9/1
For more than 25 years, volunteers have dramatically improved the lives of pets at the Seattle Animal Shelter. In 1997 volunteers began to work in tandem with Shelter staff, completing tasks that fall outside of staff responsibilities. Volunteers [...]
8/12
In celebration of the Seattle Animal Shelter’s 50th anniversary, we take a look back at its history. From landlines and paper forms to cell phones and laptop computers, the profession of animal control officer (ACO) has changed considerably [...]
8/2
When urban life collides with wildlife it’s typically the animal that loses. In a recent case, a mother possum had been hit by a car and died, but those nearby knew to check her pouch. Their quick thinking saved eight baby possums, known as [...]
7/21
The next summer heat wave is coming to the Seattle area as temperatures are forecast to reach more than 90 degrees. Protect your pets from the effects of high heat. The Seattle Animal Shelter provides the following tips to keep your pet safe when [...]