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Adopt a Cat
Adopt a Dog
Volunteer Opportunities
CHS Event Schedule
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

Dog and Cat Adoptions in the Community! Every Saturday @ 11am - 2pm
When: Every Saturday @ 11am – 2pm
Where: Pets Naturally
Address:  1420 S. Airport, Traverse City, MI










Volunteer Orientation - held the 2nd Saturday every month @ 10:00a
Volunteer orientations will now be held on the second Saturday of every month at 10:00 a.m. at the shelter!  Have questions about volunteering? You can find most of your answers here:










Paint the Pup Event
Join us for the next Paint a Pup event to paint Cherryland Humane Society’s new ceramic Donor Dog donation collection banks. More than 30 dogs were painted at our first event in March!
  • Soon to be Announced

Donor Dogs play an important role in the community by raising funds and awareness. These soon-to-be painted dogs will be located at businesses throughout the area!
Artists with intermediate to advanced painting skills are needed to give the ceramic dogs a facelift and new look. They are an open canvas and can be painted to resemble a dog that has been a special part of your life!Registration is free. Onsite donations of $5 to $10 per person are greatly appreciated to cover the materials cost.Blackbird Arts ( is generously supporting and hosting the Paint a Pup events.
Be sure to check out the Record Eagle’s article published after the March event.
Pour for More - May Events
Have a pint/cup/glass for us at these fine establishments. When you purchase a drink, the Cherryland Humane Society receives a donation from the vendor. You can support CHS while having a cool brew/ cup of Joe/Glass of wine.


Mari Vineyards in May
 May 27, 11:00AM – 7:00PM.   Mari Vineyards.  Cherryland Humane Society will be at Mari Vineyards. Mari Vineyards will donate $1 to CHS for every glass of wine sold. It will be from 11-7. We will also have dogs for adoption at the event. Maybe a few kittens too. So stop by and see a beautiful winery while supporting a great cause.

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!
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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.
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Scholarships Announced!

Traverse Outdoor Landscaping & Irrigation has generously agreed to underwrite a Scholarship Fund to support the training classes. Traverse Outdoor is a Traverse City based landscaping and irrigation company. This year it is celebrating 40 years of service to the community.

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1750 Ahlberg Road
Traverse City, MI 49696

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Shelter Hours: Tues: 11a-5p, Wed: 11a-6p, Thur & Fri: 11a-5p, Sat: 11a-4p  **Closed Sun & Mon and Major Holidays

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