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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 ]

Pet of the Week: Indie

Be greeted with a full-body wiggle every morning and every time you arrive home — Indie (ID 33403516) will be so happy to see you! She is a sweet girl who absolutely loves people and is the biggest snuggle-bug out there. At about 40 pounds and an estimated 1 1/2 to 2… [ Keep reading ]

Pet of the Week: Mojo

Mojo (ID 34167710) is a very handsome, sweet and energetic pit bull mix. He is in great physical shape and absolutely loves to play! He understands basic commands but can be distracted easily. Mojo would fit in very well in an active home with previous dog handling experience. His youthful exuberance… [ Keep reading ]