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

7 Holiday Gifts Under $40 for the Pet Lover

Need last minute gift ideas for a fellow pet lover? Or do you have a loved one who has everything? Shop Seattle Humane! Give your special someone a holiday gift that’s cute and benefits animals in need.   1. For the person who loves to stay warm: Our warm and cozy sweatshirt doesn’t just protect… 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

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