The Humane Society of Raleigh County, Inc. is a non-profit organization which has been serving people and pets since 1979. Its mission is to prevent animal abuse and neglect. Located in Beckley, the county seat of Raleigh County, WV, the society’s shelter staff provides adoption opportunities and public education. By agreement with the Raleigh County Commission and the City of Beckley, the Humane Society enforces state and local laws pertaining to animals but is not a government agency.
Our organization was formed in 1979 for the express goal and objective to promote humane treatment of animals by way of education, humane animal population control, and humane care for injured, homeless, stray, and lost animals.
The Humane Society of Raleigh County envisions a community in which animal cruelty and overpopulation are eradicated and where all companion animals have compassionate and loving permanent homes.