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Location, Hours & Contact Info

West Columbia Gorge Humane Society is located in Washougal, WA, right off of Highway 14 along the beautiful Columbia River. We are twenty minutes from the Portland (PDX) Airport in Oregon. The best way to contact us is via email or by visiting either our cat or dog shelter during regular operating hours listed below.


Dog Shelter

Hours: 9am – 2pm Monday through Saturday, Closed Sunday

2695 Index Street, Washougal, WA 98671

(360) 335-0941

Cat Shelter

Hours: 9am – 1pm Every Day or by Appointment

2675 Index Street, Washougal, WA 98671
(360) 835-3464


PO Box 270, Washougal, WA 98671


General questions about our organization, donations, or sponsorships:


Fax:  (866) 373-1836

Directions to West Columbia Gorge Humane Society

Go east or west on Washington State Highway 14 to Washougal. Turn south at the 32nd Street exit into the industrial area of the Port. (You will be heading toward the Columbia River and Capt. William Clark Park.) Turn right onto Index Street. Follow Index Street to the left (the road forks). WCGHS is on the right. The Dog Shelter is first gray building. The Cat Shelter is the adjacent building to the west.

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