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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 ]

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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:

Protect your pets from high temperatures

The next summer heat wave is coming to the Seattle area as temperatures are forecast to reach more than 90 degrees. Protect your pets from the effects of high heat. The Seattle Animal Shelter provides the following tips to keep your pet safe when temperatures climb. 1) Never leave your… [ Keep reading ]

Taylor’s Version!

To celebrate the Lavender Haze falling over Seattle, the Seattle Animal Shelter will be offering $13 (Taylor’s lucky number) adult cat adoptions from July 18 – 25. To receive the discount, just ask for “Taylor’s Version” to start your Love Story with a new cat! Adoption fees for adult cats… [ Keep reading ]

Animal Control

The Seattle Animal Shelter just acquired some fictional coworkers in the form of FOX’s new series Animal Control. The sitcom follows a group of Seattle animal control workers who “find humans to be the most complicated part of their lives.” Our Animal Control Officers at Seattle Animal Shelter don’t quite… [ Keep reading ]

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 ]

Baby possums survive despite loss of mother

When urban life collides with wildlife it’s typically the animal that loses. In a recent case, a mother possum had been hit by a car and died, but those nearby knew to check her pouch. Their quick thinking saved eight baby possums, known as joeys, nestled safely inside. They brought… [ Keep reading ]