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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 ]

Why you should adopt a senior cat

“Why did you choose a senior cat?” Our Cat Adoption Follow-up Team asks that question whenever one of our 12+ -year-old cats goes to a new home, and the answers just might surprise you. From one cat-savvy adopter: “Older cats are smarter; they learn more the longer they live.” So… [ Keep reading ]

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 ]

November is senior pet month – find a great companion and save big!

All through the month of November, you can save up to $115 if you adopt a senior cat and up to $190 if you bring home a senior dog. We will charge only $15 for all senior cat and dog adoptions (plus licensing, if applicable) throughout the entire month. In… [ 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.