Rescue Celebration
at Art Attack

Martha Cares and Fritz Olsen are dedicating their Art Attack weekend to rescue pets!  Stop by Fritz Olsen Fine Art Gallery in Sawyer on April 26 or 27 to browse all of the My Rescue Pet artwork.  A portion of the proceeds will be donated to a number of local rescue organizations including Michiana Humane Society.

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2014 Events

Dog Park Cleanup ~ Saturday, May 3 ~ 9-noon (CST)
Join us at the shelter to remove fallen leaves and branches, neaten up the trail, and generally get the dog park ready for heavy use.  If you have hand gardening tools, bring them along.  We’ll have some available, also.  This is a great opportunity for some family volunteer time!  Refreshments will be on site.

Yappy Hour ~ June 17th
Shady Creek Winery ~ Michigan City ~ 5-8pm
Bring your dog(s) and relax with music, drinks, and tasty treats for both two and four legged creatures. 20% of the proceeds will be donated to the Michiana Humane Society. Come and support a great cause! 

Save the Date for some of our other annual events….

Grand Cottage – Sat, July 26th
Holiday Home Tour – Sat, Nov 8th

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Get Involved…it starts with you!

The Staff and Animals of our shelter would like to offer our thanks for the generous support of our community. How can you help?

  • Donate – Funds/Wish List
  • Volunteer
  • Events and Fundraising
  • Foster Program
  • Children/Adult Education
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If your company or organization is interested in holding a fundraiser or adoption event please contact us to find out more information on our program to introduce our residents and get the word out!

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New Exec Director striving to ensure Humane Society animals find good homes
MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. — Johanna Humbert became executive director of the Michiana Humane Society on Dec. 4, 2013. “There are a lot of challenges facing this organization. But I feel like I’m ideally positioned because of my professional background and my personal background … to be helpful here,” the Galien resident said. Humbert has years of non-profit experience doing development work at Chikaming Open Lands and before that for Court Theater at the University of Chicago and for the International Theater Festival. READ MORE
Junior Achievement pupils get a Humane Society education ~ Third-graders learn about local shelter
MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. — Learning about the world of business involved a wagging tail and plenty of purring for two classes of New Buffalo Elementary School third-graders on Thursday, Feb. 20. The pupils paid a Junior Achievement-sponsored visit to the Michiana Humane Society at 722 U.S. 212 in Michigan City. In addition to touring the facility and enjoying up-close encounters with a happy puppy and a friendly cat, students learned about the non-profit organization’s operations. READ MORE
Pets are homeless everywhere. In every community, in every state, there are homeless animals. In the U.S., there are an estimated 6-8 million homeless animals entering animal shelters every year. The number of homeless animals varies by state—in some states there are as many as 300,000 homeless animals euthanized in animal shelters every year. These are not the offspring of homeless “street” animals—these are the puppies and kittens of cherished family pets and even purebreds. Spay/neuter is the only permanent, 100 percent effective method of birth control for dogs and cats. READ MORE 

Lost/Found Animals Resources

If you have lost or found an animal in LaPorte or Berrien Co, here are a few resources to call for help and make a report