Welcome to Oxford-Lafayette Humane Society


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Please join us for our 12th Annual Stars & Stripes 5K Classic on the Oxford Square. Enjoy our fun, fast, and flat race through historic downtown Oxford to celebrate our nation’s independence. You can also bring the whole family (& Fido, too) and participate in the ½ mile Family Fun Run that takes place after the 5k. All participants will receive a race number and official Stars and Stripes t-shirt. After the race enjoy food, drink and the awards ceremony. 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place awards for the 5K will be given to winners in each age group for both male and female categories made by one of our fine local artist. Water provided along the race route. Port-o-potties located behind City Hall. Stars & Stripes on the Square 5K Classic will use the Best Times ChampionChip timing technology. To get an official race time and be included in the race results, participants MUST wear a race chip (rental fee is included in your registration fee). Mail-in registration not received by July 1st is not guaranteed to be processed. Registration time: 6:00 am-7:15 am.  All proceeds benefit the animals at the Oxford-Lafayette Humane Society.
You may print our online mail-in registration form here, complete and send with your check or money order to:
Oxford-Lafayette Humane Society
413 McElroy Drive
Oxford, MS  38655 

For over 30 years, OLHS' dedicated staff and volunteers have worked to improve the plight of lost, unwanted, abandoned, and homeless animals by providing shelter, care, rescue, adoption services, and foster homes; to investigate incidents of animal cruelty, abandonment, and neglect; and to promote responsible pet ownership by advocating spay/neuter, permanent identification, and the humane and compassionate treatment of animals.

Whether you are looking to adopt a new companion, interested in volunteering or attending a fundraiser, or needing to surrender a stray or owned animal, the Oxford-Lafayette Humane Society is here for you.
OLHS is a private, nonprofit organization that is not affiliated with any other local or national organization. Our work is made possible only by the generosity of people like you. All contributions are tax deductible.
Please consider donating to our cause today!
If you prefer to mail a donation, please complete the donor contribution form and include it with your donation. Donations can be mailed to: Oxford-Lafayette Humane Society, 413 McElroy Drive, Oxford MS 38655.


ANIMAL CONTROL - (662) 832-7633

OLHS provides animal control services within Oxford City Limits onlyIf you live in Lafayette County and require animal assistance, please call the Lafayette County Sheriff's Department at (662) 234-6421. If you live in another county, please call your local police or sheriff's department.

If you live within the city limits and own a dog you are REQUIRED to purchase a city license to avoid a written citation. City licenses can be purchased from the Animal Control Officer or at the OLHS facility. 

If you witness an animal being abused, neglected, or abandoned, please call Animal Control immediately. You will remain anonymous.

Amazon Wish List

With our new AMAZON WISH LIST, you can shop online and have supplies sent directly to the shelter! You can sort items by price or priority and read comments about what we use the products for. We also only selected products that have FREE SHIPPING on orders that are $25 or more, so your money will go entirely to food and products for our shelter pets. Now you can shop, support the shelter, and save lives all at the click of a button! (Amazon will not release your contact information, so if you do make a purchase for our shelter, please forward  your invoice to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it so we will know where to send a thank you note!) As always, all donations are tax-deductible and MUCH appreciated! 

 When you shop at http://smile.amazon.com, Amazon donates to your favorite charitable organization. 

Amazon is giving .5% of every sale that is made through the amazon smile link. You get to choose from a variety of charities. (use search box). It is a very small % but with the amount of sales volume that Amazon does, it could add up quickly.

Help support the animals at OLHS by shopping and choosing the Oxford-Lafayette Humane Society as your charity choice! 

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 May 2010 13:13