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Special delivery – just in time for the holidays

Twelve animals – 10 dogs and two cats – will find new homes and new lives thanks to the Seattle Animal Shelter and the annual Wings of Rescue Holiday Airlift. On Friday, Nov. 18, we joined other area animal welfare organizations to greet the Wings of Rescue transport and picked… [ Keep reading ]

SAS remembers longtime director Don Jordan

Donald Edward Jordan July 2-1967 – Oct. 19, 2016 It is with great sadness that the staff of the Seattle Animal Shelter are sharing the news of the passing of its longtime director, Don Jordan. “Don was a kind, compassionate and dedicated leader, one who devoted his entire career –… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Animal Shelter resuming normal operations

Thank you for your patience during our temporary closure yesterday. We are resuming normal operations today, Oct. 20. The shelter is open from noon to 6 p.m.

Seattle Animal Shelter temporarily closed

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Seattle Animal Shelter is closed to the public today, Oct. 19. We will continue to respond to emergency calls. Please check back or visit our website at www.seattleanimalshelter.org for updates on reopening.

Adopt, don’t shop!

Check out our educational booklet for families looking for a companion pet. We collaborated with our favorite local sheltering partner, Regional Animal Services of King County (RASKC), and Mud Bay, our regional pet nutrition expert, to create this Newspapers in Education publication. All Seattle Times subscribers received it last weekend and now… [ Keep reading ]

SAS’ Ann Graves named 2016 Outstanding Animal Care and Control Employee of the Year

Today, at the National Animal Care and Control Association’s annual training conference, Ann Graves, Seattle Animal Shelter’s acting director and manager of field services, was named the 2016 Outstanding Animal Care and Control Employee of the Year! According to NACA, Ann’s nomination was considered along with other employees from across the… [ Keep reading ]