Saving Our Most Vulnerable Pets

For longtime foster parent Kelly Wittman, the ‘E’ kittens she took in last year – Ellen, Elias, Emelia, Esther and Ethell – seemed like your typical litter. The identical gray-and-white tabbies were a little thin, but still energetic and playful. “They were super social kittens, one of the most affectionate groups we’ve ever had. Everything… Read more

People Are Not Surrendering Pets Because They Are Returning to the Office

We get this question from our media friends at least once a month. “We hear a lot of people are surrendering their pets now that they’re having to return to the office. Is that true?” The short answer: No. Surrendering a pet is a highly emotional and challenging experience and we hope there is a… Read more

National Nonprofit Petco Love Invests in Seattle Humane To Save and Improve the Lives of Pets in Pacific Northwest

$5,000 grant celebrated at local Petco event on June 21 Bellevue, WA (June 21, 2022) – Seattle Humane received a $5,000 grant investment from national nonprofit Petco Love during a special celebration at the Factoria Petco at 3540 Factoria Blvd SE, Suite C, on Tuesday, June 21, 2022, in support of their lifesaving work for… Read more

Foster Parent Spotlight

This month we are excited to feature Ghayda Mirzaa as our Foster of the Month! She is one of our newest fosters, but with three kittens fostered and counting since she started in April, we are already impressed by her dedication and willingness to learn the best ways to support animals in her care. … Read more

A Happy and Healthy Pet is a Snip!

There are many reasons to spay or neuter your pets, beyond the obvious desire to avoid unwanted pregnancies and address the pet homelessness crisis. World Spay/Neuter Awareness Month is a perfect opportunity every year in February for veterinary professionals to raise awareness and promote these lifesaving procedures. Every shelter pet that comes through Seattle Humane… Read more

A Look Back on 2021

We had an amazing year in 2021, saving lives, completing families, and helping pets stay happy and healthy in loving homes. Here’s a look back at some of the amazing work our team performed last year as we enter 2022 ready to serve even more pets and the people who love them, celebrate our 125th… Read more

Seattle Humane Adopting New Vision with Expanded Focus

Nonprofit evolving to meet needs of pets and their people for a lifetime As Seattle Humane enters its 125th year of serving animals in our community, the shelter is sharing plans for how it will continue to support pets and the people who love them, now and for a lifetime. Finding families for adoptable pets… Read more

An Unexpected Path to Seattle Humane

In November of 2008, Pete Segall and his wife, Heather Dolin, went on a three-week trip to India. During their trip, they had the opportunity to spend a life-changing day working with animals at a shelter called Animal Aid. After returning home to Seattle, Pete and Heather were inspired to make working with animals a bigger part of their life. Lucky for us, that’s when Pete found Seattle Humane. … Read more

From Abandoned to Adored: Gabby’s New Life

Gabby, a deaf and beautiful long-haired cat, was abandoned at Seattle Humane only one month before her 10th birthday. Through Seattle Humane, she not only gained a loving home, but with the help of her foster, Kelly Wittman, a cure for her hyperthyroidism!… Read more