Birthday Parties

Kids (Pre-K through 5th grade) can celebrate their birthdays at WHS! Choose your “Party with the Pets” theme: Bow-Wow Birthday or Purr-fect Kitty Party.  The cost for a 2-hour party is $125, for 8-15 guests (each additional guest is $5). Adults are free.


Each two-hour party includes:
• Welcome sign and pet banner decoration
• Birthday child receives a Party Animal autograph dog
• Craft projects (make dog or cat party ears or prize ribbons to hang on kennels)
• Tour of the shelter with mini safety lesson
• Meet a dog. Pet a cat.
• Cat treats and doggie bones provided.
• Learning Center play time in Clifford’s dog house, the adoption kennel, pet store and vet clinic.
• All children receive a Party Gift Bag (contains stickers, temporary tattoos, pencil, soft pet toy, and more)

Families are welcome to bring cake, snacks, drinks, and table service for their party, or plan to continue your celebration at home or at another location after leaving the shelter.

To schedule a birthday party at WHS, call (503) 585-5900, ext. 310.