Stop in and enjoy the kittens

Pile of kittens 11oct14

Four adorable kittens are making us laugh when they’re awake and showing off their boundless energy.  When they’re sleeping in a pile, we note how sweet they are.  Stop in and visit Rick, Roxy, Millie and Cindi.

October 9th news

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Dogs: We may bring in a senior dog from our shelter partner, SPOT.  We’re still in discussion with them and a possible home here on Orcas.  We’ll also reach out to see if any other shelter partners need help right now. Cats: SPOT is so grateful for the limited amount of help we’ve been able…

September 26th news

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Dogs: Great news!  Dear Buddy has found a home and he is one lucky dog.  You’ll probably see him riding around in a truck or a golf cart.  His new person related to us that Buddy is the best dog ever.  Buddy even knows how to give a ‘high five’ when encouraged by his guy….

Shelter Garage Sale Sept. 13th

Thanks to the generosity of many folks, the shelter is full to the brim with donated items.  Many are things we never use or just have too many to conveniently store.  On Saturday, September 13th, a shelter garage sale will be held from 10 – 4.  There are collars, leashes, bowls, carriers, crates, grooming supplies,…

September 5th update


Dogs: Sweet Penny has found a wonderful home in Monroe, WA.  She will be the constant companion of a retired but very active woman who lives on 5 acres.  The latest report is Penny is already sleeping on the bed and the couch.  Sounds like she made herself at home pretty quickly. Lovely, big dog…

August 23rd happenings


Dogs:Senior dog Wilson has found a home on San Juan Island.  He now lives on a farm with a slightly younger female Retriever mix, 4 cats, horses and chickens.  He has been the perfect gentleman with all the critters.  His new people are continuing his diet and he also gets veggies to make him feel…

Wine Class


August 31st  3 – 5 at Random Howse   Dr. Wade Wolfe of Thurston Wolfe Winery will be joined by geologist Michael Yeaman as they lead you through a wine class where you will learn the history of the wine industry in Washington State as well as the details of ‘crush’.  This is the intense…

August 18th news

Happy Audrey in her new home begging for attention and always getting it.

Dogs:We have such a funny mix of dogs right now.  Buddy and Champ don’t like each other so they’re kept apart but Penny and Wilson are the best of buddies.  Penny and Wilson are even happy in the same kennel keeping each other company.  However, since both are on a diet, we feed them separately…

August 1st at the shelter


Dogs:A sweet, mature Chesapeake Bay Retriever/Chocolate Lab mix has joined our canine bunch.  Wilson has adjusted nicely to being with us even though we have him on a diet. He’s met Penny and Buddy but it’s a bit too much energy to have all 3 out at the same time.  Penny and Buddy are fine…

Reactive Dog Class

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