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Dog walkers needed; apply today!

Summer has finally arrived and it’s time to get outside to enjoy it. Our dogs waiting for adoption at the Shelter would love to join you for a walk. Dog walkers are needed every day, weekends and holidays included, for two-hour scheduled shifts at least one day per week. Each… [ Keep reading ]

Step up to adopt or foster

Today, on National Rescue Dog Day, we highlight some of the precious pups who could be your new best friend. Currently the Shelter has nearly 40 dogs available for adoption. Fosters are also needed to give the pups a break from the shelter environment and help them learn how to… [ Keep reading ]

Canine companions featured in local history

From the four-legged helpers of the Coast Salish people to 1960’s media icon Lassie, dogs have played significant roles in our history. Find out more from historian and author Knute Berger. https://crosscut.com/video/mossbacks-northwest/lassie-lewis-and-clarks-pooch-famous-dogs-northwest

Pups in Parks: Know the Rules

Fall in Love: Adopt a Dog this Autumn

Update: Both Dee and BB have been adopted, but Puck is still looking for his people. See more about Puck below. For Seattle Animal Shelter (SAS) staff and their foster parents it’s surprising that Dee, Puck, and BB haven’t found permanent homes yet. These three are favorites of the staff… [ Keep reading ]

Pets Are Not Allowed … But Why?

By Kevin Mack, SAS Animal Control Officer and naturalist. In addition to requiring that dogs and other pets be on leash and under control while in Seattle parks, the city’s municipal code identifies several areas in which pets are simply not allowed. These areas include any public beach, swimming or… [ Keep reading ]

$5,000 reward for information about abandoned dog

Seattle Animal Shelter investigating dying dog tossed from vehicle in West Seattle 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 persons who failed to provide veterinary care for a dog… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Animal Shelter Foundation to honor retiring police K9 “Ziva” at annual auction on Oct. 14

Seattle Police Department’s first female “generalist patrol” police dog to retire after 7 1/2 years of service With more than 5,000 police calls, 81 felony arrests, 23 misdemeanor arrests and more under her collar, Seattle Police Department’s K9 “Ziva” is ready for retirement this fall, as she nears her 10th… [ Keep reading ]

Pet of the Week: Frida

Frida, aka “Frito” (ID 33465143), is a playful Chihuahua/Italian Greyhound mix. Although one of her legs was recently amputated, it hasn’t slowed her down! She loves to play fetch and can run — FAST. She would love to live with a compatible, playful dog, although one who won’t be too… [ Keep reading ]

Pet of the Week: Snoop

Attention Labrador lovers, the ultimate Chocolate Labrador Retriever is waiting for you! Snoop (ID 34453069), is a tail-wagging sweetheart. He needs a high-energy home where he will get lots of exercise. You’ll never be without his love – he always wants to be with his family and in the middle… [ Keep reading ]