Aberdeen Area Humane Society
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AAHS Shelter

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Shelter Hours
11:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday - Saturday
11:30 am - 4:00 pm Sunday
Closed Monday

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Here is where you can find the right friend for your family!!!

Our kennels are filled with friendly loving dogs and cats just waiting for you to take them home!!! We are proud to be the only Humane Society in the area that has a "no euthanasia" policy unless they are vicious or terminally ill.

The AAHS Shelter is located at 2511- 385th Ave. south and west of Aberdeen, South Dakota.
Click here for directions.

Click on each picture below for a larger view.
Outdoor dog runs - North side


Outdoor dog runs - South side

"Catio" Outdoor cat patio


Our employees are responsible for the day-to-day operation of our shelter and are here to ensure the health and safety of all of our animals and to help make sure your adoption is successful.


Shelter Staff 

Meagan Cooper

Elaine Schaible

Ashley McNeary

Briana Hotzler

Amanda Johnson

Samie Elbert


Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is responsible for ensuring that the shelter stays in continuous operation by handling the business of the Aberdeen Area Humane Society:

  • Recruiting members
  • Organizing fundraisers
  • Maintaining the building & grounds
  • Hiring suitable employees
  • Providing for the needs of the animals

Each board member is elected for a 3 year term and each serves in a  volunteer capacity.



President: Annie Stenvig

Vice President: Kim Heupel

Treasurer: Christa Swingler

Secretary: Megan Daniels

Nancy Upton

Missy Hill

Kelly Serr

Rob VanMeter

Cate Diede

Jan Hill-Steiner

© 2016 Aberdeen Area Humane Society. All rights reserved.
Physical Address: 2511 385th Ave. S, Aberdeen, South Dakota. Directions
Mailing Address: PO Box 1013, Aberdeen, SD 57402-1013
For more information contact us at 605-226-1200 or email info@anewleashonlife.net.