Our News Archive: 2020

Pet Adoption Center Turns 1!

October 10, 2020

Our new Pet Adoption Center is 1 year old! And after 12 months of caring for pets and working in our spacious and quiet new digs, we can affirm wholeheartedly that it has been a transformative experience and helped us in our livesaving mission. And we couldn’t have done it without you!   If you’ve… Read Entire Story »

10 Ways to Fundraise for PetsWALK!

May 24, 2019

PetsWALK is coming up soon, and if you’ve registered – you’re likely working on trying to meet your fundraising goal. Some of our annual top fundraisers came up with 10 ideas for how you can fundraise for this year’s PetsWALK event – so that you can meet your goal, win awesome prizes, and help even… Read Entire Story »

Introducing Canine U!

May 1, 2019

A Fun University for KHS Dogs! Animal shelters can be stressful environments for dogs. With that in mind, Kitsap Humane Society’s behavior staff developed a “Canine U” program that provides positive, science-based behavior and training support for dogs during their stay with us, and beyond into their forever homes! This program provides individual curriculum for… Read Entire Story »

Register Now for PetsWALK!

April 26, 2019

PetsWALK 2019 is June 22! Kitsap Humane Society’s PetsWALK presented by Poulsbo Animal Clinic is June 22  — just two months away — and registration for this festive outdoor fundraising event is open now! More than 400 participants are expected to leash up their pets to participate in this year’s annual 5K charity walk/run in… Read Entire Story »

A Great Give Thank You!

April 24, 2019

Thank you, Kitsap, for your generous support for the animals in our care during Kitsap Great Give! With your support, $73,622 was raised to help KHS care for the homeless puppies, kittens and injured pets who come through our doors at this time of year.  Our Kitsap community is compassionate and generous when it comes… Read Entire Story »

New Dog Play Yard Opens!

April 11, 2019

A shelter dog named Vander sniffed the fresh spring air and then did an enthusiastic round of zoomies for delighted guests during the debut Tuesday of a new, 4,000-square-foot shelter Dog Play Yard at Kitsap Humane Society. The Cody Allyn, David Ferguson and Pat and Bob Barbarita Dog Play Yard at Kitsap Humane Society was… Read Entire Story »

Newborn Kitten Alert!

April 4, 2019

If you hear little “mews” and see a huddle of tiny kittens all alone under a porch, in a barn, or in a garden, don’t assume they’ve been abandoned by their mother. In most cases, she’s out getting a bite to eat and will return home shortly to care for her nursing brood, or she’s… Read Entire Story »

Winter Pet Safety Tips

February 11, 2019

Keep Pets Safe in Cold Weather Snow and cold temperatures are expected all week, so here are some cold weather tips to help you and your pets weather the storm. Cats and dogs should stay inside It’s a common belief that dogs and cats are resistant than people to cold weather because of their fur,… Read Entire Story »

Pints for Pets is Growing!

February 8, 2019

Pints for Pets is so much fun! If you haven’t joined us at one of these events, come check it out! Now in its fourth year, Pints for Pets was voted Best Local Charity Event 2018 in Sound Publishing’s “Best of” Central Kitsap and Bremerton contests. In 2018, our fantastic brewery partners and event attendees… Read Entire Story »

Adopt a Barn Cat!

February 5, 2019

If you’ve got a rodent problem and want to address it with natural pest control, consider adopting a Barn Cat from Kitsap Humane Society. The Barn Cat Program is for cats who aren’t a good fit as a pet in a home setting, although many do become friendly with their adopters. Many of these cats… Read Entire Story »