• Looking for love? Meet your match at the Seattle Animal Shelter

    6 monthes ago - By The Scoop

    Valentine's Day is almost here, and the Seattle Animal Shelter is celebrating with a special “Meet Your Match” adoption promotion. From Feb. 9-14, adopters will pay only applicable pet license fees. Adopters will also receive a special goody bag to celebrate their new love.
    To ensure excellent matches between adopters and pets, the Seattle Animal Shelter uses a screening process, which can be found at .
    On Saturday, Feb. 13, the shelter will also host an open house, featuring sweet treats for humans and pets, a fun matchmaking questionnaire and plenty of adorable animals. Volunteers will...
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  • Seattle Animal Shelter reminds pet owners to protect pets from the heat

    Seattle Animal Shelter reminds pet owners to protect pets from the heat

    6 monthes ago - By The Scoop

    It's officially spring, the time of year we start opening our windows and spending more time outdoors. As we enjoy the rising temperatures and the more than 70-degree weather forecasted for the next couple of days, the Seattle Animal Shelter is reminding pet owners to exercise good judgment and use common sense when it comes to protecting their pets.
    As many homes in the Northwest aren't equipped with air conditioning due to our normally moderate climate, people leave their windows wide open during warm weather. The fresh air is essential to you and your pets, but be aware of the...
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  • Seattle Animal Shelter encourages owners to license their pets for National Pet ID Week

    6 monthes ago - By The Scoop

    It's National Pet ID Week, and the Seattle Animal Shelter is encouraging Seattle pet owners to make sure their dogs, cats, miniature goats and potbellied pigs are licensed. Pet license fees directly support the shelter's lifesaving work, and licenses quickly help return lost pets to their owners.
    Licensed pets that get lost are often spared a trip to the shelter or to a vet when they are found. The Seattle Animal Shelter's phone number is engraved in the license, and a simple phone call to the shelter will help identify the pet and its owner. Reuniting the pet with its owner becomes a less...
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  • Seattle Animal Shelter reminds pet owners to protect pets from the heat

    6 monthes ago - By The Scoop

    Seattle will get a glimpse of summertime weather this weekend and into next week, with expected temperatures ranging from the high 70s to mid-80s. While we can seek out fresh air and a cold drink to cool down, our pets rely on us to make sure they are comfortable and safe. The Seattle Animal Shelter is reminding pet owners to exercise good judgment and use common sense when it comes to protecting their pets.
    As many homes in the Northwest aren't equipped with air conditioning due to our normally moderate climate, people leave their windows wide open during warm weather. The fresh air is...
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  • Seattle Animal Shelter reminds you to protect your pets during Fourth of July celebrations

    6 monthes ago - By The Scoop

    For many people, Fourth of July is one of the most celebrated days of the year, a time to enjoy backyard barbecues and fireworks lighting up the sky. While fun for people, these holiday festivities create potential hazards for pets. The Seattle Animal Shelter encourages you to make July Fourth activities safe for the furry members of your family by offering a handful of holiday tips.
    “Fourth of July can be an incredibly stressful time for your pet,” said Don Jordan, Seattle Animal Shelter director. “By taking proper precautions, you can ensure your pet's safety and enjoy the holiday...
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