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2022 Press Releases

Discounted adoption fees at Tacoma animal shelter for National Adoption Weekend – September 16, 2022

Multiple neglected animals receiving emergency care at Tacoma animal shelter – September 14, 2022

Last chance to participate in this year’s Washington’s Cutest Pet Contest – September 13, 2022

Record breaking adoptions for Tacoma animal shelter – September 2, 2022

Tacoma animal shelter at capacity with more than 700 animals – August 15, 2022

Burned kitten gets second chance at life – August 2, 2022

Senior dogs at the Humane Society for Tacoma & Pierce County fetch grant – July 21, 2022

Shelter partners with Best Friends Animal Society for National Adoption Weekend – July 21, 2022

Shelter connects adoptable pets with loving homes during PetSmart Charities National Adoption Week – July 11, 2022

Petco Love and the Humane Society for Tacoma & Pierce County encourage pet fostering with a focus on fun – June 23, 2022

National nonprofit Petco Love invests in the Humane Society for Tacoma & Pierce County to save and improve the lives of pets in Pierce County – June 22, 2022

Neglected dog dangerously skinny as shelter works to save its life – June 14, 2022

20% Off All Adoption Fees May 20 – 22, thanks to Bounty and Best Friends Animal Society – May 19, 2022

13 confiscated pit bulls receiving care at Tacoma shelter – May 9, 2022

Life-saving equipment failing for local animal shelter as medical needs ramp-up – April 12, 2022

Maimed kittens find forever home after lifesaving surgery – March 16, 2022

Orphaned kittens in critical condition – March 7, 2022

Adoptions needed for local animal shelter – February 10, 2022

PetSmart Charities grant to help homeless pets find homes in Pierce County – January 26, 2022

Maimed kittens now in need of life-saving surgery – January 25, 2022

Tacoma animal shelter updates public hours – January 4, 2022

2021 Press Releases

Local animal shelter inundated with neglected dogs in winter storm – December 29, 2021

Animal shelter asks community to give hope to long-time shelter residents – December 13, 2021

Puppies dumped on side of road now fighting for their lives – November 9, 2021

Online auction to help save thousands of homeless animals in Pierce County – October 19, 2021

Washington shelters work together to help dog in need – October 11, 2021

Humane Society for Tacoma & Pierce County to host Fall in Love adoption event as part of the ASPCA & Subaru Grant Program – September 27, 2021

Five neglected dogs receiving care at shelter from animal cruelty case – September 24, 2021

Litters of kittens dumped outside at Tacoma shelter – September 9, 2021

Dog and her 11 puppies left abandoned in public restroom find their forever homes – September 4, 2021

Puyallup family evacuates from fire just in time for cat to give birth
August 26, 2021

Senior dogs at the Humane Society for Tacoma & Pierce County fetch grant – July 23, 2021

Three dogs found starving and neglected at Tacoma home – July 22, 2021

Shelter at capacity: Homes urgently needed for pets – June 24, 2021

Pierce County’s largest dog-friendly 5K of the year to help pets in need – June 21, 2021

Puppies dumped at gravel pit now fighting for their lives – June 16, 2021

Emotional support dog stolen and dumped at shelter now reunited with family – June 3, 2021

Lights about to go out for life-saving surgeries at the Humane Society for Tacoma & Pierce County – May 27, 2021

Pit bull and her 11 puppies found abandoned in public restroom – May 11, 2021

Pierce County lost pets will now be reunited with their families using facial recognition technology – April 27, 2021

Newly named Petco Love invests in lifesaving work of the Humane Society for Tacoma & Pierce County – April 16, 2021

23 dogs from alleged animal cruelty investigation now available for adoption – March 30, 2021

Humane Society receives grant from Pedigree Foundation – Feb. 18, 2021

Humane Society X-ray machine funded – Feb. 4, 2021

Help us help homeless pets receive the treatment they need – Jan. 29, 2021

2020 Press Releases

Dogs From Alleged Cruelty Investigation Available – Nov. 11, 2020

Make a Difference in the Lives of 36 Dogs and Puppies – Oct. 29, 2020

Humane Society Takes in Dogs from Suspected Cruelty Case – Oct. 15, 2020

Broken Leg No Problem for Chapo – Oct. 13, 2020

Fall in Love Adoption Event Scheduled – Oct. 9, 2020

Humane Society and Larson Automotive Group Team Up for Raffle – Sept. 30, 2020

Help Rescue Homeless Pets Like Coco and Falko during Day of Giving – Sept. 22, 2020

An Updated on the Dogs from Recent Animal Cruelty Investigation – Sept. 10, 2020

Order Takeout, Save Lives: Tacoma Humane Teams up with Local Restaurants – Aug. 20, 2020

Shelter’s Biggest Event of the Year Goes Virtual – May 29, 2020

No Place Like Home: Dog and Family Reunited in Kansas after a Year Apart – May 22, 2020

Community Partner Larson Automotive Group Donates $10,000 – April 30, 2020

Humane Society for Tacoma & Pierce County Hosts Virtual Kitten Shower – Feb. 27, 2020

37 Dogs from Suspected Dogfighting Ring to Become Available for Adoption – Feb. 20, 2020

Humane Society for Tacoma & Pierce County’s Stance on Proposed Legislation – Feb. 7, 2020

Shelter Receives $8,500 Spay/Neuter Grant from Bissell Pet Foundation – Jan. 26, 2020

Tacoma Humane Receives $20,000 Grant from Petsmart Charities® – Jan. 17, 2020

Save a Life, Adopt a Dog from The Humane Society For Tacoma & Pierce County – Jan. 7, 2020

2019 Press Releases

Bark in the New Year: Humane Society Offers 50% off Adoption Fees – Dec. 23, 2019

Home for the Paw-Lidays: Humane Society Full, Offers 50% off Adoption Fees – Dec. 18, 2019

From Starving to Smiling: Rosie One of Thousands of Pets Helped in 2019 – Dec. 17, 2019

Santa Paws is Coming to Town – Nov. 25, 2019

Help Get Tommy a Home for the Holidays – Nov. 18, 2019

Are You Holly’s Lucky Number 6? – Oct. 23, 2019

Humane Society to Host Fall in Love Adoption Event as part of The ASPCA® and Subaru Grant Program – Oct. 21, 2019

Brought by Her Owner to be Euthanized, Humane Society Saves Emily – Oct. 9, 2019

Humane Society and Goodwill Partner for the Spookiest Time of the Year Contest – Oct. 2, 2019

Purrfect 12 Adoption Event – Sept. 6, 2019

#PreparedNotScared: Do you have a Plan for You and Your Pets? – Sept. 5, 2019

Humane Society Full, Offers Discounted Adoption Fees on all Adult Pets – Aug. 14, 2019

Humane Society Receives $53,000 Grant from Petsmart Charities® – July 25, 2019

Humane Society’s Cattery is at Capacity, Launches Christmas in July Adoption Event – July 23, 2019

More than 200 Pounds of Shelter Supplies Collected for Local Animals in Need – July 22, 2019

Humane Society Temporarily Closes Cat Adoption Due to Confirmed Case of Panleukopenia Virus – Feb. 28, 2019

2018 Press Releases

Humane Society to Host Subaru Loves Pets and APSCA® & Subaru Event Grant Program – Sept. 26, 2018

Senior Dogs at Humane Society Fetch Grant – July 30, 2018

The Humane Society for Tacoma & Pierce County announce new CEO Stuart Earley– June 13, 2018

The Humane Society for Tacoma & Pierce County – May 17, 2018

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