Affordable Housing Leader Joins Seattle Humane as New CEO

Former Compass Housing Alliance COO Christopher Ross has joined Seattle Humane as its new CEO. Christopher brings an extensive background in nonprofit leadership, a commitment to the community and a deep love of animals.

Seattle Humane Announces Incoming CEO

On behalf of the CEO Search Committee and the Board of Directors, we are pleased to announce the selection of Christopher Ross as incoming CEO of Seattle Humane.

A SPOT of Good News for Struggling Pet Owners

SPOT – Supporting Pet Owners in Transition – is a growing program that provides pet owners with shelter for their furry family members until they are in a better place to care for them again.

WSVMA names Dr. Kuehl 2020 WSU Faculty Member of the Year

Dr. Katie Kuehl was named the Washington State Veterinary Medical Association (WSVMA) 2020 WSU Faculty Member of the Year during a virtual ceremony in mid-October, just shy of her three-year anniversary as director of Seattle Shelter Medicine Rotation at the Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine. “I am humbled to receive this award from… Read more

Seattle Humane Joining Partners for World Rabies Day Vaccine Clinics

Seattle Humane is working with several local animal shelters, nonprofits and government entities to create a multi-site vaccination clinic for World Rabies Day for the Rabies Hero campaign (part of Rabies Free Africa) on Saturday, Sept. 26.

Seattle Humane Supports Shelter Partner in Wake of Washington Wildfires

In the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic, wildfires are now devastating communities across the West Coast. The resulting unhealthy air quality is greatly impacting people and pets, especially in Eastern and Central Washington. In response to this unexpected need, Seattle Humane hosted a volunteer-led supply drive in the shelter parking lot on Saturday, Sept. 12.… Read more

Update on Seattle Humane’s Disaster Relief Efforts

We would like to address our work and communications with shelter partners as it relates to the wildfires raging across Washington and other West Coast communities, the destructive hurricane events on the East Coast, and during the past six months of the COVID-19 pandemic.