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Pet of the Week: Snoop

Attention Labrador lovers, the ultimate Chocolate Labrador Retriever is waiting for you! Snoop (ID 34453069), is a tail-wagging sweetheart. He needs a high-energy home where he will get lots of exercise. You’ll never be without his love – he always wants to be with his family and in the middle… [ Keep reading ]

Pet of the Week: Shadow

Meet Shadow (ID 29077100) — she used to be called Thumper, but now goes by Shadow because she loves to follow her human companions around when she’s free to roam. She’s large, sweet and smart — one of her favorite tricks is standing up so you can see how big… [ Keep reading ]

A happy reunion, “Haku” goes home

The greying black lab was panting and wagging his tail furiously – Haku had just seen Rick Osterhout, and he knew he was going home. In 2016, the Seattle Animal Shelter reunited 493 dogs with their owners. Haku was one of the first in 2017. On Friday, Jan. 28, Haku… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Animal Shelter to offer free spay/neuter services Feb. 27-March 3

To commemorate World Spay Day, this year taking place on Feb. 28, 2017, the Seattle Animal Shelter’s Spay and Neuter Clinic is offering free spay/neuter surgeries plus microchipping to area pets scheduled for surgery not just on that day, but that entire week – Feb. 27-March 3, 2017. Space is… [ Keep reading ]

Hoping for cuddle time this Valentine’s Day? Come to “Speed Dating” and meet your furry match!

Meet your perfect match just in time for Valentine’s Day! Join us on Sunday, Feb. 12 from 1-4 p.m. for the Seattle Animal Shelter “Speed Dating” event, at MudBay Uptown (522 Queen Anne Ave. N.). Your next furry friend will be waiting for you! This will be a great opportunity… [ Keep reading ]

Zep’s story: Finding not just a home, but the right home

by Erin Berge, SAS volunteer With lime green scales and intelligent eyes, Zep, the surrendered iguana, stole the hearts of many Seattle Animal Shelter staff and volunteers in March 2016. He was known as the “man of his turf” but also a softy who adored head scratches, and while taking… [ Keep reading ]

Free dog training when you adopt a dog in December

There’s never been a better time to adopt a new canine family member – a local company dedicated to building modern, high quality homes is helping homeless dogs find their forever homes before the holidays! Seattle-based DEP Homes is sponsoring a six-week class and/or private one-on-one dog training and behavior… [ Keep reading ]

Home for the Holidays event at Seattle Animal Shelter, Saturday, Dec. 10

The holiday season is upon us, and one of the season’s greatest gifts is giving a homeless animal a forever home. Hoping to find many animals their forever homes, the Seattle Animal Shelter is hosting a “Home for the Holidays” open house event this Saturday, Dec. 10, from noon to… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Animal Shelter reminds pet owners to protect pets from cold

While you’re trying to stay warm early next week, don’t forget to also take proper precaution to protect your pets. That’s the message that the Seattle Animal Shelter is hoping area pet owners will hear as temperatures in the low 30s or colder are expected. To help those dogs that… [ Keep reading ]

Santa Paws is coming to town

Turn up the cuteness factor on your holiday cards! From 1-4 p.m. on the next two Saturdays (Dec. 3 and Dec. 10), visit Petco Interbay (2001 15th Ave. W., Seattle) and have your pet’s photo taken with Santa Paws. This annual fundraiser benefits the Seattle Animal Shelter Foundation, which supports… [ Keep reading ]