We advance the welfare of animals and promote positive relationships between animals and people. 

We are Social Animals!

Your Friday warm and fuzzy!

Molly writes that she and her daughter visited the Humane Society about 2 1/2 years ago after reading a Facebook post about a cat. While the Featured Pet was not the right fit, staff asked questions to determine who would be their purr-fect match and selected Fiona.

Right away Molly knew that Fiona was it! Two years and some change later, and the smart, mellow, very funny, and a bit spoiled feline couldn't be happier.

Get a warm and fuzzy of your own at this Sunday's Whiskers in Wonderland: Cat & Rabbit-Only Adoption Event!
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Don't fur-get! Our Whiskers in Wonderland: Cat & Rabbit-Only Adoption Event starts at 10:00 am this coming Sunday. Fa la la, la la la, la la la in love with felines and critters that are sure to make your spirits bright!

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We’ve fallen under little Brie’s spell, and we know you will too! Shy but sweet, the 4-year-old Yorkshire Terrier mix would do best with a home with toy dog experience. Older kids or adults are her cup of tea, and as can be the case with her breed, she’s more on the high maintenance side, carrying herself tall and proud.

Brie does have a number of medical issues, but will repay here future fur-ever family with love aplenty. Let’s get her a home for the holidays! #512733
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Your Friday warm and fuzzy!

Sassy, formerly Elvira, ran into some complications after her spay surgery. Shelter vets weren't sure that the hound pup was going to make it, but she pulled through, and got her happily ever after! Owner Alice writes that her constant companion is "living the life in a tiny cabin at Long Beach, WA."
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OUR MISSION

Creating positive relationships for people and pets is how we advance the welfare of animals in our community. As a local, independent 501c3 non-profit organization, this has been our mission since 1888. We provide sheltering and adoption services as well as pet care resources for families. Visit us in person or check out our adoptable animals and other services listed on this website.

Kathleen Olson, CAWA
Executive Director

Upcoming Events

  1. Dec
    11

    We’re hosting a cat and rabbit-only adoption event out of our lobby! Meet our diamonds in the rough, golden girls and gents, and some buns to boot :)

3,632

Homeless animals have been placed this year

809

Lost pets have been reunited with their owners this year

Our current live release rate is 91.30%.