News & Events - Panhandle Animal Shelter

News & Events

This is where you will find our upcoming events, news and stories about the Panhandle Animal Shelter and the animals we work with.

Upcoming Events Calendar


Here are items of immediate interest. Scroll on down for recent news stories.


6th Annual Tour de Thrift (3/22/2017) - Saturday, March 25th is Tour de Thrift! A bargain hunters dream! Don’t miss Tour de Thrift. Visit the eight participating second hand stores to find great deals, enter to win outstanding prizes, including a stay at Talus Rock Retreat and learn more about the stores in our area. Plus you’ll be supporting local non-profits! Pick […]
PAS Receives $25,000 Grant from PetSmart Charities for Spay and Neuter (3/3/2017) - Thanks to a $25,000 grant from PetSmart Charities, the Panhandle Animal Shelter will be able to spay and neuter as many as 800 feral cats in Bonner and Boundary counties during the coming year. See Bonner County Daily Bee article, February 25, 2017 –  “SHELTER RECEIVES $25,000 GRANT”
Doggone Fun (2/28/2017) - Bonner County Daily Bee, February 28, 2017 – “Doggone Fun”
“Give Love” Adoption Special – $14 Adoption Fee from Feb 1st – 14th! (2/1/2017) -         Right now the perfect pet is ready to add a little love to your life.  This Valentine’s Day brighten your world by adopting one of PAS’s pets. PAS is joining national animal welfare organization Best Friends Animal Society in the “Give Love” annual adoption campaign starting February 1st and running through […]
KegPull-2 K-9 Keg Pull 2017 (1/25/2017) - PAS’s Popular Annual Event is Sunday, Feb 26th, 2017, 10:00 am – Noon 2 hours of a hootin’ good time for humans and canines alike!  Same day registration starts at 9:15 am. $10 registration fee (2 runs); $5 for each additional run All sizes of dogs can participate. Location: Granary Arts District, 513 Oak St, […]
America’s Veterinarian Dr. Marty Becker & Family Make a Visit to PAS (12/29/2016) - “America’s Veterinarian” and North Idaho resident Dr. Marty Becker and his family made their annual holiday visit to PAS a few days before Christmas. To see article in local paper – Bonner County Daily Bee – click here. Photos courtesy of Marianne Love
Holiday Hours (12/23/2016) - 12/24, Christmas Eve – Noon to 2 pm, Closed Christmas – 12/31, New Year’s Eve – Noon to 2 pm, Closed New Year’s Day
Bring Joy to Your World! (12/5/2016) - Bring Joy to Your World! This holiday season through Best Friends’ “Bring Joy” adoption campaign, we’ll be featuring $25 adoption fees for our cats and dogs (puppies not included), from December 1 to 31, giving more furry friends the opportunity to have a home for the holidays.  Click here to go to our animals available […]
Giving Tuesday – Nov 29th (11/29/2016) - You’ve heard of Black Friday and even Cyber Monday.  But, did you know the Tuesday following Thanksgiving is called GIVING TUESDAY? Giving Tuesday is a day not to BUY and GET, but to GIVE to charitable causes. At Panhandle Animal Shelter homeless dogs and cats are provided with a safe, nurturing environment and the opportunity […]
1st Sandpoint Ambassadog Chosen – Rosie Wins! (10/5/2016) - A two-year-old Blue Heeler mix and former shelter dog named Rosie won the coveted role of Sandpoint Ambassadog on September 29th at this year’s final Yappy Hour held at Eichardt’s Pub. The Sandpoint Ambassadog contest helped to raise awareness and money for Panhandle Animal Shelter – more than $2,400! According to the Sandpoint Ambassadog website, […]