August is Clear the Shelters month and The Heritage Humane Society invites YOU to join in the nationwide celebration!
Now in its ninth year, NBCUniversal Local is teaming up with hundreds of shelters across the country including HHS to host Clear the Shelters. This nationwide pet adoption and donation campaign that helps find loving homes for homeless animals in need. More than 860K pets have found their forever homes since 2015. Just last year, HHS’s participation in Clear the Shelters resulted in 157 adoptions: 117 cats, 27 dogs, two birds, and 10 small critters.
For the entire month of August, we are doing a Spin-The-Wheel adoption special. Adopters will have a chance to win 40%, 50%, 60%, and 75% Off the Adoption Fee, or even Name Your Own Adoption Fee.* This promotion is for all pets available for adoption at our adoption center located on Waller Mill Rd. and at Schwartzy’s Cat Cove.
As a reminder, adoptions are first-come, first-serve. If you are interested in learning more about our adoptable pets visit Our adoption hours are from 12 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Tuesday – Sunday.
*This promotion is for approved adopters only. This promotion is only for pets ready to go home. This promotion is subject to change during the promotion. Any changes will be updated on our website.
Questions? Contact us at 757-221-0150 or [email protected].

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