WE WILL NOT STOP UNTIL ALL PAWS HAVE A HOME!

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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Meet Bella Elizabeth, a charming 1-year-old female Pit Mix with a heart as big as her adorable gray and white coat. This 50-pound sweetheart is ready to bring joy and companionship to her forever home. Bella Elizabeth is a bundle of love and energy! She has a playful spirit that's sure to light up your life. Despite her initial shyness, she warms up quickly and becomes a loyal and affectionate companion. Bella is good with other dogs and is open to meeting kiddos, making her a perfect fit for families. Bella Elizabeth would thrive in a home where she can receive the love and attention she deserves. A family with other dogs or children would be a great match, as she enjoys socializing and playing. Whether you're an active individual or a bustling family, Bella is adaptable and ready to be your loyal sidekick. Bella Elizabeth is social and gets along well with other dogs, making her a fantastic addition to multi-pet households. Her open attitude towards meeting children suggests she could be a great playmate for kids. An introduction would be recommended to ensure a smooth transition into her new family. One of Bella's standout qualities is her cleanliness. She takes pride in keeping her kennel tidy, a sign of her good house manners. With a little guidance and positive reinforcement, she is sure to adapt seamlessly to her new home environment. If you're ready to welcome Bella Elizabeth into your heart and home, please apply at ITVrescue.org to schedule a meet-and-greet and witness firsthand the joy and love she can bring to your family. Let's give Bella Elizabeth the forever home she deserves, filled with love, playtime, and lots of belly rubs!

All of our dogs are examined by a veterinarian, given age-appropriate vaccinations, dewormed, microchipped, spayed or neutered, heartworm tested and treated if necessary.
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Meet Bella Elizabeth, a charming 1-year-old female Pit Mix with a heart as big as her adorable gray and white coat. This 50-pound sweetheart is ready to bring joy and companionship to her forever home. Bella Elizabeth is a bundle of love and energy! She has a playful spirit thats sure to light up your life. Despite her initial shyness, she warms up quickly and becomes a loyal and affectionate companion. Bella is good with other dogs and is open to meeting kiddos, making her a perfect fit for families. Bella Elizabeth would thrive in a home where she can receive the love and attention she deserves. A family with other dogs or children would be a great match, as she enjoys socializing and playing. Whether youre an active individual or a bustling family, Bella is adaptable and ready to be your loyal sidekick. Bella Elizabeth is social and gets along well with other dogs, making her a fantastic addition to multi-pet households. Her open attitude towards meeting children suggests she could be a great playmate for kids. An introduction would be recommended to ensure a smooth transition into her new family. One of Bellas standout qualities is her cleanliness. She takes pride in keeping her kennel tidy, a sign of her good house manners. With a little guidance and positive reinforcement, she is sure to adapt seamlessly to her new home environment. If youre ready to welcome Bella Elizabeth into your heart and home, please apply at ITVrescue.org to schedule a meet-and-greet and witness firsthand the joy and love she can bring to your family. Lets give Bella Elizabeth the forever home she deserves, filled with love, playtime, and lots of belly rubs! 

All of our dogs are examined by a veterinarian, given age-appropriate vaccinations, dewormed, microchipped, spayed or neutered, heartworm tested and treated if necessary.
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Our Next Events

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March Madness Pooch Playoffs

March Madness Pooch Playoffs

Mar 1, 1:00pm - Mar 15, 12:00pm

Help raise money for ITV while receiving a private photo session of your pup!! Each pup will be also entered into a voting contest as part of a March Madness competition with the top 4 winning prizes from local sponsors!

Precious Impressions seeks 16 dogs to photograph for a bracket-style "Ulti-Mutt Canine Cuties competition" that will pit dogs against each other in votes held online at woobox.com. Each week’s winner advances with the goal to be voted the Ulti-Mutt Canine Cutie of Evansville.

Autumn Hite, owner of Precious Impressions, aims to raise $1,600 for ITV by the time the competition ends in March.

The fundraising event's $99 entry fees will be donated to It Takes a Village. Participation prizes, which will go to all competing dogs, will include an acrylic photo keychain photo and a wag bag of treats. The competition's ultimate winner also will receive prizes from at least one local sponsor.

For more details, potential participants are asked to call or text Hite at 812-319-8588. (NOTE: prints from the photo session are not included in the $99 fee and will incur an additional charge.)
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ITV at the Thunderbolts Hockey

ITV at the Thunderbolts Hockey

Mar 2, 12:00am

Evansville Thunderbolts

It’s almost time for Dogs Night Out with the Evansville Thunderbolts at the Ford Center! Join us for this great Evansville Thunderbolts event on Friday, March 1, 2024 at 7:00 pm. Who doesn’t like bringing dogs to hockey games and watching them race on the ice during intermission? Purchase a ticket for your dog for only an additional $5 to your normal game ticket! You might score a free collapsible doggie bowl, courtesy of Crypto, from the Evansville Regional Airport! On site vet services provided by Princeton Veterinary Hospital. It Takes a Village will be there with doggies up for adoption!
For more information and to buy tickets, go to evansvillethunderbolts.com/schedule/theme-nights
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Azzip Give Back!!

Azzip Give Back!!

Mar 11, 3:00pm - Mar 12, 1:00am

Azzip Pizza

Join us on Wednesday, March 11, 2024 at any Azzip Pizza location (Evansville or Newburgh) for our give back to ITV! AZZIP will donate back 20% of the pre-tax purchases made using the ITV scan code online or in-store. Includes dine in, carry out and gift cards! JUST SHOW THEM ITV'S UNIQUE SCAN CODE AND OUR RESCUE WILL RECEIVE 20% OF YOUR PURCHASE! Online orders can use the code GIVEBACK03 or present the scan code (print or on mobile phone) at Azzip!!... See MoreSee Less

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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!