Resources for Learning at Home

Have an animal-lover at home eager to stay busy and continue learning? Here’s a list of our Education Team’s favorite interactive games, lesson plans, activity sheets and more. Have questions or want more? Send us an email at [email protected] We are here to help! Case of the Sick Puppy Game and lessons by HEART (Humane… Read more

PPE Donation: Seattle Humane donates personal protective equipment to health care facilities

In response to a local call-to-action – echoed around the world – Seattle Humane has coordinated a donation of personal protective equipment (PPE) to WA Supplies Save Lives. This donation of medical suits, gowns, gloves, surgical masks, and other PPE was collected on Wednesday, March 25, for distribution to health care facilities around the state,… Read more

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

Five Ways to Give Back for the Holidays

Searching for the perfect gift for that someone on your list who has everything? Want to find a meaningful way to give back this year? Here are five ways to bring cheer and joy to the wonderful pets of the world and their caretakers. Tribute gifts: If you lost a furry friend or know someone… Read more

Celebrating our Vet Techs

We are lucky to have a team of dedicated veterinary technicians to help our animals stay healthy. Each one has an undeniable passion for animal welfare, and we see it in the work they do each day. In light of National Veterinary Technician Week, join us in thanking them for their hard work and commitment… Read more

Celebrating a Special Event? Start a Facebook Fundraiser!

Do you have a birthday this month? 🥳 Start a Facebook fundraiser for Seattle Humane to help save the lives of animals! A birthday fundraiser is a great way to encourage your friends and family to donate in lieu of a gift. Seattle Humane helps place more than 7,000 pets each year, but we couldn’t… 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

Two Young Animal Advocates Fighting to Stop Puppy and Kitten Mills

As many of you know, every year, millions of puppies and kittens are inhumanely bred in mills across the United States. Many of them are neglected and die from inhumane conditions, but two young Washington State animal welfare advocates, Novia Liu and Ava Finn, are committed to change that. In 2018, California and Maryland both… Read more

Host a Workplace Giving Event with Seattle Humane

Did you know you can host a workplace giving event for Seattle Humane? Invite us to give a presentation at your workplace! We can share important information about our mission and how your donations can help us save the lives of more than 7,000 animals this year. Your donations can often be doubled (or tripled)… Read more

Leaving a Legacy: Carol and Eric

Growing up with pets all their lives, Carol Anderson and Eric Botterbusch can’t imagine living in a home without furry companions. Their love for pets inspired their commitment to organizations that promote animal welfare. Carol and Eric’s involvement with Seattle Humane first began when they attended “Walk for the Animals” with their adopted rescue dog,… Read more