Meeting will be held September 12th at the Urbana Free Library. Read More »


Garage Sale Sets New Record!

The 2012 28th Annual CCHS GIANT Garage Sale at the Fairgrounds sailed past last year to set a new record, with a preliminary total of $56,701 deposited so far. Read More »


$50 Canine Spay/Neuter Surgery Now Available

Low-income dog owners residing in Champaign and Douglas Counties may purchase a $50 voucher good for one spay or neuter surgery at participating veterinary clinics. Read More »


Call for Volunteers!

We're getting ready for the CCHS GIANT Garage Sale, one of our biggest annual fundraisers! To make it happen, we need hundreds of volunteers over a two-week period, May 13th through the 29th. Read More »


Annual Mutt Strut - May 5th

Help the animals by joining us in Hessel Park for our annual dog walk and fundraiser! Read More »


A “Special Needs” Gerbil Finds a Special Home

Last winter, Sharon Migotsky, a long time fan and “mother” to small mammals (currently 2 degus, 1 hamster, and 4 gerbils), found herself following the small animals listed for adoption on the CCHS website. Read More »