We are super excited to see you at this years Open House and all the positive response we have received. We’re not afraid of a little rain, however, thunder and lightning are predicted tomorrow, which is another story. Safety is our main concern for everyone and all our four-legged friends. Due to this, we will be rescheduling our Open House to Saturday, October 21st. from 11 am – 2 pm. Sorry for any inconvenience this may have caused, but we hope to see you next weekend. Fingers crossed the sun will be shining.

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Mackenzie’s Animal Sanctuary (MAS) is the largest no-kill dog sanctuary in the Midwest and is dedicated to finding homes for abused, abandoned and neglected dogs. MAS was founded by the Azzar Family in August of 1999 after the passing of their beloved dog, Mackenzie. To honor Mack’s name, they wanted to help dogs in need and continue to do so everyday.

MAS has a capacity to house up to 115 dogs. As space allows, it is Mackenzie’s policy to assist other local animal shelters and humane societies by taking in dogs that may otherwise be euthanized.

Mackenzie’s Animal Sanctuary is federally recognized as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. MAS is funded solely by private donations and does not receive any state, local or federal funding.

Our Mission

Our Mission at Mackenzie’s Animal Sanctuary is to:

  • find homes for abused, abandoned and neglected dogs
  • to spay/neuter our rescue dogs to stop the cycle of unwanted litters
  • assist in public education for the betterment of our local animal community
  • and to maintain the highest standards of care for the animals, including veterinary care