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Shelter Adoption Hours

Wed. Noon to 6

Thurs. thru Sat. Noon to 4

Fleas and Ticks


  Fleas and ticks are two of the most frequent pet care concerns in America. While prevention is the best defense against these parasites, it’s important to be able to recognize the signs and symptoms of fleas and ticks so you can help your pets if necessary. Click for more details from ASPCA



Benny came to the shelter as a stray. He is a young playful boy waiting for his 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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Manistee County Humane Society

Manistee County Humane Society

Homeward Bound Animal Shelter

736 Paws Trail PO Box 144

Manistee, MI 49660


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