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Sanilac County Humane Society

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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Animal Protection & Welfare, Animals

Mission: Sanilac County Humane Society (SCHS) is a private nonprofit, federal and state tax exempt 501c3 no kill institution run by volunteers and public donations. Our mission is to provide shelter and medical care and find new homes for homeless pets, as well as reduce the number of homeless cats and dogs through our spay/neuter programs.

Results: Stray/Barn Cat program: 8,229 cats have been spayed/neutered since its inception in 2007. ​In 2016: ​122 cats have been spayed/neutered. 109 cats & dogs have been adopted.

Target demographics: We are a NO-Kill Shelter, providing shelter and medical care and find new homes for homeless pets

Geographic areas served: The Thumb of Michigan, Sanilac County.

Programs: spay/neuter programs

Community Stories

24 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

I've been volunteering for nine years with this organization and we have a wonderful group of volunteers that are highly dedicated to our animals in helping each and every animal that comes to us find its forever loving home.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

I have been with this organization for many years now as a volunteer, former board member, volunteer coordinator. It has been a privilege to work with so many great people that have the same goals to help these animals get all the medical attention and find great new home and to help the community with low cost shot clinics and low cost cat program. Attached are former members that have found there forever home.

Client Served

Rating: 5

I have volunteered on occasion with my wife and have adopted multiple animals from this shelter. This group of volunteers are excellent to work with and always go above and beyond to find the perfect match for the animals. All the animals are great and the place is always clean. Picture my son with a cat while volunteering

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General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

It is a great organization with wonderful group of volunteers that really care for the animals and offer many different programs that help the community.

Client Served

Rating: 5

My son picked out his new dog from this shelter and they were wonderful to work with very accommodating and went above and beyond to meet all my families needs. In picture is Duke my sons dog along with my daughters dog from the shelter last year Roxy!! They have completed our family.

Client Served

Rating: 5

I just adopted my kitten from there! I love her! The staff was great and put up with my hours of questions. :-) Adoption again from here? Totes!

Justine J.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

This place is the greatest place ever with all the animals and the people

Mrs Marks

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

Thank you guys so much for my little Phillip! He's completed our family and we love him dearly.

Hands down THE nicest shelter I've ever visited, all of the animals are so well cared for and loved. A genuine pleasure.

BrandiLynn R.

Client Served

Rating: 5

What an amazing experience! It smelled so clean I wasn't sure they had pets! Sure enough, they brought out my Rosco, the perfect addition to our family! I would recommend everyone go here!

Shannan B.1

Volunteer

Rating: 5

My family has been involved with this shelter for an easy 14 years. We have served as volunteers and have served on the board. We have a cozy home full of rescued animals that fill our hearts and bless our home. This is more then an animal shelter, it’s a home away from their forever home filled with love and compassion.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

I love being a part of this great organization! Amazing volunteers, great animals and a clean facility! What more can you ask for?

TSCACACO

Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

I have been working with this shelter for so many years as an ACO. This group is amazing to work with and can always find a way to take in an animal from me that is at the end of its time. Saving 2 lives with every one that they take!

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

Sanilac County Humane Society changed my home. I went in looking to socialize a few kitties and fell in love. It wasn't 24 hours and I was back to adopt my new kittens. My once quiet home now filled with pounces, purrs and laughter. The people at there were friendly and helpful! I tell everyone to get their new kitties there!

1 Carol235

Client Served

Rating: 5

What an amazing clean facility!!! The volunteers are amazing and the care that is put into each animal is incredible.

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Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

What a great no kill shelter volunteers are nice and the place is super clean

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Client Served

Rating: 5

Wonderful organization that really cares about the animals and providing low cost services to animal owners.

3

Volunteer

Rating: 5

This is a no-kill dog and animal rescue. All animals find their forever homes! Once that match is made, it is forever. Saving animals and people for 20 years!

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Client Served

Rating: 5

This organization really cares for all the animals that come to them and all the staff is hard working and very courteous to work with and provides important services to the public.

2 Cathy114

Client Served

Rating: 5

Our pooch came from Sanilac County Humane Society and our family volunteers with them occasionally. We've had a great experience with every interaction!

2 Sasha5

Donor

Rating: 5

So proud to be associated with this wonderful No-Kill shelter, where the welfare of the cats and dogs always comes first, and it's dedicated staff and volunteers, who make it work. No matter how difficult the obstacles they encounter they always find a way.

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

You can't deny the passion and compassion every single volunteer, board member and supporter has for the animals at the Sanilac County Humane Society. All of the animals are cared for and loved immensely by all the helping hands at the shelter. The effort they are putting in to making the whole thumb region of Michigan a No-Kill area is remarkable. Being able to volunteer at SCHS has truly been a great experience! I look forward to seeing what this wonderful organization accomplishes in the future!

3 Melissa M B.

Client Served

Rating: 5

We just adopted our first rescue dog a few weeks ago! The shelter was clean, the pets well taken care of and the volunteer that assisted us with our new little lady was so helpful and kind! We will be adopting from here again in the future!

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SocietyPets 08/09/2016

Melissa, thank you so much for sharing your kind words with us! We look forward to seeing again one day!