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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 ]

Adopt a cat or critter for free July 18-22

Shelter overflowing with cats and critters The number of adoptable cats, rabbits, guinea pigs, birds and reptiles coming under the Seattle Animal Shelter’s care this summer has steadily increased, so the shelter is offering a special promotion to find them forever homes. To ensure the shelter has plenty of space… [ Keep reading ]

Keep Calm and Prepare for the Fireworks

by Katie Johnson July Fourth should be a day of fun and celebration—not fretting over an anxious pet. Here’s how to keep your pet calm and safe during Fourth of July festivities, or any time you expect loud noises. Be prepared: Update all… [ Keep reading ]

What to consider before adopting a rabbit

By Katie Johnson With the Peter Rabbit movie out in theaters and Easter just around the corner, the Seattle Animal Shelter is fielding more questions about rabbit adoptions. We love rabbits here at the shelter, and we have many rabbits looking for their forever families! And while they are incredibly… [ 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 ]

Every day is “Spay Day” at the Seattle Animal Shelter

Feb. 27, 2018 was officially World Spay Day, but every day is Spay Day at the Seattle Animal Shelter. The Seattle Animal Shelter has been working since 1982 to ensure that all dogs, cats and rabbits are spayed and neutered, regardless of access to services or an owner’s ability to… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Animal Shelter’s 11 tips for protecting pets from the cold

By Katie Johnson During this time of year, drops in temperature mean more than cranking up the heat in your home. Follow the Seattle Animal Shelter’s tips for protecting pets from the cold: Bring pets indoors and take them out only when necessary. Even on a sunny day, dogs and… [ Keep reading ]

The Pet Loss Support Group is here to help

By Katie Johnson Our pets are part of our families. If you experience the loss of a pet, you may have feel a range of emotions from shock to sadness to anger, but you don’t have to go through those feelings alone. Seattle Animal Shelter offers the free, weekly Pet… [ 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 ]