Donate to LTBHS
Donations are crucial to ensuring that every animal who comes through our doors receives exceptional care. Please become a member or make a donation today.
|Wine and dine for the canines and felines at LTBHS!|
Thu May 23, 2013 @ 5:00PM - 07:00PM
|LTBHS Annual Meeting|
Wed Jun 26, 2013 @ 5:30PM -
|Mount Everest Story of Survival to Benefit LTBHS!|
Sun Jul 21, 2013 @ 6:00PM - 09:00PM
|Howl at the Moon|
Thu Aug 22, 2013 @ 6:00PM - 09:00PM
Nearly four years ago, I adopted Beans from Little Traverse Bay Humane Society when he came to you after being found caught in a trap and having his right hind leg amputated.
About a year and a half after I “rescued” him, he returned the act by rescuing me. I just wanted you to know that he is doing well and is a joy to share my days with. Thank you for all that you did for Beans and in turn for me by giving me the opportunity to have such a wonderful pal.
All the best to you and to the great loving work that you do for so many pets in need.
Adopt a Dog
My name is Monty and I'm a one-year-old yellow Labrador Retriever who just became available for adoption! As you can tell from my picture, I'm a real cutie and I hope it won't be long until I find my forever home. If you like labs, I hope you'll take a chance on me. I promise I'll be the best dog ever.
Adopt a Cat
Kittens! Kittens! Kittens! It's kitten season here at LTBHS! Beans is one of 5 two-month-old kittens who just became available for adoption! Right now LTBHS has 16 cats and kittens waiting for their forever homes. If you are looking to add a furry feline to your family, visit LTBHS. Beans and all of his friends are waiting to love you forever!
Everyone needs a "Champ"ion.
For the past 14 years, I have seen and rescued countless animals in my role as Executive Director of Little Traverse Bay Humane Society in
While many stories personally resonate with me over the years, Champ’s story perfectly illustrates not only my commitment to our mission, but the commitment of everyone at the shelter. Champ was a nine-year-old German Shepherd given up the by the only family he had ever known. Frankly, I’m glad he was surrendered because he spent his whole life tied to a chain. He was never allowed inside the house or taught any social skills.
When Champ arrived at Little Traverse Bay Humane Society, he was covered with open sores from a skin infection and swollen ears from food allergies. His ears were also raw either from fly infestation or frostbite. I personally shaved his fur down to allow air to reach his sores and bathed him to start his healing process. We took him to the Pellston Veterinary Clinic immediately to have him treated and neutered. Unfortunately, Champ became extremely sick because his immune system was so suppressed by all of his conditions. But we didn’t give up on him. We treated him with antibiotics, fluids and a nutritious diet. We all took care of Champ until he got well. In our minds, we did not have an option. And that is true for any animal who comes through our doors. Every animal is neutered, vaccinated, groomed, trained, exercised and loved unconditionally until a permanent, caring home can be found.
After two weeks with us, Champ had gained 13 pounds. His ears looked beautiful, his sores had all healed and his coat was growing back. Best of all, two weeks after he was surrendered, Champ found the happy ending he had been waiting for his whole life - a forever home. His new owner was thrilled to have found him and we were even more thrilled for Champ who was given a true second chance.
Champ's story is just one of many that occur daily at Little Traverse Bay Humane Society illustrating our commitment to every animal who walks through our doors. Our staff and board of directors are dedicated animal lovers who work tirelessly to improve the lives of our four-legged friends. Our priority is to care for the animals, like Champ, who need us the most. And we are committed to giving each of them our best effort and a safe haven that is filled with love until they find their forever homes.
Because Little Traverse Bay Humane Society is 100 percent donor funded, donations are crucial to ensuring that every animal who comes through our doors receives this exceptional care. Please donate generously to help animals like Champ get the second chance they deserve.