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Adopt A Cat Day, this Sat 11:30-2:30 **THE 2017 FUR BALL is Cancelled - OnLINE Auction is ON.

VIPP IS OPEN FOR ADOPTIONS EVERY SATURDAY From 11:30-2:30. Come in and meet our wonderful cats - every one of them needs a home to call their own. If you need to schedule an appointment, please call 389-1085 or email Shelter Address: 12200 SW 243rd Street - off of Old Mill Rd. Dog adoptions are by appointment only, call 389-1085 or email VIPP's dogs are not housed at the cat shelter, but are in foster homes or boarded on Vashon. Click here to see the current dogs:

For directions to the shelter - click continue below.

THE 2017 FUR BALL IS CANCELLED Originally scheduled for Nov 4th at the Open Space, it has been cancelled due to construction on the building. VIPP still plans on having an On-Line Auction and possibly other events to try and raise the much needed funds. CLICK HERE To DONATE TO THE ON-LINE AUCTION BEFORE OCT. 30th, 2017.


SMILE.AMAZON.COM helps VIPP! ** Micro-chip your pet for $10Bucks!

USE SMILE.AMAZON.COM If you log into to using, you can choose Vashon Island Pet Protectors as your preferred non-profit and VIPP will receive .05% of your eligible smile purchases! It's easy!!!

Micro-Chip your pet for $10 now! For a limited time Fair Isle animal clinic and VIPP are running a great special. Get a mico-chip (normally $50) for $10 bucks! Keep your pet safe - it is the best way to be reunited with your pet if they are lost and that is so important, especially during an Island emergency. Call Fair Isle now 463-3607 for a voucher and to make an appointment.


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Disaster Care for Dogs

Dogs need supplies too

A. Food
Choose the brand your dog is used to.
Select small cans of moist food because of difficulty in storing open cans.
Plastic lid for opened cans & ice chest for storage.
Store a supply for at least one week. Rotate every 3 months.
Food dish and fork or spoon.
Can opener.

B. Water
Store enough for one week. Rotate every 3 months.
Store in dark or shaded area in sealed plastic container.
Non-spillable water dish.
Small container of bleach to purify water if necessary.

C. Sanitation
Have a pooper-scooper for cleaning up after your dog.
A supply of plastic bags for disposing of the waste.

D. Medication
If dog is on prescription medication, keep a 2 week reserve in disaster kit with directions for administering.
Check expiration date of medication and keep current.
Include a record of dog's vaccinations in the kit.
Include a muzzle in case your dog is injured to prevent getting bit.

E. Photographs
Have a recent photo of your dog(s) in case your pet is lost.
Include yourself in photo to prove ownership.

F. Cage
Have a crate for each of your dog with room for water & food dish.
Be sure the crate has ample ventilation and a secure locking device.
Write a release for emergency vet care with name and phone number of your veterinarian. Attach to crate.

G. Collar or harness plus tag
Include your name, address, and phone number on tag for each dog.

H. Micro-chip your Dog
The best way to keep your animal safe. Keep all information up to date.