Last year, 3,478 pets found a home through SpokAnimal, including 52 senior dogs. Vibrant transport and foster programs fuel the organization’s success and have helped it become the largest humane society in eastern Washington. Last year, they launched a new Hearts and Paws program, working with seniors living in a skilled nursing facility to “timeshare” the foster care of senior dogs and facilitating the dogs’ placement into new homes–one dog at a time.
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As the largest open-admission shelter in the area, the Humane Society for Southwest Washington (HSSW) has been caring for animals since 1897. Through the work of their committed staff and volunteers, HSSW offers a variety of programs including pet adoptions, community education, pet behavior advice, spay/neuter assistance, low-cost programs for qualifying families and much more.
Seattle Humane is a private nonprofit dedicated to saving and serving pets in need, with a strong history of saving thousands of animals each year. Seattle Humane’s mission is to promote the human-animal bond by saving and serving pets in need, regardless of age, ability, circumstance or geography. Seattle Humane is dedicated to providing quality, compassionate service to animals and the community through veterinary services, education, and activities that promote animal welfare.
Founded in 1888, the Humane Society for Tacoma and Pierce County (HSTPC) is Washington state’s largest open admission animal welfare agency. Each year, HSTPC cares for around 10,000 dogs, cats, and small animals from rural Pierce County to the city of Tacoma. HSTPC strives to ensure they give every animal that comes through their doors a chance at finding happiness. Their spay/neuter assistance program, Pet Food Pantry, and Pet Support program empower thousands of people to keep and care for their pets.
Sheltering animals since 1908, Kitsap Humane Society (KHS), in Silverdale, Washington envisions a time when all adoptable pets have loving homes. As an open-admission shelter, they are the principal animal shelter and safety net organization for lost and homeless animals in Kitsap County and neighboring Mason County. KHS advances animal welfare through compassionate, individualized, lifesaving veterinary care and sheltering to rescue, rehabilitate and rehome thousands of homeless animals every year.
The Sergey Foundation's "Companion Animal Wellness Program” goal is to respond to the needs of person(s) in Whatcom County on a limited income by subsidizing necessary medical funds for their companion animals' care when they are unable to do so.
In the hopes of increasing the animal "adoption options" in Skagit County and beyond, a group of animal lovers got together in the Fall of 1999 and started a non profit alternative animal rescue and placement organization called Saving Pets One at a Time (SPOT). By increasing the options that people have, SPOT hopes that more companion animals will find loving and permanent homes. In addition, SPOT hopes to help reduce the number of homeless pets within Skagit County and beyond by insisting that all animals placed in their care are spayed or neutered.
Old Dog Haven is a large network of foster homes in western Washington whose mission is to provide a loving, safe home for abandoned senior dogs through adoption or permanent foster care.