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We’re More Than Just Pet Adoption!
The WHS does not receive government funding, we rely on donors to keep our doors open.
The WHS has over 700 volunteers and operates on a 7 to 1 volunteer/staff ratio.
The WHS clinic performs over 6,000 spay and neuter surgeries annually.
The WHS receives approximately 9,000 animals each year, which include strays, wildlife, northern community animals and owner relinquished. Not all shelters accept all animals.
The WHS visits over 300 schools each year; we also provide children and teen programming, and spring and summer camps.
The WHS Animal Protection Officers perform over 2,000 investigations, emergency cases and rescues annually.
The WHS runs innovative programming with therapy dogs such as “See Spot Read” - a children’s reading assistance program.
We offer dog obedience and puppy socialization classes.
We care for nearly 400 animals at any given time.
The WHS offers financial assistance for spay/neuter to those in need through our SNAP program.
The WHS veterinary team help control the stray dog problem by setting up spay/neuter clinics in northern communities.
The WHS has over 200 foster families to help us care for those animals not quite ready for adoption.
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