Dog adoption and cat adoption saves lives. Adopt a dog or adopt a cat and you'll have a friend for life! Contact us, or contact another local humane society, animal shelter or SPCA.
The MCHS is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the care of homeless animals with the purpose of placing them in suitable adoptive homes.
The shelter is funded partially through city and county funds. A substantial amount of the funding though is through donations to the MCHS.
The MCHS is managed completely through volunteers with 2 part time moring employees. Volunteers are always welcome and needed. They contribute through cleaning; care, socialization, and exercise of the animals; fund raising; transporting animals; fostering; staffing the office and other important work.
If you would like to help in any way, please contact us!
If you would like to meet an animal and these hours don't work, let us know and we can probably arrange a different meeting time. Contact us by email firstname.lastname@example.org
All adoptors are asked to complete an application with references requested. Applications and references are checked in an effort to ensure that each animal goes to a loving and safe home that is willing and capable to care for it properly. Applications may be requested at our email address
this allows adoptors from a distance to be approved before they make the trip to our shelter.
We do adopt out of the area, but do not allow our animals to be flown to their new home.
Why should you adopt?
Dog adoption and cat adoption saves lives. Adopt a dog or adopt a cat and you'll have a friend for life! What is the difference between adopting a dog, adopting a cat, adopting a kitten or adopting a puppy versus getting dogs for sale, cats for sale, puppies for sale or kittens for sale from a dog breeder or a cat breeder? When someone is breeding puppies or breeding kittens, they are creating new dogs and cats who need homes. Some people are interested in a very specific breed of dog, cat, puppy or kitten and they think the only way to find that specific breed is to buy a dog for sale or buy a cat for sale from a puppy breeder or a kitten breeder. Yet animal shelters are filled with dogs and cats who must find homes. So rather than buying a dog or puppy for sale from a dog breeder or buying a cat or kitten for sale from a cat breeder, we encourage people to adopt a dog, adopt a cat, adopt a puppy or adopt a kitten at their local animal shelter, SPCA, humane society or pet rescue group.