Animal Services is jointly operated by the cities of Olympia, Lacey, Tumwater and unincorporated Thurston County. This arrangement allows the jurisdictions to share resources and provide the highest quality of service to the community and its pets.
Vision: Our vision is to build a safe and humane community for humans and animals
Mission: To foster an environment of respect, responsibility, and compassion for all
animals through learning, legislation and leadership.
Goals: Ensure and advocate for animal welfare, Promote public safety, Support responsible
City of Tumwater, 555 Israel Rd SW, Tumwater, WA 98501
Email: email@example.com Phone (360) 754-4120
City of Olympia, PO Box 1967, Olympia, WA 98507-1967
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: (360) 810-0011
Thurston County, 2000 Lakeridge Dr SW, Rm 269, Olympia, WA 98501
Email: email@example.com Phone: (360) 357-2470
City of Lacey, 420 College St SE, Lacey, WA 98503
Dr. Kristin Ripka, South Sound Veterinary community
Doug Howie, Thurston County Humane Society
JASCOM (Joint Animal Services Commission) meets each month to establish goals, discuss various animal-related issues and act on matters as necessary. If you would like to attend a meeting, please call or EMAIL Animal Services’ Executive Director, Ric Torgerson, to verify that the meeting date, time and location are correct. Ric’s phone number is (360) 352-2510, ext. 1006.
Meetings will be held on the first Thursday of every month at 5:30 p.m. at Lacey City Hall, Executive Boardroom, 420 College St SE, Lacey, WA, unless otherwise posted.
Notice is Hereby Given That the Joint Animal Services Commission will conduct a final public hearing on Thursday, December 6, 2018, at 5:30 p.m., to receive public comment on the Animal Services 2019 Proposed Budget. The hearing will be held at Lacey City Hall, 420 College Street in the Executive Board Room. Copies of the proposed budget will be available to the public at Lacey City Hall – City Manager’s counter.
Persons wishing to testify on this issue should attend the public hearing and be heard. If unable to attend, written comments should be sent to Animal Services, 3120 Martin Way, Olympia, WA 98506 prior to the date of the hearing.
For additional information, contact
Interim Animal Services Director Heather Leu at (360) 352-2510, ext. 1008.
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