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Animal protector is new Seattle “batwoman”

The Seattle Animal Shelter recently received a call from a good Samaritan who was at Matthews Beach in northeast Seattle with her family when they saw a bat struggling on the lawn by the beach. She safely confined the bat using a nearby trash can lid and Animal Control Officer Christopher… [ Keep reading ]

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 ]

Pets Are Not Allowed … But Why?

By Kevin Mack, SAS Animal Control Officer and naturalist. In addition to requiring that dogs and other pets be on leash and under control while in Seattle parks, the city’s municipal code identifies several areas in which pets are simply not allowed. These areas include any public beach, swimming or… [ Keep reading ]

Update on the Seizure of 220 Animals from West Seattle Home

The following is an update as of 10/16/20 on the animal cruelty investigation currently being conducted by the Seattle Animal Shelter. Media inquiries can be sent to Melissa Mixon at melissa.mixon@seattle.gov. If you suspect an animal is being harmed, please contact the Seattle Animal Shelter at 206-386-7387. More than 220 animals… [ Keep reading ]

‘Caw’-ling Your Attention: New Parents in the City!

Next time you get dive-bombed by a crow, just remember it comes from a place of love. By Kevin Mack, Animal Control Officer and naturalist. With the arrival of spring, crows have been busy building nests on their breeding territories. Odds are very good that your neighborhood lies within one… [ Keep reading ]

$5000 reward: Seattle Animal Shelter investigating two cases involving three severely malnourished dogs

The Humane Society of the United States is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of the person or people responsible for starving three dogs in the Seattle area. Seattle Animal Shelter animal control officers are investigating two separate cases in… [ Keep reading ]

$5,000 reward for information about abandoned dog

Seattle Animal Shelter investigating dying dog tossed from vehicle in West Seattle The Humane Society of the United States is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of the person or persons who failed to provide veterinary care for a dog… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Animal Shelter Foundation to honor retiring police K9 “Ziva” at annual auction on Oct. 14

Seattle Police Department’s first female “generalist patrol” police dog to retire after 7 1/2 years of service With more than 5,000 police calls, 81 felony arrests, 23 misdemeanor arrests and more under her collar, Seattle Police Department’s K9 “Ziva” is ready for retirement this fall, as she nears her 10th… [ Keep reading ]