Pets Make Life Better


Making a Difference

Be their Voice - Be their Hero!
736 Paws Trail
Manistee, MI 49660
Shelter Adoption Hours

Wed. Noon to 6

Thrus thru Sat. Noon to 4

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Crafting for Critters - Saturday, April 13, 2019

Come join us for a day of crafting where you can work on that craft project you been wanting to start or just want time to work on. You can reserve a spot for $30 which includes a light breakfast, lunch, door prizes, silent auction and more.  

This year's theme is Rocking to the 50's. Best dressed to theme wins a prize. Come help the shelter animals while enjoying your craft - paper, srapbooking, knitting, painting ect.  Bring a friend, meet new friends.  Event starts at 9:00 am and goes to 6:00 pm  See our Event section for more details and sign up.


How Cold is to Cold for your Dog


When cold weather hits, pet parents often ponder, “How cold is too cold for my dog?” 



Tory came to the shelter as a stray. She is a young playful gal waiting for her forever home. 

Big Day of Service


Little River Casino Employees Volunteer for "Big Day of Service". The group came to our shelter and painted our dog kennel area. A much needed uplift to our kennels. 

Shop and Support our Shelter


Shop on Amazon Smile and Amazon will donate. Just use our link and you will support Homeward Bound Animal Shelter

What is Average Cat Weight?


  Average cat weight is a myth. It’s impossible to identify an average weight for all cats, and weight ranges are so broad, your cat could easily fall within that range and still be overweight. Find out a better weight to determine your cat’s ideal body condition here. An article from Pruina

Report Abuse! Don't Ignore

Report it

 If you see it , Report It. Call your local animal control or police. Never confront a person that you suspect is abusing an animal. Call your local shelter for more information on how you can help. Your voice is their voice. Click for Manistee County Animal Control contact information

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Homeward Bound Animal Shelter

736 Paws Trail PO Box 144

Manistee, MI 49660


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