Our News Archive: 2018

Halloween Safety Tips

October 24, 2018

Halloween is a fun holiday for people, but costumes, candy and candles can be a downright nightmare for pets. The number one precaution you should take at Halloween is to keep your pets indoors and away from the door, preferably in a closed room with their favorite toys and blankets, with soft music playing. Frightened… Read Entire Story »


October 18, 2018

New Shelter Opens  Summer of 2019   It was a day to remember! Kitsap Humane Society celebrated groundbreaking on its new $7.5 million animal shelter Tuesday, which will double the size of the existing shelter and vastly improve conditions for more than 7,000 animals annually. More than 100 major donors, supporters, volunteers, staff and elected… Read Entire Story »

KHS a State & National Leader

August 4, 2018

Kitsap Humane Society’s Director of Animal Welfare, Natalie Smith, presented at the Best Friends Animal Society national conference July 19-21 in Los Angeles, which brings together animal welfare organizations from across the nation to share strategies and exchange ideas to help make the U.S. no-kill by 2025. Her workshop,  “Adopters Welcome: Re-imagining Your Pet Adoption… Read Entire Story »

$20 Cat Fix This Tuesday!

July 25, 2018

Spay/Neuter Your Cat for $20 on July 31 & Aug. 28 No Appointment Needed! If you have a limited income and want to spay or neuter your cat, Kitsap Humane Society is here to help with low-cost services for residents of Kitsap and Mason counties. Thanks to a partnership with South County Cats, the cost… Read Entire Story »

$60,000 Raised at PetsWALK!

July 24, 2018

Boy, did we have a FUN party! More than 400 animal-loving supporters and their pets met in Downtown Poulsbo for our 25th anniversary PetsWALK. The two- and four-legged crowd at the Lions Park starting line was vibrant, energetic,and even decked out in costumes! When our community comes together, some amazing things happen! Through fundraising, sponsorships,… Read Entire Story »

Pet Food Drive in July!

July 20, 2018

Stop in at Naturally 4 Paws to Donate! The entire month of July, Naturally 4 Paws is collecting donations of cat and dog food for Kitsap Humane Society’s Pet Food Pantry! The family-owned store stocks healthy pet food brands and is the only holistic pet care store in Silverdale, at 9337 Silverdale Way NW. Stop in,… Read Entire Story »

Get Ready for PetsWALK!

July 18, 2018

Everything You Need to Know for PetsWALK! The weather will be WARM! (The high at 4 p.m. is predicted at 77 degrees). Dress appropriately and wear sunscreen. We will provide water bottles along the course but it’s also good to bring your own. If your furry family members don’t tolerate heat, consider leaving them at… Read Entire Story »

Kids + PetsWALK = FUN

July 5, 2018

Here at Kitsap Humane Society, we get lots of inquiries from parents whose children love animals and want to do something good to help pets in our community. PetsWALK does just that. It’s a charity walk to support the care of animals in need at Kitsap Humane Society. Involving your kids in PetsWALK, presented by Poulsbo… Read Entire Story »

4th of July Pet Tips

July 2, 2018

Independence Day is a fun day of celebration for many people, but for a lot of animals the noise and commotion of parades, crowded gatherings and fireworks is terrifying. Dogs and cats are far more sensitive to sound than humans. Terrified pets will run, dash through open doors, jump through windows (yes, even through the… Read Entire Story »

Dog Foster Homes Needed!

June 26, 2018

Love Dogs? Be A Foster Parent! If you want to help shelter dogs from the comfort of your own home, consider fostering a dog from Kitsap Humane Society! Foster homes help us expand the capacity to help animals in need of care. So far this year, more than 50 dogs have benefited from foster care,… Read Entire Story »