Pet of the Week

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

Are You Prepared? Estate Planning for People and Their Pets

February 3, 2010

KHS is hosting a free estate planning seminar on February 24 at 6pm. The location TBA. The seminar topics are: Financial Investments; Legalities regarding charitable gifts; Estate planning for you and your Pets; and Tax deduction opportunities. Brian George, Financial Advisor, Edwards Jones – Richard Shattuck, Estate Planning Attorney and Brad Orser, CPA are the… Read Entire Story »

Teachers and Students Supporting the Animals at KHS

We are sending a BIG THANK YOU to the many teachers and students throughout the local schools. So many have chosen (and continue to choose) KHS as a place to learn about the needs of homeless animals and to have students engage in diverse ways to show their support Teachers have brought their students in… Read Entire Story »

For the Love of Animals

January 31, 2010

Valentine’s Day is celebrated on February 14 as a time for folks to express their love for one another with gifts, cards, flowers and the like. Knowing that so many people care deeply about pets, KHS is providing a new opportunity for the animals in the shelter to feel an even greater outpouring of love… Read Entire Story »

KHS Staff Changes

Jon Teer has served our mission as Coordinator of Animal Care and Control and has recently been promoted to the new position of Chief of Animal Control. Kim McKoy joined the Kitsap Humane Society last fall as the new Director of Community Outreach. Her responsibilities are focused on public relations, marketing, and leading the overall… Read Entire Story »

2010 Year of the Cat

January 26, 2010

Cats in Chinese folklore are often bad luck; however we are looking to change their bad luck streak this year! Cats like other companions make our lives more full, worthwhile, and particularly rodent free. This year you will see major improvement to our feline kennels, including our Feline Free Roam Area for behavioral therapy. Throughout… Read Entire Story »

Letter to the Shelter

December 22, 2009

To our supporters, thank YOU for playing a part in ending pet overpopulation and abuse. We received this letter from a caring member of the community: I have to say that this is probably the best Humane Society I have ever been to. The people here are really professional, and the shelter is spotless clean…. Read Entire Story »

Holidays Abound With Small Miracles

Despite the frozen pipes and window scraping, the joy of compassion fills our building. Peaches, long a director favorite, was just adopted by a fellow feline lover. For weeks Peaches hid at the back of her kennel, terrified and ready to protect herself. Undaunted, caring volunteers and staff poured one-on-one attention into our little friend…. Read Entire Story »

Euthanasia at Kitsap Humane

November 12, 2009

Euthanasia is always a bittersweet topic. On the one hand it can be the ultimate act of compassion for a loved one, on the other hand it has allowed underperforming shelters to neglect their life saving mission. We are happy to relate to date that Kitsap Humane Society has fought a brave battle against needless… Read Entire Story »

Feeling Fine Felines

Firstly the society wishes to extend huge thanks to our dedicated feline volunteers. Our cats continue to receive greatly needed socialization and grooming daily. In fact, supporting partners have reported our felines look and act differently, making them much more highly adoptable. This enables us to save an even greater number of lives, while increasing… Read Entire Story »