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Archive for 'Protecting Your Pets'

Seattle Animal Shelter offers free collars and leashes with pet license purchases or renewals during April

With more pets accidentally escaping from homes and yards as people begin to open doors and windows to let in the fresh springtime air, the Seattle Animal Shelter is taking this timely opportunity to remind Seattle pet owners that the best insurance policy to finding and returning your pet is a Seattle [More]

$5,000 Reward Offered for Information about Neglected Dog Found in West Seattle

The Humane Society of the United States is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the neglect and abuse of a dog found in West Seattle last week. The dog showed clear signs of neglect and [More]

SAS Clinic Offers FREE Spay/Neuter Services Feb. 24-28

To commemorate Feb. 25, 2014, as “World Spay Day,” the Seattle Animal Shelter’s Spay and Neuter Clinic is offering FREE spay/neuter packages to area pets scheduled for surgery Feb. 24-28, 2014. Microchips and vaccinations will also be offered FREE for animals having surgery on those days. Space is limited; to schedule an [More]

Make a New Year’s resolution to protect your pets!

The Seattle Animal Shelter has a suggestion for a New Year’s resolution that’s quick and easy to keep: make sure your pets are licensed and your contact information is up to date. Whether you just adopted a four-legged friend during the holiday season or added them to your family long ago, don’t [More]

Seattle Animal Shelter reminds pet owners to protect pets from cold

Bitter cold weather has arrived and local forecasters are expecting it to last at least into next week. The Seattle Animal Shelter reminds all pet owners that winter weather poses special risks to pets. When temperatures fall, pets need extra care to help keep them comfy, cozy, healthy and safe. In an [More]

Make Thanksgiving a Happy Holiday for Your Pets

While they don’t have to clear the table or do the dishes after the Thanksgiving feast, your pets can be susceptible to some of the same holiday hazards as people, including stress from entertaining guests and overindulging. “Holidays are stressful enough,” said Dr. Mary Ellen Zoulas, Medical Director of the Spay and [More]

Keep Pets Safe on Halloween

SEATTLE — Halloween is a fun time for adults and children alike. But it can be a traumatic and even dangerous time for your pets. Seattle Animal Shelter Director Don Jordan offers the following tips to keep Halloween from being a fright for pets and trick-or-treaters: Don't leave your pets out in [More]

Going to Hempfest? Leave your pets at home!

UPDATE: Hempfest organizers have indicated that dogs, other than service animals, will not be allowed to enter the festival. When you show up at the gates with your pet and are turned away, DO NOT take your dogs to your car. Take them home. It’s not worth the risk! With temperatures expected [More]

Seattle Animal Shelter offers free personalized pet tags during August with purchase/renewal of two-year license

With more pets accidentally escaping from homes and yards during hot summer months, the Seattle Animal Shelter is taking this timely opportunity to remind Seattle pet owners that the best insurance policy to finding and returning your pet is a Seattle pet license. And to sweeten the deal, anyone purchasing or renewing [More]

Protect Your Pets During July Fourth Holiday Celebrations

The Seattle Animal Shelter will be closed on Thursday, July 4, in observance of the holiday. If you find a stray animal on the holiday, please care for the animal until the Shelter’s next business day. Seattle Animal Shelter administrative offices and field services will re-open on Friday, July 5. Humane law [More]