Welcome to Humane Society of the Ouachitas (HSO)!
•   A NO-KILL rescue shelter, in Mena, Polk County, Arkansas, since 1978.  
•   A non-profit 501(c)3 organization
•   Please browse our site and get to know HSO!

When, What & How much?
•   Open 5 days a week, Tuesday through Saturday, 10 am to 2 pm. 
•   Adoption fees are only $60 per dog and $40 per cat.  
•   All shelter pets are healthy, altered and have their shots.

HSO offers: 
•   Online adoptable pet list on petfinder.com
•   "Pet of the Week" on our FIND PETS page. 
•   No-cost, or low-cost, spay/neuter services, for low-income families
•   Helpful hints for your pets
•   Volunteer opportunities for those who love pets and want to help them!
•   Investigation of cruelty/neglect complaints, with a "helping hand" approach, which most often produces a positive outcome. 

How can HSO help you find the pet you want?  
•   View our pet list at petfinder.com
•   Give us a call or visit our shelter
•   Adopt your new furry best friend! 

MISSION STATEMENT:  The Humane Society of the Ouachitas is a no-kill shelter serving the homeless animals of Polk County, Arkansas, until permanent caring homes can be found for them, providing low cost spay/neuter, vaccination and other humane services, and dedicated to the prevention of cruelty and neglect of animals as provided by Arkansas law.