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Seattle Animal Shelter reminds pet owners to protect pets from the heat – leave animals at home while attending Hempfest this weekend

With warm temperatures expected for the annual Hempfest celebration this weekend, the Seattle Animal Shelter is reminding pet owners to exercise good judgment and leave pets at home. Pets, besides service animals, are not allowed at Hempfest. According to the festival’s website, there is no safe place to leave or secure your pet at the […]


Kittens return to Seattle’s “Kitty Hall”

It was all smiles and purrs today as kittens descended on City Hall, renamed “Kitty Hall” in a proclamation by Mayor Ed Murray, highlighting the benefits of cat ownership and encouraging the public to consider cat adoption from the Seattle Animal Shelter. The public was invited to Kitty Hall to play with and cuddle kittens […]


Kittens return as City Hall becomes “Kitty Hall” for the day

On Friday, July 10, kittens will once again descend on City Hall when Mayor Ed Murray renames it “Kitty Hall” for the day, to promote awareness of the Seattle Animal Shelter and encourage shelter cat adoptions. WHAT: Seattle Animal Shelter’s interactive kitten tent WHEN: Friday, July 10, noon–1 p.m. WHERE: Kitty Hall Plaza at Fourth […]


Seattle Animal Shelter reminds you to protect your pets during Fourth of July celebrations

For many people, Fourth of July celebrations are synonymous with barbecues and fireworks. While fun for people, these holiday festivities create potential hazards for pets. The Seattle Animal Shelter encourages you to make July Fourth activities safe for the furry members of your family by offering a handful of holiday tips. “Fourth of July can […]


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

The Seattle Animal Shelter is once again reminding pet owners to take proper precaution during the hot weather expected for the next two weeks. With temperatures forecasted to reach the low 90s, pet owners are encouraged to exercise good judgment and use common sense when it comes to protecting their pets from the heat. Never […]


Seattle Animal Shelter hosts “Cool City Pets” Saturday, June 20

Have you been thinking about adding a pet to your family? Perhaps 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 on Saturday, June 20, for Cool City Pets, an […]


Seattle Animal Shelter now accepting volunteer applications

The Seattle Animal Shelter’s in-shelter volunteer program is now recruiting volunteers. All volunteers are asked to make a six-month commitment and be able to volunteer eight hours per month. Volunteers must be 18 years of age or older. The Shelter needs volunteers for a variety of important tasks, including: dog walking, 9-lives, Furry 5K event […]


Fabulous Felines cat adoption event at Phinney Neighborhood Association

The Seattle Animal Shelter will host a cat adoptathon on Saturday, June 13, 2015, at the Phinney Neighborhood Association, located at 6532 Phinney Ave. N., 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 […]


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

Summer is almost here, and with it comes outdoor fun and family trips, but for pets it could also bring about safety hazards unbeknownst to pet parents. With temperatures forecasted to remain in the high 70s and low 80s this week, the Seattle Animal Shelter reminds pet owners to exercise good judgment and use common […]


16th annual Furry 5K Fun Run and Walk set for June 14; Still time to register for Seattle Animal Shelter’s event at Seward Park

There is still time to register for the Seattle Animal Shelter’s 16th annual Furry 5K run/walk, taking place on Sunday, June 14, 2015 at Seward Park. Each year, the fun run attracts thousands of two-legged runners accompanied by hundreds of four-legged runners. All proceeds directly support the shelter’s “Help the Animals Fund.” To register or […]