Mission, Vision and Values

Michigan Pet Alliance (MPA) is a nonprofit 501(c)3 tax-exempt charitable organization. MPA was formed as a membership-based, professional trade association to bring together all of Michigan’s pet lovers and animal welfare advocates, to speak with one voice and to raise the standards of care for companion animals in Michigan. MPA strives to end the killing of healthy and treatable homeless cats and dogs in Michigan animal shelters. The MPA vision is to collaborate with advocates, animal shelters and rescue organizations to achieve a standard of best practices through training, technical assistance, education and advocacy.

Our Vision

To achieve the best quality of life for Michigan’s companion animals.

Our Mission

To work in collaboration and speak with a single voice to eliminate abuse and neglect of Michigan’s companion animals and to save all healthy and treatable homeless companion animals through training, technical assistance, education and advocacy.

Our Values

Leadership: We are committed with courage to shape a better future.

Collaboration: We believe that together we can leverage collective genius.

Integrity: We are committed to operate with truth, honesty and full transparency.

Passion: We are committed in heart and mind to speak for and represent Michigan’s voiceless companion animals.

Diversity: We are committed to inclusion and diversity and to work diligently to understand unique perspectives while eliminating systemic inequalities.

Quality: We are committed to excellence.