PUBLIC NOTICE (updated 3/23/20)
Please ring our doorbell if you need assistance with the following animal related services. A member of our staff will assist you.
• You have lost a pet
• You have found a domestic or wild animal
• You need to surrender a pet to our facility
• You have a previously scheduled appointment and/or animal control related business
• You need to utilize our pet food bank program
For those at risk citizens who are not able to leave their homes and obtain services at the Whatcom Humane Society (pet food bank, look for lost pets, surrender a pet) please call our shelter facility and our animal control department will provide assistance as we are able.
NOTE: Please leave donations in front of the doors. A staff member will retrieve them. Thank you so much for your generous support. Monetary donations can be made via www.whatcomhumane.org.
NOTE: OUR ADOPTION KENNELS ARE CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC AT THIS TIME. If you are interested in adopting an animal, please visit our website, www.whatcomhumane.org and view the animals currently available for adoption. Download an adoption application and email it to: firstname.lastname@example.org. A member of ours staff will review applications and respond to inquiries as our limited resources allow. We will not be scheduling any adoption counsels for the next few weeks.
In addition, all Whatcom Humane Society community workshops, events and programs have been canceled through the end of April.
Thank you for your understanding during these challenging times.
WHATCOM HUMANE SOCIETY CONTACT PHONE NUMBERS:
(360) 733 – 2080, ext # 0 – General Inquiries
(360) 733 – 2080, ext # 3017 – Animal Control & Rescue Department
(360) 966 – 8845 – Wildlife Rehabilitation Center
(360) 733 – 2080, ext # 3002 – Donations
For additional general information about animals and the COVID-19 virus, visit:
Center For Disease Control website:
Washington State Department of Agriculture website:
American Veterinary Medical Association:
Whatcom Humane Society
CARING FOR ANIMALS SINCE 1902
SERVICES : WHAT CAN WE DO FOR YOU?
I LOST A PET?
I FOUND A PET?
We would like to thank you for the concern and effort you have given this animal. Now we hope to reunite him/her with his/her rightful owner. Your responsible and caring actions are greatly appreciated by the Whatcom Humane Society. The following information is to advise you of WHS procedures regarding incoming stray animals.
What do I do if I find an injured wild animal?
- Always keep yourself safe first.
- If you can safely capture the animal, put it in a warm, quiet, undisturbed place.
- Avoid handling it as much as possible.
Call the Wildlife Rehabilitation Center
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SPECIAL EVENTS & WORKSHOPS
Support Your Local Humane Society!
Thank you for considering a contribution to the Whatcom Humane Society. We rely on the kind support of our community to provide funding for our programs & services.
Address & Hours
Address: 2172 Division Street, Bellingham, WA 98226
Phone: (360) 733-2080
Fax: (360) 733-4746
Shelter Services (licensing, lost & found, redemptions, etc.)
Wednesday – Saturday 10:00 am – 6:00 pm & Sunday – Monday 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Closed Tuesdays & Major Holidays
Adoption Services / Animal Adoption Viewing
Wednesday – Saturday 11:00 am – 5:30 pm & Sunday – Monday 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Closed Tuesdays & Major Holidays
Animal Control Dispatch
Sunday - Tuesday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday - Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Farm Facility: By Appointment Only
Wildlife Rehabilitation Center:
September-April 9:00 am-5:00 pm
May-August 8:00 am-7:00 pm
(360) 966-8845 – please call, not open to the public
Main Phone: (360) 733-2080
Laura Clark, Executive Director
email@example.com / ext #3026
Animal Control & Rescue
firstname.lastname@example.org / ext #3017
email@example.com / ext #3075
firstname.lastname@example.org / ext #3001
email@example.com / ext #3010
Volunteer & Outreach Services
firstname.lastname@example.org / ext #3024
email@example.com / ext #3116
firstname.lastname@example.org / ext #3014
email@example.com / ext #3002
firstname.lastname@example.org / ext #3021
Wildlife Rehabilitation Center
email@example.com / (360) 966-8845