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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 ]

Pet of the Week: Cali

Cali (ID 29025971) is sweet, snuggly and serious about belly scratches. She loves laying around the house and playing with toys while rolling back and forth. She’s a bit older — but she doesn’t know that! She has the enthusiasm and sweetness of a younger girl. Although she had problems… [ 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 ]

Pet of the Week: Indie

Be greeted with a full-body wiggle every morning and every time you arrive home — Indie (ID 33403516) will be so happy to see you! She is a sweet girl who absolutely loves people and is the biggest snuggle-bug out there. At about 40 pounds and an estimated 1 1/2 to 2… [ 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 ]

Simon the rabbit: Hopping from a lap and into a home

Simon, the 4-month-old rabbit, hopped perfectly into the small lap of the boy, looking for a scratch on his head. After a few moments of jumping and climbing in the Seattle Animal Shelter playpen, the boy and Simon knew they were a perfect match. “Simon is a ball of energy,”… [ 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 ]

Pet of the Week: Terry (not a llama)

If you’ve read Terry’s profile (ID 34130788) on our website, you may be scratching your head. Why on earth are we calling him a barnyard animal and llama?!? Well, the database that we use to showcase adoptable animals unfortunately doesn’t offer a “spider” option. But don’t worry, Terry CAN fit… [ Keep reading ]

Pet of the Week: Mojo

Mojo (ID 34167710) is a very handsome, sweet and energetic pit bull mix. He is in great physical shape and absolutely loves to play! He understands basic commands but can be distracted easily. Mojo would fit in very well in an active home with previous dog handling experience. His youthful exuberance… [ Keep reading ]