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Animal Shelter Officer Rescues Owl

Owls are known as wise animals so it’s not surprising that one of them landed at Jane Addams Middle School near Seattle’s Lake City neighborhood. But physical education may not be its strongest subject. Thanks to an eagle-eyed person who called the Animal Shelter for help, Animal Control Officer Kevin… [ Keep reading ]

Adopt an older pet: New Year brings fresh start for senior cat

The New Year is a time for renewal – a time of resolutions and fresh starts no matter what your age. The same is true for older pets looking for a new home. They hope to find their people and start anew in 2022. When a pet is considered to… [ Keep reading ]

Pints for Pups to benefit Shelter

Devin Reynolds and his wife Kelly Knickerbocker have shared their holiday spirit with the Seattle Animal Shelter (SAS) for the past four years, hosting a donation event – Pints for Pups – generating treats, food, toys, blankets, and money for the dogs in SAS’ care. The couple invites everyone to… [ Keep reading ]

Shelter Staff Show Up Every Day for the Most Vulnerable

You’ve heard about police officers, firefighters, medical professionals, and grocery workers who served diligently and responsibly on the front lines during the pandemic. But there is another group that never missed a beat over the past 20 months: the staff of the Seattle Animal Shelter (SAS). While many of us… [ Keep reading ]

How Patience and Trust Changed a Scaredy Cat Into a Confident Feline

We all have that shy friend – the one who is loyal and loving but avoids groups of people, especially if she doesn’t know them. Babbs, the cat, is that friend. And, like some of our friends, Babbs just needed to trust people before she felt secure. Babbs’ foster parent,… [ Keep reading ]

They Creep! They Crawl! They Make Great Pets!

For Halloween we celebrate Creeptacular on our Facebook page and Instagram, featuring some of the cutest small pets available for adoption. Adoption fees are half price through Oct. 31, 2021 for any pet, other than dogs or cats. Read more about a few of our critters. Tasha and Bo are… [ Keep reading ]

The Last Little Piggy to Find a Home

Update: Miss Starla was adopted on Oct. 31, 2021 and is now living in a safe and loving home in West Seattle. Read more about her adopters. Miss Starla had a rough start in life as one of more than 220 animals hoarded in a West Seattle home. Rescued by… [ Keep reading ]

Fall in Love: Adopt a Dog this Autumn

Update: Both Dee and BB have been adopted, but Puck is still looking for his people. See more about Puck below. For Seattle Animal Shelter (SAS) staff and their foster parents it’s surprising that Dee, Puck, and BB haven’t found permanent homes yet. These three are favorites of the staff… [ Keep reading ]

Six Tips to Keep Pets Safe in the Heat

The Seattle area is expected to reach temperatures up to 100 degrees or more this weekend and pets are especially vulnerable in high heat. To help protect our furry friends, the Seattle Animal Shelter is providing the following tips to keep your pet safe during the heat. 1) Never leave… [ Keep reading ]