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Cold Weather Alert!

Eleven tips to protect your pets from the cold.

Six Tips to Keep Pets Safe in the Heat

The Seattle area is expected to reach temperatures up to 100 degrees or more this weekend and pets are especially vulnerable in high heat. To help protect our furry friends, the Seattle Animal Shelter is providing the following tips to keep your pet safe during the heat. 1) Never leave… [ Keep reading ]

Final day of Virtual Creeptacular 2020!

Happy Halloween my tricksters and trolls! It looks like you lucky lot have survived to the final day of our weeklong virtual Creeptacular Event at the Seattle Animal Shelter.  Let’s talk about what you have encountered and witnessed throughout this scaringly delightful event. Firstly, we pulled videos right out… [ Keep reading ]

Temperatures are up! Seattle Animal Shelter reminds you to protect your pets

The Seattle Animal Shelter is once again reminding pet owners to take proper precaution during the hot weather expected this week. With temperatures forecasted to reach the upper 80s, pet owners are encouraged to exercise good judgment and use common sense when it comes to protecting their pets from the… [ 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 ]

March is “Adopt a Rescued Guinea Pig Month”

March is Adopt a Rescued Guinea Pig Month, and the Seattle Animal Shelter would like to help you get to know these cool little critters! Guinea pigs are adorable; what can we say? They are also full of personality and require proper care to keep them healthy and happy. Is… [ Keep reading ]

Pet license fee changes in January 2019

Fee changes enacted by the City of Seattle went into effect on Jan. 1, 2019. License fees: Type One-Year Two-Year Cat–Altered* $26 $52 Cat–Unaltered $79 $158 Dog–Altered* $37 $74 Dog–Unaltered $105 $210 Goat* $21 $42 Pig, initial one-year $126 N/A Pig, renewal $32 N/A Late fee penalty $30 N/A *Gold/FLASH… [ 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 ]

Limited cat services at Seattle Animal Shelter

Update 9/12/18: We’re back to full cat services! See this blog post for an update. Yikes! We have had some unexpected issues in our cat wards, so we have moved as many of our cats to foster as possible. While this means that you won’t be able to meet adoptable cats… [ Keep reading ]

Air quality alert! Remember to protect your pets.

With the poor air quality we are experiencing in our region, it is important to take steps to protect ourselves and our families—including our pets. Just as extreme temperatures and other weather or environmental conditions impact people, our pets are impacted, too. The risk is even greater for animals with respiratory… [ Keep reading ]