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Animal Volunteer Heroes (Volunteeroes) Needed at Seattle Animal Shelter

The Seattle Animal Shelter (SAS) seeks “volunteeroes” to help with a variety of care for the more than 3,000 animals cared for at the Shelter each year. Volunteer positions as a shelter helper or dog walker require just two hours per week for six months. Animal foster care volunteers excited… [ Keep reading ]

Rescued Animals Looking for Forever Homes

The Seattle Animal Shelter (SAS) is calling on the community to help find forever homes for animals who were rescued in two seizure cases. Up to 370 animals, including cats, rabbits and guinea pigs, that were rescued from two homes are now up for adoption at the shelter. “We have… [ 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 ]

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.

Shelter helpers are some of SAS’ behind-the-scenes heroes

Story by Erin Berge The Shelter Helper Team at the Seattle Animal Shelter washes dirty blankets, towels and water and food bowls during its weekly shifts. Although these chores are not exciting, the Shelter Helper Team is critical to SAS, according to interim volunteer supervisor Laura Mundy. “Shelter helpers bring… [ Keep reading ]

It’s time to vote for Josie Hazen, our nominee for 2017 FUTY Festival Volunteer Award of Excellence

We are excited to announce that Josie Hazen is Seattle Animal Shelter’s 2017 nominee for the FUTY Festival Volunteer Award of Excellence! Josie is a volunteer extraordinaire. She joined our volunteer community in 2004 and since then has helped thousands of cats find their fur-ever homes and thousands of dogs… [ Keep reading ]