• Please Note: Both CHS locations will close at 4:00pm this Sunday, December 11th and resume regular business hours Monday, December 12th.


We can all make a difference!

We are currently working hard to expand our Humane Education program in order to provide dynamic learning opportunities to our community.

At this time we are offering in person tours and presentations for groups of individuals interested in learning more about Capital Humane Society and our services.


Tour Details

When: Tuesday-Friday between 4-6pm, Saturday between 1-3pm

Length: Between 45 minutes- 1 hour

Where: Pieloch Pet Adoption Center (6500 S 70th St.)


  • Tours are offered to groups of 5-30 individuals of all ages. 
  • Groups of minors are required to be accompanied by adult chaperones.  The number of adults required to be present during the tour depends on the number of minors & their ages.
  • Tours and presentations are facilitated by staff and/or volunteers.

Topics covered: 

  • History of CHS
  • How animals come into our care
  • What the adoption process entails
  • Challenges animals and staff face in the shelter environment
  • Responsible pet ownership
  • How to get involved
  • Opportunity for Q & A

**We cannot guarantee that there will be an opportunity to interact directly with an animal during tours.  Interactions with animals are dependent on the temperment of the animals available for adoption at the time and behavior of the group taking the tour.**


  • Introduction and initial presentation
  • Review of rules and expected conduct
  • Tour of the facility
  • Finish up presentation
  • Q & A
  • **Possible interaction with adoption animal**


Schedule A Tour!


Email lthompson@capitalhumanesociety.org with questions.