Animals

Meet Carson – Christine’s Pet of the Week!
Carson will make a great addition to ANY type of home that's why you need to go visit him at the Humane Society of West Michigan!
Carson is 1 ½ years old and is a white Terrier mix. He is super sweet and as mentioned
he would do great in any home or family...
You Can Soon Eat With Your Dogs on Restaurant Patios!
Great news for all of us dog lovers... your dog dining with you could soon be a thing!
The Michigan Senate just passed a bill that would allow you to bring your dogs to restaurants with outdoor patios.
Currently, you aren't allowed to bring animals into a food establishment (unless its a ser…
Meet Willie – Christine’s Pet of the Week!
The Humane Society of West Michigan brought in 3-year-old Willie, a big and lovable Pitbull.
Willie was an owner surrender but NOT because he was difficult/hard to handle but it wasn't an ideal situation for the previous owners to have a dog at the time...
Freshwater Jellyfish Are A Thing And In West Michigan
Did you know there were fresh water jellyfish… and they’re here in West Michigan?
According to WZZM, campers in Newaygo County along Diamond lake were shocked to find a swarm of Jellyfish Saturday.
The jellyfish are a species from China and are non-native to Michigan, but have been in the…
Meet CJ – Christine’s Pet of the Week!
Look at that smile! CJ was recently transferred to the Humane Society of West Michigan from a shelter in Genesee County, where he has been since April! CJ is an American Staffordshire Terrier and is about 3-years-old. Although he's a little smaller for a normal Staffordshire, he's a dog th…
Do You Talk to Your Dog? Research Says He Understands You
This should make you feel a little better about yourself the next time you talk to your dog, because it does for me.
New research from Hungary found that dogs understand words and tone. Previous research has proven that dogs can identify words but this new study shows that dogs are more lik…
Meet Squirt – Christine’s Pet of the Week!
The Humane Society of West Michigan has brought a lot of dogs here for Christine's Pet of the Week but Squirt is definitely my favorite! If you don't adopt this dog you're only doing a disservice to yourself.
Squirt is a 3-month old puppy who's a mix of breeds...

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