Microchip Clinics
Animal Services is holding 3 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! Sunday, April 23 from 2-4pm Thursday, June 29 from 6-7:30pm ...

Summer, Plants and Pets
Like us, many of our pets spend more time outside when the weather is nice.  It’s important to know that many common outdoor flowers, plants, and shrubs may be harmful to our pets if they ingest any of the leaves or other parts of the plants.  At the top ...

Immunization Awareness Month!
August is National Immunization Awareness Month, so we want to take this opportunity to remind you that pets need vaccinations, too! In addition to their annual wellness exam, our pets need to be vaccinated against specific diseases that can seriously ...

Pet first aid
You probably have a good idea of what to do if a person in your home needs first aid, but have you thought about what you would do if your pet needed first aid? Choking, heat stroke, poisoning, and allergic reactions are all potentially ...

Take care of your champion’s chompers!
A pet's bad breath may be a sign of serious health problems. To address the significance of oral health care for pets, the AVMA (American Veterinary Medical Association) sponsors National Pet Dental Health Month every February. Click HERE to learn more ...

Rescue dogs from out of state
Washington as rescue dog magnet state By Joe Baker, DVM Washington State Veterinarian Looking to spend time with a loving rescue dog, perhaps as a long-promised gift to yourself or family this holiday season? If a rescue dog is on your gift list, be ...