Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week – Maverick
Name: Maverick Breed: Rottweiler Sex: Male Age: 4 Primary Colors: Black and Brown Just look at that face! This handsome 4-year-old Rottweiler mix is a sweet guy who loves to get his picture taken and has awesome floppy ears! He’s not a picky eater, and is easily motivated by food. He enjoys playing and sniffing,... Read Entire Story » Adopt Me Now »

Our News

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 »