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

We are Social Animals!

Fall hard and fast just in time for February 14! For all you big-hearted pet lovers out there, Scooby is one of many special needs cats who fully desires your devotion. Possibly meet him and our other heartthrobs starting at noon tomorrow! Location: PetSmart, 3326 S 23rd St, Tacoma ... See MoreSee Less

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Find your Valentine at this weekend's intimate PetSmart adoption event~Friday noon to 5:00 pm and Saturday 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. Little loves like Mia (who may be in attendance on Friday) can't wait to steal your heart <3 ... See MoreSee Less

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Your Friday warm and fuzzy!

Baby Girl (formerly Julia) came to us very nervous. But once in Paula’s arms, the big black bun cuddled up and looked right at home. On how far Baby Girl has come:

"How wonderful it was to have her come into her bunny-tude. Initially, if she was out of her x-pen, she'd make this sort of whimper, find a corner, and just hunker down. (Now) she's found her place and is a content little (big!) bunny.” Hoppy day!
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Meet Aubree, a girl with a huge heart for animals! Instead of asking for birthday presents this year, Aubree asked for pet food for her local Humane Society. Get this...it's her second time forgoing birthday presents so that she can give back to animals in need! On behalf of our animals great and small, thank you for all that you do, Aubree <3 ... See MoreSee Less

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OUR MISSION

KathleenCreating 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. Feb
    14

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

  2. Feb
    15

    The Humane Society will be closed on Monday, February 15 in observance of the Presidents Day holiday. We will reopen on Tuesday, February 16 at 11:00 am.

  3. Mar
    04

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

6,428

Homeless animals have been placed this year

1,773

Lost pets have been reunited with their owners this year