The mission of The Mesabi Humane Society is to promote humane treatment through sheltering, alteration, adoption, and community education.
The Mesabi Humane Society is a chapter of the Minnesota State Humane Society and is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization. We have been serving and caring for animals since 1978 and opened our current facility in 1986. We are a no-kill shelter and only use humane euthanasia when it is medically necessary.
provide animal control services to most of St. Louis County, Minnesota
respond to hording situations, sometimes rescuing as many as 76 animals
shelter as many as 605 animals/year
Deworm, spay, neuter, vaccinate, and deliver other veterinary medical care for abandoned and surrendered cats and dogs in our care and
offer community education to children and adults.
Please visit us on Tuesday through Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. Although we are closed to the public on Mondays and on holidays, we are busy cleaning the shelter and cages and feeding the animals seven days a week. Volunteers are welcome!
Our address is:
2305 Southern Drive
Virginia, MN 55792