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
August and the height of summer is upon us, but it doesn’t seem like past summers most of us remember. The challenges presented by the pandemic, social unrest, and the harsh economic environment have presented us with the opportunity to deeply reflect on our values, priorities and perhaps even the meaning of life. This reflection… Read more
In these unprecedented and challenging times, many people are tackling projects while staying at home that have been on the back burner. The pandemic has also prompted planning for unexpected health issues and even death.… Read more
Starting the process of estate planning, which should include creating a health care power of attorney and directive, may seem daunting. But by taking incremental steps, developing a plan becomes manageable and easier than expected.… Read more
Seattle Humane has teamed up with three other local nonprofits – Northwest Harvest, The Museum of Flight, and Rainier Scholars — to host an Estate Planning Workshop series. In January, before the pandemic took hold and when in-person large gatherings were allowed, the first session of the series took place at The Museum of Flight.… Read more
The Pet Owner Assistance Fund is one of the many designated funds you can donate to during Seattle Humane’s first-ever Day of Giving. You to the rescue to save lives, complete families, and keep families together!
Congratulations to the following staff and volunteers for being the recipients of our 2nd annual Kibbles & Catnip Awards! Thank you for your dedication to Seattle Humane and the animals and people we serve!
Seattle Humane is changing, and our windows reflect that change for all to see. The surge in the Black Lives Matter movement over the senseless killing of George Floyd one month ago prompted us to begin internal discussions about what kind of culture we’ve built here over more than a century. We have gained greater… Read more
Seattle Humane recognizes that all shelter environments cause stress in animals, and the best outcome for a pet looking for a new home is one that avoids this step completely. As the economic impacts of COVID-19 continues to put a financial strain on many families across the nation, it is immensely important to Seattle Humane… Read more
Seattle Humane supports and advocates for the safety of people and animals. We have witnessed the senseless loss of Black lives at the hands of law enforcement, and we raise our voices in solidarity with those protesting throughout our community. Black Lives Matter. For those who wish to learn more or get involved, please follow… Read more
The COVID-19 global pandemic has significantly impacted many nonprofits, including Seattle Humane. In this time of great uncertainty, many businesses are stepping up to help and leading by example through matching their employees’ gifts to nonprofits and the causes about which they are passionate. Seattle Humane’s largest matching gift donor is Microsoft, which donated… Read more
During this unprecedented time in history, when so many people are struggling to make ends meet, Seattle Humane has joined an amazing regional effort to ensure pet owners are able to keep their animals happy and healthy by addressing food insecurity in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.