Be Involved

There are many ways you can help the animals in your community. Foster. Volunteer. Donate. Join. Please consider getting involved and making a difference.


Love is the greatest reward. Find a new best friend and share the love. Search for available cats and dogs and read our success stories.


We can help you with spaying/neutering your companion animal; your feral cat colony; or adopting a new pet. Learn more about the services we offer.


Special Request for Funds

Our current 4 Paws Thrift Store at 801 Main Street no longer meets our needs.  The good news is through a special donation we have purchased a new location at 702 Main Street.  We hope to open in July 2018.  The bad news is the store front need some renovations to meet our needs and to be compliant with current building and ADA regulations.  We are raising funds through this special format to pay for the new HVAC system.  Your…

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Our Mission

IRHS is an all volunteer, non-profit 501 (c) 3 organization. The mission of IRHS is to improve the animal welfare by ensuring the humane care and treatment of animals in King William, Essex and King & Queen County. Indian Rivers Humane Society is a proud member of the Virginia Federation of Humane Societies.    

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President – Connie Prince Vice President – Gina Fetterolf Secretary – Angela Scott Treasurer – Jon Cox All Things Dog Chair – Margie Hurson All Things Cat Chair – Donna Cox 4 Paws Thrift Chair – Jason Scott Education/Legislation Chair – Joan Coven Special Events Chair – Connie Prince Public Relations Chair – Kristin Kite Membership Chair – Kathy Haurand

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Our Partner Veterinarians: Aylett Animal Hospital 8065 Richmond Tappahannock Hwy Aylett, VA 23009 (804) 769-1530 King William Veterinary Clinic 1242 Sharon Road King William, VA 23086 (804) 769-3200 Tri-County Animal Hospital Lewis B Puller Memorial Hwy Mattaponi, VA 23110 (804) 785-9955

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