Whidbey Animals’ Improvement Foundation (WAIF) is a non-profit organization which was formed in 1990 in an effort to help Whidbey Island’s homeless companion animals. WAIF is dedicated to providing food, shelter, veterinary care, and nurturing to displaced pets until loving homes can be found for them.
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COVID-19 and impact on WAIF operations: The COVID-19 outbreak has created a unique set of challenges and we are responding accordingly keeping the welfare of our animals, staff, volunteers, and customers in mind. Our adoption facilities will be closed to the general public for animal viewing but we will be open by appointment for surrenders, strays, PAL coupons, and Crisis Care applications. If you have a question about an adoptable animal, please call our front desk at (360) 678-8901, along with any other questions you may have.
Thrift Stores: As we continue to monitor and assess the COVID-19 situation, our retail locations will be closed until further notice. Donations will be considered on a restricted basis and by appointment. If you can hold onto to your donations until we fully reopen, we would so appreciate it!