It is with heavy hearts that we inform you of the death of Paula Littlewood, our beloved Interim CEO at Seattle Humane, who passed away from pancreatic cancer earlier this week.
On behalf of the CEO Search Committee and the Board of Directors, we are pleased to announce the selection of Christopher Ross as incoming CEO of Seattle Humane.
SPOT – Supporting Pet Owners in Transition – is a growing program that provides pet owners with shelter for their furry family members until they are in a better place to care for them again.
When a pet’s needs extend beyond what we can provide on our campus, Seattle Humane is still able to support the human-animal bond through our Pet Owner Assistance Fund.
Dr. Katie Kuehl was named the Washington State Veterinary Medical Association (WSVMA) 2020 WSU Faculty Member of the Year during a virtual ceremony in mid-October, just shy of her three-year anniversary as director of Seattle Shelter Medicine Rotation at the Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine. “I am humbled to receive this award from… Read more
We’re two days away from the largest Wings of Rescue flight in history! More than 600 pets from five of the Hawaiian Islands will arrive at Boeing Field late Thursday morning, Oct. 29, where Seattle Humane will be waiting with many other PNW shelters to process these cats and dogs and get them ready for adoption.
Seattle Humane is working with several local animal shelters, nonprofits and government entities to create a multi-site vaccination clinic for World Rabies Day for the Rabies Hero campaign (part of Rabies Free Africa) on Saturday, Sept. 26.
In the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic, wildfires are now devastating communities across the West Coast. The resulting unhealthy air quality is greatly impacting people and pets, especially in Eastern and Central Washington. In response to this unexpected need, Seattle Humane hosted a volunteer-led supply drive in the shelter parking lot on Saturday, Sept. 12.… Read more
We would like to address our work and communications with shelter partners as it relates to the wildfires raging across Washington and other West Coast communities, the destructive hurricane events on the East Coast, and during the past six months of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Low Animal Population While Seattle Humane has a wonderful, state-of-the-art facility – made possible by the community and for the community – public health guidance necessitated closing the shelter to the public for on-site visits in early March and moving a majority of our animal population into foster homes. During this time, we have focused… Read more