Regional Animal Services of King County (RASKC) continues to set the standard when it comes to saving animals’ lives. This year, more than 4,100 dogs, cats, and other animals in our care were adopted to new families or returned to their lost owner. Because of this amazing work, we expect to achieve another organizational milestone […]

Who is this handsome gentleman? Why it’s Dapper, our Pet of the Week! This affectionate lovebug would be thrilled to cuddle up with you at home. Dapper is a young pittie mix who is full of energy and loves to play. He tends to calm down more when the people around him are calm. Because […]

Don’t let the scowl fool you – our Pet of the Week Georgie is actually a sweetheart! This older tabby girl enjoys chillin’ in her human friends’ laps. Like most cats, Georgie also loves to relax, nap, purr, nap, and then repeat. She used to live in a home with another cat and a dog. […]

Meet Tessa! RASKC is extraordinarily pleased to honor Tessa Higgins, who serves as a “red” Dog Walker, on our new Dog Behavior Modification Team, as a Dog Walker mentor, as a Dog Skills Assessor, and as the Dog Team Co-Lead. She also contributes weekly shifts as an office volunteer. Tessa has contributed more than 520 hours […]

Take a bow, Green Bean – you’re the Pet of the Week! This sweet young girl can be a bit timid at first, but with time and trust, she will open up and be a wonderful companion. Green Bean also enjoys walks and of course treats! Green Bean has three goals for 2020 and has […]

About 836 people contributed a total of more than 141,180 hours last year. RASKC is tremendously grateful for this service. Special hooray to the volunteers who contributed the most hours in 2019. The volunteer in multiple roles who donated the most time was Pat Davis (3,091 hours). She donated more hours than what many full-staff worked […]

Here’s a sweet treat for Pet of the Week – meet Oreo! This older black and white boy is a real sweetheart. His personality color is “Bashful Blue,” meaning he is a gentle and loving guy who likes to take things slow. Oreo is very affectionate and just loves to hang out with his favorite […]

A sweet, six-year-old orange tabby, Rudolph was the first “Pet of the Week” for 2020. But now, the lucky family who adopts Rudolph won’t need to pay the adoption fee. Starting this month, Regional Animal Services of King County (RASKC) is waiving the adoption fee for the Pet of the Week. Fees range from $75 […]

No shiny red nose, but he still shines in our eyes – meet Rudolph, our Pet of the Week! This six-year-old shorthair orange tabby is available at our Eastside Pet Adoption Center inside the Kirkland Petco. His personality color is “Bashful Blue,” meaning he is a gentle and loving cat who likes to take things […]

Meet Karen! RASKC is very happy to honor Karen Pilarc, one of RASKC’s longest-serving foster volunteers. Karen has contributed, on average, over 450 foster hours virtually each year since 2010, in addition the foster hours she contributed in previous years. “Karen is just amazing,” says RASKC Foster Care Coordinator Lori Mason. “For many years she has […]