Since 2011

Dogs 5,188
Cats 8,177
TOTAL 13,365

Totals for 2017
(through April)

Dogs 341
Cats 222

      Total for 2016        (through December)

Dogs 811
Cats 1,245
TOTAL 2,060

2015 Release Rates

 Dog 99% 
 Cat 98% 

Our Mission

"Improving the lives of companion animals”

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Birdie (formerly Sunrise)

Birdie is doing absolutely great. I decided to get a cat after I unexpectedly had to put my dog to sleep in April. As any pet owner knows, that was a very sad a difficult time. I lasted a couple months without a pet, but the house was too quiet. I knew I didn’t want another dog at the time, so I decided on a cat.

Birdie 2My Mom, Sister and I took a trip to the Humane Society to “just look”. Of all the cats you had, Birdie was the one I couldn’t resist. She is 9 years old and was surrendered by her owners. She was sad, scared and shutting down (imagine how you would feel!). We tried to pet her and pick her up and she wanted nothing to do with us. My heart broke for her. We left and for the next couple days I couldn’t get her off my mind. So I emailed the HS, asked if she was still there and said that I would be in the next day to get her. It took her a while to completely come out of her shell – but now she is free as a bird and such a happy girl. Her favorite places in the house are her cat tree on the sun porch and napping on the foot stool (pictures attached). She has a bit of a weight problem (LOL), but we are working on that because I want her to be around a very long time.

Birdie 1My experience adopting Birdie was very positive. All of the staff and volunteers were kind and professional. I always encourage people to adopt from local shelters, especially senior animals that may not have as many opportunities. Miss Birdie and I thank the HS for helping animals in Midland County get a second chance.




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Midland, Michigan 48642
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Adoption Hours

Monday - Friday:  12-7

Saturday:  11-4


Intake Hours

Monday - Friday:  12-6

Saturday:  11-3