Even though ICACS is closed right now due to Covid-19, they are still hard at work trying to get pets into homes and providing help to owners who are having a hard time feeding their fur babies.

First let's talk about pet adoptions and how Bissell is helping out.

BISSELL Pet Foundation is doing another #emptytheshelter event during this unusual time. Bissell has adapted their event to work with shelters like ICACS that are closed to the public, but still doing adoptions by appointment! Be sure to check out the adoptable pets page at ac.ingham.org and send in an adoption inquiry to get started meeting awesome shelter pets currently staying in foster homes. (ICACS)
BISSELL Pet Foundation & Empty the Shelters (sponsoring reduced adoption fees across the country) happens Saturday, May 9 through Sunday, May 17. (Bissell)
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You've got help with adoption fees, but what if you're experiencing hardships because you can't afford to feed your pet? ICACS can help you out with that too.

ICACS Pet Food Bank Dates & Locations

Daily Food Banks:

  • Ingham County Animal Control & Shelter- 600 Buhl St, Mason. Food is available outside the adoption entrance and is available first come first serve.
  • ICACS Outreach Center- 826 W Saginaw, Lansing. Food is available outside the entrance and in the pet pantry, supplies are available first come first serve.

Weekly Food Banks:

  • Wednesdays 10am-12pm Okemos Community Church 4734 Okemos Rd, Okemos.
  • Saturdays 12pm-2pm Meridian Township Central Park Pavilion, Okemos.
  • Friday (5/1) 12pm-2pm- Potter Park Penguin Cove Pavilion (First Pavilion), Potter Park Zoo, Lansing. This location may continue based on need and availability.
  • If you are interested in helping support these community Pet Food Bank Program, food and litter can be purchased and dropped off at locations during food bank times. Financial donations can be made online to www.icasfund.org.
  • For more information on other programs at Ingham County Animal Control, contact the shelter at 517-676-8370, visit the ICAC website at www.ac.ingham.org or visit the shelters Facebook page for updates. (ICACS)
Credit: ICACS