Dog Rescue

Links below are rescue organizations and shelters with dogs available in Washington state. The reputability of these sources has not been verified; do your own investigation before purchasing a pet. And, be cautious if you are not making the transaction in person. Let me know if you know of any issues with any of organizations listed below. Also, let me know if any of the links quit working. Thanks!

Locations listed are based on contact information for each organization; however, many of the dogs waiting for adoption are placed in foster homes throughout the state. Some of the organizations have physical shelters, but most rescue organizations rely on a network of volunteers and purely exist online and in individuals’ foster homes.

Humane Society locations and links are listed at the bottom.

Sorted by Breed

Breed Location Organization
All All Pet Finder
All Bremerton Animal Rescue Families
All Olympia Animal Services
All Longview Another Chance Animal Rescue
All Regional Cascade Animal Protection Society
All Milton Companion Animal Rescue and Education (CARE)
All Unlisted Dog Rescue around Washington
All Bainbridge Island Ferry Dog Mothers
All – Small Dogs Blaine Fur Baby Rescue
All Seattle Ginger’s Pet Rescue
All Twin Harbors Harbor Association of Volunteers for Animals (HAVA)
All Seattle Homeward Pet
All Spokane Valley Julia’s Jungle
All Tacoma K9 Northwest
All Steilacoom Kindred Souls Foundation
All Lake Stevens Old Dog Haven
All Spokane Valley Partners for Pets
All Gig Harbor Prison Pet Partnership Program
All Lynnwood, U-District (Seattle) Progressive Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) Companions
All Issaquah People United for Pets
All Kingston Rescue Every Dog
All Union Gap, WA Wags to Riches
All Coupeville Whidbey Animals’ Improvement Foundation
All Yakima Yakima Valley Pet Rescue
All – Purebred Seattle Seattle Purebred Dog Rescue
Alaskan Malamute Regional Washington Alaskan Malamute Adoption League
Aussie National Aussie Rescue & Placement Helpline – Washington
Basset Hounds Spokane Washington Basset Rescue
Beagle Seattle Seattle Beagle Rescue
Belgian Malinois National ABMC Belgian Malinois Rescue
Bernese Mt. Dog Seattle Bernese Mt Dog Club of Greater Seattle
Bichon National Small Paws Rescue, Inc.
Border Collie Regional Pacific Northwest Border Collie Rescue
Boxer Regional WA Boxer Rescue
Bulldog Regional Cascade Bulldog Rescue
Bullmastiff National American Bullmastiff Association Rescue
Chesapeake Bay Retriever National Chesapeake Bay Retriever Rescue
Cocker Spaniels National English Cocker Spaniel Club of America, Inc
Coonhound Seabeck Coonhound Opportunities Organization Northwest (COON)
Dogue de Bordeaux National Dogue de Bordeaux Society of America Rescue
English Mastiffs National Friends of Rescued Mastiffs
English Setters National Another Chance for English Setters
Fox Terrier Regional Fox Terrier Fanciers of Puget Sound Rescue
Fox Terrier National American Fox Terrier Rescue
French Bulldog National French Bulldog Rescue Network
German Shepherd Regional Washington German Shepherd Rescue
Golden Retriever Regional Golden Bond Rescue of Oregon
Golden Retriever Spokane Inland Empire Golden Retriever Rescue
Golden Retriever Renton Evergreen Golden Retriever Rescue
Great Pyrenees National Great Pyrenees Club of America Rescue
Greyhound Portland, OR Greyhound Pet Adoption Northwest
Greyhound Seattle Puget Sound Greyhound Adoption
Greyhound Regional Greyhound Pets, Inc
Italian Greyhound Seattle Italian Greyhound Rescue NW
Labrador Retriever Seattle Puget Sound Labrador Retriever Association
Labrador Retriever Yakima Second Chance Lab Rescue
Lhasa Apso Sucia Oaks Rescue
Lhasa Apso Blaine Fur Baby Rescue
Neapolitan Mastiff National Neo Rescue, Inc
Pit Bull National Tough Love Pit Bull Rescue
Pit Bull Seattle Bullseye Dog Rescue
Pug Portland, OR Pacific Pug Rescue
Rhodesian Ridgeback National Rhodesian Ridgeback Rescue, Inc
Scottish Terrier Milton Scottish Terrier Rescue NW
Sharpei National Shar-Pei Rescue of North America
Sheltie Sequim Central Valley Collie and Sheltie Rescue
Shiba Beavercreek, OR NW Shibas4Life
Shih Tzu Blaine Fur Baby Rescue
Siberian Husky Eastern WA Eastern WA Siberian Husky Rescue
Siberian Husky National Adopt a Husky, Inc
Siberian Husky Leavenworth Willow Run Siberian Husky Rescue
Weimaraner Western WA Western Washington Weimaraner Club

Humane Societies and Shelters, sorted by location

Location Organization
Arlington Happypaws Farm Humane Society
Bellingham Whatcom Humane Society
Burlington Humane Society of Skagit Valley
Long Beach South Pacific County Humane Society
Longview Humane Society of Cowlitz County
Moses Lake Moses Lake/Grant County Humane Society
Olympia Joint Animal Services of Olympia
Port Angeles Clallam County Humane Society
Pullman Whitman County Humane Society
Seattle Seattle Humane Society
Seattle Seattle City Animal Shelter
Spokane SpokAnimal Care
Tacoma The Humane Society for Tacoma and Pierce County
Tri-Cities (Kennewick) The Benton Franklin Humane Society
Vancouver, WA Humane Society of Southwest Washington
Walla Walla Blue Mountain Humane Society
Washougal West Columbia Gorge Humane Society
Wenatchee Wenatchee Valley Humane Society
Yakima Humane Society of Central Washington

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