News Archives
  • Blessing of the Pets

    Join us at the Humane Society of Genesee County on Saturday, October 7th, at 11am for Blessing of the Pets. Bring all of your furry friends to be blessed by Rev. Sue Colavincenzo from St. Dunstans Episcopal Church.

  • Furry Tales Reading Program

    This is a great opportunity for individuals to improve their reading skills and socialize the animals at the Humane Society of Genesee County. If you have a group or school interested in participating, contact the Humane Society of Genesee County at mari.brooks@geneseehumane.org or (810)744-0511.

  • Humane Education

    Schedule a tour for your group today!

    The Humane Society of Genesee County offers a 45-minute interactive tour with our humane education specialist. The tour is available for groups up to 20, and is available for preschool age to senior citizens. The presentation discusses the mission of HSGC, includes a video about animal care/pet safety, and provides hands-on opportunities with a shelter pet. To reserve a time, contact us at (810)744-0511.

  • Tricks for Treats

    Join us for a “spook-tacular” time at our 11th Annual Halloween event at Key-Lore Woof Woods Dog Park in Flushing! We’ll have vendors, food, a costume contest, a raffle and of course, trick or treating! For more information, contact Mari Brooks at mari.brooks@geneseehumane.org

  • Phone System

    We are currently installing a new phone system and hope to have full phone service restored by noon. We are open for regular business hours.

  • Save the Date

    Our 13th Annual Ties & Tails will be at the Flint Golf Club, on September 9th. To purchase tickets click the link, https://geneseehumaneorg.presencehost.net/education-events/events.html/event-form/registration-form/22082/tickets

  • Volunteers

    Being a volunteer for the Humane Society of Genesee County is one of the most important jobs you can have.

    These are the postions currently available:
    -Bark Buddy
    -Greeter
    -Foster Parent (Must be a volunteer for three months)
    -Kitty Cuddler
    -Newspaper/Laundry
    -Party Animal
    -Pet Therapy

    For any additional questions, contact us at volunteer@geneseehumane.org or (810)744-0511.

  • Direct Your Dollars

    Do you shop at VG's? If so, Direct Your Dollars to the Humane Society of Genesee County!

    Direct Your Dollars is built on the concept of shopping with purpose, meaning store guests can support their favorite local nonprofits by doing something we all do each week - going to the grocery store.

    Through Direct Your Dollars program, nonprofit organizations can earn $1,000, simply by collecting $150,000 in eligible receipts from any of the 160 SpartanNash-owned retail stores or fuel centers in nine states.

    You can support the Humane Society of Genesee County by dropping off your receipts to us at the front desk.

  • 2nd Annual Dexter's Round

    Get ready to hit the greens with the Humane Society of Genseee County on July 22, 2017 at Swartz Creek Golf Course. Register your team today at www.geneseehumane.org.

    18 Holes - 4 Person Scramble with cart, lunch and dinner
    Registration: 8:00 a.m.; Shotgun start 9:00 a.m.
    Cost: $400 per team

  • Paws Party

    Join us for our “Paws Party” on Friday, June 16th from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. The event will be held at Financial Plus Credit Union located at G- 3381 Van Slyke Rd, Flint. This event aims to find animals a forever home and to raise awareness about Financial Plus Credit Union's exclusive discount program, Benefits Plus.

    Special guests include CK 105.5 and Key-Lore Pet Rest Gardens. Sign up for Benefits Plus at any of our branches during the “Paws Party” for your chance to win a pet care basket.

  • Walk for a Dog

    Don't just take your dog for a walk... Take your Walk for a Dog! Go to WoofTrax.com, download the app and support the Humane Society of Genesee County! Every time you walk, WoofTrax donates to us! To be considered an Active Walker, you must walk a mile a week.

  • Rocky's 2nd Annual Swap Meet & Bike Show

    Date: Saturday, June 10th

    Register in store or online at rockyscyclesupply@gmail.com

    Judging starts at 1 pm

    The Humane Society of Genesee County will be on site for pet adoptions. For more information, contact Rocky's Great Outdoors at (810)742-5420.

  • Bring a Flat to Plant

    Join us on June 3rd, at the Humane Society of Genesee County to beautify our grounds and enjoy friends old and new! We are asking each group or volunteer to bring their own garden hand tools (the garden will be “prepped” and ready for planting), and a flat of any (or all!) of these flowers (please plan on 1 flat of flowers for every 3 people planting):

    White Petunias
    Red Petunias
    Purple Petunias

  • Kids Who Care

    Kids Who Care is on June 10th this year! This free annual Humane Education event featuring guest speakers ranging dog obedience, veterinarians, farm animals and more! Children will have the opportunity to visit with each presenter in a group, become an "Animal Ambassador" and receive medals & certificates. Lunch is included. Limited to 200 children. Must be accompanied by adult or guardian (one adult per five children or less).

    For more information, contact Mari at Mari.brooks@geneseehumane.org

  • Kroger Community Rewards

    Do you shop at Kroger? If so, add the Humane Society of Genesee County to your account. Our account number is 90837!
    Kroger is committed to helping our communities grow and prosper. Year after year, local schools, churches and other nonprofit organizations will earn millions of dollars through Kroger Community Rewards®.

    Kroger Community Rewards® makes fund-raising easy...all you have to do is shop at Kroger and swipe your Plus Card!

    https://www.kroger.com/communityrewards

  • Paws on Parade Tickets!

    Buy your ticket for the 19th Annual Paws on Parade Champagne Brunch & Charity Auction today!
    Registration begins at 11:30 a.m.
    Time: 12 p.m. - 3 p.m.

    Tickets are $60 per person.

    https://geneseehumaneorg.presencehost.net/education-events/events.html/event-form/registration-form/19690/tickets

  • Michigan Taxpayers

    Michigan taxpayers can contribute by obtaining and completing a simple form when they file their state income tax forms each year, until April 15th tax season.

    For more information, visit http://www.attorneysforanimals.org/

  • 2017 Calendars

    Get your 2017 calendar today! You can purchase them at the Humane Society of Genesee County or at the Burton Police Department, Burton MI for only $10.

  • Birthday Party at the HSGC!

    Does your child love animals and have a birthday coming up? Well then...the Humane Society of Genesee County is the place to have their birthday party! Come out and celebrate with some furry friends and have a fun-filled party. Take a tour of the shelter, do a craft and play with animals! For more information, contact Mari Brooks at (810)744-0511 or mari.brooks@geneseehumane.org

  • Never leave your pet in a car on a hot day! This slideshow has seven reasons why you should never leave your pet in the car!

  • Watch out for hazardous chemicals in your home & garden!

  • Did you know that using native plants could be the answer to a pest-free lawn?

  • Read this great article to keep your garden & lawn safe for your pet!