Alternative Humane Society of Whatcom County

A PO Box 2321, Bellingham, WA 98227 rescue helping to find loving homes for dogs, cats.

Pets at Alternative Humane Society of Whatcom County

  • Any
  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Any
  • Baby
  • Puppy
  • Kitten
  • Young
  • Adult
  • Senior
  • Any
  • Male
  • Female

Pita (This is a courtesy post and she is not in our care)

Female, Young
Catahoula Leopard Dog

Sarge (He is a courtesy post and not in our care)

Male, Adult
Catahoula Leopard Dog

Zena

Female, Adult
Pit Bull Terrier

Pretty Girl Savanah

Female, Young
Pit Bull Terrier / Husky

Bentley (He is a courtesy post and not in our care)

Male, Senior
Blue Heeler / Shepherd (Unknown Type)

Gracie ( she is a courtesy post and not in our care)

Female, Senior
Domestic Shorthair

Danny

Male, Adult, Special Needs
Terrier (Unknown Type, Small)

Bruno

Male, Adult, Special Needs
Beagle

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Areas Alternative Humane Society of Whatcom County Serves

Bellingham, Ferndale, Lynden, Custer, Birch Bay, Blaine, Deming, Everson, Sumas, Maple Falls, Kendall, Whatcom County, Skagit County

Alternative Humane Society of Whatcom County's Adoption Process

1. Submit Application

. We will only be calling applications that are a possible match for the dog

2. Interview

The case manager of that dog will contact you by phone or email to set up a meet and greet,if you are a possible match for that dog.

3. Meet the Pet

If you think you all are a good match, we may set up a home visit or the case manager will request pictures of your home.

4. Sign Adoption Contract

DUE TO COVID 19- ALL ADOPTIONS AND MEET AND GREETS ARE BY APPOINMENT ONLY.
ADOPTIONS TO CANADA WILL BE DONE ON A CASE BY CASE BASIS.

5. Pay Fee

6. Take the Pet Home

All pets have a 10 day adjustment period for a home visit.

AHS does not do same-day adoptions. We provide a form called a “Statement of Interest” for potential adopters to fill out. When completed, this form is reviewed by an AHS volunteer (the animal’s Case Manager) who will contact the potential adopter with any additional questions and arrange a meeting if it looks like a good match. those who look like a good match.
Adoption fees for DOGS are:
Puppies (up to age 18 months): $330 (plus $170 spay/neuter deposit)
Adult (18 months - 8 years old): $250
Seniors (8 years and up): $190
(There is an additional $170 spay/neuter deposit for Adults/Seniors not already neutered/spayed.)
Adoption fees for CATS are:
$190 for kittens up to one year
Adult cats over 1-7 year. $130
Seniors cats-8 and up. $100
Fee includes basic shots, spay or neuter, and microchip
All cats are FIV/FELV tested

About Alternative Humane Society of Whatcom County

The Alternative Humane Society is an all-volunteer, nonprofit animal welfare organization serving Whatcom County, WA. AHS has been helping animals and educating the public since 1977.

We have no shelter, office, or paid staff. Our programs include Canine and Feline Foster & Adoption, Spay & Neuter Assistance, and Community Cats Information and Referral.

Mission Statement: The Alternative Humane Society of Whatcom County is an all-volunteer, non-profit animal welfare organization dedicated to improving the lives of dogs and cats and helping them find and stay in permanent loving homes.

Our goals are:
• To make Whatcom County a community where no healthy animals are euthanized
• To prevent unwanted dog and cat births through spay and neuter assistance
• To cultivate respect and awareness for the needs of animals through education
• To advocate for the humane treatment of dogs and cats in all areas of life

Come Meet Alternative Humane Society of Whatcom County's Pets

We can be found showing off our loveable dogs at Petco on Bakerview and Guide Meridian in Bellingham on the first three Saturdays of each month. All our showings are between 12:00 pm until 3:00 pm. Come on out and say hi!

DUE TO COVID 19- CHECK OUR FACEBOOK OR WEBSITE FOR ANY CURRENT EVENTS!

Make a donation to Alternative Humane Society of Whatcom County to help homeless pets find homes

https://www.givinggrid.com/alternativehumanesociety//