Volunteer Highlight: Meet Dea Barnett and Leslie Wang

Since the beginning of the pandemic, rain or shine, Dea Barnett and Leslie Wang have come to our shelter every week to help our Facilities team meet the City of Bellevue’s stringent weeding and native plant coverage requirements. It’s a daunting task, and the Facilities team could not be more grateful for their amazing gardening skills and devoted help!

PetSmart Charities invests $50,000 in Seattle Humane’s Community Medicine program

Seattle Humane’s Community Medicine program provides quality veterinary care for pets and families in need of assistance. We could not have made the sizable impact we did for so many pets and the people who love them in 2020 without the generous support of PetSmart Charities, which provided us with a $50,000 grant to expand access to affordable veterinary services.

The First Dog is not Alone

Aggressive behavior is not a dog’s fault – it’s just behavior. In other words, all behavior – including aggression – is a reaction to something, but that doesn’t mean it’s the injured person’s fault.

Foster Parent of the Month

Our Foster Care Team is launching a new Foster Parent of the Month series where they highlight some of the incredible humans that are a part of our extended Seattle Humane family and that care for our animals outside of the shelter.

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.