Community Resources

Resources to Care for my Pet

Food

KCAS can assist with temporary food assistance as needed. Please contact us at 616.632.7300 to request food. Otherwise, please see the additional resources below.

  • Pleasant Hearts Pantry – pantry is roughly every second Saturday, need photo ID & proof of address; as-needed basis, walk-in. Northern Grand Rapids.
  • K9 Companions, for vets only. Contact them by emailing k9camocompanions@gmail.com or by calling 616.970.0234.

Community Cats

Community cats are felines that live in the neighborhood but don’t belong directly to a specific household. These cats have not been socialized with people, so a traditional home isn’t their best option. For information on how to live alongside community cats, please see this brochure.


Housing

If your landlord has indicated that you cannot have a current pet, or if you are moving to a new home, consider the strategies outlined at this website.


Spay/Neuter

C-SNIP has a two locations; one in Grand Rapids, and another in Muskegon. Visit their website for cost and how to schedule.


Vaccinations

C-SNIP offers a Community Well Pet Clinic for low-cost medical exams and vaccinations. Visit their website for a list of services, cost, and how to schedule.

Humane Society of West Michigan offers a low income vaccination clinic; visit their website for guidelines and scheduling.