Adoption Hours 
11:00 am - 5:30 pm M-F
12:00 pm - 4:30 pm S & S

Owner surrenders, owner reclaims/stray drop-offs hours

8:00 am - 5:30 pm M-F
8:00 am - 4:30 pm S & S


From 6pm to 10am please report after-hours animal issues to the Grand Island Police Department or the Sheriff for assistance.

Central Nebraska Humane Society

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About Us

About Our Shelter

Established in 1967 and celebrating over 50 years of service, the Central Nebraska Humane Society is still located at the original site donated by Herbert and Barbara Glover. CNHS is the largest nonprofit 501(c) (3) animal welfare organization in a lead role in central Nebraska. CNHS is governed by a Board of Directors whose members establish the policies, operation guidelines, strategic planning and fundraising for the organization.

All donations and financial support goes directly to impacting the lives of animals in a positive way. Much of the funding CNHS needs to care for animals comes from the generous support of local donations. Funding from the relationship with local city government only covers the work of Animal Control. Currently, the CNHS staff is developing new programs including comprehensive animal foster care and dog training programs as well as revamping its volunteer program. Development of these new programs would not occur without the generous financial support of area donors. To date, CNHS has adopted to over 70 counties in Nebraska and over 30 states.

Your Donations Go a Long Way

As a nonprofit organization, we depend on donations to run the shelter and care for the animals that need homes. Small or large we appreciate your donation.

Provides our animals with
toys and treats

Pays for critical vaccines

Assists with after-hours
medical emergency care

Not ready to give today? There are several ways you can support your local shelter.


What We Do

The purpose of the Central Nebraska Humane Society is to promote the adoption of rescued, abandoned, abused or neglected animals into safe, lifelong homes.

Rescuing Animals

Reunite Lost Pets

Pet Licensing

Care for Strays

Spay & Neuter

Pet Counseling

Finding A Home



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We provide and house the Animal Control Authority for Grand Island
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From Facebook

Last week we had 2 cats adopted, 3 dogs adopted and 3 dogs returned to their owners! ...

Comment on Facebook

Good job !

Keep up the good work! And thank you for all the amazing work you do!

Stray awaiting claim at CNHS ...

Stray awaiting claim at CNHS

17 hours ago

Central Nebraska Humane Society


That look says it all! We are so happy for you, Cassie! Good luck in your new home! ...

That look says it all! We are so happy for you, Cassie! Good luck in your new home!

Comment on Facebook

Awwww, one happy pup! Thank you for adopting! 🙌🏻


Cassie is so pretty. Enjoy her ! Thank you for adopting her !

Congratulations to you both!

Great picture of a happy twosome!

That's one sweet look of contentment! Happy forever ❣️ home to you!

Goodbye, Kika! Enjoy your new home! You will certainly be missed <3 ...

Goodbye, Kika! Enjoy your new home! You will certainly be missed

Comment on Facebook

Beautiful Kika ! Thank you for adopting !



Looks like a great match! Kika looks so comfortable already

Congratulations to all of you!!

That's one happy family!

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Become a Foster

Become a Foster

We have limited space here at the shelter and unfortunately, we are running out! Help us increase our capacity by becoming a temporary home for a shelter pet! We are especially in need of DOG FOSTERS. If you would be willing to open your home to a doggy in need,...


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Get In Touch

(308) 385-5305


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1312 Sky Park Road
Grand Island, NE 68801
M-F: 10-6, SAT: 10-5, SUN: 1-5



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