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SAVING ANIMALS, HELPING PEOPLE

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Our mission is “To work as one in helping animals irrespective of breed, location or circumstance, while also supporting the people who love animals.” We are a 501(c)(3) mostly volunteer, no-kill rescue. We have two locations, one in Evansville, Indiana and one in Chrisney, Indiana. We have helped over 10,000 animals since we were created in 2010.

What we do

Pet Adoption

Give a second chance to a homeless animal in need! Become a forever home!

Pet Foster Care

Provide temporary care for pets in need, until a forever home is found. Foster now!

Events

Community events that make a positive impact on the lives of animals in need. Join us at an event!

Pet Rehome

If you wish to rehome your pet, please visit here for resources.

Our Impact

11,555

Total Helped through December 2023

1904

Total helped in 2023

99.95%

Lifesaving percentage

200

Average number of animals in ITV’s care

Ways to Help

There are so many ways that you can help the homeless animals of ITV, many are things you do anyway and do not cost you anything!!! Below are ways you can help the animals of ITV:

Wish List

We are always in need of various supplies to help care for the animals. Please visit our wish lists below and our full list here:

Volunteer Be a Hero

Volunteers are always needed. Be a hero for homeless animals and volunteer.

Dog Day Out is a top choice. Spend time with our dogs outside of the shelter to provide a change of scenery and socialization opportunities. It’s super easy and fun!

Learn More Here

Monthly Newsletter and Other Ways to Help

We are always looking for people who can:

  • Check out our most recent Newsletter HERE!
  • Buy from our online store HERE!
  • Become a monthly donor HERE!
  • Buy a Spay/Neuter License Plate
  • Designate ITV as charity on Walmart.com
Learn More Here

Stay Connected

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🌟 Employee of the Month: Whitney Ebelhar🌟
We are thrilled to announce Whitney as our Employee of the Month! With three years of dedicated service, Whitney has consistently gone above and beyond in her role, making invaluable contributions to our organization.
Whitney's unwavering availability and reliability make her an indispensable member of our team. Whether it's during regular hours or in times of urgency, Whitney can always be counted on to lend a helping hand.
Her commitment to Spencer County's strays is truly remarkable. Whitney generously volunteers her time to assist on dispatch calls, ensuring that every stray receives the care and attention they need. Her compassion and dedication make a meaningful difference in the lives of countless animals.
In addition to her compassionate efforts in the field, Whitney brings creativity and enthusiasm to her role. She goes the extra mile by providing enrichment activities for our animals, brightening their days with fun and stimulating experiences.
Whitney's passion for our mission shines through in everything she does, including her photography skills. By capturing the unique personalities of our adoptable and fosterable dogs, she helps them find loving homes and showcases their potential to the world.
Whitney, we are honored to have you as part of our team. Your dedication, kindness, and unwavering commitment to our cause inspire us all. Thank you for everything you do to make a difference in the lives of animals in need. You truly deserve this recognition and more!
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🌟 Employee of the Month: Whitney Ebelhar🌟
We are thrilled to announce Whitney as our Employee of the Month! With three years of dedicated service, Whitney has consistently gone above and beyond in her role, making invaluable contributions to our organization.
Whitneys unwavering availability and reliability make her an indispensable member of our team. Whether its during regular hours or in times of urgency, Whitney can always be counted on to lend a helping hand.
Her commitment to Spencer Countys strays is truly remarkable. Whitney generously volunteers her time to assist on dispatch calls, ensuring that every stray receives the care and attention they need. Her compassion and dedication make a meaningful difference in the lives of countless animals.
In addition to her compassionate efforts in the field, Whitney brings creativity and enthusiasm to her role. She goes the extra mile by providing enrichment activities for our animals, brightening their days with fun and stimulating experiences.
Whitneys passion for our mission shines through in everything she does, including her photography skills. By capturing the unique personalities of our adoptable and fosterable dogs, she helps them find loving homes and showcases their potential to the world.
Whitney, we are honored to have you as part of our team. Your dedication, kindness, and unwavering commitment to our cause inspire us all. Thank you for everything you do to make a difference in the lives of animals in need. You truly deserve this recognition and more!

It's a great day for a ball game!! Bring your family and pup out to Bark in the Park! Game starts at 12:35 pm!! The dogs are waiting for you!!! See MoreSee Less

Its a great day for a ball game!! Bring your family and pup out to Bark in the Park! Game starts at 12:35 pm!! The dogs are waiting for you!!!
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Our Next Events

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Bark in the Park

Bark in the Park

May 19, 5:30pm - May 19, 9:00pm

Bosse Field

Join us for opening week with the Evansville Otters! Watch the Evansville Otters take on the Joliet Slammers on Sunday, May 19, 2024. Tickets are FREE and available at the rescue center, 1417 N Stockwell Rd. We get a donation for each ticket that comes through the gate so bring your friends!! We will also be promoting ITV and adoptable animals at the event. Bring your pup out for a day at the park with the Evansville Otters!! Gate opens at 11 am.... See MoreSee Less

609 interested  ·  65 going
Rockin' for Rescue King & Queen Contest

Rockin' for Rescue King & Queen Contest

May 27, 2:00am

410 Carpenter St, Evansville, IN 47708-1028, United States Map

ENTER AND VOTE HERE - www.gogophotocontest.com/rockinforrescue

Photo submissions are accepted through 11:59:59 PM (Central Time) on Sunday, May 26, 2024. Voting opens at 8:00:00 AM (Central Time) on Monday, May 27, 2024 and voting ends at 9:00:00 PM (Central Time) on Thursday, June 6, 2024.

Introducing ITV's Fifth Annual King and Queen Contest! What is a pawty without a Royal Court? We need you to select a King and Queen to preside over our Rockin' for Rescue on June 15, 2024 at Warehouse 410, Evansville. The male animal and the female animal who receive the most votes will be crowned King and Queen, respectively. The winners will receive a crown, be our special guests at the Rockin' for Rescue (with their guardian) and receive a prize package. Finally, the winners will be featured on our social media pages regarding the contest.

We will also crown a Prince and Princess! The male animal and the female animal who receives the second most votes will be crowned Prince and Princess, respectively. They will also be part of the Rockin' for Rescue Royal Court as our special guest (with their guardian) on June 15 and receive a prize package.

We encourage you to enter the contest with your favorite photo of your pet and a few words about your beloved. Then invite your family and friends to vote for your photo! The contest is open to anyone and you may enter your photo for only $20. Your photo entry does not have to be of an ITV rescue. We welcome photos of all animals - beautiful and regal, silly and goofy, naughty and nice, rough and tumble, indoor snuggle bunnies and outdoor adventurers.
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56 interested  ·  7 going
Rockin' For Rescue: An 80s & 90s Pawty presented by Lux Motors

Rockin' For Rescue: An 80s & 90s Pawty presented by Lux Motors

Jun 15, 11:00pm - Jun 16, 3:00am

Warehouse 410, 410 Carpenter St, Evansville, IN Map

ITV welcomes you to our TENTH annual event "Rockin' For Rescue: An 80s & 90s Pawty presented by Lux Motors!" Join us on Saturday, June 15, 2024 from 6-10 pm CST at a brand new venue, Warehouse 410, 410 Carpenter Street, Evansville in support of It Takes A Village No-Kill Rescue! This event is not to be missed! The theme this year is a 80s and 90s flashback so lets remember two great decades while supporting homeless animals! 80s and 90s music, flashback decor and guests are encouraged to dress like you did in the 80s and 90s!!

Tickets prices are:
$60/person
$110/couple
$450/table of 8

Just a few of the things we will have are:
* Live 80s and 90s music by Nellis and Crosby
* Silent Auction
* Cash Bar
* ITV animals onsite
* Photos and photobooth
* Buffet Dinner catered by Acropolis Catering
*Dietary needs dinners including vegetarian option available upon request

TICKETS NOW ON SALE!! BUY TICKETS HERE: onecau.se/rockin

Make sure you mark interested in the event so you can get updates!
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729 interested  ·  31 going

Recent Happy Tails

Sissy and Blanche.
Hope is perfect for our home.
Daisy May has definitely made our house feel more like a home!

Pets (and their owners) love us!

Diana Mudd

The staff was all so helpful in the adoption of my Dary. I would so recommend ITV great job! All of you!!!

Heather Beaubrun.

These ladies do an amazing job!! Wonderful shelter!!!

Maria E.

I highly recommend this shelter. They truly are a no kill shelter. I just adopted a deaf dog that had been there since July 2021. We are very happy with our Freya!

Eric Mayo

Awesome people with a passion for pets! Gotta love a no-kill shelter!