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Shelter and Rescue Pets Make the Best Adoptable Pets!

Welcome to our Adoptable Pets Page!

 

Looking for adoptable shelter and rescue pets? Then look no further!

Below you will find information on local shelters and rescues, including the pet-of-the-month from several shelters (be sure to check back each month)!

 

To get started, just click on a name to go to their web site and start looking!

 

Not sure if adopting a pet is right for you? Then check out

The Ultimate Guide to Pet Adoption

 

Be sure to check out the bottom of the page for more resources, including a

listing of shelters and rescues in Michigan.

 

Thank you, and good luck finding your new pet!

Pets of the Month

These pets are available NOW! But Hurry!

Click on a picture to go to the shelter's web site.

Note that the pet pictured may no longer be available,

but there are many others waiting to be adopted.

Humane Society of Huron Valley Pet of the Month:

Corndog - Adoptable dog from the Humane Society of Huron Valley Corndog

Are you looking for a fun, playful and active pup? If you are, come and meet Corndog! This adorable boy is looking for a home where he can get lots of mental and physical enrichment to keep him happy and healthy. He would also benefit from at home training or training classes such as basic manners. Corndog would love a home with people who live a more active lifestyle that can help him burn off some his energy! He does ask that he doesn't share a home with any children under the age of 12. If you are looking for an amazing new companion, come and meet Corndog today!

K9 Stray Rescue League Pet of the Month:

Buddy Too - Adoptable dog from K9 Stray Rescue League Buddy Too

Buddy Too is just a beautiful 70 pound Golden Retriever mix boy. He has an outgoing personality and is very affectionate, he loves to be by you. He is very smart and sits so nicely. He is a little stressed in this kennel environment and would love to find his forever family. Please come to the kennel and meet this wonderful boy, you will just fall in love with him.

Animal Welfare Society of Southeastern Michigan Pet of the Month:

Buster Brown - Adoptable dog from Animal Welfare Society Buster Brown

Buster Brown is a handsome 2-year old Basset Hound/Pug mix. He is a strong, energetic, playful boy. He loves to go for walks and explore. A fenced yard is required. Buster Brown has been vet checked, dewormed, heartworm tested negative, fully vaccinated and neutered. ADOPTION FEE $225.

Friends of Michigan Animals Rescue Pet of the Month:

Becky - Adoptable cat from Friends of Michigan Animals Rescue Becky

If you have always wanted a cat with a bit of cat-attitude than Becky is your girl! This little brown and black tabby has a whole lot of personality packed into her small self. She's pretty quick about introducing herself to visitors and has no qualms about getting your attention if you don't notice her quick enough. She's still young enough to enjoy playing too and is very cute chasing after toys. Becky enjoys taking over the laps of visiting humans for snuggles and will reward you with mild love nibbles when she's feeling happy. However, her love for people does not extend to the other cats and she is often the instigator of kitty quarrels here at the shelter. She will do best in a single cat home without children that her feisty side might also be too much for. Let Becky win you over with her big personality by calling today to meet her. She's spayed, vaccinated, tested neg. for FeLuk/FIV and micro-chipped so call Friends of Michigan Animals Rescue at 734 461-9458 or visit our website fmar1.org for more information.

Local Shelters

Humane Society of Huron Valley

3100 Cherry Hill Rd.

Ann Arbor, MI 48105

734-662-5585

 

Michigan Animal Rescue League

790 Featherstone
Pontiac MI, 48342

248-335-9290

 

 

The Michigan Animal Rescue League believes that every animal deserves the highest quality of life. Each and every animal that comes through our door is given unconditional love and regard in the form of physical care, socialization and the day to day joys that an animal would receive in a home.

 

We do not euthanize our animals except when injury, disease or temperament make other options impossible. They have been around since 1953.

 

Animal Shelter

 

Adoptable Animals and Fees:

Dogs - ~$200

Cats - ~$100

K9 Stray Rescue League

2120 Metamora Rd.

Oxford, MI 48371
(248) 628-0435

 

K-9 Stray Rescue League is a state and federally licensed non-profit group formed in 1990 primarily to save dogs on the euthanasia list at local animal shelters. Most of the dogs at county and local shelters are there through no fault of their own. All they need is a loving, understanding, and responsible new home. We strongly encourage you to give these dogs a "New Leash on Life" by adopting from a local or county shelter, a humane society, or an organization like ours.

 

Dog Shelter only

 

Adoption fees are $125-$225

Animal Welfare Society of Southeastern Michigan

27796 John R
Madison Heights, MI 48071

248-548-1150

 

A no-kill shelter whose mission is to find homes for as many adoptable animals as humanly possible. To educate the public on the importance of spaying and neutering to help control the pet population. To put an end to the needless and senseless killing by shelters of healthy adoptable puppies, dogs, kittens and cats.

 

The Animal Welfare Society of Southeastern Michigan ("AWS") was formed in 1982 by a group of concerned veterinarians and individuals who were alarmed at the rate of euthanasia performed on healthy and social cats, dogs, kittens and puppies. The goal of the organization is to secure homes for as many rescued animals as possible.  In the past 30 years, AWS has found homes for over 20,000 "unwanted" felines and canines. These puppies, kittens, dogs and cats are rescued from various pounds throughout Michigan and Ohio, some are strays, and some are owner surrenders.

 

Animal Shelter and Fosters Pets

 

Adoptable Animals and Fees:

Cats: $65-$85

Dogs: $125-$350

Friends of Michigan Animals Rescue

51299 Arkona Rd.

Belleville, MI 48111

734-461-9458

**Please call to make an appointment**

 

FMAR is a non-profit 501(c) 3 rescue for dogs and cats that started in April 2003 with the help of great volunteers and supporters. FMAR's Goal Is To Match The Right Pet To The Right Family.

 

Animal Shelter

 

Adoptable Animals and Fees:

Cats: $80

Dogs: $150-$175

Barn Sanctuary

20179 McKernan Rd.

Chelsea, MI 48118

                                                                                 734-612-3020

 

Barn Sanctuary is a hands-on animal sanctuary dedicated to rescuing, rehabilitating and caring for farm animal refugees. This includes any animals that have been abused, abandoned, sentenced to death or are victims of natural disasters. We educate the public about the horrific treatment of animals raised and slaughtered by modern day farm factories, and the positive impact that a plant-based diet can have on the environment and our health.

 

Farm Animal Sanctuary only - Not available for adoption 

But would love your donation!

SASHA Farm

PO Box 222

Manchester, MI 48158

734-428-9617

 

SASHA Farm is the midwest's largest farm animal sanctuary. At our shelter, not only do we provide food and water, veterinary care and a roof over their heads, we also give the animal residents affection, social interaction with others of their own species, and a sense of security.

 

Farm Animal Sanctuary only - Not available for adoption 

But would love your donation!

 

Rescue Resources

Lists of Shelters and Rescues in Michigan:

 

Rescue Shelter (part of Rescue Me!) - This is the largest listing

All Paws

nOkill Network

Pet Guardian Angels of America

Other resources:

  • Rescue Me! Mission:  Stop the needless euthanasia of millions of animals each year by helping more people adopt purebred & mixed animals from individuals, families, shelters and rescue groups needing to place them in an emergency.
  • Adopt a Pet. Adopt the perfect pet from more than 16,000 animal shelters and rescues!
  • Petfinder. Home of 301,712 adoptable pets from 13,153 adoption groups.
  • Guardians for Animals. Their mission is dedicated to helping rescues and sanctuaries save the lives of abused, neglected and homeless animals. Last year GFA helped rescues to save over 3,300 death row shelter animals.
  • 4 Paws 1 Heart. Our mission is to reduce the number of homeless cats & dogs by paying for needed medical treatment and assisting with the permanent placement of these animals through our partnerships with local rescue groups.
  • Michigan Humane Society
  • The Humane Society of the United States
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