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

Did you know
 March is the Humane Society's Adopt a Rescued Guinea Pig Month? March 3rd is "If Pets Had Thumbs Day".  March 1-7 is Professional Pet Sitters Week so be sure to thank your pet sitter. March 15-21 is National Poison Prevention Week - have you checked around your home for poison's your pet could get into?
March 17th - St. Patrick's Day!

All dogs $100.00

All Cats $40.00

All pets spayed/neutered, up to date on shots, vetted, wormed, flea treated and ready for their furever homes!

The shelter is in need of  bleach, HE Laundry Detergent, Dish Soap, HP 932 Black Ink Cartridge and 933 HP Color Ink Cartridge.  


Welcome to Homeward Bound Animal Shelter's website.  Also known as Manistee County Humane Society, we are a no-kill shelter located in Manistee County, Michigan.  Please take a moment and look around our website and be sure to check out the many wonderful pets we have available for adoption.