Your donating helps us assist by paying to have dogs and cats spayed or neutered by a licensed Thurston County Veterinarian to help stem the pet over-population problem in our area..
Thanks to our volunteers and financial support from the public-at-large, the Thurston County Humane Society:
-Assists by paying to have dogs and cats spayed or neutered by a licensed Thurston County veterinarian to help stem the alarming pet over-population problem in our area.
-Sponsors the Adopt-A-Teacher Program in our local schools, emphasizing Responsible Pet Ownership. These educational materials are provided at no charge to teachers.
-Supports and promotes Humane education programs in schools and civic organizations so that adults as well as children are aware of the needs of animals.
-Monitors Animal Welfare trends and developments at local and state levels through membership on the Joint Animal Services Commission (JASCOM) and the Washington State Federation.
-Cooperates with Animal Services to stay attuned to shelter needs and also utilize their assistance in administration of our spay-neuter and "Adopt-A-Teacher" programs.
-Provide grants to other qualified animal welfare groups in the area, hopefully making a better life for animals.
Now a word about how Joint Animal Services (JASCOM) differs from the Thurston County Humane Society...
Animal Services is a tax-supported, multi-jurisdictional, intergovernmental organization whose lead agency is the City of Lacey. Animal Services is located in Olympia at 3120 Martin Way East, Olympia, WA. (360) 352-2510. As a governmental organization, Animal Services:
-Enforces existing laws pertaining to dogs, cats and small domestic animals within Thurston County.
-Accepts and houses unwanted pets.
-Picks up stranded and injured animals.
-Licenses dogs and cats as required by local laws.
-Educates prospective pet adopters to insure proper placement in homes with responsible pet owners.
-Re-unites pets with their rightful owners.
-Responds to complaints about conditions in pet stores.
Thurston COunty Humane Society