We are so happy you are making adoption your first option! Rescuing an animal is a very rewarding experience and we look forward to working with you. Our adoption process is designed to find the perfect animal for each adopter. Adoption is a lifelong commitment so we do our best to ensure that we are finding good matches, for both human and animal. Our staff will assist you in finding a match based on your lifestyle, living situation, and activity level. Adoptions are approval based and will be guided by a Canine or Feline Adoption Counselor.


What's Included?

All animals will be spayed or neutered, microchipped, and up-to-date on species specific tests and vaccinations before leaving for their forever homes. You will also receive your pet's full medical records and a sample bag of food.

Kittens $90

Under 1 year

Adult Cats $60


Senior Cats $35

10+ years

Puppies $200

Under 6 months

Adult Dogs $180


Senior Dogs $70

8+ years

now available:

minimal contact


Are you looking for your new best friend? We're here to help! With a few modifications for safety we will continue to find forever homes for animals in need. Please follow these steps:

1. Application

View our adoptable animals and submit an online application if you see a pet you would like to adopt. Wait to be contacted by an adoption counselor. If you have questions about a particular animal you must fill out an application in order to receive a response. We have very limited staff at this time so we appreciate your patience.

2. Meet & Greet

Talk to a knowledgeable adoption counselor who will help you determine which pet would be a good match for your home. Schedule an appointment to meet your potential pet and get all your questions answered. 

3. Adoption

Once you've found your perfect pet we will arrange a date/time for pick-up, online payment will be completed, contracts will be signed in person, and you will receive records of your pet's medical history. Please note that you must be 18 years of age or older with a valid ID to adopt.

Thank you for welcoming a pet into your home during this difficult time! If you're not able to provide a forever home but would be interested in becoming a foster (hello kitten season!) please click below to submit an application!

The first step in our adoption process is filling out a short application. Applications may be completed online or in person at our facility. Once your application has been submitted, call or stop into the Humane Animal Treatment Society to review your form with an adoption counselor.



Make Preparations

Don't forget to discuss your plans to adopt with any family members, roommates, or landlords. After finding your perfect match, our adoption counselors will inform you of any supplies you will need. We will send you home with a small bag of food to help with the transition. 

Welcome Home

Transitioning from a shelter environment to a home setting is a major lifestyle change. With this change, it is very common for animals to behave out of character. Keep in mind that your household will want to exercise patience and understanding during this period. Please talk to our experienced staff or visit our behavior resource page if you have any questions about introducing a new animal into your home. 

Humane Animal Treatment Society

1105 S. Isabella Rd. 

Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858

(989) 775-0830


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