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Adopt A Cat Day, Sat 11:30-2:30

ADOPT A CAT DAY-SATURDAYS Every Saturday 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 available for adoption are not housed at the cat shelter, but are in foster homes on Vashon. For directions to the shelter - click continue


Tell us your VIPP Story**** BIG GIVE, MAY 6TH***** Spay/Neuter Your Dog

Vashon Island Pet Protectors is celebrating its 30th year of service and we would like to feature 30 VIPP stories over 30 weeks, starting in April. Do you have a VIPP story you would like to share? We would love to hear it and consider it for our weekly Beachcomber ad and Facebook page.

If you have a story about a wonderful animal you've adopted, lost & found story, or some other way that VIPP touched your life we want to hear it. Make your story as short and concise as you can and send us a photo(s) too.

If your story doesn't make it in our Beachcomber ad, we still may share it on VIPP's Facebook page and at our events.

Send your VIPP story and photo(s) to:
Or via the mail: PO Box 245, Vashon, WA 98070

The GiveBig campaign happens earlier this year, on May 6th. What a great way to donate to your favorite charities and make your dollars go further. More details coming soon.

Deals on Dog Spay and Neuter It's the right thing to do! There is a great special running right now- while cost may vary depending on age and weight VIPP will provide the full cost of a spay or neuter at NW spay neuter in Tacoma or at least $65 at fair isle. Contact Randy York at 463-4343 for details!!


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Contact Us

VIPP is an organization that is dedicated to being the best companion animal resource, on Vashon Island. We count on you for current information, and love to hear from the community. We would like to include you in our programs and keep you informed of the latest on all things cats and dogs. Please sign up for our mailing list to stay on top of all VIPP events as well as be the first to know if there are any Island wide medical emergencies that could effect your pets, like the Leptospirosis bacteria that infected so many dogs on on Vashon a few summers ago and the major pet food recalls.

To contact a volunteer directly you can use the email's below:

Geoff Fletcher: (president/misc questions)
Katrin Fletter: (anything dog related)
Terri Fletcher: (lost/found cats & feral cats)
Elaine Summers: (lost/found cats & website)
Victoria Rohlfs: (volunteer help)
Judy Kullman: (donations/money)

General Information:
Vashon Island Pet Protectors
PO Box 245
Vashon, WA 98070
Ph: (206) 389-1085

VIPP has a meeting
the 3rd Thursday of every month
at the Bank Rd. Fire Station.
6:30-800 PM. All are welcome to attend.

Every Saturday 11:30-2:30 at the VIPP Shelter located at 12200 SW 243 rd Street. off of Old Mill Rd. (see ADOPT page for directions).
Ph: (206) 389-1085

Lost & Found
Ph: (206) 463-1979 or 389-1085
To fill out a Lost or Found report go to the Lost & Found section of this website

Questions about Donations and Planned Giving
Ph: (206) 389-1085

Questions about Volunteering
Ph: (206) 389-1085


Vashon Farm Animal Rescue
Ph: (206) 463-2513

Ferret Shelter Northwest
PO Box 1963, Vashon, WA 98070
Ph: (206) 781-3866

Wolf and Horse Rescue
(206) 463-9113
If you come in contact with an injured wild animal call them first.

Wildlife Emergencies
King Co. Public Works Road Division
(206) 463-9098 (To report road kill)

Report Animal Cruelity
King Co. Police Dept.
(206) 463-9111