Third Annual "Puppies on the Porch" Raises $6,000
April 4, 2014
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Longest Resident Finds Forever Home
March 26, 2014
Kovu, a young rhodesian ridgeback/pitbull mix, resided at Lenawee Humane Society for over a year before finally finding the perfect home. Read more about his story here.
Senior Boxer Siblings Find Home Together
May 14, 2014
Ty and Taffy, brother and sister, grew up together. When they were eight years old, their owner's health declined to the point where she could no longer care for the devoted duo. With tears in her eyes, she sadly surrendered them to LHS. About a month after their arrival, they found a home together with an established pair of labrador retriever siblings. Unfortunately, the dynamic of the two "packs" didn't work out and Ty and Taffy made their way back to LHS. After a lot of persistent searching though, their forever family finally arrived at the shelter. This video is a short clip of their journey to their new life. We believe anything is possible.. and their story helps prove it.
Foster homes needed for litters of puppies and kittens
February 22, 2014
Puppy Season and Kitten Season are coming and we need YOU. Puppies, kittens, and even pregnant mothers all need weeks of care before they can be sent to their new homes. Why make them wait here at the shelter when they could be cuddled up at home with you?
If you'd like to be a foster parent for a litter of puppies or kittens, please contact us at 517-263-3463.
Ted Aranda and Howard "Kiel" Plummer - "Champions of Our Cause"
February 20, 2014
We want to give a huge thank you to Ted Aranda for spending countless hours working with our behaviorally-challenged and kennel-stressed dogs. He has even provided on-site consultations during our meet-and-greets, giving tips and providing insight for certain matches. He has saved many, many human-dog relationships!
We also want to give a huge thank you to Howard "Kiel" Plummer. This amazing and generous man started "Vicki's Fund" last year, a special needs fund for dogs needing life-saving medical care. This fund was created in loving memory of his late wife. What an absolute life-saver this man has been!
Tractor Supply Plus Adoption Event
February 15th from 10:00am-2:00pm
Visit Tractor Supply Plus in Adrian to adopt a new feline friend on-site!
Petsmart National Adoption Event
February 14th, 15th, & 16th from 12:00pm-4:00pm
Join us during this National Event at Petsmart in Monroe to adopt a bundle of cuteness on-site from Lenawee Humane Society!
October brought us 66 adoptions!!!
Lenawee Humane Society is pleased to announce Marcie M. Cornell as the new Executive Director
We would like to introduce you to our new Executive Director, Marcie M. Cornell. Marcie is originally from the Detroit/Downriver area and has lived in Monroe County for the past 20 years. She is married with 3 adult “human” children, 2 grandchildren and one 4 year old Special Needs Shih Tzu mix. She has a Masters Degree in Business with a concentration in Organizational Psychology and Development and is alumni of Siena Heights University, earning a Bachelor of Arts Degree in 2000, majoring in Psychology and graduating cum laude.
Marcie comes to the Lenawee Humane Society with more than 13 years non-profit administration experience. She is an experienced grant writer with much success in identifying potential funding sources, securing funds and increasing revenue. She has also been successful in identifying cost savings measures to decrease expenses, and collaborating with outside organizations to accomplish organizational and community goals. As a result of her work in Monroe County, she increased the Community Action Agency housing budget by more than 150%, filling gaps in services by securing funding and adding additional programs not previously offered. With the increased donations and grant revenue, she was able to increase jobs and therefore public awareness of the many services available throughout the organization and the community. She will be the first to tell you that she did not accomplish this alone, but with much help from her dedicated staff. She has worked with the homeless and affordable housing and now is looking forward to housing homeless animals.
In addition to her work experience, Marcie served as the secretary and member of the Monroe County FEMA Board, the Continuum of Care Coordinator for Monroe County, was a Board member for the Michigan Small Communities Association (MSCA), and a member of the Michigan Community Development Directors Association (MCDDA). She also served on the Board for Women Empowering Women (Paula’s House) in Monroe. She is a 25 Plus year member of the Women of the Moose, where she earned her Friendship Degree and served as Senior Regent.
Of all the duties that Marcie has performed, she finds the opportunity to make a difference in the community to be the most rewarding. It is her personal mission and passion to positively affect the lives of others (both human and animals).
The Lenawee Humane Society will be closed for business on the following days:
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