Currently, adoptions and any other visits to the shelter are by appointment ONLY. If you are interested in adopting, you must first fill out the application. We will be in contact with you shortly to continue the process from there. Thank you for your understanding!

Love helping animals and looking to make a difference in your community? If you said "yes," volunteering with us may be the perfect way for you to help! We are always looking for new volunteers who can help at our shelter facility in shifts of 2-4 hours.


Volunteer duties include but are not limited to the following:

  • Interacting/playing with dogs and cats
  • Bathing/grooming animals
  • Cleaning cat condos (scooping litter, changing bedding, refreshing food and water, etc.)
  • Cleaning dog kennels (sweeping up fur, mopping floors, changing bedding, refreshing food and water, etc.)
  • Maintaining the fenced-in areas (scooping dog waste, picking up toys, pulling weeds, etc.)
  • Sweeping/mopping the lobby and common areas
  • Laundry
  • Grant writing/fundraising
  • Transporting animals
  • Photography/videography of animals
  • Becoming a foster parent


We can't wait to have you on our team! To get started, fill out a volunteer application.

Contact Us

Loving Heart

Animal Shelter


512 Veterans Memorial Pkwy E

Lafayette, Indiana 47905


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