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Participants at a past Canine Canter 5K Fun Run.

Five kilometers of dogs

JULIA MESSEGEE, Evergreen reporter April 5, 2024

Dogs, dog owners and non-dog owners alike will run throughout Pullman for the Annual Canine Canter 5K Fun Run, returning Saturday. The Fun Run will start and end at McGee Park in Pullman. The WSU College...

Luna, a puppy that was under the Whitman County Humane Societys care, in the hands of a WCHS worker.

‘We can’t help animals without money,’ Whitman County Humane Society to host annual Fur Ball

JULIA MESSEGEE, Evergreen reporter February 22, 2024

Whitman County Humane Society’s largest annual fundraiser, the 16th annual Fur Ball, is returning from 6–9 p.m. Feb. 24 at the Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories Event Center. This year’s Fur Ball...

Mattie is one of the cats currently at the Whitman County Humane Society, Oct. 24, Pullman, Wash.

Happy Meow-loween: Whitman County Humane Society campaigning for cats

ROBYN FANCHER, Evergreen reporter October 26, 2023

With the orange-brown leaves and cooling weather of the fall season has come an influx of cats and kittens at the Whitman County Humane Society animal shelter. To find homes and gather resources for these...

Dog owners with their dogs at a past Mutt Strutt.

A festival for dogs

JULIA MESSEGEE, Evergreen reporter September 28, 2023

Calling all dog lovers; the Whitman County Humane Society’s 14th annual Mutt Strutt will occur 10 a.m.–1 p.m. Saturday at Reaney Park. “[Mutt Strutt] is a fun festival for dogs, and people have...

Luna, a puppy that was under the Whitman County Humane Societys care, in the hands of a WCHS worker.

‘The more money we save, the more animals we can reach’

JULIA MESSEGEE, Evergreen reporter August 15, 2023

Animal lovers will want to visit this year’s National Lentil Festival.  The Whitman County Humane Society is holding a fundraiser for general operating costs during the annual festival on Aug. 18,...

Whitman County Humane Society held a board meeting to discuss renovation updates, Sept. 20.

Whitman County Humane Society undergoes renovations, resignations

SHANA HUANG September 22, 2022

Editor's note: this story has been updated to include information about staff building relationships with local shelters.  Whitman County Humane Society is undergoing a variety of changes this year,...

Whitman County Humane Society is hoping to spay and neuter a group of 20 feral cats living in Moscow.

Humane society offers spay, neuter coupons to decrease overpopulation

CALLIE GERBER, Evergreen reporter March 10, 2022

Over the past three months, Whitman County Humane Society has cared for almost 40 puppies.  All of these were accidental litters or dogs that were dumped because they were never fixed, said...

A cat named Cactus Cooler was the first animal to benefit from the Petco Love grant.

Whitman County Humane Society receives $5,000 Petco Love grant

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter May 24, 2021

Whitman County Humane Society received a $5,000 grant from Petco Love to continue its life-saving veterinary efforts.  The grant was part of the animal welfare organization grant cycle, said Jennifer...

Connection between people and pets

OPINION: COVID has silver lining for humane societies, new pet owners

MEGHAN HENRY, Evergreen managing editor January 27, 2021

Humane societies work tirelessly for the benefit of their animals all across the country, and there's often more of a link between them than people think. For instance, when a dog or cat has spent too...

The Whitman County Humane Society is treating seven cats for minor burns. The nonprofit received several donations from the community.

A journey to find home again

SANDI KOBIESA, Multimedia editor October 15, 2020

The Malden fire more than a month ago left several families stranded. However, humans are not the only ones in need of a new home. Eight cats were taken into the Whitman County Humane Society a week...

When determining whether to buy or adopt a new pet, adoption is always the best answer.

OPINION: Adopt, don’t shop for pets

MEGHAN HENRY, Evergreen managing editor September 29, 2020

It’s romanticized, but in truth, the "Adopt, Don't Shop" ideal really does save animal lives. Animals of all kinds find their way to shelters like Whitman County Humane Society for many reasons. The...

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