Found Pets in our Care

Currently staying at HSSW

Verification of Your Pet

If you think an animal listed below is your pet, please make an appointment by contacting our team at: [email protected] or 360.213.2621. If you prefer to come to the shelter without an appointment, you may do so and our staff will assist you as soon as possible. View our current hours of operation.

Our staff will accompany pet owners into our lost/stray pet area for in-person identification. If a pet is identified by the owner, we require additional verification of ownership to help ensure we are safely reuniting a pet with its family. The most common form of verification is microchip registration. If microchip registration is unavailable, additional forms of verification may be provided. 

  • County license information registered to the pet
  • One or more recent photos (preferably from multiple angles or including unique markings) to help identify the pet
  • Vet records of the pet

If the above methods of verification are unavailable, our team can provide additional support to assist with other methods of verification. If you have any questions, contact our team in advance at the information above or in person when reclaiming your pet.

Once ownership has been verified, the person reclaiming the pet will need to provide a valid identification (photo ID preferred) and pay any applicable redemption and licensing fees. 

Redemption and Licensing Fees

  • Redemption Fees

    Fees are charged upon redemption according to the location where the animal was found. All fees are set by municipal code to help cover the cost of impounding stray animals. All animals received as lost/stray will incur impoundment and boarding fees. Transportation, medical and licensing fees may also apply.

    HSSW is not able to waive or adjust fees without authorization from the Manager of Clark County Animal Protection & Control. 

    Vancouver, Battle Ground, Ridgefield, and La Center

    Impoundment (in a 12-month period):
    1st impoundment - $25
    2nd impoundment - $50
    3rd or more impoundments - $100

    Boarding Fees:
    Charged daily until redemption, including the day the animal arrives
    $25/day - dogs, cats, small mammals

    Medical Fees:
    Charged when an animal requires immediate medical care during the stray holding period
    $50 (or actual costs incurred)

    Clark County

    Impoundment (in a 12-month period):
    1st impoundment - $40
    2nd impoundment - $65
    3rd or more impoundments - $115

    Boarding Fees:
    Charged daily until redemption, including the day the animal arrives
    $25/day - dogs, cats, small mammals
    $50/day - livestock

    Transportation Fees:
    Per animal, charged when the animal was brought to HSSW by a Clark County Animal Protection and Control Officer
    $50/day - dogs, cats, small mammals
    $50/day - livestock

    City of Camas

    Cats - Clark County impoundment fees apply
    Dogs - See Below

    Impoundment (in a 12 month period):
    1st impoundment - $40
    2nd or more impoundments - $55

    Boarding Fees:
    Charged daily until redemption
    $20/day

    Quarantine Boarding Fees
    $10/day
    *License fees must be paid via the City of Camas

    City of Washougal

    Cats - Clark County impoundment fees apply
    Dogs - See Below

    Impoundment (in a 12 month period):
    1st impoundment - $25
    2nd impoundment - $75
    3rd or more impoundments - $150

    Boarding Fees:
    Charged daily until redemption
    $25/day

    Quarantine Boarding Fees:
    $10/day
    *License fees must be paid via the City of Washougal

  • Pet Licenses

    In Clark County and its inclusive cities, it is required by law that owned cats and dogs are licensed.

    As a licensing agent for Clark County, our staff is required to issue a license to any unlicensed animal being redeemed at our shelter. Licensing fees apply and include a nominal agent fee. Learn more about licensing at Clark County's Pet Licensing page or call 564.394.2489.


Found Animals in Our Care

We do not accept requests for adoption holds, rescue placement, or provide information about adoptable status for any animal listed below.


135939

  • American Fuzzy Lop
  • Unknown
  • 0 years, 0 months
  • Grey, White
  • Date Found: 5/18/2022

Kitty of the Meow

Kitty of the Meow

  • Domestic Short Hair
  • Female
  • 1 years, 3 months
  • Dilute Tortoiseshell
  • Date Found: 5/18/2022

135937

  • Mixed Breed (Small)
  • Male
  • 0 years, 0 months
  • Black, Brown
  • Date Found: 5/18/2022

135936

  • Domestic Short Hair
  • Male
  • 10 years, 0 months
  • Black, White
  • Date Found: 5/18/2022

135911

  • Domestic Short Hair
  • Male
  • 6 years, 0 months
  • Black, White
  • Date Found: 5/18/2022

135909

  • Domestic Short Hair
  • Female
  • 1 years, 0 months
  • Dilute Calico
  • Date Found: 5/18/2022

135908

  • Domestic Medium Hair
  • Female
  • 1 years, 0 months
  • Black
  • Date Found: 5/18/2022

135907

  • Mini Rex
  • Female
  • 0 years, 0 months
  • Tri Color, White
  • Date Found: 5/18/2022

135905

  • Cinnamon
  • Unknown
  • 0 years, 0 months
  • Brown, Tortoiseshell
  • Date Found: 5/17/2022

135902

  • German Shepherd Dog
  • Female
  • 2 years, 0 months
  • Black, Tan
  • Date Found: 5/17/2022

135897

  • Domestic Short Hair
  • Male
  • 1 years, 0 months
  • Black
  • Date Found: 5/17/2022

135881

  • Labrador Retriever
  • Male
  • 3 years, 0 months
  • Yellow
  • Date Found: 5/17/2022

135878

  • New Zealand
  • Unknown
  • 0 years, 0 months
  • Black, White
  • Date Found: 5/16/2022

Peewe

Peewe

  • Pomeranian
  • Male
  • 12 years, 10 months
  • Red, White
  • Date Found: 5/16/2022

135875

  • Domestic Short Hair
  • Male
  • 0 years, 8 months
  • Black
  • Date Found: 5/16/2022

135873

  • Domestic Short Hair
  • Female
  • 0 years, 6 months
  • Torbie
  • Date Found: 5/16/2022

135864

  • American Pit Bull Terrier
  • Female
  • 1 years, 0 months
  • Chocolate, White
  • Date Found: 5/16/2022

Jax

Jax

  • Doberman Pinscher
  • Male
  • 3 years, 7 months
  • Chocolate
  • Date Found: 5/15/2022

Butch

Butch

  • Border Collie
  • Male
  • 3 years, 0 months
  • Brown, White
  • Date Found: 5/14/2022

135843

  • Snowshoe
  • Male
  • 13 years, 0 months
  • Blue Point, White
  • Date Found: 5/14/2022

 

Additional Lost Pet Listings

Don't see your pet here? You can view a listing of pets reported to HSSW as "found" and not currently in our care. Click Here

You can also view lost pets at other local shelters at the links below. 

Humane Society of Cowlitz County  
West Columbia Gorge Humane Society