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Bark in the Dark 2017

  • $87,000 was raised to support Humane Society of West Michigan's mission
  • 650 registered participants
  • Thank you to our sponsors: Meijer, Joyce Wisner, Donald Tassell, BDO, Independent Bank, Fox Subaru, Chow Hound, Alliance Beverage, Grand Rapids Harley-Davidson, Midwestern Pet Foods, Leo's, MOSS, Rocket Science Creative, Invisible Fence, and PetSmart. 
  • Thank you to the participants, donors, in-kind sponsors, and volunteers who made the 5th Annual Bark in the Dark a success! 

Paws, Claws & Corks- Monday, March 12, 2018 at DeVos Place - This annual event will feature the hottest restaurants, breweries, and wineries in West Michigan. Guests will enjoy fabulous cuisine, wonderful wine and beer samples, as well as opportunities to bid on exciting packages including adventures, trips, wine, sports memorabilia and much more! Most importantly, money raised will benefit the Humane Society of West Michigan in our mission to promote the humane treatment and responsible care of animals in our community through education, example, responsible placement and protection.

Bark in the Dark - Fall of 2018- This family & dog friendly glow-in-the-dark 5k and 1 mile fun run/walk is bound to be a blast! Before the race, attendees will enjoy family activities including balloon animals, face painting, and a pup-a-razzi photobooth! Afterwards, enjoy local beer, wine, hard cider, treats, and music with your fellow animal lovers. All proceeds from the event benefit Humane Society of West Michigan, a 100% donor funded 501(c)3 non-profit that promotes humane treatment and responsible care of animals in West Michigan through education, example, placement, and protection.

Howl N' Boo - Oct. 13th from6-9PM. A spooktacular kids night out at Humane Society of West Michigan! The night will feature, trick-or-treating, pizza, games/crafts, a costume contest, and a movie! Plus learn Pet Halloween safety tips! Register by e-mailing JordAnn at


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Pet Therapy Seminar

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