pattison lake
Toxic algae advisory
THURSTON COUNTY NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Thursday, April 07, 2016 Contact: Jane Mountjoy-Venning, Thurston County Environmental Health Division, (360) 867-2643 or venninj@co.thurston.wa.us Art Starry, Thurston County Environmental Health ...

Roof Over Rover
A pet's fur will help keep it warm, but only if it's dry--a dog house with a solid roof and the door facing away from the winds provides better protection. Since the summer of 2005, Animal Services has offered “Roof Over Rover.”  Using donated dog ...

Daylight Saving Time
This Sunday at 2 am, we set our clocks forward an hour, forcing us to rise an hour earlier.  Love it or hate it, it's coming. Pets are affected by DST just as we humans are.  They might not be quite ready for their bathroom and feeding routine so ...

rottweiler
A truly happy holiday!
YIPPEE - it's been a great week for the animals! All of our adoptable cats and kittens have found their forever homes so our Cat Adoption room is empty on Christmas Eve!!!  Our Bunny room is also empty since all three were adopted yesterday!  We still ...

kitten in tree
Holiday Do’s and Don’ts
With numerous holidays being celebrated from November through January, many family traditions and rituals include decorations and lots of new objects for your loving pets to get into. Following are some Do’s and Don’ts we hope will help keep everyone ...

Giving a pet as a gift…a good idea?
Although a cute puppy or kitten under the tree paints a pretty picture, the commitment of caring for a pet lasts much longer than the holidays.  Check out this infographic before giving a pet as a gift, and consider an adoption gift certificate or a ...

Create a Giving Tree and help the animals
Looking for something new and fun to do at work this holiday season?  Consider creating a Giving Tree!  Our ornaments feature pets from our shelter on one side, and an item we need printed on the other side.  Simply decorate the tree, including these ...

Thanksgiving
Happy Thanksgiving!
Thank you for all your support this past year!

Santa Paws is coming!

It’s Howl-a-ween!
Protect your pets...and your trick-or-treaters!