Update on California Wildfires

What we’re doing and how you can help! We’re prepared to accept up to 300 dogs and cats from California animal shelters following the devastating wildfires that have left families and their pets stranded. Seattle Humane will receive animals from several flights over the next month. Staff and volunteers will also drive to California to physically… Read more

How to Have a Fido-Friendly Thanksgiving

The bounty of rich, tempting foods at Thanksgiving can pose health hazards to our four-legged friends, making Thanksgiving a busy time for emergency veterinary clinics. Keep your pets healthy and safe this holiday season! Seattle Humane urges pet guardians to follow five common sense tips to keep pets healthy and happy during the holiday fun and festivities:… Read more

Doggie Duds: Puppy Potty Training

Who doesn’t love a puppy? Adorable, floppy, and downright goofy, every home cherishes these early days. But with puppyhood comes… potty training. Follow our six simple steps to build a strong potty training foundation with your pup.    1. Crate Train. Dogs are natural den dwellers and most will seek a “den” of their own. Crates often… Read more

6 Fluff-bugs Who’ve Had Enough of Winter!

It’s that time of year when everyone is suffering from post-holiday blues. No more twinkling lights and festive music to make the weather warmer. The next few months might have us longing for the magic of Pacific Northwest summers! But humans aren’t the only species dreaming of warmer months, here are six fluff-bugs who’ve had… Read more

7 Ways to Transition New Pets into the Home

The holiday season is a time of year where shelters everywhere experience many “gift adoptions.” While the thought of surprising your loved ones with a long anticipated furry friend might be heartwarming, many of these gift adoptions don’t work out. Why? Because many gift adoptions are impulsive. They can also be forced – where potential… Read more

Sweetheart Sunday – Poppy

It’s Sweetheart Sunday. Please meet Poppy, a 3-year-old purebred American Bulldog!  Poppy is just the sweetest, gentlest girl you’ll ever meet.     Poppy has incredible manners. Watch her take treats oh-so-gently from my hand.     She has irresistible eyes that will melt hearts. She’ll look up at you adoringly when you show her some… Read more

6 Winter Tips to Keep Fido Safe and Warm

Now that it feels like we’re in the dead of winter here in the PNW, what should you do to keep your dogs happy and active? Whether it’s indoor play or outdoor play, we’re here to save you and your furry babies from being cooped up all winter long.   1. Watch out for stinging… Read more

Introducing Sweetheart Sunday!

Happy Sunday fellow animal lovers! Today, we are launching an excited weekly post called Sweetheart Sundays where we feature a pet who is still waiting for his or her furr-ific home! Our first Sweetheart Sunday is true to her title. Introducing the biggest love bug in the world, Rosalie! Her name isn’t the only thing that’s pretty about… Read more

14 Holiday Fluffertons That’ll Make Any Grinch Smile

Heart frozen this holiday season? Bad case of the Seattle Freeze? These furry friends are guaranteed to melt the ice around your hearts.   1. This insanely kissable fluffy dude with adorable small feet.  hjghjg 2. And this mischievous scout plotting an assassination.  hjghjg 3. This smooshy pup grinning and bearing it all for Santa.… Read more

6 Thanksgiving Tips to Keep Your Pets (and Turkey) Safe

Every Thanksgiving, pets everywhere are popping their cute heads over kitchen counters. It’s hard to resist those cute big eyes begging for a taste. And while we all love to spoil our pets, here are some guidelines to follow to keep your fur babies healthy and happy: 1. Keep Food Away from your Pet’s Reach… Read more