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Waived Adoption Fees for Adult Dogs

Adoption fees are waived for all adult dogs (2 years old or older) from Nov. 16 – 30! Dog adopters will only be responsible for paying a city license depending on their place of residence.

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Double Your Impact

Every gift made by Nov. 29 for Giving Tuesday will be doubled to help twice as many animals! Your support of this special campaign will give every injured, ill, and neglected animal the specialized attention they deserve.

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Family Storytime

Join us and the Tacoma Public Library for stories, songs, and other fun learning activities designed to develop kindness and empathy toward animals! These preschool-aged events are scheduled for November 18th and December 16th at Moore Library (215 South 56th Street, Tacoma WA 98408). No registration required.

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Holiday Gift Guide for the Pets

The holiday season is right around the corner, and if you’re looking for a meaningful gift for a loved one, we’ve got you covered! Keep things simple, and choose…
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Staff Spotlight: Maggie Gipson

Maggie with her pup, Baloo. Meet the shelter’s Humane Education Coordinator, Maggie Gipson! Maggie helps create a kinder world for animals by leading the shelter’s…
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Nov 11 2022

Shelter Update

Update as of 11/11/2022 Starting in May, over 31 dogs have shown signs of canine pneumovirus at the Humane Society for Tacoma & Pierce County…

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Sustain your commitment throughout the year by becoming a Loyal Friends Club member with an automatic monthly donation. With your monthly support, every animal can have a bright and loving future! 

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