Our News: Knowledge & Advice

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 »

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 »

All about tripod cats!

May 18, 2017

Guest Blogger and KHS Employee Kelleen shares all her knowledge about three-legged (aka “tripod”) cats! ——————————————————————————————————————————————— Tripod cats have a special place in my heart, and a big place in our family. Between myself and my daughter, we now have four three-legged cats – as well as one four-legger! In our minds and theirs, our… Read Entire Story »

Puppy Socialization!

May 8, 2017

Puppies steal their way into our hearts with their adorable antics and sweet personalities. However, contrary to what we might believe, they are not born being automatically outgoing, curious, and happy. As they grow, puppies go through both physical and mental/social development stages. Besides the physical changes that puppies experience as they grow into adulthood,… Read Entire Story »

Spring Cleaning Pet Safety

April 19, 2017

Spring is here! For many people that also means it’s time for spring cleaning! If you have pets, and are feeling the urge to declutter, deep clean, and spruce up your landscaping, it’s important to consider what products can be toxic to animals and how to keep you pets safe during cleaning time. If you’re… Read Entire Story »