Join us for Virtual Creeptacular 2020: October 25-31

Hello and Happy Hauntings to my fellow beasties out there! The chill in the air, the fall of the leaves and the rise of the pumpkin patches are all signs that my favorite time of the year is upon us.  Halloween is creeping around the corner, which means that another… [ Keep reading ]

Update on the Seizure of 220 Animals from West Seattle Home

The following is an update as of 10/16/20 on the animal cruelty investigation currently being conducted by the Seattle Animal Shelter. Media inquiries can be sent to Melissa Mixon at melissa.mixon@seattle.gov. If you suspect an animal is being harmed, please contact the Seattle Animal Shelter at 206-386-7387. More than 220 animals… [ Keep reading ]

Returning to Work: Preparing Your Pets

Is being home with our pets all the time really a good thing? By Kimberlee Spicer, CBCC-KA, CPDT-KA, Fear Free Certified Professional, Seattle Animal Shelter Behaviorist For many of us, today’s new normal includes working from home with our pets cuddling by our sides; sounds great, doesn’t it? But is… [ Keep reading ]

‘Caw’-ling Your Attention: New Parents in the City!

Next time you get dive-bombed by a crow, just remember it comes from a place of love. By Kevin Mack, Animal Control Officer and naturalist. With the arrival of spring, crows have been busy building nests on their breeding territories. Odds are very good that your neighborhood lies within one… [ Keep reading ]

Meet and greet furry, scaly and feathered critters at Seattle Animal Shelter’s annual Creeptacular!

Creeptacular returns to the Seattle Animal Shelter on Saturday, October 26, 2019, from 1-5 pm! For the third year in a row, the shelter dons spooky decorations and invites the public to meet and greet furry, scaly and feathered critters. Visitors to this free, kid- and adult-friendly experience can pet… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Animal Shelter Foundation Furevermore Annual Fundraising Gala

The Seattle Animal Shelter Foundation is hosting the ninth annual Furevermore Fundraising Gala on Saturday, October 19, 2019 at The National Nordic Museum in the Ballard neighborhood of Seattle. Join us for a night in honor and celebration of making dreams come true for Seattle’s shelter animals. It’s a fundraiser,… [ Keep reading ]

$5000 reward: Seattle Animal Shelter investigating two cases involving three severely malnourished dogs

The Humane Society of the United States is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of the person or people responsible for starving three dogs in the Seattle area. Seattle Animal Shelter animal control officers are investigating two separate cases in… [ 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 ]

Hop over to Seattle Animal Shelter this weekend to adopt two bunnies or guinea pigs for the price of one

Have you been thinking about adopting a couple of critters? This weekend is the perfect time to visit the Seattle Animal Shelter and meet the many rabbits and guinea pigs available for adoption. If you find the perfect matches, this weekend only, you can adopt two rabbits or two guinea… [ 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 ]