Come meet your perfect match today! Visit during our business hours: Tuesday – Friday 12pm – 6pm & Saturday 11am – 4pm
Foster homes are always needed! Are you interested in offering a safe haven for an animal at our shelter while they await their furever home? Apply today – an animal is in need of your help!
Did you find a pet who lost their way home? Or lost one and trying to find them? Let us help! Go to our lost and Found page to see the animals posted or to post the one you’ve lost. You can also call us at 218-847-0511 for more information – our staff are happy to help!
I tell these boys constantly that they may think that we rescued them, but we actually rescued each other!
Thank you for helping us find a great addition to our family.
I am so grateful I took [Silas] home, just wish I would have done it sooner! Thank you for all you do for these animals.
HSL will be open for adoptions and in-person visits by appointment only. Please contact the shelter at (218) 847-0511 to make arrangements. Those scheduled for an appointment will be required to wear a mask, and will be asked to wear other protective needs such as gloves and utilizing hand sanitizer as requested.
HSL will remain closed to community members without an appointment confirmed in advance by shelter staff. We encourage all interested adopters to view available animals on our website: https://
Volunteers who are 18 years and older and who have already completed volunteer orientation will be able to resume volunteering for scheduled shifts starting June 1st. Please contact the shelter at (218) 847-0511 or email the shelter manager at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a time to volunteer. At this time, we cannot guarantee scheduling availability, but we are eager to assist our amazing volunteers however we can! We deeply appreciate our volunteers and thank you for your continued service and understanding.
If you locate a stray or lost animal, you are encouraged to contact us! We will do the best we can to care for these animals as capacity allows. If you are interested in acting as a foster, please complete a Foster Application found on our website and staff will contact you as soon as possible.
Thank you for your continued patience and support during this time. We are very appreciative of all the support we have received through letters, donations, photos, and so much more. If you have any questions, please contact us at (218) 847-0511 or by email at humanesocietyofthelakes@gmail.