News & Events

Tue 29, Jan, 2019
Accupressure Demonstration for Animals

Animal Acupressure Demonstration at Friday Harbor Animal ShelterA demonstration of how animal acupressure works on our dogs, cats and horses will be given by Mariann Carrasco of Blue Island Animal Acupressure, LLC on Saturday February 16th from 1 to 4 pm at the Friday Harbor Animal Shelter. Acupressure is just […]

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Thu 11, Oct, 2018
New animal shelter opens in Friday Harbor

A section of Cattle Point Road has gone to the dogs. In fact, 938 Cattle Point Road has gone to the cats, too. The Animal Protection Society of Friday Harbor staff and volunteers christened their new facility at that address on Saturday, Sept. 29. They plan to move their roughly […]

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Thu 04, Jan, 2018
Capital Campaign Updates

For the last four years the APS-FH Volunteers, staff and Board Members having been working extra hard to raise the roof on our forever home. Our NEW HOME NEW HOPE project is nearing completion.   We have continued to follow our 35 year old mission of saving the lives of homeless […]

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Tue 19, Sep, 2017
The Case Against Dog Crating

Chances are, when you were growing up you or someone you knew had dogs.  These dogs were probably housebroken and well-behaved dogs.  Were any of these dogs kept in cages?  The answer is probably “NO” or “NEVER”. The practice of crating dogs is a relatively new phenomenon introduced by trainers […]

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Fri 15, Sep, 2017
“Why do you rescue dogs from Mexico?”

by Christi Camblor, DVM I have been rescuing dogs from Mexico for fifteen years. That’s fifteen years of scruffy faces, four-legged heroes, heartbreak, resilience, and shiny bright examples of hardship overcome, tragedy giving way to good fortune, suffering transformed. During that time, there is one question that has continually been raised that […]

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Thu 14, Sep, 2017
The Howl

  Press Release Animal Protection Society – Friday Harbor September 18, 2017 Announcing October Fundraiser for the Animals ‘The Howl’ The Animal Protection Society – Friday Harbor is thrilled to invite you to join us for the first ‘Howl’, a fundraiser for the animals happening on Saturday, October 28, 2017. […]

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Mon 12, Jun, 2017
Volunteer of the Month Apr

The Animal Protection Society of Friday Harbor has announced Tim Spaulding was the Animal Shelter’s Volunteer of the Month for April.  Tim has been a regular dog-walker and kennel assistant at the animal shelter for several months and has made many furry friends in the process!  Thanks so much for […]

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Tue 24, Jan, 2017
Volunteer of the Month December

The Animal Protection Society of Friday Harbor has announced Kim Grotle is the Volunteer of the Month for December, 2016. Kim started volunteering at the animal shelter shortly after moving here about a year ago and has been a loyal and regular volunteer ever since. Not only can she can […]

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Thu 29, Sep, 2016
Volunteers of the Month September

The Animal Protection Society of Friday Harbor is happy to announce that Jessica Palmer and Gail Mancarti are the Volunteers of The Month for September 2016. Jessica and Gail are frequent visitors to the animal shelter, where they donate many hours of their time helping with laundry, cleaning, pet care […]

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