Pet Adoption - Michigan Humane Society

Adopt a Pet

Looking for a pet? The Michigan Humane Society has hundreds of dogs, cats, puppies, kittens, rabbits, birds and other small animals available for adoption. Somebody Here Needs You.

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Adoptable Dogs and Puppies

Adoptable Dogs and Puppies

Dogs and Puppies Available for Adoption from the Michigan Humane Society

Cats and Kittens Available for Adoption from the Michigan Humane Society

Adoptable Cats and Kittens

Cats and Kittens Available for Adoption from the Michigan Humane Society

Adoption Tails

Overlooked Pets

Help these longtime residents find a home

Adoptable Rabbits and Bunnies

Adoptable Rabbits and Bunnies

Is a rabbit the "somebunny" you have been looking for?

Adoptable Small and Furry Critters

Adoptable Small and Furry Critters

Small and Furry Critters Available for Adoption from the Michigan Humane Society

Adoptable Birds

Adoptable Birds

Birds Available for Adoption from the Michigan Humane Society

Adoptable Reptiles

Adoptable Reptiles

Snakes, Lizards, and other Reptiles Available for Adoption from the Michigan Humane Society.

Adoptable Pets by Location

Adoptable Pets by Location

MHS has seven adoption center location throughout southeast Michigan

Adoption Process

Adoption Process

What to expect when adopting a pet from MHS

Adoption Events

Adoption Events

Get ready for these upcoming MHS pet adoption events

Alumni Club

Alumni Club

The adoption of your new best friend represents only the beginning of a wonderful journey.

In-Home Heroes Animal Foster Program


Experience first-hand how you can make an immediate and lasting impact on the life of an animal that needs your help

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Attend Our Events

‘Pet Parade’ On March 11

March 11, 2016

Ceremonial march represents transition to New Detroit Animal Care Campus

Bow Wow Brunch

April 17, 2016

Join us on Sunday, April 17, at the MGM Grand Detroit Hotel for the 27th annual Bow Wow Brunch!

2016 Mutt March

June 5, 2016

Sunday June 5, 2016 at the Edsel & Eleanor Ford House in Grosse Pointe Shores

Be a Lifesaver Adoption Event

July 9, 2016

Join us at our Offsite Adoption Center in the Sterling Heights Petco for the "Be a Lifesaver" Adoption Weekend!

PROTECT-A-PET Vaccination Clinics

July 9, 2016

Low-cost vaccination clinics to help those most in need.

Meet Your Best Friend at the Zoo

September 16, 2016

Hundreds of adoptable pets will be looking for a best friend at the Detroit Zoo!

MHS Third Party FUNdraising Events

Parties, shopping exclusives and other events hosted by third parties put the "fun" in "fundraising" and benefit MHS!

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MHS' New Facility

Our new location in Detroit offers improved and highly progressive animal housing, an expanded veterinary center, and a community dog park. Check it out!

Feline Low-Cost Spay/Neuter

$50 per male, $65 per female, price includes the procedure, hospitalization, and anesthesia.

March for Animals

Join us with or without your pet at one or more of this year's fundraising walks to support homeless animals in Michigan.

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