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

We are Social Animals!

Your Friday warm and fuzzy!

Eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee! Spring has indeed sprung, and we'll continue to see baby rabbits and cats' numbers increase in the coming weeks. Thank you to all staff and volunteers for stepping up for our littlest lot <3
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#TBT to last year's 25th Annual Walk for Homeless Pets! Hard to believe it's already time to start raising pledges again for our dogs, cats, and buns. This year's Dog-A-Thon presented by Larson Auto Group is set for Saturday, July 23, and we hope to see all of you and your four-legged friends at the best pet event in town!

Sign up: www.firstgiving.com/dogathon/Dog-A-Thon-2016
Learn more: www.thehumanesociety.org/get-involved/dog-a-thon-2016/
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Featured Pet Honey journeyed from Hawaii (specifically Maui Humane Society) to try her luck in Washington, as dogs like her are very popular pets here in the Pacific Northwest.

At her former shelter, the sweet as honey Pit Bull Terrier mix was a hit in the play yard with other dogs, and tourists frequently wanted to take her for walks on the beach — and gave glowing reports about how much the 8-year-old loved people!

Having settled well into her new digs, Honey now awaits her forever family — #506328
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Kitten Shower

May 14, 2016, 11:00am - May 14, 2016, 2:00pm

Humane Society for Tacoma and Pierce County

Back by popular demand, the Humane Society’s second annual Kitten Shower event kicks off soon! Enjoy light refreshments and learn about fostering. Admission is free with your kitten supply donation...

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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. May
    14

    Back by popular demand, the Humane Society’s second annual Kitten Shower event features light refreshments and information about fostering.

  2. Jun
    03

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

  3. Jun
    05

    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