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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

12 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.

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.

2

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!

2

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.

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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.

1 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!

1 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!

2 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!

3 Michele126

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

This no-kill facility is an excellent example of a care facility for our voiceless animals. The passion of its staff and volunteers is amazing. They are constantly raising awareness by hosting various community fun-raisers so they may provide the quality care for our furry friends. Any financial support would be waved in, just sayin!

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SocietyPets 08/09/2016

Hi Michele, thank you so much for your kind review! We really appreciate your support!