The Smyth County Humane Society (SCHS) is a non-shelter organization that advocates for the prevention of cruelty to animals through education and public relations activities; effects pet population control through spay/neuter clinics with funding assistance for low-income families as well as  TNR / Community Cat support; works with rescue groups to save the lives of abandoned or homeless pets;  and works closely with our sister organization, Smyth Animal Rescue & Resource Center, and serves as liaison to the Smyth County Public Animal Shelter.

997 spay & neuter surgeries scheduled and/or subsidized in 2022

1900 hours donated to projects in 2022 - averaging 37 hours per week

957 lives of companion animals saved at the Smyth County Public Animal Shelter due to adoption, reclaimed by owners, and joint rescue efforts in 2022

32,000 pounds of pet food collected and distributed to needy pet owners