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Humane Society of Huron Valley voted "Best Place to Volunteer"

Thank you, volunteers! We couldn't do what we do without you!

HSHV rescues 108 animals, including exotics and purebreds

We're bursting at the seams! If you can adopt, please do! We're waiving adoption fees on adult cats to help them find loving homes faster. Adult cats are FREE!

Humane Society of Huron Valley at CATpacity

We need adopters urgently and are running a special to get them into homes faster - just $30 to adopt an adult cat at HSHV!

Humane Society of Huron Valley earns coveted 4-star rating from Charity Navigator rating for 7th year straight

Only 4% of evaluated charities have received at least seven consecutive 4-star evaluations, indicating that HSHV outperforms most other charities in America.

HSHV rescues 71 animals from Michigan Township Supervisor

Adopters needed

Originally 9, now 19, dogs seized in drug raid forfeited to HSHV

We are extremely grateful to Washtenaw County's Prosecuting Attorney Brian Mackie and his team

BISSELL Sponsors Free Adoption Day at HSHV - Saturday, May 5

Adopt an adult cat or dog FREE

Over a dozen Shih Tzus, Birds, and Ponies rescued from squalor in Ypsi Township

Puppy purchaser saw poor conditions of the animals and sought help from HSHV

Biggest Pup Party will Include Flying Dogs

Your dog walks. Runs. And will have the chance to fly... at Walk & Wag!

500 Tiny Lions Adopted by Area Residents

Garvey and 499 other cats celebrate finding homes through HSHV's cat cafe, the Tiny Lions lounge and adoption Center

Looking out for the farm animals

Goats, chickens and ducks -- 20 in all -- suffering in Ypsilanti Township were rescued by HSHV January 3

Choo ching!

HSHV's Love Train fuels up with $20,000 from PetSmart Charities® to save puppies, dogs and cats

Kitten rescued from sewer, after two days of attempts

Community members "mew" and help Ypsilanti Fire Department and HSHV rescue 1-month old baby cat

48 cats seized from Plymouth hoarder

Over the past two weeks, HSHV has rescued nearly 50 cats

Orphaned Fawn Gets to Walk Again

Though fawns often appear abandoned, their mom almost always returns after several hours with food. Not so for this little guy with deformed front legs.

This weekend's forecast: HOT DOG

10 tips for summer pet safety

Baby boom!

We took in nearly 230 wild animals in May alone!

Walk & Wag and Run AND WOW!

Nearly 600 dogs walk, wagged and ran to help others

Kitten Rescued from Little Caesars Arena

Detroit's highly anticipated Little Caesars Arena won't open until the fall, but a six-month-old kitten wanted in on the action early.

Cats are counting but not multiplying

HSHV celebrates 10 years of Trap-Neuter-Return

Dexter bulldozer halts for 5 baby foxes

5 cheers for Blue Star, Inc. demolition and A.R. Brouwer!

BISSELL Sponsors Free Adoption Day at HSHV

Saturday, April 29 - Adopt an adult animal FREE

Animal abusers rarely stop there

Learn why the connection between animal abuse and child/elder/domestic abuse is so important and what to do about it

Starved Pit Bull receives her day in court

And gets the loving home she deserves

Big Love

Neglected pigs find solace in each other

We broke the record!

Most adoptions in over 120 years

21 cats found living in wire traps in Ypsilanti Township rescued

Many thanks to the anonymous person willing to be a voice for the animals

Fur Harvesting Trap Catches "Dog" and Person

Please beware of traps that can harm people and pets - Coyote trapping season in Michigan is year-round

Our Dogs Play for Keeps

All play and no work make for happier dogs and better adoptions

October & November big months for deer-vehicle collisions

Here's how to avoid them

Woof down food & fun at Humane Society fundraiser

Join us and bestselling author Ken Foster on Sweetest Day weekend - Compassionate Feast

Animal Welfare professionals honor HSHV's CEO for "Leading the Way"

"HSHV is not just a model of best practices; it is a strong voice of advocacy for animals."

Reward Doubles for Information on Slain Trumpeter Swans

Donors have increased the reward from $1,000 to $2,500 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible

$1,000 Reward Offered for Information on Slain Trumpeter Swans

Family of swans killed near Parker and Scio Church Roads

PetSmart Charities' Rescue Waggin ends in July, but never fear...

Humane Society of Huron Valley's announces "Love Train" going full steam ahead

For cats' sakes!

HSHV turns office into a sanctuary for cats with leukemia

Humane Society of Huron Valley receives top 4-star rating for 5th year in a row

HSHV receives designation among top 6% of charities rated by Charity Navigator

Walk & Wag and Run raises over 290,000 "bones" for homeless animals

And receives MPFA's award for Outstanding Shelter, thanks to you!

Deer Doctor makes house call to Ann Arbor

Come to the FREE "Gardening with Deer" workshop

Here, Kitty, Kitty, Kitty, Kitty, Kitty, Kitty, Kitty, Kitty

Tiny Lions lounge and adoption Center (The area's first cat café!) now open

Twelve Dogs Seized from Ypsilanti Township Hoarder

Now receiving medical care, they'll require special adopters

Look out for animals

Spring Safe Driving Tips

Your dog gone great?

Enter the "Celebrity Spokesdog" contest

Two starved dogs found, dumped roadside

$500 reward offered for anyone with information leading to prosecution

Young deer found, killed, in middle of golf course

Golf course is 1 of 14 Ann Arbor public areas where city-paid deer cull is taking place

Owners of starving dog to be charged with neglect

The necessity of veterinary care

46 animals rescued from local hoarder

Birds, degus, and a rabbit

Humane Society of Huron Valley receives 4-star rating again

Animals unsure what that means

Humane Society of Huron Valley Scores "Best Chef in America" for fundraiser

Eat, drink and help the animals on Sweetest Day weekend!

Human with humongous heart needed for dog who's losing his

Can you help?

Humane Society of Huron Valley to open Tiny Lions Lounge & Adoption Center

Soon, cat lovers in Washtenaw County will have more room to roam. And roar.

Local resident to be sentenced for leaving dog to starve to death

We all play a role in preventing suffering

Overpopulation is Fix-A-Bull

HSHV providing $20 spay/neuter surgeries for Pit Bulls

Managing Urban Deer Humanely

Free talk - Weds., May 20, 7-8 p.m.

Stop those noisy cats!

HSHV providing free services for free-roaming cats

Young horse dumped roadside

HSHV seeks information

Calling all Top Dogs

"Celebrity Spokesdog" contest is open

Single and looking for love?

The Humane Society of Huron Valley wants to be your matchmaker.

Cat owners can "Beat the Heat" before spring with our spay campaign

Sponsored by PetSmart Charities®, "Beat the Heat" provides $20 spay surgeries for female cats

HSHV pledges to help save 1,000,000 more cats

We're joining animal shelters across America to save the lives of more and more cats

HSHV asking for information on abandoned, abused dogs and puppies

Within 3 days and 9 miles, two scarred mother dogs and puppies suspected to be victims of dog fighting rings were dumped

Hedgehogs, Dogs, Chickens and more

All rescued from "rescuers" on Black Friday

Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday!

Giving Tuesday donations count 2X for HSHV

Longstanding volunteer to be honored at HSHV Fundraiser

Connie Hertz has volunteered at HSHV for nearly 40 years

HSHV scores "Best Chef in America" for fundraiser

Eat, drink, and help animals

HSHV Assists CAHS with Dogs Rescued in Ohio

41 Dogs Seized

HSHV Receives Outstanding Shelter Award for Best Save Rate

This is the fourth year in a row that HSHV has been presented with this award from the Michigan Pet Fund Alliance

Teen Pleads Guilty to Animal Cruelty

Update to a November 2013 story

Fishing Tackle Can Be Harmful to Wildlife

Please pick up and dispose of fishing line and unused lures

Summer Lovin' at HSHV - The Beat Goes On!

Adoption special continues for our groovy cats and kittens

Teens Plead Guilty to Animal Cruelty

Receive probation with community service for killing a Canada goose.

HSHV Urges "Pit Bull" Parents to Prevent Unwanted Litters during their August "Primp Your Pit" Campaign

Primp Your Pit Campaign, funded by PetSmart Charities®, will provide $20 spay/neuter surgeries (and free nail trims) for nearly 6,800 Pit Bull Terrier dogs, nationwide

HSHV Receives Third Straight 4-star Charity Navigator Rating

4-Star Rating highlights our commitment to our 4-legged friends

Celebrate Independence Day at HSHV!

July 5th and 6th at the Humane Society of Huron Valley

Keep your dog safe during 4th of July celebrations

Most dogs do not like fireworks

HSHV Celebrates the "World Pup"!

June 20th through 30th - Score a $25 Gift Card when you adopt an adult dog

Neighbors Helping Neighbors

Pet food assistance gives relief to local families

HSHV finds loving homes for puppy mill victims

22 Whoodle puppies adopted in one day

Plant Sale to Benefit HSHV Foster Program

Come to the PLANT SALE on June 8th!

35th Annual Walk & Wag and Run - a Huge Success!

Results are in from our largest fundraiser of the year!

We Celebrate the 1,000 & 1,001 Adoption of 2014!

Two kittens find a forever home together.

Come to the HSHV Foster Fair!

Sunday, May 25th from 11am to 2 pm at HSHV!

Last Chance to Double Your Donation

$10,000 Matching Challange for Walk & Wag This Week Only!

Emaciated Boxer Doing Well

Sunday Rose is gaining strength and weight!

Did you get an Easter Lily this past weekend?

These flowers are deadly to cats

Colby and Brady Graduate from College

Two horses saved from cruel condtitions thrive with TLC and training

Make Mine Chocolate

Join us in the the national movement to bring awareness to the problem of bunnies and chicks given at Easter

#Catmode - No Joke!

LaFontaine Automotive Group and the Humane Society of Huron Valley's Partnership More Than an April Fool's Stunt

Cars to Cats at the Click of a Mouse

LaFontaine's Family Deal's new marketing technique?

UPDATE: Puppy Recovering from Surgery

Morgan is doing well after surgery to remove his back leg

HSHV asking for information related to an abused, 4-month old puppy, found in Superior Township

Morgan will undergo surgery at HSHV

Meow Madness at HSHV!

March 20 - 31, 2014

HSHV Animal Rescues in the News

The HSHV Animal Intake Department and Animal Rescue Team have been busy

Bored Pets? Interactive Toys Might Be the Answer!

Our pets are sick of winter too. Help keep them active.

HSHV Celebrates 500th Adoption of 2014

Cola the kitten finds a new home

Humane Efforts Being Made to Reduce Feral Cat Population

HSHV has had an active Trap, Neuter and Return Program since 2007

And the winner is . . .

The Oscars are over but we have one more award to give out!

Support HSHV at The Big House 5k: Trail to the Vistors

HSHV selected as a non-profit beneficiary by Michigan Athletics

Fall in Love with a Feline this Valentine's Day!

Adopt an adult cat between Feb. 13 - 16 and be entered to win a SWEET Gift Package worth $150

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