Our News Archive: 2020

A Record-Breaking Kitsap Great Give, Thanks to Community Support

April 23, 2020

Wow. We are stunned by our community’s generosity – for the care of animals at Kitsap Humane Society and for other local nonprofits – during this year’s Kitsap Great Give. Despite these uncertain and unprecedented times, animal lovers stepped up for homeless, hurting, and abandoned animals when we needed you most. Donors to our community’s… Read Entire Story »

Make a Plan for Your Pets in Case You Get Sick

April 7, 2020

We know that many animal lovers in our community are worried about who will care for their pets if they become sick or need to be hospitalized. This is an ideal time to make a plan for your pets, whether the emergency is coronavirus infection or a natural disaster. Here are some valuable tips from… Read Entire Story »

Caring for Animals in a Time of Crisis

April 3, 2020

As we all grapple with enormous challenges due to the COVID-19 outbreak, Kitsap Humane Society remains committed to providing essential lifesaving services for lost, homeless, abandoned and injured pets in need of rescue, shelter and veterinary care … But we need your support NOW to do it! CARING FOR ANIMALS IN A TIME OF CRISIS Kitsap… Read Entire Story »

2019: A Banner Year!

February 7, 2020

Kitsap Humane Society had a banner year in 2019, with the opening of the new $6.2 million Pet Adoption Center and the rescue of 6,112 animals — all while achieving a lifesaving rate of 96 percent or better for the fifth year in a row! Another highlight of the year? BUNNIES! Our Animal Control Team… Read Entire Story »

Construction Underway for New Dog Training Center

January 7, 2020

As you know, we opened our new, 9,300-square-foot Pet Adoption Center just three months ago, and we’re still reveling in the joy of seeing shelter animals – and our customers — relaxed and happy in the new digs! Now we’re on to Phase 2-A: Construction of a new Behavior Training Center for shelter dogs who… Read Entire Story »

The Joy of Volunteering

December 6, 2019

On a recent weekday before the shelter was open, volunteer Connie Babers (right), sat inside a kennel to visit a toothless little dog named Moose. As she cooed and cuddled, he relaxed and closed his eyes. In a little while, she visited another dog in need. It’s the kind of tenderness shared with shelter pets daily, thanks… Read Entire Story »

Why They’re Doing PetsWALK

June 14, 2019

Have you wondered what motivates people to join the fun at PetsWALK? Well, if you love animals, it’s a blast to join a bunch of like-minded people and their pets for a 5K walk/run/stroll in one of the prettiest waterfront towns around. Best of all, the people who walk are dedicated to raising funds to… Read Entire Story »

Kickin’ It With K9s

May 21, 2019

Kitsap Humane Society is letting the dogs out – into the community, that is – starting Sunday, May 26! It’s all part of a new program called Kickin’ it with K9s. Kitsap Humane Society is inviting community members to take shelter dogs on outings to the park, to the beach, and other dog-friendly destinations around… Read Entire Story »

It’s a Pints for Pets Month-Long Pup Crawl!

March 5, 2019

We are launching our second annual month-long Pints for Pets Pup Crawl! As many of you know, our Pints for Pets events take place once a month at breweries across Kitsap County. We are joining some of our favorite brewery partners to hold the second annual month-long Pup Crawl! This event can be done completely… Read Entire Story »

My Furry Valentine results!

You showed them the love … Thanks to you, My Furry Valentine was awesome! From Feb. 1 to Feb. 14, animal Lovers across Kitsap (and from all parts of the world!) participated in our 3rd Annual My Furry Valentine Campaign presented by Earth Animal. We can’t believe the results! Over 220 valentines were sent to… Read Entire Story »