ADOPTION CENTER: 941-747-8808 X 313

Hurricane Preparedness

Hurricane Preparedness Check out Rick Yocum’s article in the latest edition of Suncoast Pet.

Help Pet Shelters Announces Nearly $30,000 in Grants to Local Animal Shelters

WASHINGTON, July 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Today HelpPetShelters.com announced that it has donated nearly $30,000 to local pet shelters across the country. The accomplishment comes as the campaign wrapped up its successful “Spring Paw-Stars” contest, a March Madness-style photo tournament that featured shelter pets. The winning pet, Graham, a 2-year-old bulldog mix with the Humane Society of … continuing reading

Check out our Summer 2020 newsletter

Summer newsletter 2020- Read all about it!

What you need to know about the COVID-19 pandemic and your pets

Please click here to check out this informative article from Pets for Patriots about the Covid-19 pandemic.


Puddles needed our help! written by: Ashley Gillett DVM Puddles was an 8 year old Chihuahua that presented to us on March 3rd with a necrotic (dead, decaying) front right leg as a result of being attacked by another dog the week before. The owner tried to get help for Puddles through other veterinarians but … continuing reading

COVID-19 Updates

A chronicle of HSMC COVID-19 community updates.

Monica Morgan, HSMC Shelter Manager speaks about Bradenton

Monica Morgan: Humane Society of Manatee CountyMeet Monica (and Button). Monica is a Bradenton Area resident, the shelter manager at the @Humane Society of ... continue reading

HSMC Giving Partner Profile

Find out everything you ever wanted to know about HSMC through our Giving Partner Profile. Click here to get financial information, statistics, programs, future goals and much more. See how your support helps save lives, four paws at a time.

How to Leave a Legacy

It’s easy. To make a gift to the Humane Society of Manatee County, you simply include a provision in your will specifying the type and/ or the amount you would like to give. Your gift can consist of almostanything—money, bank accounts, securities or real estate. Although the provision can be a short paragraph, the language … continuing reading


Founded in 1971 by Gertrude Decker and a courageous group of volunteers dedicated to the humane treatment of animals in Manatee County, the Humane Society of Manatee County first operated as a foster-based organization without a facility. On April 7, 1973, the organization received non-profit 501 (c)(3) status. After many fund-raisers and a couple of … continuing reading

Effective April 3, visits to the Adoption Center  are available by appointment only.

Please call 941-747-8808 x 313 or email adoptions@humanesocietymanatee.org to schedule.

COVID-19 Updates from HSMC

A partir del 3 de abril es obligatorio solicitar una cita antes de visitar el Centro de Adopciones.

Llame al 941-747-8808 ext. 313 o envíe un correo electrónico a adoptions@humanesocietymanatee.org para programar una cita.

Información actualizada sobre la COVID-19 de la HSMC.