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

We are Social Animals!

Me-wow! The Kitten Shower was a roaring success, with 200 people coming through our doors and donating:

-3,576 baby wipes
-288.3 lbs of dry food
-$218
-182 toys
-94.5 lbs of litter
-42 beds/blankets
-39 cases of canned food (mostly Royal Canin)
-32 Miracle Nipples
-18 cans of formula
-18 scales
-17 litter boxes
-17 nursing kits
-14 bags of treats
-13 Snuggle Safe heat discs
-9 bottles

This list was also made possible by many generous donations through our Amazon Wish List. Thank you for your outpouring of support, Pierce County! And remember to tag any/all photos with #hskittenshower. See you next year!!!
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Me-wow! The Kitten Shower was a roaring success, with 200 people coming through our doors and donating: -3,576 baby wipes -288.3 lbs of dry food -$218 -182 toys -94.5 lbs of litter -42 beds/blankets ...

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Your Friday warm and fuzzy!

A good samaritan first brought Mr. Stubbs to the shelter, and we all were immediately smitten. Staff road-tripped with the social and playful Pit Bull, and volunteers cooed over him while he was in our care.

Now he's clearly embraced his new role as baby protector, and is all love and gentleness around his teeny tiny companion. So happy to see him flourishing!
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More in the spirit of #NationalPuppyDay with our very own Brandy Boston! Thanks for helping promote adopting versus shopping, Better Business Bureau Northwest Serving Western Washington. ... See MoreSee Less

Today is National Puppy Day! BBB's Aly Schmidt is live at BBB Accredited Charity Humane Society for Tacoma and Pierce County discussing tips for avoiding puppy scams. She is also joined by Dog Care Le...

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"Happiness is a warm puppy." Wishing all a pawsome #NationalPuppyDay 🐕🐩🐶 ... See MoreSee Less

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Upcoming Events

  1. Mar
    29

    We will be closing at 5:30 pm on Wednesday, March 29. Regular hours will resume the following day.

  2. Apr
    07

    Want to become a Humane Society volunteer? Attending Volunteer General Orientation is your first step!

  3. Apr
    09

    Want to become a Humane Society volunteer? Attending Volunteer General Orientation is your first step!

5,546

Homeless animals have been placed this year

1,711

Lost pets have been reunited with their owners this year

 

Our current live release rate is 91.20%.