Due to COVID-19, the shelter is CLOSED to the public. Adoptions and meeting our pets is by appointment only. To setup an appointment, please view our pets online and submit an application for the pet you're interested in adopting.
At this time, we are not processing applications for pre-approval. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Adoption fees include:
All adoption applications are reviewed by an adoption committee in order to determine the best placement for each pet.
Veterinary care for the sick and injured pets at this facility is funded by
A private, non-profit 501(c)3 animal welfare organization funded by donations.
Please consider donating so that we can continue to provide veterinary care for the sick and injured.
To donate by mail, please make check out to 'Pound Pals Downriver' and mail to:
The work done by volunteers on behalf of the pets at the shelter is invaluable. Through shelter cleaning, dog walking, dog and cat socialization, fundraising, facilitating adoptions and various other activities, they make a profound difference in the lives of the pets while they're in our care awaiting their forever homes.
We are always in need of volunteers.
To get started please visit the shelter to fill out the necessary paperwork.