Animal shelter to host adoption day Oct. 15

Heartland Humane Society invites the community to a Meet and Greet Oct. 15 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the 4H Grounds Alcoa Arena, located at 700 Whiting Drive in Yankton.  Animals will be available for adoption and the dogs and the puppies from foster care will be available to meet as well.

"Heartland Humane Society is at full capacity with cats and kittens," said Kerry Schmidt, executive director at Heartland Humane Society.  "We have had a lot of interest in the puppies especially, so this is a great time to meet them, too!"

The shelter suggests filling out an application for adoption prior the event. Contact Heartland Humane Society 605-664-4244 or email for more information. To view current animals up for adoption, stop at the shelter located at 601 ½ Burleigh in Yankton or go to

Heartland Humane Society is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that serves Yankton and Clay counties in South Dakota and Cedar County in Nebraska and surrounding communities, protecting and enhancing the lives of companion animals by promoting healthy relationships between pets and people.  Visit Heartland Humane Society online at

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