Welcome to Loving Heart Animal Shelter





About Us

The Loving Heart Animal Shelter is a private, independent, 501(c)3 nonprofit corporation governed by a volunteer Board of Directors composed of community members who are dedicated to animal welfare. We are funded primarily through private donations and service revenue. Not controlled or funded by any statewide or national organization, donations made to national animal welfare groups do not benefit our local pets. We are based in Lafayette, Indiana.

Loving Heart Animal Shelter is a no-kill animal shelter and adoption organization. Our shelter strives to create an environment that enhances awareness of the humane treatment of animals. The mission of Loving Heart Animal Shelter is to rescue healthy and treatable dogs and cats. This shall include but is not limited to the following: animals who are sick, injured, abused, found stray, and relinquished by their owners. We will nurture and restore them to happy, healthy lives in loving, permanent homes.

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Now is the time to stock up on all your animal-related merchandise! Check out our online store for a variety of items.


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Mutt of the Month



Bonnie loves her balls. Actually, she loves anything involving toys or treats. You can often find Bonnie searching for treats or rolling around on the ground with a toy in her month. However, a lot of the time Bonnie is curled up in her bed, watching... Waiting. She's been searching for a family for nearly five years now. Bonnie may prefer to be the only pet in the home, but her love for people is limitless.
Will you give this beautiful girl the chance she deserves? Apply to adopt Bonnie here: https://form.jotform.com/83498116900157.

Meow of the Month




Meet our gorgeous girl Scrappy! Scrappy is eight months old and more than ready to find a loving, forever home to call her own. Will you be the person to make her dreams come true?


Meet Scrappy at Pet Valu in West Lafayette, or apply to adopt her at this link:





Tributes from Past Adopters

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