Update: Adoption fees for all kittens and cats available to adopt at MHS locations will be waived on October 12 during Empty the Shelters only.

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The 2019 fall edition of the Bissell Pet Foundation’s Empty the Shelters adoption event is this Saturday, October 12. All pet adoptions are $25 during Empty the Shelters. This is an exciting opportunity for you to take home a new family member! Here’s everything you need to know about Empty the Shelters.

What is Empty the Shelters?

Empty the Shelters is a nationwide pet adoption event sponsored by the Bissell Pet Foundation. All pet adoptions are just $25 for eligible adopters, with Bissell Pet Foundation covering the remaining costs.

Which Michigan Humane Society locations are participating?

All Michigan Humane Society adoption centers will be participating in Empty the Shelters. Locations include our four main shelters in Detroit, Rochester Hills, Westland and Howell. Offsite locations such as Petco in Sterling Heights will also participate. You can view a full list of locations and shelter hours on our Locations and Hours page.

What animals are eligible for Empty the Shelters?

All animals who are available to adopt at the Michigan Humane Society are eligible for the $25 Empty the Shelters fee on October 12 during normal business hours. View the animals available to adopt on our Adopt a Pet page. Adoptions are on a first come, first served basis. Please speak to a Michigan Humane Society adoption counselor for details.

See you this Saturday during Empty the Shelters!

Photo Credit: Michigan Humane