We will be closed to the public on Wednesday, June 17th for an all day staff training. We will resume services by appointment on Thursday, June 18th. Thank you for your patience.

UPDATED: Adjusted Services and Availability due to COVID-19
It’s hard to believe we are past the two-month mark since we at Joint Animal Services and many other organizations, had to make the difficult decision to close our doors to the general public and learn how to navigate a world with COVID-19. I have ...

It is our sincerest hope that you are caring for yourselves—physically, mentally, and emotionally. May your pets be a source of comfort during these turbulent times. Our team is showing up, standing up to each day’s challenges, and ensuring the ...

Adjusted Services and Availability Due to COVID-19
In light of new developments regarding COVID-19, Animal Services (AS) has made the decision to close to the public until March 31 to support community efforts to reduce the spread of infection. This announcement comes as the shelter monitors new ...

Pets and COVID-19
COVID-19 and Humans This is a rapidly evolving situation and we encourage you to regularly consult the websites of the CDC and the Thurston County Public Health Department for information about local impacts of COVID-19 on humans and guidance for ...

Closed for Presidents Day
We will be closed Saturday, February 15th in observance of Presidents Day.  We will reopen on Tuesday February 18th at 9:30 am.

Partial Closing for City Event Jan 24th
Animal Services will be closed from 11 am - 1:45 pm on Friday, January 24th for a City Event.  Adoptions will stop at 10:30 am and resume when we reopen.

We will be closed Saturday, January 18th.
We will be closed January 18th in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.  We will reopen on January 21st at 9:30 am.

Adoption Rooms Closed January 16th
Our Adoption Rooms will be closed Thursday January 16th, but we will be open for all other services.

Staff Training Closure January 8th
Due to a staff training event, Animal Services will be closing Wednesday, January 8th from 2:30 pm until closing. Adoptions will stop at 2:00 pm and resume at 9:30 am on January 9th. While we are closed, our receiving kennels will be available for ...