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Rosario Christmas Tree

Rosario Christmas Tree

December 1, 2016

The Christmas season is upon us. A fun family event is a visit to see all the trees at Rosario Resort decorated by island nonprofits. Our tree is beautiful thanks to the decorating talents of our shelter elves. Come, enjoy and vote. Take time to look at the creative ways ornaments can be made on […]

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2016 Shelter Service Award: Jean Wellington

2016 Shelter Service Award: Jean Wellington

November 11, 2016

Each dog and cat coming through the doors of our animal shelter brings its own unique story.   With love and skill, our dedicated staff and volunteers learn about the needs of each animal in their care and work together to find them good homes. Each year, Orcas APS recognizes one individual whose extraordinary service deserves […]

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A Triple Dose of Love by Lovella R. Daoust

A Triple Dose of Love by Lovella R. Daoust

November 11, 2016

On an ordinary Wednesday in August I headed to one of my favorite spots on Orcas Island, Orcas Island Animal Protection Society where my daughter Alina is a volunteer.   I planned to pet the kitties, indulge in a chat with the hard-working staff who’ve become our friends, then head home with my girl to care […]

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