Humane Society of West Michigan is turning 138 years old and we’re going to celebrate like paw-ty animals! Join us for an exciting day of family fun with games, music, cake, and ice cream! Please consider bringing us a birthday present from our wish list to help celebrate and continue our mission for another 100+ years.
This family & dog friendly glow-in-the-dark 5k and 1 mile fun run/walk is bound to be a blast! Before the race, join in the 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.
This annual event features 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 & experiences! Most importantly, money raised will support the Humane Society of West Michigan.
Please join us for these events in October:
Bark in the Dark - 10/2/2021 - Join us for the ninth annual Bark in the Dark! This family and dog friendly glow-in-the-dark 5k and 1 mile fun run/walk is bound to be a blast! Don't want to run? Don't worry! Bark in the Dark is so much more than a race! Featuring a dog costume contest, beer tent, local food trucks, music, and sponsor and activity booths - feel free to skip the run and just come for the fun! Bark in the Dark is Saturday, 10/2/2021 beginning at 5pm at Riverside Park. More details are available at barkinthedark.org!
Lowell Harvest Celebration - 10/9/2021 - What could be more enjoyable than an October day in Lowell? Come out to enjoy all of the festivities and even bring home a new furry friend! HSWM will have our adoption trailer at All Weather Seal on 10/9 beginning at 10am!
Howl N Boo - 10/15/2021 - Humane Society of West Michigan invites kids of all ages to join us for a night of tricks and treats on Friday, October 15th from 5:30-8! This spook-tacular event will feature a costume contest, games, food, and trick or treating through our trails!
Pups & Pours Fall Fest - 10/16/2021 - Bring your kiddos and furbabies to Adesanya Mead & Microbrewery to have fun and raise funds for HSWM! On 10/16 from 12-4 there will be adoptable animals, popcorn, cotton candy, & pretzels, pumpkin painting, fall photos, and lots of mead!
Puppy Noses + Yoga Poses - 10/23/2021 - What's better than relaxing yoga? Yoga with puppies! Join HSWM and Aptitude Fitness in Rockford for a fun, puppy-filled yoga class! Snuggling adoptable pups while stretching out your troubles is the best way to start your day. Puppy Noses + Yoga Poses will be held October 23rd at 9:30am, and tickets are only $20, with half of the proceeds going to support pets in need at HSWM! Register here: https://studiobookingsonline.com/aptitudefitness/workshop.html?id=35