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

We are Social Animals!

Your Friday warm and fuzzy!

It's the Washington life for Koa! Formerly Kona, the Chinese Shar-Pei came to us all the way from Maui Humane Society, and met his peeps within hours of being on the adoption floor. According to mom Kari, Koa's first week has gone swimmingly, and he's become quite the pupil, "already (having) learned to sit and wait for his food and treats."

So glad this island boy found yappiness on the mainland!
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And yet another great organization that's gone to bat for pets in need! DaVita's downtown business recently held an office-based fundraiser, bringing in pet food, pet-related items, and $172 on May 11. These supplies will not only feed and enrich the lives of animals sheltered here, but they'll also go to animals in our community via outreach programs. Thank you for your big hearts! ... See MoreSee Less

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Calling all those with hound experience, have we got a pooch for you! Alert, intelligent, and loyal, 4-year-old Darryl is a model Plott Hound. That being said, he does not want to compete for affection with any other resident pet — he’d much rather be your one and only. And certainly, any household would be lucky to snag up this social and active boy! #500016 ... See MoreSee Less

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OUR MISSION

Creating 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
    30

    The Humane Society will be closed on Monday, May 30 in observance of Memorial Day. We will reopen on Tuesday, May 31 at 11:00 am.

  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