Even Our MHS Cruelty Investigators Were Shocked – Meet Sweet Julie!


As accustomed as they are to the difficult sights they see every day, our investigators were still shocked at the condition Julie was in when she first came to MHS. She had been abandoned in Ecorse and kept confined for weeks without any food and with minimal water. When a kind passerby found this sweet […]

Give Love Today! Michigan Humane Society WXYZ Telethon All Day! Please Help An Animal In Need Today, Feb. 9th


Did you know that MHS cares for over 1000,000 animals each year. This would not be possible without donations from you. MHS receives no government funding – only your love and support saves our precious four-legged friends! Your tax-deductible gift will allow MHS to care for the community’s most at-risk animals — including pets who […]

Ace: Mourning a Tragedy, and Where We Go From Here


Yesterday night, we all heard the heartbreaking news that Ace, the emaciated Pit Bull found at a hardware store in Detroit and brought to Detroit Animal Control, had been euthanized following his state-mandated four-day stray hold, despite the best efforts of MHS and other animal welfare groups. MHS had urged DAC and city officials to […]

Start Enjoying The Fun of November 4-6


Fall Wine Tasting Friday, November 4, 07:00 pm Papa Joe’s Gourmet Market & Catering, 34244 Woodward Ave, Birmingham, MI, $35 Papa Joe’s Gourmet Market is hosting a Fall Wine Tasting tonight. You will have a chance to sample over 150 wines plus savory treats from the Market’s holiday catering menu. There will also be a […]

Open Letter to the Community


As part of the Michigan Humane Society family, you often hear from us about happy endings — dogs and cats who’ve endured some of the worst conditions or suffered through terrible abuse, but were able to find the loving forever homes they deserved. Those stories are part of the reason that you, our supporters, our […]

Make Plans For The Weekend Of September 9-11


16th Annual Birmingham Bloomfield Cultural Arts Awards Where: Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, 1516 S Cranbrook Rd, Birmingham, MI 48009 Date: September 9, 2011 Time: 6:00pm—8:00pm The Cultural Arts award will be presented to Maury Okun for his being a “visionary in the arts” and his ability to bring organizations together to share tight resources. Adelman […]

Sign Up Today For The Humane Society’s Mega March For Animals!


Dear ASK Readers, The morning sun beat down on the white and black-spotted Beagle mix as she pushed her nose against the bars of the cage, letting out a small sigh as her head rested on her front paws. It had been a hot summer already in Detroit, but the most recent heat wave had […]

Two Michigan Humane Society Dogs Sent To Prison


Two dogs from the Michigan Humane Society (MHS) are headed to jail to serve a three month “sentence,” but not for breaking any laws! As part of MHS’ new partnership with Refurbished Pets of Southern Michigan (RPSM), dogs from MHS will enter into the RPSM Correctional Companion Program, a three-month training program at the Lakeland […]