Humane Society of Huron Valley

Ann Arbor
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Ann Arbor residents love their dogs, an estimated 30,000 live in the city.  Yet only about seven percent are properly tagged a despite state law and city ordinance requiring all dogs be licensed.  There's an ongoing effort to boost this percentage in the city.


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The City of Ann Arbor will spend 135-thousand dollars to support animal control services in Washtenaw County. 


Ann Arbor
Andrew Cluley / 89.1 WEMU

Since January the city of Ann Arbor has been receiving invoices from the Humane Society of Huron Valley for animal control services.  City Council member Jane Lumm says the city doesn't have a dedicated funding source to cover the full cost, but made a step in the right direction with an amendment in next year's budget.  


Courtesy Photo / Humane Society of Huron Valley

The Humane Society of Huron Valley is looking for information about an abused dog.  The approximately four month old pit bull mix was found Wednesday evening near Gottfredson and Geddes in Superior Township.  A silver van was seen near the dog.  

Courtesy photo / Human Society of Huron Valley

Cruelty investigators with the Humane Society of Huron Valley expect to file a report with the county prosecutor's office next week on the stabbing of a dog during a heated domestic dispute in Ann Arbor. 

The incident happened Wednesday night in a home where a family consisting of two adults and two teens live. 

Halloween can be Dangerous for Pets

Oct 29, 2013

Halloween is a time for candy treats and fun costumes, but as WEMU's Bob Eccles reports, it can be a frightening and potentially deadly time for pets.

The Humane Society of Huron Valley is being hailed as the Best Large Animal Shelter in the state by the Michigan Pet Fund Alliance. As WEMU's Bob Eccles reports, the award recognizes the shelter for having the best "save rate" in 2012.


HSHV Removes 88 Cats from Ypsilanti Township Home

Sep 25, 2013
Humane Society of Huron Valley

Cruelty investigators with the Humane Society of Huron Valley found horrendous conditions in a home in Ypsilanti Township from which 88 malnourished, flea-bitten cats have been removed. WEMU's Bob Eccles has the story.