Adopt a Pet

9&10 News Helping Hands and Farm Bureau Insurance, Michigan’s Insurance Company, want to encourage you to adopt a pet. Animal shelters across Michigan are filled with loving animals in search of a “forever home”. Join 9&10 News and Farm Bureau Insurance by opening your home to a new addition in your family- one of the many Michigan pets in need.

Click on a shelter near you to view their adoptable pets.

Antrim County Pet Animal Watch (AC PAW)

AuSable Valley Animal Shelter (Grayling)

Benzie County Animal Shelter

Charlevoix County Humane Society

Cheboygan County Humane Society

Cherryland Humane Society (Traverse City)

Chippewa County Animal Control Shelter

Clare County Animal Shelter

Delta County Animal Shelter

Elk Country Animal Shelter (Atlanta)

Homeward Bound Animal Shelter (Manistee)

Huron Humane Society (Alpena)

Isabella County Animal Control/Humane Animal Treatment Society

Lake County Animal Control

Lakeshore Animal Friends (Ludington)

Little Traverse Bay Humane Society

Luce County Pet Pals

Mecosta County Animal Shelter

Missaukee Humane Society

Montcalm County Animal Shelter

Oceana County Animal Shelter

Osceola County Animal Control

Otsego County Animal Control

Roscommon County Animal Shelter

Wexford County Animal Shelter

Even if you are unable to adopt a pet at this time, you can still support local shelters by donating your time. Volunteers are needed to walk dogs, cuddle with cats, answer phones, and more. Or you can donate much needed items to shelters. Here are items commonly placed on shelters’ wish lists:

Cat carriers

Wire dog crates

Dog leashes and collars

Cat collars

Dog food

Cat food

Cat litter

Litter boxes/scoopers

Kuranda dog beds

Cat toys


Old towels


Laundry soap


Paper towels

Scrub brushes

Non-scented dryer sheets

Computer paper

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