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Pet Licensing 101

Why should I get a pet license? As you might expect, we hear this question. A lot. We understand — although $30-40 to purchase a two-year license for a spayed or neutered cat or dog won’t break most bank accounts, it is still an investment of your hard-earned dollars. It’s also an investment in the […]


Does that baby bird need help?

It’s that time of year in Seattle, and it’s happening everywhere in the city. You may not even be aware of it until you find yourself being chirped at or dive-bombed by a wild bird that has seemingly lost its mind, or until you find a helpless nestling or awkward fledgling on the ground. Now […]


“Mouse” Valuable Players say “Go Huskies!”

When do mice cheer on huskies? When the University of Washington Women’s Basketball Team goes to the NCAA Final Four, they do! When the Huskies women represented UW in the NCAA Final Four last month, our fabulous Critter Team volunteers huddled up and realized that our elite team of lady mice wanted in on the […]


Seattle Animal Shelter reminds pet owners to protect pets from the heat

It’s officially spring, the time of year we start opening our windows and spending more time outdoors. As we enjoy the rising temperatures and the more than 70-degree weather forecasted for the next couple of days, the Seattle Animal Shelter is reminding pet owners to exercise good judgment and use common sense when it comes […]


Mayor Murray officially opens the new Seattle Animal Shelter remodeled cat and critter areas

Mayor Murray joined Seattle Animal Shelter staff, volunteers and donors today to officially open the shelter’s newly remodeled cat and critter areas. The nonprofit Seattle Animal Shelter Foundation and private donors to the shelter generously provided much of the funding for this project, which provided updated and more flexible spaces for the animals. “Seattle is […]


SAS performs 54 free spay and neuter procedures to commemorate World Spay Day 2016

To commemorate Feb. 23, 2016, as “World Spay Day,” the Seattle Animal Shelter’s Spay and Neuter Clinic offered free spay/neuter surgeries to area pets from Feb. 22-26, 2016. Additionally, Mayor Ed Murray proclaimed Feb. 23 as “World Spay and Neuter Day” in Seattle. “Spaying and neutering allows your pet to have a longer, healthier, happier […]


How do we love the work we do? Let us count the ways.

Our Valentine’s “Meet Your Match” adoption promotion was a rousing success! From Feb. 9-14, we found loving, forever homes for: 19 cats 10 dogs 2 chickens 2 geckos 2 rabbits 1 budgie 1 snake That’s a grand total of 37 pets who began a lifetime of love with their new families in the past week. […]


Seattle Animal Shelter offers free spay/neuter services Feb. 22-26

To commemorate Feb. 23, 2016, as “World Spay Day,” the Seattle Animal Shelter’s Spay and Neuter Clinic is offering free spay/neuter surgeries to area pets scheduled for surgery Feb. 22-26, 2016. Space is limited; to schedule an appointment, call 206-386-4260. This promotion is possible in part because of a generous grant from the Seattle Animal […]


Looking for love? Meet your match at the Seattle Animal Shelter

Valentine’s Day is almost here, and the Seattle Animal Shelter is celebrating with a special “Meet Your Match” adoption promotion. From Feb. 9-14, adopters will pay only applicable pet license fees (a savings of up to $210). Adopters will also receive a special goody bag to celebrate their new love. To ensure excellent matches between […]


Seattle Animal Shelter finding pets a new “Home for the Holidays”

The holiday season is upon us, and the Seattle Animal Shelter is reminding you that one of the season’s greatest gifts is giving a homeless animal a forever home. Through Dec. 31, 2015, the shelter is offering a “Home for the Holidays” adoption special, in which you can add a new pet to your home […]

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