Mission and Goals
Mission: To improve and save lives through compassionate care, community engagement and advocacy for animals.
The Michigan Humane Society, founded in 1877, is the oldest and largest nonprofit animal welfare organization in the state and among the top five in the nation. Each year MHS achieves 100-percent adoption of nearly 9,000 healthy and treatable animals through compassionate care, community engagement, and advocacy for humane treatment. MHS has three shelter and veterinary centers in Detroit, Rochester Hills and Westland, and adoption partnerships with Premier Pet Supplies, Petco and PetSmart. MHS provides comprehensive veterinary services, animal cruelty investigations and rescue response, and extensive community and professional education.