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 ...

Closing for Event
Due to a special event we will be closed on July 25th from 1:45pm to 3:45pm. Adoptions stop at 1:15pm and resume again at 3:45pm.

Summer is here and temperatures are rising!
  Summer is here and temperatures are rising. Your parked car can be a dangerous place for your pet. Even on cloudy summer days with the windows down a couple inches, the inside of your car can reach over 100 degrees in just minutes. While ...

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 ...

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 ...

Santa Paws is coming!
Have your pet's picture taken with Santa! Animal Services, 3120 Martin Way, Olympia, WA Saturday, December 3rd from 3pm to 7pm Sunday, December 4th from 10am to 2pm. Cost is $20 for a CD with 5 photos Reservations are recommended.  Call ...

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 ...

It’s kitten season! It’s whaaat?!?!
Kitten season is upon us--but what is kitten season, you ask? Cats breed seasonally, beginning in late January and ending in the fall.  Newborn kittens arrive in spring and become old enough for a home away from their mom in late spring and summer.  ...

July 4th Pet Safety Tips