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Ingham County has one Humane Society named under Capital Area Humane Society. The Capital Area Humane Society was founded in 1936 by teacher named Mrs. Warren H. Hosmer. She cared for the community's homeless animals in her home and secretly in the basement of the school. Today this nonprofit charitable companion animal welfare organization dedicated to the humane treatment and welfare of companion animals. Their staff of 30 professionals serves over 40,000 people and nearly 7,000 animals a year. Their staff is composed of veterinarians, trainers and others who are experts on animal care issues.

This Humane Society includes 48 kennel runs for dogs and 40 enclosures for cats that are clean, bright, attractive and safe. They also have a veterinary clinic and education center.

Each animal receives an excellent healthcare package that includes basic vaccinations such as rabies shots, spaying or neutering, heartworm testing, health screening, and feline leukemia testing for cats.

In addition, they serve the people who must surrender their animals because they can no longer keep them for a variety of reasons, such as moving, or health or behavior issues. Adopters are helped to find the right pet for their family through counseling about breeds, lifestyles and animal care. Adoption fees are waived for the elderly.

Contact information:

Capital Area Humane Society,
7095 W. Grand River Ave.,
Lansing, MI. 48906.
Phone 1: (517) 676-8370.
Phone 2: (517) 626-6060.
Fax: (517) 626-2560.


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