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Fabulous Felines cat adoption event at Northgate Petco

The Seattle Animal Shelter will host a cat adoptathon on Saturday, March 14, 2015, at the Northgate Petco, located at 318 NE Northgate Way, Seattle. The event runs from noon to 3 p.m. and features numerous kittens and cats of different breeds. Cats available at this event have been living with foster parents, who are […]


“Iggy Azalea” the Iguana Joins Pacific Science Center Exhibit

The Seattle Animal Shelter has been working on a partnership with the Pacific Science Center to showcase reptiles available for adoption. The center currently has snakes, a western painted turtle and a leopard gecko, and it aims to diversify its collection, increase its species knowledge and share that information with the public. The first animal […]


Tips on keeping your pets safe on Halloween

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 the yard on Halloween. There […]


Seattle Animal Shelter offering $5 adoptions

For a limited time, the Seattle Animal Shelter is offering adult cat and critter adoptions for only $5, plus applicable license fees. This special promotion is available from June 21-29. The shelter is overflowing with 200 cats and critters waiting to find homes, and Shelter staff is hoping this promotion will encourage potential pet owners […]


Bunny Party on April 19

Click on the poster to go to the Facebook Page for more info! On April 19 from 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Ugly Baby and La Ru (located in the historic Pike Place Market at 1430 Western Ave.) will be hosting the 2nd Annual Bunny Party! Every year after Easter animal shelters are inundated with unwanted bunnies […]


Mayor Murray, Councilmember Godden “Cut the Leash” on Seattle Animal Shelter’s Dog Kennel Renovation

Mayor Ed Murray and Councilmember Jean Godden joined Seattle Animal Shelter staff, volunteers and donors today to “cut the leash” on a major renovation of the shelter’s dog kennel area, which will offer a less-stressful environment for lost, abandoned and abused dogs. The nonprofit Seattle Animal Shelter Foundation and private donors to the Shelter generously […]


Job Opening: Animal Foster Care Coordinator

The Seattle Animal Shelter is seeking qualified applicants to fill an Animal Foster Care Coordinator position. Reporting to the Manager of Volunteer Programs and Fundraising, this position provides a unique opportunity to contribute to sustaining the Seattle Animal Shelter’s current gold standard save rate for animals, which is currently 93%. This position will provide general […]


Foster Cat Orientation at Seattle Animal Shelter Dec. 1; Learn how to be a foster parent for adoptable cats and kittens

If you’re interested in becoming a foster parent for cats and kittens from the Seattle Animal Shelter, plan to attend a free orientation session, offered the first Sunday of each month – this month on Dec. 1 – from 2-3:30 p.m. The session will be held in the upper level conference room of the shelter, […]


Seattle Animal Shelter presents “Cool City Pets” Saturday, Nov. 16

Have your kids been begging for a pet of their own? If you’re ready to give in, but are still afraid you don’t have the space for a dog or maybe someone in your household is allergic to cats, the Seattle Animal Shelter has the perfect solution: start small. Come on down to the shelter […]


Seattle Animal Shelter’s Dog Kennels to Get a Facelift

Thanks in part to an $80,000 grant from the Seattle Animal Shelter Foundation (SASF), the Seattle Animal Shelter’s dog kennels are getting a facelift this November. While the project will result in major improvements for dogs in the shelter’s care, several measures are planned to help alleviate overcrowding during the renovation. These steps include a […]