Our work wears on us, constantly. The staff and volunteers that pour their hearts and souls into their jobs are here because they are the most compassionate, empathetic and sympathetic people, and above all, care for animals and people.

Whether it's through the admin or direct hands on, secondary stress and trauma are real, and can weigh heavy on us.

In just the last week, we have lost one patient a...

Meet Leo!
 
Leo is currently one of the pets that MCHA has in temporary emergency housing. Leo has been living in his owner’s car. While his owner has been able to stay in an overnight shelter, it was not cat friendly. During the most recent cold-weather snap, Leo’s mom was worried that it would be too cold for him at night and came to us to help arrange emergency care until she had a safe place f...

In 2015, the Bloomington City Council approved the use of Tax Increment Financing (TIF) to support the renovation of the Animal Control facility at 3410 South Walnut Street. The project includes new construction that will replace the current stray animal housing to improve animal housing, renovating the current community room into a volunteer space for BACC volunteers, and renovating the current s...