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

  • Calling All Crafters

    The Animal Protection Society, Friday Harbor will be holding a “Christmas for Critters” Holiday Craft Boutique to benefit the Shelter.

    The Boutique will take place at The American Legion Community Room Friday, November 15 from 5:00 to 8:00 and …

    Posted at September 11, 2013 |By Wes E |Categories Shelter News
  • End of Summer Brings Explosion of Cats and Kittens to the Shelter

    The Animal Protection Society of Friday Harbor has been called upon to help out with two feral cat colonies recently discovered on the island. In both situations what started as two or three cats rapidly became full-blown …

    Posted at September 11, 2013 |By Wes E |Categories Shelter News
  • Friends of the Shelter Join Forces!


    Are you aware of the growing number of senior & special needs pets that have come to live at the Friday Harbor Animal Shelter in the past few years? …

    Posted at August 13, 2013 |By Wes E |Categories Shelter News
  • UPDATE: Ireland Luxury Cruise

    Congratulations to Dave and Tawny Reinker of Avon, Ohio for winning the Ireland Barge Tour with a winning bid of $3,000.  APS-FH extends heartfelt thanks once again to Helga and Michael Burry for their amazing donation!  $3,000 goes a long ways …

    Posted at August 5, 2013 |By Wes E |Categories Shelter News
  • Your pet could be a STAR!

    That’s right….your pet (or pets) can hit the big time in our 2014 calendar!  APS-FH is having a photo contest to select twelve lucky winners to be featured in a full-size, color calendar that will go on sale in October! THE …

    Posted at July 24, 2013 |By Wes E |Categories Shelter News


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