Mackenzie’s 2018 Fall Open House

Open House

Save the Date: SEPT 22
11 am – 2 pm

Mackenzie’s 2018 Open House is our annual fundraiser with tons of fun for the whole family. Mark your calendars and save this date!

Please Join Us!

Mackenzie’s 2018 Open House is our annual fundraiser with tons of fun and prizes for the whole family to enjoy. You and your dog(s) are invited to come grab a bite to eat (Catered by Yesterdog & Furniture City Creamery), visit the Sanctuary, meet staff, say hello to ‘adopted’ dogs that may be visiting, take tours, meet adoptable dogs, and celebrate the hundreds of homeless dogs that have found forever adoptive homes because of supporters like you.

Your participation and support at this year’s Open House helps continue our efforts of helping neglected, abused or abandoned dogs, for ‘as long as it takes’. 

Please let us know you are attending by registering on our website. We can’t wait to see you and your four legged friends.

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GrandCon supports Mackenzie’s


GrandCon Gaming ConventionCome Play with Us! at GrandCon this September. Badges available.

September 14-16, 2018
Devos Place
Grand Rapids, MI

Bring Fido – Pet Charity Program

On a cold and snowy day back in January 2004, Melissa Halliburton (the founder of adopted her dog, Rocco, from Hartford Animal Control for the outrageous sum of $5.00. Even before Rocco convinced Melissa (figuratively speaking) to create a year later, she always said it was the best five bucks she ever spent. And now, she’s dedicated to using the success of to help save more homeless pets, $5.00 at a time … and now with the great success it helping save dogs $10.00 at a time.

Does your dog need a vacation? Ruff Guide to the United States features 365 of the best places to stay and play with your dog in all 50 states. Whether your pooch prefers to ‘ruff it’ on a hiking adventure or sit in the lap of luxury at a five-star resort, the assortment of trips in this book is sure to have him (and you) begging for a vacation! When you enter code “MACKENZIES2018”at checkout, you will get free shipping and Mackenzie’s will get a $10.00 donation for each book sold!

When someone books a pet-friendly reservation on and uses this code “MACKENZIES2018”at check-out and completes their stay, will send a donation of $10 to Mackenzie’s Animal Sanctuary.