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We’re Proud to Share Mid-Year Highlights!

August 1, 2019

We’re halfway through 2019, and proud to share the way your support has enabled us to provide innovative programs and services that are improving the lives of people and pets in our community!   January Launched the Pet Protection Program, which provides temporary housing and care for cats when their owners need help due to… Read Entire Story »

Kitsap Humane Society Assists with Dog in Tree Rescue

Kitsap Humane Society Animal Control officers never know what kind of call they’ll get – night or day. But Officer Amber Simons never expected to get an emergency call to rescue a dog stuck on a tree that was suspended 25-feet in the air after falling in a storm. Experienced in working complex animal rescues,… Read Entire Story »

Wineries Share Their Love for Rescued Pets

Kitsap Wine Festival is going to the dogs … and cats! Proceeds from this year’s festival on Aug. 10 are supporting shelter pets in need at Kitsap Humane Society. More than 30 wineries and food vendors will provide delicious sips and tasty bites for Kitsap Wine Festival guests at Harborside Fountain Park in Bremerton, with… Read Entire Story »

Sweet Miss Hippo Shares Her Love

July 2, 2019

Molly Clark, one of our fabulous volunteers, recently took Miss Hippo on a shelter break, and says something happened that day that she’ll remember forever. Here is her account: I took Miss Hippo to the beach, and we stopped at several places for tons of snacks. We love snacks. While we were walking on the… Read Entire Story »

$60,000 raised at PetsWALK 2019!

June 26, 2019

This year’s 26th annual PetsWALK presented by Poulsbo Animal Clinic was a blast – Thanks to YOU! Your fun, enthusiastic energy brightened up the cloudy overcast day and made PetsWALK the place to be this past Saturday, June 22. After running, walking and crawling their way down to Poulsbo’s Waterfront Park, hands swung up in… 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 »

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 »

Kickin’ It With K9s

May 21, 2019

Kitsap Humane Society is letting the dogs out – into the community, that is – starting Sunday, May 26! It’s all part of a new program called Kickin’ it with K9s. Kitsap Humane Society is inviting community members to take shelter dogs on outings to the park, to the beach, and other dog-friendly destinations around… Read Entire Story »

Kitsap Wine Festival Tickets On Sale Now!

May 15, 2019

Imagine sipping a glass of fine wine and enjoying tasty bites as you stroll along gorgeous Bremerton Harborside Fountain Park – all to support a cause dedicated to providing lifesaving services for animals in need. This is your chance – tickets for this year’s Kitsap Wine Festival are on sale NOW! This year’s festival is… 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 »