NINE rescue dogs completed NINE families on Saturday. NINE families brought their new best friend home. 🐕

Traverse Outdoor wants to make sure these NINE dogs receive the attention they need to succeed in their new homes. Transitioning from shelter to home life can be wonderful, overwhelming, and confusing for rescue dogs. To become happy, healthy, permanent family members, Traverse Outdoor has given scholarships to all NINE dogs to attend CHS’s Canine Behavior Training Program (CBTP)!

Thank you Traverse Outdoor for giving our adoptive families the opportunity to provide behavioral care for their new adopted dogs and keep them in their forever homes. ❤

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Canine Behavior Training Program
Scholarship Program

Traverse Outdoor Landscaping and Irrigation generously underwrites special scholarships to the Canine Behavior Program for all dogs that love to play outside.  This scholarship helps to place dogs that might not otherwise be adopted.  The program helps not only the new forever friends, but the new owners as well.  Find out more by clicking below:

Adopt your new best friend from the shelter! Open Tuesday-Saturday


Tuesday: 11a-5p
Wednesday: 11a-6p
Thursday: 11a-5p
Friday: 11a-5p
Saturday: 11a-4p

Sunday and Monday: Closed

Where:  Cherryland Humane Society
Address:  1750 Ahlberg Dr, Traverse City, Michigan
Phone:  231-946-5116

Volunteer Orientation - held the every second Saturday of the month @ 9:00am


Volunteer orientations will now be held on the second Saturday of every month at 9:00 a.m. at the shelter!  A $15 fee will cover the cost of registration and materials.

Have questions about volunteering? You can find most of your answers here:



















Canine Behavior and Training Class

We're a proud BISSELL Partner for Pets member!

Cherryland Humane Society is proud to be a Partner for Pets! BISSELL and have teamed up to help organizations like ours raise money, and now you can help too! When you purchase pet products on and enter the code ADOPT at checkout, a portion of your purchase will be donated to our organization! It’s simple:
· Shop pet products on
· Enter the code ADOPT at checkout
· Then select our organization!

We're a proud supporter of LostPetUSA!

As pet owners we know that a lost or missing pet can cause a very stressful situation. We want to help.


1750 Ahlberg Road
Traverse City, MI 49696


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