Finn is Our Pet of the Week on Wet Nose Wednesday
Brianna from the Humane Society of West Michigan wasn't able to come into the studio yesterday morning due to COVID-19, but we talked on the phone about Finn!
Finn is an 1-year-old pup who has been waiting to find his furever home since December, and would love to find it soon! It can take Finn a little bit of time to warm up to new people, but once he knows and trusts you, you're one of the pack! Finn LOVES to be petted and massaged, and he enjoys leisurely walks where he can watch the world go by. This goofy guy would love to find an owner who will help him learn new skills, as well as a home where he can be your only fur baby in a quiet, routine place where he can settle in, feel safe, and learn to master his zen.
Save the Date: Empty the Shelters!
We have exciting news--Humane Society of West Michigan will be participating in Bissell's upcoming Empty the Shelters adoption event!
From Wednesday, May 5th, to Saturday, May 8th, BISSELL Pet Foundation and Cathy Bissell will sponsor adoption costs, so that all of the cats and dogs in our care will be only be $25 to adopt, small animals will only be $5 to adopt, and as always, senior pets are fee-waived!
Mark your calendars for this amazing opportunity, and together let's Empty The Shelters!
HSWM Kid’s Summer Camps
Warmer weather is on its way, and HSWM Kids Summer Camps are just around the corner!
You can choose from a wide variety of animal-focused programs, suited for children ages 5-15, from getting to know the animals you can find in your own backyard, to learning about animals from all over the world! There are programs aimed at younger kids like HSWM Mini Camp, teaching children about companion pets, all the way up to Vet & Animal Careers Camp, teaching older kids about different animal-based career options, including veterinary science!
Camps will be held in-person, following COVID safety guidelines, meaning spots will be limited. Learn more and sign up today through our website at hswestmi.org/youth-camps to make sure your child doesn't miss out on all of the fun!
Looking for Summer Camp Counselors
HSWM is also looking to hire Camp Counselors for our upcoming Kids Summer Camps! Kids Summer Camps are available for children of all ages and interests, designed to entertain, teach, and above all, give children the opportunity to interact with the pets in our care. Camps start on June 14th and run through August 27th. Counselors will be working Monday-Friday from 8:30-5:00pm, though hours can vary based on the number of campers signed up per week.
Applicants must be 18 years of age or older and have experience with groups of children. (First aid certification is a plus!) We will also have very structured COVID guidelines in place, as well as mandatory facemasks, to help protect campers and staff. This will be a very fun, active, position that will require lifting, moving, being on your feet, and playing with kids for most of the day! Applicants should also be comfortable working with large groups of children, as well as all different kinds of animals.
Please visit www.hswestmi.org to view profiles and learn more about adopting!
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