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From September 29 – October 8, we will have reduced adoption fees of $50 for adult dogs, $25 for adult cats, and $5 for critters.

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KING 5 Pet Rescue of the Week: Maui
Sep 30 2022

KING 5 Pet Rescue of the Week: Maui

Maui is very friendly and loves to get scratches. He would make a great couch buddy to cuddle up with and would also enjoy going on…
KING 5 Pet Rescue of the Week: Duncan
Sep 29 2022

KING 5 Pet Rescue of the Week: Duncan

Duncan sometimes needs a minute to warm up, but once he’s comfortable with his people, he is very affectionate. He especially loves butt scratches and…
KING 5 Pet Rescue of the Week: Pickles
Sep 19 2022

KING 5 Pet Rescue of the Week: Pickles

Pickles enjoys getting pets and is sure to show his big fantastic smile whenever he gets attention. He loves quality time with his favorite people…
Day of Giving
Sep 15 2022

Thank you to our community

Our third annual Day of Giving was a big success! Because of generous animal lovers in our community, we raised a record-breaking $65,691, making a…
Staff Spotlight: Yuko Tester
Sep 15 2022

Staff Spotlight: Yuko Tester

Yuko caring for a shelter dog. Meet one of the shelter’s Veterinary Technician Assistants, Yuko Tester! Yuko helps thousands of animals get the medical care…
Volunteer Spotlight: Linda Santos
Aug 19 2022

Volunteer Spotlight: Linda Santos

Linda Santos holding a shelter pup. Meet Linda Santos! Linda has been volunteering at the shelter for almost 10 years and helps make it possible…
Love can live forever at the shelter
Aug 19 2022

Love lives on at the shelter

Jessica and Barrett. When Jessica walked into the Humane Society for Tacoma & Pierce County 11 years ago, she came across a sweet pup that…
Staff Spotlight: Bradley Barton
Jul 28 2022

Staff Spotlight: Bradley Barton

Bradley caring for a shelter cat. Meet our Foster Care Lead, Bradley Barton! Bradley oversees the shelter’s dog, cat, and critters foster programs.  Q. What…
Hot Weather Tips
Jul 27 2022

Hot Weather Tips

As our area experiences high temperatures and hot weather advisories, here are a few tips to help keep your pets safe in the heat: Never leave…
KING 5 Pet Rescue of the Week: Mama Sprout 1
Jul 22 2022

KING 5 Pet Rescue of the Week: Odelia

  Odelia enjoys getting head and belly scratches and snuggling in for some hugs. She has a beautiful smile that she likes to show off…

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