• Browse the adoptable animals at Humane Society of West Michigan either in person or online
  • View "How to Prepare Your Home" for the new addition to the family
  • Come visit HSWM and fill out an application and meet with an adoption counselor in order to get approved for adoption
  • Meet with animals who are a good match for your lifestyle and family
  • Be ready to take the new family member home! Some animals are ready to go home the same day while others may still need a final vet check

To speed up the adoption process, please bring the following items with you:

  • Fill out the adoption application before arriving at HSWM
  • Must meet with an adoption counselor in person - can not approve for adoption via email or phone call
  • Bring your current pet's medical history

   Application: Dog | Cat | Small Critter


Please note: before meeting any animals, you MUST be approved for adoption


Click here for adoption fees

Have other questions? Visit our FAQ page!


Adoption Hours

Sunday 11AM-4PM

Monday - CLOSED

Tuesday 12PM-7PM

Wednesday 12PM-7PM

Thursday 12PM-7PM

Friday 12PM-7PM

Saturday 11AM-4PM

Please note: adoption consultations end 30 minutes prior to close each day 

These hours are subject to change - see home page for any closings