What We Do - Michigan Humane Society

What We Do

We're the largest and oldest animal welfare organization in the state, and we care for tens of thousands of animals each year. Our Mission: To end companion animal homelessness, to provide the highest quality service and compassion to the animals entrusted to our care, and to be a leader in promoting humane values.

Explore our programs and services

Pet Adoption

Pet Adoption

Find your new best friend among our dogs, cats, puppies, kittens, rabbits, birds, and other small animals.

Veterinary Care

Veterinary Services

The Michigan Humane Society operates three veterinary centers in Detroit, Rochester Hills and Westland.

Cruelty Investigation

Cruelty Investigation

We investigate more than 5,000 animal cruelty complaints each year. Help us end animal suffering.

Emergency Rescue

Emergency Rescue

Our emergency rescue team comes to the aid of thousands of injured animals each year.

Our Stories

Recent Rescues

MHS Rescues thousands of animals each year from a life of cruelty or abuse-sometimes from life-threatening situations

Animal Legislation

Animal Legislation

Help the Michigan Humane Society lobby for animal welfare issues in Michigan and beyond.

Pet Care

Pet Care

We offer plenty of resources and tips for pet owners, including health and behavior information and support.

Humane Education

Humane Education

We provide free educational tours and presentations for about 10,000 Detroit-area students each year.

Wildlife

Wildlife

Michigan Humane Society's Wildlife Department is at our Rochester Hills Center for Animal Care.

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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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