Adoption applications accepted until end of day,  May 3, 2018

Support animals in need 

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All proceeds from the sale of these custom made for CHS books go directly to the shelter.

Amazon will donate 7% of your total purchase to CHS if you follow this link →

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Volunteer Opportunities

CHS Event Schedule

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
TC Charity Joke Jam Finals

April 17th, 7:30 at the Grand Traverse Distillery, 215 E. Front Street

The stage is set for the TC Joke Jam FINALS! Come out, get some laughs and see who will be named the 2018 Grand Joker!
This event is hosted by and benefiting:
– Norte Youth Cycling
– Cherryland Humane Society
– Polestar LGBTQ Community Center
– FLOW For Love of Water

Your Comedians stepping up to the mic for their shot at becoming the Joke Jam Grand Joker are:
– Gary Langley
– Scotty Bruce
– Jr Williams
– Josh Paul

Be sure to bring money to vote for your favorite comic (it all gets divided evenly to the host charities), and be ready to laugh for some great causes!

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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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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