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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 »

What a Year for Animals!

January 21, 2019

The numbers for 2018 are in, and it was another amazing year for the animals at Kitsap Humane Society! For the first time in its 110-year history, the annual lifesaving rate at KHS rose to 97 percent – among the highest in the nation for an open-admission, public shelter that admits nearly 7,000 pets a… Read Entire Story »

Help for Pets in Crisis

January 4, 2019

New Pet Protection Program provides temporary housing in domestic violence, other crises Kitsap Humane Society’s new Pet Protection Program offers a temporary safe haven for cats belonging to victims of domestic violence and people experiencing job loss, homelessness or other unexpected life changes. The program provides a foster home for cats until the pet owner… Read Entire Story »

Pet of the Week – Duke

December 18, 2018

Meet Duke (22521)! He isa sweet senior gentleman who is about 7 years old. This handsome boy appears tobe a Basset Hound/Pit Bull mix. He enjoys going for walks with you, sniffingall the exciting new smells in the grass, and romping around in the yard. Dukeis also house trained and enjoys playing with other dogs…. Read Entire Story »

Santa Paws … A Record-Breaking Turnout!

December 17, 2018

We are ho ho holidays here at Kitsap Humane Society after the completion of our fourth Santa Paws event last weekend! Over the course of four separate dates, we posed nearly 200 groups of people and pets with the man in red himself and raised just over $7,000 for shelter pets in need through this… Read Entire Story »

Adopting Over the Holidays

With kids on break and many adults taking time off over the holidays, it can be a wonderful time to add an adopted pet into the family. This can provide lots of time to bond, play, and spend quality time together! Make sure you’re ready for this important decision, though! Adopting a kitty or a… Read Entire Story »

Construction Update

November 6, 2018

We’re keeping the animals calm, happy, & more volunteers needed Although construction is underway on our new Pet Adoption Center, we are still open and adopting animals and providing services as usual! You may notice lots of cars parked on Dickey Road outside the shelter, but don’t worry: we have staff and volunteers parking there so… Read Entire Story »

Winter Tips for Barn Cats

November 5, 2018

Keep Your Barn & Community Cats Happy this Winter Do you care for outdoor community cats or have barn cats/working cats on your property? If so, you may be wondering about how your cats will do as we approach the cold, rainy season. Or maybe you have seen an outdoor cat around your neighborhood throughout… Read Entire Story »