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Local and National Pet Resources

Where Cat Declawing is Banned

Current list of cities, counties, states, and countries where the practice of cat declawing is banned.

Alley Cat Allies

The foremost experts on feral cats, they promote nonlethal control of stray and feral cats.


Learn more about pit bull type dogs and the issues that affect them.

Cornell Pet Loss Support Hotline

A hotline staffed by volunteer veterinary students. This site contains information about euthanasia and the stages of grieving.

Camano Animal Shelter Association (CASA)

Located on Camano Island, approximately 1.5 hours north of Seattle. We strive to find loving, forever homes for all our healthy, adoptable animals and reduce the numbers of unwanted animals by encouraging all pet owners to spay and neuter their pets.

City of Oak Harbor Stray Facebook

A daily listing of photos of and details on stray pets from within the City limits of Oak Harbor. Requires Facebook account.

NOTE: If you have lost a family pet, and do not see it on this Stray Pet Page – be certain to call City of Oak Harbor Animal Control and the local shelters and file a Lost Report. Sometimes people who find stray animals will keep them in their home and only file a Found Report with the shelters or Animal Control.

Dogs on Deployment

A national 501(c)(3) non-profit providing a central network for military members to find volunteers willing to board their pets while they are deployed or have other service commitments, making them unable to temporarily care for their pets. DoD exists to help military members keep their pets by alleviating the need for pet relinquishment from military members due to the hardships of deployments.

The Feral Cat Spay/Neuter Project

A not-for-profit group dedicated to providing free spay and neuter services to help solve the feral cat crisis in the Seattle/Puget Sound region.


FETCH! is an organization dedicated to providing dog owners of Island County with areas where they are free to exercise their canine friends off-leash without disturbing others.

Hava Heart Sanctuary

Animal shelter in Grays Harbor, WA

Homeward Pet Adoption Center

Animal shelter in Woodinville, WA

The Humane Society for Seattle/King County

Animal shelter in Bellevue, WA

The Internet Lost and Found

Free directory listings for lost and found animals and items in the US and worldwide.

Humane Society of Jefferson County

Animal shelter in Port Townsend, WA

Lost Pet USA

A national database where you can register a lost or found pet, along with helpful tools to help you create flyers and useful tips to help find your pet.


Located in Stanwood, is dedicated to stopping the euthanasia of healthy, adoptable and treatable homeless dogs and cats in Washington state.

Oasis for Animals

Oasis is dedicated to ending pet overpopulation through spay/neuter surgeries, networking with other rescue groups and shelters to save animals.

OldDog Haven

OldDog Haven is a very small group of people with a network of others trying to provide a loving safe home for senior dogs abandoned at this stage of their lives.

Pasado’s Save Haven

Investigation of animal cruelty crimes and providing sanctuary and rehabilitation to animals who have suffered from abuse and neglect.

The Paw Project

The Paw Project’s mission is to educate the public about the painful and crippling effects of feline declawing, to promote animal welfare through the abolition of the practice of declaw surgery, and to rehabilitate cats that have been declawed.


Animal shelter in Lynnwood, WA


A national network of shelters

Pit Bull Rescue Central

A virtual shelter and resource for owners and caretakers of American Pit Bull Terriers, American Staffordshire Terriers, Staffordshire Bull Terriers, and pit bull mixes.

Purrfect Pals

A no-kill cat shelter in Arlington, WA


is an organization dedicated to animal rescue.

SPOT (Saving Pets One at a Time)

Burlington, WA. A nonprofit companion animal rescue and placement organization serving the Skagit Valley and beyond.

Whidbey Island Farm Animal Assistance Program

To provide financial assistance for rescued and at risk farm animals on Whidbey Island, Washington. Requires Facebook account.

Whidbey Lost Dogs

A listing of lost and found dogs on Whidbey Island. Requires Yahoo account.