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Put on your running (or walking) shoes!

It’s almost time for the Furry 5K! Online registration for the 20th annual Furry 5K is open until midnight tonight! Visit www.furry5K.com! But if you miss the online registration, don’t worry — you can still register in-person on race day. The Furry 5K is happening at 11:30 a.m. on Sunday,… [ 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 ]

Creeptacular returns to Seattle Animal Shelter Oct. 6

Meet and greet furry, scaly and feathered critters, photo booth and more Creeptacular returns to Seattle Animal Shelter on Saturday, Oct. 6, as the shelter dons spooky decorations and invites the public to meet and greet furry, scaly and feathered critters. From 1-4 p.m., visitors to this free, kid- and… [ Keep reading ]

Full cat services resume at Seattle Animal Shelter

A big thank you goes out to our customers and the community for their patience while we got our cat wards back to normal. We’re back to full services for all cats but could use your help! Come and adopt! We have cats of all shapes, sizes and ages available for… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City Hall becomes “Kitty Hall” … and “Bunny Hall” for the day

Three baby bunnies “crash” the feline-focused event While the kittens were the main attraction at Kitty Hall, this year’s event brought party crashers – in the form of three adorable baby bunnies. For the fifth straight year, Seattle City Hall became “Kitty Hall” for the day, renamed in a proclamation… [ 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 ]

Want to cuddle a kitten? Come to “Kitty Hall” on Thursday, Aug. 30

City Hall to become “Kitty Hall” for the day Fifth annual Kitty Hall event return to raise awareness and encourage cat adoptions CORRECTED: This post originally listed the event ending at 1:30 p.m. This has been updated to 1 p.m. The kittens are back! The fifth annual Kitty Hall returns… [ 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 ]