The Latest: COVID-19 and shelter closure

Shelter Extends Closure to the Public. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 12, 2020 Seattle Humane has extended its closure to the public until further notice to support community efforts to reduce the spread of infection. This announcement comes as the shelter monitors new information concerning the coronavirus outbreak, as well as in response to recommendations from government… Read more

Introducing the Touch Stick!

At Seattle Humane, we use something called a “touch stick” for new cats and cats who are afraid of human hands. Exactly like it sounds, a touch stick is a stick for touching, in particular for cats who might be afraid of or unused to human hands. It also helps assess the personality of feral… Read more

6 Tips for a Pet-Friendly Halloween

Halloween is creeping around the corner! Follow these tips to help keep your pets safe, happy, and calm during your festivities: 1. I.D. and Microchip  More than 10 million dogs and cats are lost or stolen in the U.S. every year, and often times the holidays come with a rise in lost pets. This could… Read more

It’s Spay Day

Seattle Humane and South County Cats are teaming up for a FREE spay and neuter day (cats-only) for income-qualified households on October 29! We’re also offering complimentary vaccinations, microchipping, nail trimmings and e-collars for feline friends. Space is limited! Call (425) 649-7560 or visit online to confirm your appointment. To see if you quality, or… Read more

6 Tips for a Pet-Friendly Valentine’s Day

Warm up during this winter freeze with extra love Brrr…it’s cold out there! Warm your heart and home by showing your furry housemates just how much you love them. With their overflowing affection and snuggles, pets make the best Valentines. Who deserves to be spoiled more than our devoted furry companions? Here are six ways… 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

7 Tips to Keep Your Pets Safe on Halloween

Halloween is just around the corner. It’s a time of excitement for kids and families alike. But don’t forget your furry animals in the hustle and bustle of trick-or-treating! Here are 7 pet tips to keep your furry babies safe, happy, and calm during your festivities:   1. Separate Trick-or-Treaters and Pets. Unless your furry… 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

10 Ways to Keep Pets Calm During NYE

It’s almost 2017, and New Year’s Eve is quickly approaching! Before you begin your festivities, check out our tips to keep your pets happy and safe:   1. Exercise your pets. Before celebrations begin, exercise your pets until they’re calling “uncle!” It’s best to exercise both dogs and cats 1-2 hours before the celebration so… 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