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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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Jul 06 2022

Perfect Weather for Clyde the Lizard

Clyde first arrived at the Humane Society for Tacoma & Pierce County. Sunny and temperatures above 75 isn’t just the perfect weather for humans, it’s…
How to Reunite a Lost Pet
Jul 01 2022

How to Reunite a Lost Pet

With Fourth of July celebrations right around the corner and July marking the start of Petco Love’s Lost Pet Prevention Month, here are some helpful…
KING 5 Pet Rescue of the Week: Rufus
Jun 29 2022

KING 5 Pet Rescue of the Week: Rufus

Rufus is the biggest cuddle bug who loves people. He loves meeting people and leaning in to get good pets. He enjoys being curious and…
KING 5 Pet Rescue of the Week: Henry
Jun 17 2022

KING 5 Pet Rescue of the Week: Henry

UPDATE: Henry has been adopted! Henry is a very affectionate 2-year-old cat who loves people! He loves to give affectionate head butts for more attention.…
Volunteer Spotlight: Diana Sharon
Jun 16 2022

Volunteer Spotlight: Diana Sharon

Diana and her partner, both foster parents at the Humane Society for Tacoma & Pierce County. Meet Diana Sharon! Diana fosters shelter pets who need…
Staff Spotlight: Stefanie Cornell
May 26 2022

Staff Spotlight: Stefanie Cornell

Stefanie cuddling and getting photos of a shelter pet being office fostered for the day. Meet our Digital Marketing Manager, Stefanie Cornell! With her creative…

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