Willamette Humane Society (WHS) was founded in 1965 by local civic leaders and serves Marion and Polk counties.
Dedicated to providing compassionate services to pets and people, WHS exists to:
- Assist pets and people in transition
- Complete families through adoption
- Reduce pet overpopulation
- Teach responsible pet care
- Alleviate pet suffering
Core Values of Staff & Volunteers
- Positive Service to All
- Sharing Knowledge
- Collaborative Problem Solving
- Initiative and Innovation
- Accountability and Responsibility
- Safe Actions
Willamette Humane Society is a 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization that relies on donor support and service fees in addition to the Willamette Humane Society Thrift Store,and Davenport’s Den pet supply/gift store located inside the shelter.
Happy Endings Lead to New Beginnings
Watch a volunteer-produced video about what we do at Willamette Humane Society.