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Ann Graves named Seattle Animal Shelter executive director

Ann Graves, who has been serving as the Seattle Animal Shelter acting director for the past year, has been named the shelter’s executive director. Graves’ appointment comes after a six-month, nationwide recruitment. During Graves’ tenure as acting director, she has done an outstanding and commendable job helping to guide SAS… [ Keep reading ]

Shelter helpers are some of SAS’ behind-the-scenes heroes

Story by Erin Berge The Shelter Helper Team at the Seattle Animal Shelter washes dirty blankets, towels and water and food bowls during its weekly shifts. Although these chores are not exciting, the Shelter Helper Team is critical to SAS, according to interim volunteer supervisor Laura Mundy. “Shelter helpers bring… [ Keep reading ]

SAS will be at Project Paws at Westlake Park tomorrow

An urban oasis awaits your dogs tomorrow at KIRO 7’s Project Paws! Seattle Animal Shelter will join other animal rescue organizations to support this inaugural and free event. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 16, come to Westlake Park in downtown Seattle, near the intersection of Fourth… [ Keep reading ]

Foster cat orientation at Seattle Animal Shelter Sept. 10

Have you been thinking about getting a cat but aren’t ready for a long-term commitment? Do you need some kitten snuggles in your life? Do you have a soft spot for senior cats? If you answered “yes” to any of the above questions, you should become a foster parent! The… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Animal Shelter ready to offer aid in Hurricane Harvey response

The Seattle Animal Shelter sits at the ready to help the victims of Hurricane Harvey, whether through helping house animals or sending our volunteers or staff to help. We have been in contact with the national organizations that are on the ground, including the Humane Society of the United States… [ Keep reading ]

Kittens, kittens, kittens at Seattle’s “Kitty Hall”

Fourth annual event encourages cat adoptions, highlights foster program It was kittens abound on Monday, Aug. 21, as Seattle City Hall became “Kitty Hall” for the day, renamed in a proclamation by Mayor Murray. The fourth annual Kitty Hall event highlighted the Seattle Animal Shelter’s adoptable cats and its foster… [ Keep reading ]

City Hall to become “Kitty Hall” for the day

Fourth annual Kitty Hall event return to raise awareness and encourage cat adoptions Something magical is happening next Monday, and it’s not taking place in the sky. On Aug. 21, kittens will once again descend on City Hall, when Mayor Ed Murray proclaims it “Kitty Hall” for the day for… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Animal Shelter resumes adoptions

Update 8/23/17: Our plumbing issues are resolved, and we’ve resumed normal operations. Thank you for your patience! We at the Seattle Animal Shelter would like to thank our customers for their patience and understanding while we temporarily suspended adoptions yesterday as a result of unexpected plumbing issues at our facility…. [ Keep reading ]

Limited services at Seattle Animal Shelter

Update on Aug. 16, 2017 — Adoptions have resumed but we can’t take surrenders. Please see this post for the latest information. Yikes, we’re experiencing plumbing issues today, and unfortunately this means we’ve had to close off some parts of our facility to the public. Don’t worry – the animals… [ Keep reading ]

Kitty Hall is back – Monday, Aug. 21 at Seattle Kitty Hall

Kitty Hall returns on August 21 in Seattle City Hall to promote the Seattle Animal Shelter cat fostering programs and cat adoptions. “It’s a celebration of felines, the Seattle Animal Shelter, SAS foster programs and our wonderful, supportive Seattle community,” said Interim Volunteer Supervisor Laura Mundy. Although previous Kitty Hall… [ Keep reading ]