Our Mission

The Humane Society of Northwest Montana provides a caring & safe
environment for dogs and cats until they can be united with a forever home.

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  • Who We Are

    On behalf of the orphaned animals that we serve, thank you for the opportunity to acquaint you with our life saving organization.

    Located between two of the fastest growing cities in Montana, Whitefish and Kalispell, the Humane Society of Northwest Montana is home of the Charlotte Edkins Animal Adoption Center.

  • Who We Are

    Our facility which opened its doors to the general public on July 1, 2004 sits on fourteen acres and it is built in the shape of a horseshoe. Our original architectural design resembled a rectangle and was approximately 10,000 square feet in size. Due to budget constraints at the time of construction however, we had to sacrifice the amount of kennel space for dogs and decrease overall dimensions. After completion of our cost-cutting concessions of approximately 3,000 square feet in the final build-out, the result was 39 kennels for cats and 17 kennels for dogs.

  • Who We Are

    Governed by a Board of Directors, HSNWMT is a private, non-profit 501 (c)(3) limited admission, no-kill organization that focuses on finding caring, loving homes for orphaned cats and dogs and ending the destruction of healthy adoptable pets. Our Board of Directors consists of Flathead Valley residents who are concerned about animal welfare and who live and work in the area. The HSNWMT staff consists of a dedicated team of animal care and administrative professionals.

Help Us Care for Homeless Pets

We serve the communities of northwest Montana including Kalispell, Whitefish, Columbia Falls, Kila and Lakeside/Somers. We are a a ‘No-Kill’ pet adoption center funded solely by the people we serve. Will you please help us by making a tax deductible donation? There has never been more demand on our resources than today.

License Plate Supports Homeless Animals

It’s NEW, it’s BEAUTIFUL and it’s available at a Motor Vehicle Division near you.  To purchase a plate, visit a Montana Motor Vehicle Division office and ask for the new Humane Society of Northwest Montana’s License Plate.  Normal registration fees will apply plus $20.00.  The additional $20.00 will be donated to the Humane Society of Northwest Montana.  Proudly display this attractive, heartwarming license plate and know at the same time that you are helping to support homeless animals.

Happy Tail Adoptions

  • Five years ago I adopted a small dog you called “Smitty” in September 2007. I can’t tell you how much love and joy he has brought our family over the years!

    Kelly Harris
    Smitty's Mom
  • Just wanted to give you all an update on Koda the Chow mix. It has been four years since we adopted him and he is doing very well. We love him very much and he has made us life long advocates for pet adoption. Thank you for the work you do!

    Marea Hudoba
    Koda's Mom
  • We want to show you Tally and Tabitha, (we call them Mittens and Cali), they are getting so big and are the best kittens. They play all day long and have kept us entertained watching them.

    Deb & Greg
    Tally & Tabitha's Parents
  • It’s been 9 mos. since my visit to your shelter, and Gypsie (now renamed Rosey) and I are doing quite well. Just wanted to let you know how we’re all doing, and that Rosey is a smart, sweet lovable girl, who, although crazy about her tennis balls, is otherwise just an awesome dog.

    Rosey's Mom

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