PO Box 3173
Quincy, IL 62305
“The mission of the Quincy Humane Society is to create a bond of respect and compassion between animals and people.”
The Quincy Humane Society is one of the oldest humane organizations in the country. Organized in 1880 as the Quincy Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, the primary concern of the organization, “was doing good work, if quiet and modest work, keeping the welfare of the city’s animals.” Just two years later in 1883 our founding civic leaders changed the name to the Quincy Humane Society. The Quincy Humane Society’s philosophy has always been “Improving the quality of life in Quincy for pets and their people.