Your community animal shelter can house over 25 dogs, 75 cats and adopts out more than 400 animals per year! We are always here to answer any questions you might have from adopting and animal to grooming one, we can help! Come visit us today and find out how Homeward Bound operates, meet the staff, and more importantly meet your new best friend! 

We work hard to make sure that we take care of all of our pets here at  Homeward Bound Animal Shelter. But, unfortunately we can't do it without people like you and your donations of time and money. If you  feel like you want to be a part of our family and help some of the best animals around, check us out. 

Homeward Bound Animal Shelter 


Homeward Bound Animal Shelter

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Wednesday:  12:00 - 6:00

Thursday, Friday, Saturday:

12:00 - 4:00

**Appointments available please call**

Phone: (231) 723- PETS (7387)

Animal Control: (231) 723-3170

All intakes are done by appointment only. Due to our shelter being at high capacity you must be put on the waiting list before relinquishing your pet. We take animals in Manistee county before serving other counties. Please call us at (231)723-7387 to make an appointment to be put on the waiting list. Thank you for your understanding at this time and we apologize for any inconvenience. Please remember to spay and neuter your pets! Vouchers available by local spay/neuter group SNAG, please call the shelter for more information. 

Manistee County Humane Society/Homeward Bound Animal Shelter

 Homeward Bound Presents:

2014 Strut Your Mutt! 

Please join us for our annual Strut Your Mutt on the Riverwalk fund-raiser which will be held on Sunday, September 21, 2014.  This is the only day that you can walk your pets on the River Walk in Manistee.  

The cost is $20 which includes t-shirt and bandana for your dog if registration is received by September 8th and $25 after September 8th and day of the event.  You can call or email the shelter to reserve your early registration - we will need your name, dog's name (if participating), address and shirt size.  Each additional shirt is $15 and bandana $5.  Your money must be received by Thursday, September 18th to hold the early registration fee.Help us and collect donations.  

Our top fund-raiser  will receive a prize and the top three will each received a medal.  If you collect more than $50 you will receive a collapsible dog bowl.  Raise over $100 and receive the collapsible dog bowl plus (2) micro fiber dog towels.  Raise over $250 and receive the collapsible dog bowl, (2) micro fiber dog towels and an event sweatshirt.

Please help our no-kill animal shelter and come out and enjoy an afternoon of fun.

For more information call the shelter at (231)723-7387.
Please feel free to mail, email or drop off early registration papers.
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