6 reasons to explore solar energy for your home or business

Some of you may be aware that our Shelter facility is heated through water pipes in the flooring.  This keeps the heat close to the pets without a lot of waste heating air. A few years back, we explored adding a rooftop solar system but the cost:benefit ratio just wasn’t there yet.  NOW IT IS!… Read More »

Fore! The Furrballs Golf Tournament

Thanks to everyone who came out and had a good time!  We had our most successful tournament to date! A SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR 2016 TOURNAMENT SPONSORS: Andersen’s Oceanside RV Park Great NW Federal Credit Union Pacific Realty Bailey’s Saw Shop, Inc. R. Michael Greer Paws by the Sea Basket Case Greenhouse Guy Glenn Law… Read More »

Grrrrage Sale

2016 Sale OPEN: Friday May 27: 9am-4pm Saturday, May 28: 9am-4pm Sunday, May 29: 9am -1pm Drop-Off Donations the Week Before: Mon-Thurs, May 23-24-25-26, 2016, 1-4 pm Shelter Annex, 330 Second St NE., Long Beach, WA. For special arrangements for large items, contact Marie at 360-244-3191 IMPORTANT! Read below for the items we are –and… Read More »

Photo Contest Winners

Congratulations to our winners and thanks to everyone who entered and voted! View all the entries here. And the winners are…. (Click each for a closer look)  

Help your new cat settle in

Modern Cat has an excellent article on how to help your new feline settle into your home.  It’s very important to follow these tips as the first days in your home sets the relationships she will have with you and your other pets.  Take the time in the beginning as it pays huge dividends in… Read More »

The Good Ship Kitty Litter is Funded Through 2016!

Our Shelter uses about 2500 pounds of litter each month. No, that’s not a typo!  We purchase an average of 14 skids of clay litter annually, 28,000 pounds in 10# bags.  It kind of befuddles the mind, doesn’t it? Dennis Company sells us litter at a greatly reduced price, making skids just $250 each for 2000… Read More »

Have you adopted in the past 30 days?

PetFinder, Purina, and PetSmart have teamed up to offer you $75 in savings:


Black Friday sales have become so popular that retailers start their “hype” to encourage buyers to come into their businesses to shop, or buy on-line on Cyber Monday. Well, we are having a Black Friday sale but it is one that promotes adoptions of dogs and cats that are spending their lives at the shelter…. Read More »

Volunteers Needed!

We are so grateful for every gift of time and energy!  We have many volunteer opportunities, in and out of the Shelter facility. Our Pet Adoption Team is made up of about forty volunteers who labor in and/or out of the Shelter for the benefit of our pets. Available Positions IN the Shelter NEW!  Adoption… Read More »


SPCHS No-Kill Shelter is looking for individuals who are honest, reliable, and dedicated to keeping the shelter clean and sanitized. Must be able to stay calm and focused in a fast-paced environment and have a passion for animal welfare. Must be a team player, have great attention to detail and the ability to work with… Read More »