Aberdeen Area Humane Society
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Shelter Hours
11:30 am - 5:00 pm
Monday - Saturday
1 - 4 pm Sunday

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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 Manager

Stacey Franks

Shelter Kennel Workers

Meagan Cooper

Rachael Gilbertson

Judy Pierson

Samantha Akin

Savannah Black

Trevor Black

Char Schell



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: Carole Kiesz

Vice President: Annie Stenvig
Treasurer: Nancy Upton

Secretary: Julie Bosmoe

Jackie Kahre

Lana Goehring

Kim Hall

Theresa Lankenau

Kim Heupel

© 2015 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.