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The Christies did everything right. Upon finding Maddie, they took her to the vet to see if she was microchipped. Finding none, Maddie was then placed at the shelter under veterinarian care. The family couldn't stop thinking about the salt and peppered girl, and when Maddie was put on the adoption floor on Vintage Tuesday, the Christies immediately came down to bring her home for good. The wait was over, and wiggly Maddie couldn't have been happier! ... See MoreSee Less

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We’re crazy about Featured Pet Claudette! This shorthaired sweetheart has a coat of gray and has a curious streak — she’s often up on her hind legs getting a better look at the world. While timid could be used to describe Claudette in the shelter environment, we just know that once with her forever family, the 3-year-old’s true serene self will shine through. The best way to get to know this cutie is by stopping by for a Meet & Greet. As we say at the shelter, you don’t choose the rabbit, they choose you <3 — #495250 ... See MoreSee Less

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Help save lives! Our Feline Foster Training begins promptly at 10:00 am this Saturday, March 28. Underage kittens need a little extra care during the spring and summer months, and could greatly benefit from your commitment. ... See MoreSee Less

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Otis and Bailey (pictured right) were fast friends. Bailey first spotted the "stupid cute" pitty online, and met with ASR Star to learn the ins and outs of providing for Otis, wanting to give him the best life possible. Bailey was so impressed with Star that she insisted Star join in on the commemorative photo. Thanks to Star's guidance and Bailey's big heart, Otis is well on his way to a life of love, fun, and silliness! ... See MoreSee Less

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OUR MISSION

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It's simple, to advance the welfare of animals in Tacoma and Pierce County. As a local, independent 501(c)3 non-profit, we at The Humane Society for Tacoma & Pierce County rely on donations to fund our organization’s vital programs. Visit us in person or check out our adoptable animals to find your family’s newest addition!

 Kathleen Olson, CAWA
Executive Director

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