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Seattle Animal Shelter Seeking a Visionary and Inclusive Leader

The City of Seattle is seeking a strategic and collaborative operations leader for the role of Seattle Animal Shelter Director.  For more information on the position and how to apply click here. Hurry, the position closes February 9, 2021! Full link to job posting: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/seattle/jobs/2953701/seattle-animal-shelter-director?keywords=seattle%20animal%20shelter&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Join us for Virtual Creeptacular 2020: October 25-31

Hello and Happy Hauntings to my fellow beasties out there! The chill in the air, the fall of the leaves and the rise of the pumpkin patches are all signs that my favorite time of the year is upon us.  Halloween is creeping around the corner, which means that another… [ 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 ]

Returning to Work: Preparing Your Pets

Is being home with our pets all the time really a good thing? By Kimberlee Spicer, CBCC-KA, CPDT-KA, Fear Free Certified Professional, Seattle Animal Shelter Behaviorist For many of us, today’s new normal includes working from home with our pets cuddling by our sides; sounds great, doesn’t it? But is… [ Keep reading ]

Meet and greet furry, scaly and feathered critters at Seattle Animal Shelter’s annual Creeptacular!

Creeptacular returns to the Seattle Animal Shelter on Saturday, October 26, 2019, from 1-5 pm! For the third year in a row, the shelter dons spooky decorations and invites the public to meet and greet furry, scaly and feathered critters. Visitors to this free, kid- and adult-friendly experience can pet… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Animal Shelter Foundation Furevermore Annual Fundraising Gala

The Seattle Animal Shelter Foundation is hosting the ninth annual Furevermore Fundraising Gala on Saturday, October 19, 2019 at The National Nordic Museum in the Ballard neighborhood of Seattle. Join us for a night in honor and celebration of making dreams come true for Seattle’s shelter animals. It’s a fundraiser,… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Animal Shelter offers tips to owners to protect pets on the Fourth of July

Lost pets typically increase following fireworks celebrations As Seattle residents begin planning Fourth of July celebrations, Seattle Animal Shelter reminds pet owners to take proper precautions, as there is often an increase in lost pets following the holiday festivities. Fourth of July celebrations often include fireworks and other commotion, which… [ Keep reading ]

Put on your running (or walking) shoes!

It’s almost time for the Furry 5K! Online registration for the 20th annual Furry 5K is open until midnight tonight! Visit www.furry5K.com! But if you miss the online registration, don’t worry — you can still register in-person on race day. The Furry 5K is happening at 11:30 a.m. on Sunday,… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Animal Shelter offers 10 tips for Thanksgiving pet safety

How to keep the feast on the table and off the floor and more Thanksgiving is traditionally a time for feasts and gatherings with family and friends, but it can also be a stressful time for family pets. The Seattle Animal Shelter is sharing its top 10 tips to remind… [ Keep reading ]

Creeptacular returns to Seattle Animal Shelter Oct. 6

Meet and greet furry, scaly and feathered critters, photo booth and more Creeptacular returns to Seattle Animal Shelter on Saturday, Oct. 6, as the shelter dons spooky decorations and invites the public to meet and greet furry, scaly and feathered critters. From 1-4 p.m., visitors to this free, kid- and… [ Keep reading ]