Adoption Process


How To Adopt Your New Best Friend

Our goal is to match each pet with the best person/family taking into consideration the pet's needs and your family's needs. Every dog or cat is different: personality, temperament, energy, comfort with kids and other animals, medical needs and more. We take all these factors into consideration when making a furever-home match.

If you are willing to wait for the right animal to be matched to you,
you are an ideal candidate for Shiawassee Humane Society. As our success rate proves, these precious animals are well worth the wait.




We appreciate you wanting to bring a pet into your home. In order to help you find the right pet, please fill out our adoption profile.



We will review your adoption profile upon receipt. If we have any questions or concerns, we will contact you for clarity.


Meeting Your Potential Pet

Once you received notification that your adoption profile has been approved, please reach out to Shiawassee Humane Society to set up a meet and greet appointment.

Additional Information

  • We will not discuss adoption details regarding any particular dog or cat if you have not yet applied to adopt.
  • All dogs and cats are spayed/neutered, microchipped and up-to-date on all shots prior to adoption

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