ign up today for Volunteer Orientation!

Now that we’re settled in at our new location, we are asking all volunteers (current and new) to attend a Volunteer Orientation session. Dog and cat topics will be addressed as will volunteering at offsite adoption events.

Our first Volunteer Orientation session went great! Thank you to everyone who attended. If you weren’t able to make that session, please plan to join us on Saturday, July 30 at noon for our second session.

To register for a session, please e-mail volunteer@ophumanesociety.org. OPHS will offer volunteer orientations on the second Wednesday and last Saturday of each month.

Meowgaritas and Mutts raises $123,000!

The fourth annual, Meowgaritas and Mutts dinner and auction raised a whopping $123,000 to benefit the Olympic Peninsula Humane Society! Nearly 400 people attended the event and showed their support for OPHS in a big way! Please plan to join us for next year’s event on Saturday, April 29, 2017.IMG_0152

Koenig Subaru Present OPHS with $12,470

Bill Koenig Jr. from Koenig Subaru presented a check for $12,470 from Subaru’s Share the Love program. Koenig Subaru has selected OPHS as a beneficiary of Share the Love for the past two years.

Pictured below are, from left to right, Buddy the Ambassadog, Mary Beth Wegener, Executive Director of OPHS, Bill Koenig Jr. and Linda Crow, OPHS Board President.


 Pet of the Week

Name: Momma
Age: About 9 months
Breed: Dilute Tortoiseshell
Reason for being at shelter: Owner surrender
Description: Momma is a delightfully beautiful and sweet kitty. She loves attention, being petted and also being held. Her coat is super-soft and fluffy and her demeanor is much the same. As the name depicts, she was a young mom. She had her first litter at a young age and was a good mom to her kittens. Now she’s spayed and ready for her own adoption day. If you find Momma hiding under her blanket, say a few kind words and stroke her gently and she’ll come out. Maybe it was only the first few days of adjustment that made her seek refuge under her blanket or maybe that’s where she gets her best sleep. Either way, she’ll gladly interact with you if you give her the time and love. We’re told she doesn’t like other cats but that could have been related to the issue of being a protective mom cat at the time. Momma is a beautiful kitty. She’s young and wonderful and ready to be adopted.

About OPHS

At the Olympic Peninsula Humane Society, we are committed to caring for and finding permanent homes for the homeless animals of Clallam County. As an open admission shelter, we take in any animal that is brought to us. We do not turn animals away. Each year approximately 2,000 animals are brought into the shelter. We rely on the generosity of our community to help care for our residents. Thank you to everyone who makes a donation or adopts an animal into your family.

Upcoming Events

Every Saturday – Petco Adoption, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

July 30 at noon – Volunteer Orientation at OPHS

2016 OPHS Board Meeting Dates

Join us at 12 PM in the Carver Room, Port Angeles Library
July 28, 2016
August 25, 2016 (Green Crow conference room)
September 22, 2016
October 27, 2016
November 17, 2016 (Third Thursday)
December 15, 2016 (Third Thursday)