Services

As the only humane society for all of Ottawa County, Harbor Humane Society provides a number of services. We advocate for animals and inform the community through:

Animal Protection and Care

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  • Shelter unwanted, abused, lost or stray animals
  • Provide lost and found services to reunite people with their pets
  • Vaccinations, de-worming, medication
  • High-quality food and clean water
  • Exercise, social interaction, bedding and toys
  • Protect the public by quarantining and euthanizing sick or dangerous animals
  • Ensure a loving, humane, respectful and peaceful end of life to unadopted animals

Adoption Assistance

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  • Seek placement of animals into humane environments
  • Extensive adoption counseling services
  • Supply adopters with an informational packet and resources
  • Offer tagging and micro-chipping for adopted animals

Community Education and Services

  • Provide extensive educational handouts on pet topics to the public
  • Implement programs promoting humane values and responsible pet ownership
  • Promote education through local libraries, bookstores and press releases
  • Promote spay/neuter and adoption education via a multimedia approach