Purchasing tickets through Paypal will hold your ticket at the door the night of the event.

                              Current  Events
We have several upcoming fundraisers so please check out our event section for more information.
  *Ruff and Whiskers Dinner/Dance and Silent Auction - Saturday, April 29
Silent Auction and Sponsorship forms are now available for Ruff & Whiskers Dinner Dance - please go to our Event page.

Homeward Bound Animal Shelter
Come find your perfect companion

Tickets Are Available for Ruff and Whiskers Dinner Dance and Silent Auction

End the winter blahs by joining us for a night of good food, great music, and fun dancing.  On April 29th we will be hosting the Ruff and Whiskers Dinner Dance and Silent Auction at the Manistee VFW.  All proceeds benefit the Zeke Fund which go towards medical costs for the shelter animals.  Get your tickets at Sports Ink or Homeward Bound Animal Shelter.  We can also hold  your pre-paid tickets at the door, just mail your check to the shelter or purchase on PayPal.
Homeward Bound Animal Shelter
PO Box 144
Manistee MI 49660


We are accepting applications for an Animal Welfare Supervisor.  This is a full time position responsible for the daily oversight and care provided to our animals.  If you love animals and are looking for a rewarding career, please check out Michigan Works for more information.

                          Raining Cats and Dogs Soup Supper

Our recent fundraiser was a great success.  Over 16 restaurants and bars donated soups to the event with many volunteers making and baking salads and desserts.  Jon Pomeroy entertained the crowd with music and everyone left with full stomachs.  Thank you to all who came to the event and to all our volunteers and those who contributed their delicious creations.

Manistee County Humane Society is ​a proud recipient of funding from Maddie's Fund helping to achieve a No - Kill Nation.  Thank you Maddie's Fund

                       Animal Intake
All animal intakes are done by appointment.  If you need to bring in an animal to the shelter, you must call the shelter ahead of time.  Depending on space availability, you may be placed on our waiting list. Priority is given to residents in Manistee County.

Please call us at (231)723-7387 to make an appointment.

       Crafting for Critters
The second annual Crafting for Critters was a huge success.  A full house of crafters came together for a day to work on their projects, socialize with other crafters and bid on several silent auction items to raise money for the shelter.  A huge thank you to the volunteers and crafters!!



                Community Ad
Please take a moment to watch this video made by the students at Manistee High School.

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Wednesday:  12:00 - 6:00 PM

Thursday: Noon-4:00 PM
Friday: Noon- 4:00 PM
Saturday: Noon-4:00 PM


*Appointments available please call*


Shelter Phone: (231) 723- PETS (7387)

Animal Control: (231) 723-3170