Find out what the big deal is about this Empty The Shelter event in Southwest Michigan this December.

114 animal shelters and rescues nationwide will offer reduced-fee pet adoptions during the Empty the Shelters - Holiday Hope event on December 14.

One thing that stands in the way of many of these adorable pets finding a forever home is cost.  The Bissell Pet Foundation is removing that obstacle with this reduced adoption fee ($25 or less.)

According to their press release,

BISSELL Pet Foundation’s Empty the Shelters - Holiday Hope event will include shelters in 22 states including 45 in Michigan. All adoptable pets available during Empty the Shelters – Holiday Hope will be microchipped and spayed/neutered.

Hours of operation will vary depending on the animal shelter.  Here is a list of animal shelters and rescues that are participating in this event in Southwest Michigan.

SPCA of Southwest Michigan

Kalamazoo, MI

6955 West KL Ave
Kalamazoo, MI 49006

Phone: (269)344-1474
Email: Katie@spcaswmich.org

Event Hours:
Saturday: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.


Kalamazoo Animal Rescue
Kalamazoo, MI

Event Hours:
Friday: 12 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.


Companion Cats, Inc.

Battle Creek, MI

29 Hoag St
Battle Creek, MI

Phone: (269) 589-8747
Email:dnewman0911@hotmail.com

Event Hours:
Friday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Wishbone Pet Rescue Alliance

Allegan, Michigan

Event Hours:
Saturday: 10 a.m.- 4 p.m.


Van Buren County Animal Control

Hartford, MI

58040 CR 681
Hartford, MI

Phone: 269-621-4624
Email:murphyk@vbco.org

Event Hours:
Friday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday:10 a.m. – 3 p.m.


Al-Van Humane Society

South Haven, MI

07591 Blue Star Hwy
South Haven, MI 49090

Phone: 269-637-5062
Email: executivedirector@al-van.org

Event Hours:
Saturday:
Pre-approved adopters: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Not pre-approved adopters: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.


Find an animal shelter participating in this event by using the interactive map my clicking here.