Will you be their Valentine?

These great pets and a few dozen more are waiting for families at our Long Beach shelter. Some need medical care or special foods.  Some are babies and some are seniors.  A few have been with us far too long. Can’t adopt, foster, or volunteer?  Consider donating for Valentine’s Day.  We are 100% funded by… Read More »

Christmas Cards Keep Giving

Support our Holiday Programs  & Purchase Gifts That Keep On Giving! Buy our holiday cards!  We’re excited about this year’s design and hope you enjoy it as much as we think you will.  Click to view/order cards.  They’re adorable! Let us do the shopping.  We’ll gladly wrap up a gift donation made in someone’s name,… Read More »

Santa Paws Photos

  Get a picture of your pet! Save the date and join us the first Saturday in December for photos with the jolly guy in the bright red suit. Saturday, December 2, 2017 11am – 3 pm COST: Minimum donation of $5 includes 2 4×6 prints* which can be picked up at the shelter roughly… Read More »

Happy Tail: Buddy

We just wanted to say thank you. About a year ago I came into your shelter originally looking for a puppy. But they weren’t available. As I was about to leave one of your volunteers showed me the other dogs. None really stuck out, but one. A scrappy. Excited smelly mutt. His name was Buddy…. Read More »

Something awesome is happening!

We’re balancing the Shelter’s 2018 budget. Online Auction On NOW! The increase in minimum wage here in Washington has hit us hard. Thanks to a key donation, we made it through 2017 without cutting staff hours or services. Our Board has trimmed what little “fat” there was in our budget, and added fundraisers to the… Read More »

Holiday Happenings

Thanksgiving Safety Tips NOW! Our holiday cards are available on Dec 2 Santa Paws Pics at Dennis Company, 11-3.  MORE>> Dec 16 Holiday Bazaar at Chautauqua Lodge includes a gift drop for our shelter, including our Wish List.  MORE>>

Happy SAFE Thanksgiving

We all want our pets to be happy, and sometimes that means we offer scraps from the human table. It’s hard to not share with Fido and Fluffy when indulging ourselves! The infographics below highlight the greatest dangers of the food season. Don’t forget to stock up on pet treats to help YOU get through… Read More »

Santa Paws Photos Dec 2nd

Get a picture of your child –human or pet –with Santa! Save the date and join us the first Saturday in December for photos with the jolly guy in the bright red suit. Saturday, December 2, 2016 11am – 3 pm Dennis Company – Long Beach COST: Minimum donation of $5 includes 2 4×6 prints*… Read More »

How to Choose the Right Collar, Harness, or Halter

By Cati Foss, Arnicadia Dog Training I am often asked about what the best type of harness or collar is for a dog.  I also see a lot of people using certain types of collars or harnesses wrong – especially choke chains and prong collars!  The only difference in terminology for me is that I… Read More »

Featured Pets

Mr. Grey and Mystery are the best of buds and as beautiful as any cats can be. Mr. Grey is a regal grey kitty with slightly exotic look to his face and beautiful green eyes. Mystery is black as night and has gorgeous yellow eyes. The two kitties love to cuddle with one another and… Read More »