Shelters and Pet Adoption

Note that most of these organizations offer volunteer opportunities. Call to find out how you can help.
Animal Protection Society of Friday Harbor
Non-profit shelter designated to care for the homeless and stray animals of San Juan Island. Programs include adop-tions, foster care, feral cat spay/neuter program, community outreach, and educational programs.
PO Box 1355
Friday Harbor 98250

Alternative Humane Society
No-kill shelter and foster homes
PO Box 2321
Bellingham 98227

Animal Rescue Families
Foster homes, adoptions
PO Box 165
Bremerton 98337

Waiting for a home Animal Services
Animal shelter, pet adoptions, licensing & volunteer program
3120 Martin Way E
Olympia 98506

Animal Talk Rescue
Rescue of any abused, abandoned or neglected companion animals all animals are spayed or neutered before being adopted out
6514 Roosevelt Way NE
Seattle 98115

Best Little Rabbit Rodent & Ferret House dba House Rabbit Society
Shelter for rabbits, rodents and ferrets, edu-cation and supplies
14317 Lake City Way
Seattle 98125

Cascade Animal Protection Society
No-kill dog and cat adoptions (not a shelter)
PO Box 2085
Sumner 98390

Cat Adoption and Rescue Association
PO Box 622
Burley 98322
Cat Purebred Rescue
Rescues purebred cats, adoptions available at Issaquah Petsmart

Clallam County Humane Society
2105 W Hwy 101
Port Angeles 98363

Country Critters Rescue Corral
Non-profitt that provides rescues, relocations, adoptions, sponsorships, pet sitting and supportive services
26024 Helmick Rd
Sedro Wooley 98284

Eastside Pet Adoption
Adopt a wonderful pet. Also provides animal control services
821 164th Ave NE
Bellevue 98008

Equine Rescue Association
Non-profit shelter that brings horses & humans together with mutual trust, respect and fulfillment
2506-B 128th St
Marysville 98271
360-658-1108 or

Evergreen Rabbit Rescue
Adoptions, education and behavior counseling
PO Box 2043
Woodinville 98072

Friends of the Animals Foundation
Cats only, foster homes, adoptions, info on ferals
9612 17th Ave SW
Seattle 98106

Friends of Campus Cats
Advice, rescue, training, feral cat management & socialization, adoptions
Seattle 98175

Emerald Pacific Greyhound Pets of America
Dedicated to finding homes for retired racing greyhounds
Spanaway 98387

Greyhound Pets, Inc
Non-profit dedicated to finding homes for retired racing greyhounds
1614 West Swantown Rd
Oak Harbor 98277
208-765-3115 (days) 208-675-8487 (eve)

Humane Society for Tacoma & Pierce County
Since 1888 we have worked to protect ani-mals, eliminate pet euthanasia, support pet owners & enhance the relationships between animals and people. We find loving homes for tens of thousands of homeless pets that come into our shelter every year.
2608 Center St
Tacoma 98409

Humane Society-No-Kill Happypaws Farm
Adoptions, fosters, finds homes for disabled and old dogs, provides home visits for elderly with animals
19933 Old Burn Rd
Arlington 98223

Homeward Pet Adoption Center
Non-profitt, no-kill animal shelter providing food, love, shelter and medical attention to homeless cats & dogs until a new loving permanent home can be found.
18800 Woodinville
Snohomish Rd
Woodinville 98072

The Humane Society for Seattle/King County
Adoption of dogs, cats, birds & small animals, obedience classes low-cost spay/neuter, animal care workshops, dog boarding, microchipping, education & volunteer opportunities
13212 SE Eastgate Way
Bellevue 98005-4408

MEOW (Mercer Island Eastside Orphans & Waifs)
No-kill cat shelter also fosters homeless, unwanted & abandoned cats, kittens & some dogs
10600 NE 65th St, Ste F
Kirkland 98033

NOAH-Northwest Organization for Animal Help
We offer adoptions, education, low-income spay/neuters, free feral cat spay/neuters, dog training and grooming. We do not accept any animals from the public but instead rescue ani-mals from the euthanasia lists of other local animal shelters.
31300 Brandstrom Rd
Stanwood 98292

North Beach PAWS
Committed to saving the lives of homeless and unwanted animals in Gray’s Harbor County. Operates shelter and foster care/adoption system.
2222 Highway 109
Hoquiam, WA 98550
Mailing Address:
North Beach PAWS
P.O. Box 962
Ocean Shores, WA 98569
General: 360-289-2924
Dog-related: 360- 289-0586
Cat-related: 360-289-0514

Humane Society Of Skagit Valley
Caring for the lost and homeless pets of Skagit Valley
18911 Kelleher Rd
Burlington 98233

Kitsap Humane Society
Humane education, adoptions, low-income spay/neuter program
9167 Dickey Rd NW
Silverdale 98383

Pasado's Safe Haven
Rescue, rehab and life care of abused farm animals and home of AARFF, The American Association of Retired Felines & Fidos, a free ranging dog & cat ranch.
PO Box 171
Sultan 98294

PAWS (Progressive Animal Welfare Society)
Avocacy and outreach, companion animal shelter, Greenwood cat adoption center and wildlife rehabilitation center
15305 44th Ave W
Lynnwood 98037

PAWS Cat City
Shelter and adoption center for cats
8503 Greenwood Ave N
Seattle 98103

PAWS of Bainbridge Island
Cat adoption, vet financial assistance, lost and found
PO Box 10811
Bainbridge Island 98110

Rescue Pup
Non-profit organization dedicated to reducing the number of animals killed every year at local animal control facilities & shelters because of the pet overpopulation crisis
800-164th St SE
Mill Creek 98012

S.A.F.E. Dog Rescue (saving animals from euthanasia)
Network of foster homes committed to finding permanent loving homes for dogs that would have been otherwise euthanized at a city shelter, or have lost their homes for various reasons. We spe-cialize in hard to adopt dogs.
PO Box 3232
Everett 98212

Pigs Peace Sanctuary
Shelter for abandoned or abused animals, tours and humane education
27631 56th Ave NW
PO Box 295 (mailing address)
Stanwood 98292

Project Sea Wolf
Marine advocacy and whale protection
PO Box 929
Marysville 98270

Purrfect Pals
No-kill cat shelter, rescue & sanctuary, adoptions, areas for feral cats, asymptomatic feline leukemia positive cats
230 McRae Rd NE
Arlington 98223

Seattle Animal Shelter (formerly Animal Control)
Low-cost spay & neuter, adoptions, shelter, pet licenses, volunteer programs
2061 15th Ave W
Seattle 98119

Seattle Purebred Dog Rescue
PO Box 3523
Redmond 98073

Second Chance Ranch
Dedicated to the rescue and rehabilitation of animals (primarily dogs, horses and wolves).
PO Box 454
Maple Valley 98038

Sara's Sanctuary
A non-profit sanctuary for abused, injured, and abandoned animals. All species given a safe, natural, and secure haven in which they can live out the rest of their lives.
PO Box 147
Redmond 98073-0147

Save Our Critters Society (SOCS)
Educating the public on animal care, control of pet populations and to provide temporary foster homes and medical assistance to homeless cats.
PO Box 54005
Redondo 98054

Whatcom Humane Society
3710 Williamson Way
Bellingham 98226
visit PAWS Awhile
Bellingham at
312 W Champion

Whidbey Island Rescue for Equines (WIRE)
WIRE rescues abused, abandoned and neglected horses, rehabilitates them and adopts them out to new and loving homes
1258 Silver Lake Rd
Oak Harbor 98277

Whisker City
Dedicated to the health, well-being and adoption of abandoned cats
PO Box 77214
Seattle 98133

VIPP-Vashon Island Pet Protectors
Low-cost spay/neuter program, lost and found, adoptions and medical-surgical assistance for Island pets.
PO Box 245
Vashon 98070

Whidbey Animal Improvement Foundation (WAIF)
Shelter, adoptions for Whidbey Island animals, thrift shop at Harbor Village, Freeland and thrift shop and cat adoption center on Pioneer Ave, Oak Harbor
PO Box 1108
Coupeville 98239

I am in favor of animal rights as well as human rights. That is the way of a whole human being.

Abraham Lincoln

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