Anani CloseupThe Friday Harbor Animal Protection Society, is a private, nonprofit animal welfare organization. We are proud to serve the people and animals of San Juan Island with a variety of programs including adoptions, low income spay/neuter vouchers, dog licensing and humane education for children of all ages. Building a community of compassion is our goal – through adoption of homeless pets, humane education, abuse investigation, and community outreach and leadership.

    Our Mission:

    • TO REDUCE Pet Overpopulation through spay/neuter assistance
    • TO ADOPT Unwanted homeless pets into quality homes
    • TO PROTECT Animals from neglect, abuse, and abandonment
    • TO ADVOCATE For their welfare through education and direct assistance
    • TO PROMOTE Greater appreciation of human and animal interactions.

    Events & Happenings

  • The 2nd Annual Dodie Gann Dog Walk

    Join the Animal Protection Society Saturday, May 30 for the Second Annual Dodie Gann Memorial Dog Walk!

    FETCH: Gather as many sponsors on this form as you can before the dog walk. If you’d like to purchase …

    Posted at April 14, 2015 |By Wes E |Categories Shelter News
  • ‘WAGS to RICHES’ 2014 Huge Success!

    This year’s WAGS to RICHES event turned out to be our most successful fundraiser to date. APS once again hosted around 175 guests at the beautiful home of Bob and Lissa McDowell on the westside of San Juan Island. The weather …

    Posted at September 4, 2014 |By Wes E |Categories Shelter News
  • Wags to Riches 2014 “Dog Days of Summer”

    ‘Wags to Riches; 2014 – Dog Days of Summer
    Sunday August 03  |  12-4pm
    Enjoy a fun-filled afternoon with friends and other pet lovers and help raise money to benefit the …

    Posted at June 8, 2014 |By Wes E |Categories Shelter News
  • Dodie Gann Memorial Walk

    First Annual Dodie Gann Memorial Dog Walk – Saturday May 31st from 10am – 2pm
    The Animal Protection Society of Friday Harbor to celebrate and honor long-time island resident, founding member, supporter and active board member of …

    Posted at April 10, 2014 |By Wes E |Categories Shelter News
  • Spayghetti Dinner 2015

    This year we celebrate our 7th Annual APS-FH Spayghetti Dinner to celebrate National Spay and Neuter Day, a program which has had a significant impact on pet overpopulation on our island as well as the US.

    The Humane Society of the United States has announced the 21th Annual World Spay Day …

    Posted at February 11, 2014 |By Wes E |Categories Shelter News


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