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Pet of the Week — Penelope
Meet Penelope! This 10-month-old Shepherd/Hound mix is always ready to join you on all of life’s fabulous adventures. Penelope is an outgoing girl who loves zooming around the yard, chasing after squeaky toys and tennis balls. But most of all, she loves WATER! She absolutely loves to wade around in streams, ponds, or lakes you might... Read Entire Story » Adopt Me Now »

Our News

KHS Has a New YouTube Channel

May 18, 2010

We are sending out a very special thank you to volunteer Brandon Heinemann. Because of his skill with a video camera, and his love for animals, we now have videos showcasing some of our Great 8 and 9 Lives pets online. And we would be remiss if we did not send out a great big… Read Entire Story »


May 14, 2010

Forwarded to us today: TWO DIFFERENT DOCTORS’ OFFICES Two patients limp into two different medical clinics with the same complaint. Both have trouble walking and appear to require a hip replacement. The FIRST patient is examined within the hour, is x-rayed the same day and has a time booked for surgery the following week. The… Read Entire Story »

Kitsap Humane Society New Hours Effective May 15th

May 10, 2010

To better serve you, Kitsap Humane Society’s new hours begin May 15th, 2010. Kitsap Humane Society – Open 7 days a week ADMISSIONS: (owner surrenders, private cremations and euthanasia requests) By Appointment Only during the hours of 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. No appointment necessary for strays PET VIEWING HOURS: 12 p.m. – 5:30 p.m…. Read Entire Story »

Pit N’ Kit Sponsored Adoption Special

May 2, 2010

Thanks to a generous donor, adoption fees have been waived for adult cats (3yrs +) and preselected pit bulls until our donation dollars have been depleted. This is a limited time, first come first serve offer. Adult cats and pit bulls account for the largest population of homeless shelter pets; therefore, Kitsap Humane Society is… Read Entire Story »

Save Washington Pets

April 23, 2010

Help save dogs and cats in Washington by supporting a spay/neuter assistance bill in the next state legislative session! A bill will be introduced that will help pay for spay/neuter surgeries for dogs and cats owned by low-income individuals, and spay/neuter surgeries for feral and free-roaming cats. We need affordable and accessible spay/neuter surgery throughout… Read Entire Story »

Shelter to Close for One Day for a Paint Refresh

April 19, 2010

KHS will be closed on Sunday, April 25 so that the lobby and other areas of the shelter can be painted. Many thanks to Darren Corliss and his colleagues for this wonderful contribution. Normal shelter hours will resume on Monday, April 26.

Euthanasia Rate Falls Again!

April 15, 2010

Once again thanks to skilled and compassionate teams, our euthanasia rate has fallen. Year to date, we are at 5%! This is in comparison to a rate of 47% in 2004, which settled to 24% for the next several years and continued. We anxiously await kitten season and its impact meanwhile, as the fight is… Read Entire Story »

A Message From Our Founder

April 9, 2010

Almeda Wilson followed her heart to realize a dream in the early 1950’s. She created the first Board of Directors in 1961, and incorporated KHS September 1963. She thanks all for keeping her dream alive. KHS since 1989 has operated from the Dickey Rd location. Most importantly, we keep the true Humane Society operating throughout… Read Entire Story »

A New Look and Feel at Kitsap Humane Society

April 2, 2010

Ah, the smell of fresh paint! A clean and upgraded look and feel is happening inside the KHS facility, thanks to Darren Corliss and his band of associates. We are grateful to Darren not only for donating his and his employees’ time, but also for introducing KHS to Color Consultant/Interior Designer Judith Rammel and the… Read Entire Story »

Bullet Proof Vests

March 31, 2010

Many thanks to a dedicated donor, worrying about lack of County funds and the state of our officers (and their families!) Our officers now finally have vests that are updated and functional, a frightening thought in light of recent events. Thank you!