The Seattle Animal Shelter Welcomes New Director

THE SEATTLE ANIMAL SHELTER WELCOMES NEW DIRECTOR

By Melissa Mixon Animal protection and adoption professionals know that social equity plays a role in their work. For example, adoption...

FACET: THE FAMILY AND ANIMAL CRUELTY ENFORCEMENT TEAM

No one is safe in a violent home, not the people or the pets. There is a strong correlation between animal abuse, domestic violence,...

 
 
 
Rescued Animals Looking for Forever Homes

RESCUED ANIMALS LOOKING FOR FOREVER HOMES

The Seattle Animal Shelter is calling on the community to help find forever homes for animals who were rescued in two seizure cases. Up...

An Adoption Story: Happily Ever After

AN ADOPTION STORY: HAPPILY EVER AFTER

Pete Holmes and Lucy For a guy in a tough profession, Pete Holmes has a tender spot for animals in need. The City Attorney for Seattle...

 
 
 
Pets Are Not Allowed. But Why?

PETS ARE NOT ALLOWED. BUT WHY?

Image By: Michael Hubbard, SAS Customer Service Representative By Kevin Mack, SAS Animal Control Officer and naturalist. In addition...

THID PARTY VENDOR INCIDENT

The City of Seattle has recently learned that a third-party utility billing vendor, Automatic Funds Transfer Services, Inc. , which...

 
 
 
Cold Weather Alert: 11 Tips to Protect your Pets

COLD WEATHER ALERT: 11 TIPS TO PROTECT YOUR PETS

By Katie Johnson During this time of year, drops in temperature mean more than cranking up the heat in your home. Follow the Seattle...

SEATTLE ANIMAL SHELTER SEEKING A VISIONARY AND INCLUSIVE LEADER

The City of Seattle is seeking a strategic and collaborative operations leader for the role of Seattle Animal Shelter Director. For...

 
 
 
Final day of Virtual Creeptacular 2020!

FINAL DAY OF VIRTUAL CREEPTACULAR 2020!

Happy Halloween my tricksters and trolls! It looks like you lucky lot have survived to the final day of our weeklong virtual Creeptacular...

Join us for Virtual Creeptacular 2020: October 25-31

JOIN US FOR VIRTUAL CREEPTACULAR 2020: OCTOBER 25-31

And Happy Hauntings to my fellow beasties out there! The chill in the air, the fall of the leaves and the rise of the pumpkin patches...

 
 
 
Update on the Seizure of 220 Animals from West Seattle Home

UPDATE ON THE SEIZURE OF 220 ANIMALS FROM WEST SEATTLE HOME

The following is an update as of 10/16/20 on the animal cruelty investigation currently being conducted by the Seattle Animal Shelter....

Returning to Work: Preparing Your Pets

RETURNING TO WORK: PREPARING YOUR PETS

Is being home with our pets all the time really a good thing? By Kimberlee Spicer, CBCC-KA, CPDT-KA, Fear Free Certified Professional,...

 
 
 
‘Caw'-ling Your Attention: New Parents in the City!

‘CAW'-LING YOUR ATTENTION: NEW PARENTS IN THE CITY!

Next time you get dive-bombed by a crow, just remember it comes from a place of love. By Kevin Mack, Animal Control Officer and naturalist. With...

Meet and greet furry, scaly and feathered critters at Seattle Animal Shelter's annual Creeptacular!

MEET AND GREET FURRY, SCALY AND FEATHERED CRITTERS AT SEATTLE ANIMAL SHELTER'S ANNUAL CREEPTACULAR!

Creeptacular returns to the Seattle Animal Shelter on Saturday, October 26, 2019, from 1-5 pm! For the third year in a row, the shelter...

 
 
 
Seattle Animal Shelter Foundation Furevermore Annual Fundraising Gala

SEATTLE ANIMAL SHELTER FOUNDATION FUREVERMORE ANNUAL FUNDRAISING GALA

The Seattle Animal Shelter Foundation is hosting the ninth annual Furevermore Fundraising Gala on Saturday, October 19, 2019 at The...

$5000 reward: Seattle Animal Shelter investigating two cases involving three severely malnourished dogs

$5000 REWARD: SEATTLE ANIMAL SHELTER INVESTIGATING TWO CASES INVOLVING THREE SEVERELY MALNOURISHED DOGS

The Humane Society of the United States is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the identification, arrest...

 
 
 
Temperatures are up! Seattle Animal Shelter reminds you to protect your pets

TEMPERATURES ARE UP! SEATTLE ANIMAL SHELTER REMINDS YOU TO PROTECT YOUR PETS

The Seattle Animal Shelter is once again reminding pet owners to take proper precaution during the hot weather expected this week....

Hop over to Seattle Animal Shelter this weekend to adopt two bunnies or guinea pigs for the price of one

HOP OVER TO SEATTLE ANIMAL SHELTER THIS WEEKEND TO ADOPT TWO BUNNIES OR GUINEA PIGS FOR THE PRICE OF ONE

Have you been thinking about adopting a couple of critters? This weekend is the perfect time to visit the Seattle Animal Shelter and...

 
 
 
Seattle Animal Shelter offers tips to owners to protect pets on the Fourth of July

SEATTLE ANIMAL SHELTER OFFERS TIPS TO OWNERS TO PROTECT PETS ON THE FOURTH OF JULY

Lost pets typically increase following fireworks celebrations As Seattle residents begin planning Fourth of July celebrations, Seattle...

Put on your running shoes!

PUT ON YOUR RUNNING SHOES!

It's almost time for the Furry 5K! Online registration for the 20th annual Furry 5K is open until midnight tonight! Visit! But if you...

 
 
 



How Many Birds in the World?

How Many Birds in the World?

According to a recent study*, there are about 50 billion living birds in the world, six times as many as there are people. It was not easy to come up with that figure but the... Read more ...

On the Horizon: A Greener Approach to Fleas & Tic Control

Climate change has allowed parasites to spread to new regions, posing a significant threat to global livestock. New methods of flea and tick control can slow the spread of... Read more ...

13-Year-Old Rescues Missing Senior Dog & Helps Him Find His Way Back Home

13-Year-Old Rescues Missing Senior Dog & Helps Him Find His Way Back Home

When their small dog named Jersey went missing, Amy Cerelli and her boyfriend panicked. It was unlike the senior pup, and he had a hard enough time getting around as is. Even... Read more ...

Best Bird of the Weekend

Happy belated Father's Day to all our birding patriarchs out there. The irony of a free day to do whatever you might want when migration excitement has already petered out has... Read more ...

Birdlife at the Shaw River

Birdlife at the Shaw River

Due to the fact that we live near the coast in Broome we often choose to head inland to a river or an ephemeral wetland whenever we can to go birdwatching and or camping. There... Read more ...