COVID-19 Information

Following recommendations by Governor Inslee and the Department of Corrections, Prison Pet Partnership has suspended all programming. Staff offices are currently closed. Please follow this page and our social media for updates.

Service Dog Program

We are currently closing all service dog applications and are not accepting any new applicants until 2021 or until further notice.

New service dog placements are on hold until June 1, 2020 or until further notice.

We are not accepting owner-surrenders or service puppies until June 1, 2020 or until further notice.

All current service dogs-in-training are in foster homes outside of the facility.

Boarding & Grooming

All boarding and grooming services are currently suspended through May 31, 2020 or until further notice. Please continue to check this page for updates after May 31. We will contact groom clients when we are ready to reschedule.


All volunteer programming is suspended. Current Red Badge volunteers are not allowed within the facility until further notice, per WA Department of Corrections.

New volunteer applications are on hold and will not be processed until July 1, 2020 at the earliest.


Staff offices are closed until further notice. To reach a Prison Pet Partnership staff member, please email us at and your message will be forwarded to the appropriate department. Our phone messages are checked periodically. Please be patient!

Power of the Paw

Our annual fundraiser, originally scheduled for April 24th has been canceled. If you are able to offer support to Prison Pet Partnership during this time, please visit our Donate page.

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