A friend for life.

We exist to raise awareness for the protection and adoption of companion animals.  See what a difference you can make by being a supporter of the Humane Society of Genesee County.  

Our Mission: To provide shelter and adoption of companion animals, reduce over-population, extend humane education, prevent cruelty, and provide those services that promote its goals and policies.

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  • Flint Water Update

    Due to the generous outpouring from the community and other animal agencies, we currently can't accept anymore water donations due to storage. A list is being generated for contacts for future water. If you're in need of water, please stop by the Humane Society of Genesee County!

  • Water for Flint Pets

    Through the generosity of donors from all over the country, hearing of the plight of Flint area residents due to the current water tragedy, the Humane Society of Genesee County is proud to announce that we are a holding facility for bottled water to be distributed to families in need for their pets. We are also accepting bottled water from anyone who would like to donate to this cause. If you are a Flint resident and would like to receive water for your pets, please visit the Humane Society of Genesee County at G-3325 S. Dort Highway (between Hemphill and Bristol) in Burton between the hours of 12 noon and 5 PM Monday through Friday and 12 noon and 3 PM on Saturday. You will be required to show a valid Michigan driver’s license or Michigan ID with a Flint address and proof of animal ownership such as vet records or dog license. Please call the Humane Society of Genesee County at 810-744-0511 to make sure that they have bottled water to pick up.

  • Get in the holiday spirit with The Humane Society of Genesee County! Join us for our 5th Annual Holiday of Hope on Saturday, December 6th from 10 AM - 4 PM at our shelter. We will have amazing adoption specials, great vendors for both humans and animals (get a jump start on your Christmas shopping), pictures with Santa for $5, delicious cookies for sale, and a raffle with great prizes!

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