Why become a member?

Whether you are a well-resourced animal welfare organization that can offer your knowledge and expertise, or a smaller organization that needs help – joining Pet Alliance of Washington means that you can be a part of this amazing initiative to help dogs and cats in Washington State.

Member Benefits

  • Access to Pet Alliance of Washington’s pet transfer network

  • Be part of a statewide initiative to end pet homelessness in Washington State

  • Regular online member discussions

  • Opportunity for one-on-one mentoring

  • Ability to apply for direct assistance through the quarterly fellowship program

  • Statewide networking opportunities​

How to Join

If you are an animal welfare organization or 501(c)(3) in the state of Washington, then we want to work with you! Any group that is focused on helping save the lives of companion animals in Washington’s shelters, is welcome and encouraged to apply.

Step-by-step instructions:

  1. Fill out the membership application

    • ​Provide the following:​
      • Proof of 501(c)(3) with EIN

      • Spay & Neuter annual reporting - Quarterly (unless receiving funding) of pre-existing reports

  2. Email your organization's logo to [email protected] (this will be displayed on the website). 

  3. Download and sign (by an executive director or equivalent) the Pet Alliance of Washington Agreement

  4. Ensure you register with shelteranimalscount.org

Honorary Member

If you are not a shelter or 501(c)(3), you are welcome to inquire about becoming an Honorary Member. Honorary members are not eligible for project proposal assistance, but they are encouraged to participate in meetings, provide assistance, etc.