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Seattle Animal Shelter Celebrates Day of Service with Community Pet Supply Drive  

The Seattle Animal Shelter, a division of the City’s Department of Finance and Administrative Services, is proud to join Mayor Harrell’s call for a One Seattle Day of Service and is doing so through a pet supply drive that will connect Seattle pets and their owners with critical resources. Founded… [ Keep reading ]

Kittens to Take Over City Hall on April 11

Listen up right, Meow! The cuddliest, cutest event of the year is happening Thursday, April 11, when adoptable kittens and cats will convert City Hall to Kitty Hall for a citywide adoption event. We are not kitten around when we say you will not want to fur-get this! This year’s… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Animal Shelter Launches Free Pet Vaccination Clinics

The Seattle Animal Shelter is giving pets and pet owners their best chance at health and wellness with the launch of free pet vaccination clinics in Seattle. Access to preventative care and education are the leading determinants of pet health, wellness and safety. Yet, one in four pet owners… [ Keep reading ]

Cold Weather Tips

With cold weather in the forecast, drops in temperature mean more than cranking up the heat in your home. Follow the Seattle Animal Shelter’s tips for protecting pets from the cold: Dogs: Cats:

Kittens to Take Over “Kitty Hall” for Citywide Adoption Event Dec. 13

SEATTLE, WA – The cutest and cuddliest event of the year will happen Tuesday, Dec. 13, with the return of “Kitty Hall,” a beloved citywide adoption event where adoptable kittens and cats take over Seattle City Hall for the day. Hosted by the City’s Seattle Animal Shelter, the event invites… [ Keep reading ]

Cold Weather Alert!

Eleven tips to protect your pets from the cold.

SASF Annual Gala to Benefit Foster Program. Get Tickets Now!

The Seattle Animal Shelter Foundation is inviting all animal lovers to the 2022 Furevermore Auction and Gala. This amazing event is back in person at the National Nordic Museum in Ballard on Saturday, Oct. 29, 2022 at 6: 30 p.m. Join us for a night in which we make dreams… [ Keep reading ]

Volunteer, Foster Programs Keep Shelter Thriving

For more than 25 years, volunteers have dramatically improved the lives of pets at the Seattle Animal Shelter. In 1997 volunteers began to work in tandem with Shelter staff, completing tasks that fall outside of staff responsibilities. Volunteers make it easier for staff to focus on their core jobs while… [ Keep reading ]

Adoption Fees Reduced by 50% for Seattle Animal Shelter’s 50th Anniversary

Help match 50 pets with adopters and receive 50% off adoption fees to celebrate the Seattle Animal Shelter’s 50th anniversary. The shelter, located at 2061 15th Ave W. in Seattle, is hosting an open house on Saturday, June 25, 1-5 p.m., and offering 50% off adoption fees through July 10…. [ Keep reading ]

An Update on the Eastlake Dog Attack

Media questions can be directed to Melissa Mixon at melissa.mixon@seattle.gov UPDATE: Aug. 11, 2022 Following an exhaustive investigation—which included witness interviews, review of surveillance footage, and an assessment of the victim’s injuries—the Seattle Animal Shelter has determined that two dogs involved in an unprovoked attack on Eastlake meet the City’s… [ Keep reading ]