OLHS Policies

The Oxford Lafayette Humane Society is bound by contract with the City of Oxford to follow national guidelines in the operation of the Oxford Animal Shelter. 

Our management contract states specifically:

Purpose: The purpose of this agreement is to provide for animal control services and management of the City's animal shelter by OLHS in accordance with all applicable standards promulgated by the Humane Society of the United States, the American Humane Association, and/or the National Animal Control Association. 

Download a copy of the 
HSUS Common Questions about Animal Shelters and Animal Control here. 

Download a copy of the 
HSUS Seven Basic Policies for Every Animal Shelter here. 

Download a copy of the 
HSUS Guidelines for Responsible Adoption Programs here. 

Download a copy of the 
HSUS Guidelines for Animal Shelter Policies here. 

Download a copy of the 
HSUS Guidelines for the Operation of an Animal Shelter here. 

Download a copy of the 
HSUS Policy on Euthanasia here.


Download a copy of the 
HSUS Euthanasia Guidelines here.