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


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The shelter will be closed on Monday for Memorial Day, but will reopen on Tuesday from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm, just in time for you to land a sweet discount on one of our cuddle-buns. All rabbits are $25 for one more week! ... See MoreSee Less

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Just a reminder that tomorrow's foster training will start promptly at 10:00 am. This is an hour long class, and no, you don't need to RSVP. Just come ready to make a difference in an animal's life! ... See MoreSee Less

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Little stud Bashful had been at the Humane Society for about two months, patiently biding his time. Staff lovingly referred to the Pit Bull as one who brought cuddling to a ninja level, and knew that any adopter who'd give Bashful a chance would fall in love...fast. Well, Richard happened by and gave our pitty that chance. And wouldn't you know, Bashful was all smooches and smiles! So much love coming your way, Richard <3 ... See MoreSee Less

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*Happy dance* Featured Pets Bonnie and Clyde have scored in the new family department! Shakira first saw the pair on Facebook, and made a beeline for the shelter. During her Meet and Greet, the almost Persian Bonnie claimed Shakira's lap as hers, while Mr. Personality Clyde patiently waited his turn. While polar opposites, Sharkia soon saw that both cats had lots of love to give. Happy "tails" to all! ... See MoreSee Less

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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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