Select your ticket for the AVHS Photo with Santa Paws Sessions!

Click on the date button and it will take you to a page of time slot choices.


Tickets Saturday, Dec. 3rd Auburn  - sold out

Tickets Sunday, Dec. 4th Auburn  - sold out

Tickets Saturday, Dec 10th Tacoma - two spots left

 Tickets for Sunday, Dec. 11th Tacoma - 7 spots left


"This was such an awesome event. When we went two years ago, not only did we get amazing Santa pictures with our pooch, but my dog received a rubber squeaky camera toy in his goodie bag. That thing was his FAVORITE toy for over a year until it was literally in shreds."

~ Kelly Rice-Reynolds  


Not Attending?

You can still participate in the auction!

Photos with Santa Paws will require appointments for 2022

Purchase your ticket in advance to secure the time slot for your photo session 

  • Each ticket includes admission to your photo session with your pet(s) for a slotted amount of time. 
  • Check-in time will be based on the ticket you purchase. We have set times to allow for social distancing and maintaining a safe environment. 
  • If you arrive after your time slot, we will fit you in the best we can.
  • Time slots that are not pre-sold will be sold to those walk-in customers as available. 
  • You do not need to bring a printed ticket. We have the pre-registration ticket information and it will be a paperless check-in. 
  • We will send you an email reminder about your appointment.


Cost: $35 package includes a pet photo and holiday card, plus a digital photo file of 30-50 photos on a bone-shaped USB flash drive for your personal use. A Santa Paws goodie bag with dog toys and treats will be provided for each session. We will have a cat goodie bag with cat toys and treats as well. You will also receive a Photo with Santa Paws ornament. Your session will be a professional mini-photo shoot worth $250.



  • Dogs must be on a leash. Cats and other pets must be in a carrier. 
  • AVHS will limit the number of animals in a photo session. 
  • AVHS will limit the number of people in a photo session. 

You may also purchase a 2023 AVHS Pet Calendar for $15 plus tax as well as raffle baskets, pet bandanas, and other items.


If you have questions or are unable to make your appointment time, feel free to email Sharon at [email protected] or call at 253-249-7849 ext. 102. 


You will receive an email reminder of your appointment ticket purchase.  Please check in within 5 minutes of your appointment time. Since appointments are limited, there will be NO refunds for cancellations. Your appointment cancellation will be accepted as a donation to the organization.  If you need to CHANGE your appointment, please email [email protected]


We will be posting raffle baskets, pet bandanas for instant buy, as well as other items so be sure to check back on our site!          

$8,500 Goal


Total Raised

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Auburn Valley Humane Society
Questions - please contact Sharon

Auburn Valley Humane Society

4910 A St SE, Auburn, WA, USA

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