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Dog walkers needed; apply today!

Summer has finally arrived and it’s time to get outside to enjoy it. Our dogs waiting for adoption at the Shelter would love to join you for a walk. Dog walkers are needed every day, weekends and holidays included, for two-hour scheduled shifts at least one day per week. Each… [ Keep reading ]

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Animal Shelter celebrates 50th anniversary

50% off adoption fees extended through July 10! Fifty years ago the City of Seattle began operating its own animal shelter. Animal welfare was a hot topic at that time and Seattle Mayor Wes Uhlman (1969-1977) received more than his fair share of letters about it. In 1972 he vetoed… [ Keep reading ]

Resolve to give for the animals

New Year gifts of money and time The spirit of the late comedian Betty White lives on through the generous contributions to the Seattle Animal Shelter (SAS) in honor of what would have been her 100th birthday. The Betty White Challenge encouraged people to donate to their local animal shelters… [ Keep reading ]

Animal Volunteer Heroes (Volunteeroes) Needed at Seattle Animal Shelter

The Seattle Animal Shelter (SAS) seeks “volunteeroes” to help with a variety of care for the more than 3,000 animals cared for at the Shelter each year. Volunteer positions as a shelter helper or dog walker require just two hours per week for six months. Animal foster care volunteers excited… [ Keep reading ]

SAS X-ray suite dedicated to retired K-9 Ziva

Each year, the Seattle Animal Shelter cares for thousands of animals who come to us in need for everything from spay and neuter surgery to prevent unplanned litters to those who are most in need of help, compassion, hope and a new forever family. Thanks to the Seattle Animal Shelter… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Animal Shelter provides comfort and joy to pets with its “fospice” program

By Katie Johnson If you’ve ever thought about becoming a pet foster parent, consider becoming a fospice parent. The fospice (foster-hospice) program is for pets that come into the Seattle Animal Shelter’s care that are nearing the end of their lives. Volunteer foster parents provide a home, and the shelter… [ Keep reading ]

Want to bring more love into your life? Seattle Animal Shelter volunteers will tell you how.

Have you ever thought about bringing home a furry valentine? If so, join Seattle Animal Shelter volunteers on Valentine’s Day to learn more about adopting, fostering or becoming a fospice (foster-hospice) caregiver. Visit the Phinney Neighborhood Association website for more details.

2018 Seattle Animal Shelter Foundation calendar available now

If you’re looking for a gift that gives back or need a 2018 calendar filled with adorable dogs and cats, then the Seattle Animal Shelter Foundation 2018 Wall Calendar is a great option. For the first time, it’s available on Amazon.com and Prime shipping is included. Cost is $25 and proceeds… [ Keep reading ]

Foster cat orientation at Seattle Animal Shelter Sept. 10

Have you been thinking about getting a cat but aren’t ready for a long-term commitment? Do you need some kitten snuggles in your life? Do you have a soft spot for senior cats? If you answered “yes” to any of the above questions, you should become a foster parent! The… [ Keep reading ]

It’s time to vote for Josie Hazen, our nominee for 2017 FUTY Festival Volunteer Award of Excellence

We are excited to announce that Josie Hazen is Seattle Animal Shelter’s 2017 nominee for the FUTY Festival Volunteer Award of Excellence! Josie is a volunteer extraordinaire. She joined our volunteer community in 2004 and since then has helped thousands of cats find their fur-ever homes and thousands of dogs… [ Keep reading ]