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Archive for 'Protecting Your Pets'

How to make Thanksgiving a happy holiday for your pets

They don’t have to clear the table or do the dishes after the Thanksgiving feast, but your pets can be susceptible to some of the same holiday hazards as people, including stress from entertaining guests and overindulging. The Seattle Animal Shelter wants to help you make Thanksgiving a safe one for the furry members of […]

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$5,000 reward offered for information about abandoned dog

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 abandonment of a dog found in a severe state of emaciation in south Seattle last week. On Friday, Nov. 14, the dog pictured […]

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Seattle Animal Shelter reminds pet owners to protect pets from cold

Bitter cold weather has arrived and local forecasters are expecting it to last through the weekend, possibly into early 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 […]

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Seattle Animal Shelter hosted temporary pet shelter at free medical clinic event

The Seattle Animal Shelter hosted a temporary pet shelter at the Remote Area Medical event Oct. 23-26 at Seattle Center. Animal shelter staff and volunteers were on-site each day to care for pets whose owners were attending the free medical clinic inside Key Arena. The Seattle Animal Shelter was honored to take part in this […]

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Seattle Animal Shelter to host pet vaccination and license clinic; receive a free rabies vaccination with purchase of pet license

The Seattle Animal Shelter will host a pet licensing and vaccination clinic from 3-6 p.m. on the fourth Friday of each month, beginning Aug. 22. Bring your cat or dog to the shelter, located at 2061 15th Ave. W., Seattle, and receive a free rabies vaccination with the purchase or renewal of the pet’s license. […]

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Seattle Animal Shelter urges pet owners to keep pets safe during hot weather, asks that you leave animals home while attending Hempfest

With temperatures expected to hit 80 degrees during the annual Hempfest celebration this weekend, the Seattle Animal Shelter reminds pet owners to exercise good judgment when it comes to protecting their pets from the summer heat. If attending Hempfest, the best option is to leave your pets at home. Pets, besides service animals, are not […]

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Seattle Animal Shelter urges pet owners to keep pets safe during hot weather

Summer weather can mean outdoor fun and family trips, but for pets it could also bring about safety hazards unbeknownst to pet parents. With temperatures forecasted to reach the 90s this weekend and continuing into next week, the Seattle Animal Shelter reminds pet owners to exercise good judgment and use common sense when it comes […]

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May 18-24 is National Dog Bite Prevention Week

The Seattle Animal Shelter urges every family to recognize National Dog Bite Prevention Week, May 18-24, 2014. Approximately 70 million dogs live in U.S. households. The Centers for Disease Control estimates 4.5 million people – nearly 2 percent of the U.S. population – are bitten by dogs each year. More than 60 percent of dog-bite […]

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$5,000 reward offered for information about cat killing

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 killing of a cat found in south Seattle on Saturday. The cat had been hung on a fence in the 4200 block of […]

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Seattle Animal Shelter urges pet owners to keep pets safe during hot weather

Cool, fresh air and a cold drink. It’s what we all seek out when temperatures start creeping up. But it’s especially important for our furry and feathered companions, who handle heat differently than us humans. With temperatures forecasted to reach the 80s today and tomorrow, the Seattle Animal Shelter reminds pet owners to exercise good […]

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