Whatcom Humane Society
Dog adoption and cat adoption saves lives. Adopt a dog or adopt a cat and you'll have a friend for life! Contact us, or contact another local humane society, animal shelter or SPCA.
2172 Division Street
Bellingham, WA 98226
Pets at Our Shelter:
Cities, Towns, and/or Counties We Serve:Whatcom County and beyond
About Our Shelter:The Whatcom Humane Society has been caring for animals throughout Whatcom County since 1902. As the oldest non-profit animal welfare organization in Whatcom County, WHS is commited to caring for any animal in need.
As an open-admission shelter, the dedicated staff and volunteers at WHS cared for over 5,000 homeless, unwanted and abused animals last year.
The Whatcom Humane Society provides animal control services to Whatcom County.
Programs and Services include: low-cost spay/neuter clinic, community outreach and humane education programs, safe-pet program for victims of domestic violence, interactive adoption program and an animal wellness plan providing medical care for shelter animals.
Donate to Our Shelter...Please click here to make a donation: https://whs.whatcomssl.org/php/index.php?whs_donate_general The Whatcom Humane Society is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. All contributions are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law. You will receive a donation acknowledgement letter in the mail within a few weeks. If you have any questions about donations online, please contact us at (360)733-2080, extension # 3010 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Come Meet our Pets:The Whatcom Humane Society is open for adoptions Tuesday - Saturday from 10am - 6pm.
We have two shelter facilities:
3710 Williamson Way
near the Bellingham Airport
1661 Baker Creek Place
in the Irongate Industrial Park
Our Adoption Process:Thank you for considering adopting a pet from the Whatcom Humane Society. So that we may be assured that the animal you wish to adopt is best suited to you, your home and your lifestyle, and is placed in an environment that is compatible with his/her needs, we ask that you complete an application. Application forms for dogs and cats (Adobe Acrobat PDF files) may be downloaded below.
The application will help us learn more about what you are looking for in a companion animal.
Two Kittens Same Day
Previously Altered Dog/Cat over 1 year of age
Young at Program
Any dog/cat over the age of 5 years
adopted to a person over the age of 55 years
contact us for adoption fees of other animals
Included in the Adoption Fee:
-Basic Health Exam
-Spay/Neuter Surgery (for unaltered animals)
-Initial Vaccinations (including Rabies)
-Feline Leukemia Testing for Cats
-Microchip and Registration
-30 Days Free Sheltercare
Pet Health Insurance
-Collar & Leash for Dogs or
-Collar & Cardboard Carrier for Cats
-Certificate for Complimentary Health Exam w/ Participating Veterinarian
-Reference material on companion animal care & training
Animal Adoption Applications
SMALL ANIMALS: http://www.whatcomhumane.org/Other_Adoption_App.pdf