Event Closing
Due to an event, Animal Services will be closed Friday, January 26, from 11:15 am-1:45 pm. Adoptions will stop at 10:45 am and resume when we reopen at 1:45 pm. While we are closed, our receiving kennels will be available for stray animals. If you ...

We Are Back Open!
We will be open Saturday 1/20/18 for adopting out and receiving dogs.  We have worked with experts at a veterinary university for guidance and testing.  After test results came back today we believe that the ill dog was an isolated case.

We are not accepting dogs at this time.
We are currently unable to take in dogs at this time.  We had a dog that was confirmed to have a contagious infection and more tests are pending.  We are under a 14 day quarantine for dogs currently at the shelter.  We are working on finding other ...

Santa Paws is Coming!
SANTA PAWS IS COMING TO TOWN!! Have your pet's picture taken with Santa! It's the perfect time to get your family holiday portrait taken at Animal Services. Create festive memories while helping your local animal shelter! Bring your loved ones for ...

Closing for Event
Due to a special event we will be closed on Thursday October 19th from 12:00pm to 4:30pm. Adoptions stop at 11:00am and resume again at 4:30pm.  

Protecting your dog’s pads from hot pavement
The Dog Days of Summer are in full swing which means added precautions are necessary to protect our canine friends.  All responsible dog owners know to bring extra water to keep pets hydrated in the summer heat but a lot of us don’t think about how ...

Leash the ones you love
Now that warm weather and longer days have returned, it’s time to think outside our homes.  Most dogs love to go on walks and it’s good for them.  If you aren’t in a park that is posted “off leash,” your dogs should be on a leash.   It protects them from ...

SNAP Plant Sale Fundraiser
SNAP is having their annual Plant Sale Fundraiser this Saturday, May 27th in our front parking lot.  All proceeds go to spaying and neutering dogs and cats in Thurston county. This is for one day only so come on down and get some good plants at ...

Microchip Clinics
Animal Services is holding 2 low-cost microchip clinics at the Shelter!  If you have pets and live in Lacey, Olympia, Tumwater, or unincorporated Thurston County, these clinics are for you! Thursday, June 29 from 6-7:30pm Wednesday, September 13 from ...

Dog Jumping at Leaves
Thank you to all our terrific supporters!
We are grateful each and every day for our staff, volunteers, community members and businesses that support our mission, and the media that promote our message.  What better time of year than this to say “THANK YOU” for all they do.  We wish everyone a ...