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Holiday Pet Safety Tips

November 5, 2019

  The holiday season is right around the corner! As you prepare to celebrate and feast with loved ones, consider practicing these helpful tips to keep your pet safe and healthy during the holidays.   Don’t feed your pet table scraps.  No matter how much they may beg or whine, do not feed your pet… Read Entire Story »

Helping Your Pets Not ‘Fall’ Apart During Back-to-School Season

September 5, 2019

Although the calendar says summer doesn’t end for a few more weeks, most people have already said good-bye to summer – especially families with children returning to school. This change in schedules can be stressful for people and pets. Being away from home during the day and after school activities, especially, can cause our fury… Read Entire Story »

4th of July Pet Tips

June 20, 2019

Independence Day is an annual day of celebration, cookouts, parades and – yep that’s right- fireworks! While these holiday traditions are loads of fun, the noise and commotion from parades, crowded gatherings and fireworks are terrifying for many animals. Dogs and cats are far more sensitive to sound than humans. Startled pets will run, dash… Read Entire Story »

Tips for a New Pet

August 21, 2018

Your four-legged bundle of joy: Best practices for bringing home a new pet By Kassie Olmsted The joy of bringing home a new pet is one of life’s most magical moments!   To help you along this journey of bringing a  new  furry family member into your home, we’ve gathered some tips to help make it… Read Entire Story »

Lost Pets now on our Website!

March 16, 2018

Technology upgrades help reunite lost pets! Thanks to a grant from animal welfare organization Maddie’s Fund, Kitsap Humane Society has been able to add some exciting new technology to our website that will help owners reunite with their lost pets! Starting March 1st, the Lost and Founds Pet page of our website  now features a… Read Entire Story »

Summer Pet Safety Tips!

July 31, 2017

High heat and summer activities can be dangerous for our pets. Be sure to protect your pets with these simple tips: No car trips with your pets! When it is hot out, it is not safe for pets to be brought along in the car if the car will ever be off. Studies have shown… Read Entire Story »

Preparing for the 4th: Keeping your Pet Safe During Festivities

June 30, 2017

While shooting off fireworks on the 4th of July and having a BBQ with family and friends can be popular with humans, these festivities can be very stressful for our pets. While some pets are unfazed by fireworks and parties, others find the entire experience very frightening. That fear can take many forms – a… Read Entire Story »

Traveling with Your Pets!

June 23, 2017

Summer is peak travel time and many love to get out and adventure in new places with their two and four-legged family members. Because traveling and new places can be stressful for pets, it’s important to take your pet’s emotional state into consideration. Some pets (like most cats or small animals!) don’t enjoy traveling, and… Read Entire Story »

PetsWALK Fundraising 101

June 2, 2017

PetsWALK is NEXT MONTH! If you’re jazzed about PetsWALK and you’ve already created a fundraising page and RSVP’d for the event, we are here with some tips and tricks to make your PetsWALK fundraising campaign a great success! By now, you’ve probably found the fundraising-incentives tab on the PetsWALK website. Want to earn some epic… Read Entire Story »

Save a life, adopt a barn cat!

May 30, 2017

Our Barn Cat program is a placement program for cats who are not a good match for traditional adoptive homes. Cats that are considered for placement through the Barn Cat program are feral, asocial, or are simply happiest as outdoor pets. At many shelters across the country, these cats are often euthanized for being “unadoptable”… Read Entire Story »