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Whatcom Humane Society
CARING FOR ANIMALS SINCE 1902
SERVICES : WHAT CAN WE DO FOR YOU?
Animal Control and Rescue Services
We provide for all domestic & wild animals throughout Whatcom County.
Get your pet a new license or renew an existing one. Use our quick online form or download a form.
We offer this lifesaving service for just $30 at our shelter facility. No appointment is necessary!
Surrender an Animal
As an open admission shelter we provide care for all animals in need, regardless of their age, breed or condition.
We have lots of great pets looking for permanent, loving, responsible homes. View them here!
Spay & Neuter
We offer a low-cost spay and neuter assistance program (SNAP) for eligible applicants.
Become one of the dedicated volunteers who help us provide care for thousands of animals each year.
LOST AND FOUND PET SERVICES:
I LOST A PET?
Due to the large volume of animals the Whatcom Humane Society receives each day, we cannot identify lost pets over the phone or by email. You must visit the shelter and look for your lost pet in person. THANK YOU FOR UNDERSTANDING! If your companion animal is lost, act quickly! Below is some information that we hope will help reunite you with your 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
Keep in mind that not all wildlife needs our help.
- Baby birds with feathers spend some time on the ground as they learn to fly, while parents stay nearby.
- Fawns are left alone for several hours while their mothers go off to feed.
Read more about Finding Injured Wild Animals >>
Interested in adopting? Take a look at the many wonderful animals available, then visit our shelter. We’ll help you & your family find the perfect companion. Read More>>
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/Front Office
Open Tuesday thru Sunday 11am – 6pm
Animal Adoption Services and Kennel Viewing
Open Tuesday thru Sunday 11am – 6pm
Adoption counsels stop 1 hour prior to closing
Closed To The Public
Mondays & Major Holidays
Animal Control & Rescue Department: (360) 733-2080 ext 3017
Customer Service: (360) 733-2080 ext 0
Farm Facility: By Appointment Only
Wildlife Rehabilitation Center:
Not open to the public. Please call for assistance with injured and orphaned wildlife.
WHS Thrift Store Address & Hours
Address: 4151 Meridian St #110, Bellingham, WA 98226
Phone: (360) 543-6792
Store Hours: Thursday, Friday, Saturday 9am-5pm and Sunday 11am-3pm.
Donations Accepted: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 9am-4pm & Sunday 11am-2:30pm.
Main Phone: (360) 733-2080
Laura Clark, Executive Director
firstname.lastname@example.org / ext #3026
Animal Control & Rescue
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firstname.lastname@example.org / ext #3024
email@example.com / ext #3001
firstname.lastname@example.org / ext #3010
Volunteer & Outreach Services
email@example.com / ext #3075
firstname.lastname@example.org / ext #3116
email@example.com / ext #3014
firstname.lastname@example.org / ext #3002
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Wildlife Rehabilitation Center
firstname.lastname@example.org / (360) 966-8845