Mission & Programs


The mission of the Oktibbeha County Humane Society, Inc. (OCHS), is to promote domestic animal welfare. OCHS is based on the belief that the community has the responsibility to treat animals humanely. Its goals include providing humane education; promoting animal welfare legislation; advocating and facilitating pet sterilization; and rescuing, sheltering, and promoting adoption of abandoned animals.

OCHS Programs

• Pet PALS: Low-cost spay/neuter program
• Humane Education
• OCHS participates in transport programs including those through Homeward Bound of Mississippi and PetSmart Charities® Rescue Waggin’®
• Dog Licensing: The City of Starkville requires all dogs kept in the city limits to be licensed each year. Click here to download the Dog License Application.


For copies of current financial statements, please contact our Treasurer at treasurer@ochsms.org.