The Whatcom Humane Society:
-Acts as an advocate on behalf of animals and their welfare;
-Provides for the well-being of our community’s animals who are abandoned, injured, subject to unfair or cruel treatment, or otherwise in need;
-Cultivates in the people of our community an awareness of and respect for the animals whose world we share.
-Open-admission shelter, the Whatcom Humane Society turns no animal away regardless of his/her age, temperament or medical condition.
-Provides 24 hour animal control and rescue services Whatcom County.
-Works with local wildlife rescue groups to pick-up and transport injured wildlife.
-Implementation of Safe-Pet Program, providing short-term pet safekeeping for victims of domestic violence.
-Extensive Humane Education programs in Whatcom County schools and libraries that educate children (K-12) on the importance of showing kindness and compassion towards animals