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

Leading Teens One Paw at a Time

“If we are to reach [the] world… we shall have to begin with children.” — Mahatma Gandhi At Seattle Humane, we recognize the importance of fostering and nurturing our community’s youth with lifelong skills. Leadership, advocacy, and compassion are just some of the skills we are looking to support in our youth. That’s why we… Read more

Top 5 Reasons Why Senior Pets are Awesome

Here at Seattle Humane, it’s no secret that our senior pets are hidden gems. Often overlooked by potential adopters, senior furry babies are given the short stick because of misconceptions. But have no fear! We are here to shatter those misconceptions, and spread the word on why senior pets are simply awesome.   1. What… Read more

3 Rainy Day Activities to Keep Fido Happy

Boy is it raining and pouring here in the beautiful Pacific Northwest? While we may enjoy sitting by our fireplace with a hot cup and blankets, our dogs are getting restless. To prevent destructive or problematic behavior due to canine cabin fever, check out our top 3 rainy day activities for Fido.   1. Indoor… Read more

Pick a Pit Bull!

What is a Pit Bull Terrier? The American Pit Bull Terrier is known for being loyal, fearless, playful, protective, athletic and VERY friendly! They typically range from being between 30-90 lbs. Pit Bulls tend to have a stocky, muscular build with a short coat. They have long bodies, a powerful tail, adorable ears, a flat… Read more

Happy HOWLidays!

Happy HOWLidays from Seattle Humane! This time of the year can get super busy for everyone, so we wanted to make sure you had a one-stop spot for every animal lover in your family — including your furry friend. 2016 Seattle Humane Calendar Get a year of cute with pet photography donated by Anna Hoychuck… Read more

10 Reasons Why Senior Pets Make the Best Companions

Often times senior pets get overlooked when people want to adopt. Everyone thinks the cute little puppy or kitten will be the best addition to the family, but what about the senior pets? Older pets are just as great, if not better for making a wonderful family addition. They make the best companions and truly… Read more

July 4 Festivities & Pet Tips

With July 4 quickly approaching, we want to give you the inside scoop on all things fun and safe for your furry family members this holiday. Kick off Independence Day with your pooch at Bellevue’s annual Four on the 4th Dog Jog & Walk to benefit the animals at Seattle Humane. This family-friendly 4k jog and… Read more

Take Your Dog to Work Day!

Seattle is a pet-friendly city and home to several pet-friendly companies including Amazon and Trupanion. This Friday is Take Your Dog to Work Day; before the big day arrives we wanted to make sure to brush up on some doggie etiquette! Take advantage of this special day and bring your furry friend into work with… Read more

All About the Pit Bulls!

What is a Pit Bull Terrier? The American Pit Bull Terrier is known for being loyal, fearless, playful, protective, athletic and VERY friendly! They typically range from being between 30-90 lbs. Pit Bulls tend to have a stocky, muscular build with a short coat. They have long bodies, a powerful tail, adorable ears, a flat… Read more