In the Fall of 2016, we had the opportunity to work with Univision Seattle (KUNS channel 51) the 5th largest network in the US with the largest Spanish speaking audience in the world, to air nine stories focused on engaging and informing the community on the various services provided by King County’s Regional Animal Services.   Click […]

R.A.S.K.C By: Arya & Ashlee Our names are Ashlee Snider and Arya Srivastava, and we are part of Girl Scout Troop 43810, made from 8 girls ages 10-11 years old. Each year we donate our leftover Girl Scout cookie money to an animal shelter, and this year we have decided to donate to R.A.S.K.C. We […]

Take a tour with our own animal care technician who will provide you with a ‘Behind the Scenes’ look at our Eastside Pet Adoption Center located inside Petco in Kirkland. Learn what it’s like to be an animal care tech, cat condos, and get a chance to see what adoptable furry friends we have waiting for you!


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Start spreadin’ the news – Sinatra is our Pet of the Week! This handsome boy is easy going and care free, and loves to be petted. He also enjoys being brushed and groomed, and is very sweet and affectionate! Sinatra doesn’t sing like his namesake, but does have a quiet and gentle purr. And he […]

We love hearing from our RASKC alumni! Here’s a story we received on our Facebook page from Angiee and Jason. It has been a little over a week since we adopted our furbaby Koby (Houdini). We are head over heels in love with him! He fits right in with our little family and our pug. […]

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Meet Christina! Christina serves with valor in the very demanding role as RASKC’s Dog Team Scheduler for the volunteers based in Kent. She works very hard to ensure there is enough volunteer coverage – but not too much- to care for the dogs for each of six shifts every day. Last year she juggled the schedules of 99 volunteers who contributed a total of 3,746 hours. As an Information Technology professional, Christina crunches Dog Team data in many ways. She can identify, for example, how many volunteers arrive on time for their shifts, and how often volunteers request an absence, including last-minute absences. Christina also worked a weekly early morning shift with RASKC dogs for over two years prior to becoming the scheduler. Thank you, Christina!

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Working with partner cities, staff from Regional Animal Services of King County (RASKC) will be going door to door on weekends starting April 1 to inform residents about the benefits of pet licensing and ensure that pets are properly licensed. All cats and dogs eight weeks or older in the RASKC service area are required […]

Need a little spark in your life? Then our Pet of the Week is waiting for you! Sparklet is a beautiful Siamese looking for her forever home. She likes to be petted, but on her own terms as she can get overstimulated. Sparklet can also be shy at first in new environments, and will need […]

Looking for a calm, cuddly companion? Our Pet of the Week may be for you! Lil Bear is a gentle and loving cat who likes to take things slow. He may get nervous in new situations, so he’s looking for a family who understands that he may need a little time to warm up. One […]

Energetic and playful Mana is our Pet of the Week! This two-year-old pittie mix knows how to sit on command and shake hands. He takes treats gently and loves to play fetch. Because of his high energy level, Mana would need a home where he’ll get lots of exercise and playtime. While he loves going […]

3-volunterofthemonth_mar2017_vompageMeet Jayne! Jayne is one of RASKC’s longest serving volunteers, working in a variety of roles. Jayne began fostering about 24 years ago, and she continues to foster. Jayne helped launch RASKC’s Tukwila Petco Cat-Care Team in 2013, and she has been serving as Lead Volunteer of the team ever since. Jayne also fills in on Early Morning Cat Crew. Jayne worked several summers in RASKC’s Mission Reunite: Help & Hope for Lost Pets program. For many years Jayne worked a weekly shift on the Dog Team. She served as a Dog Team mentor and helped out with special adoption events. Jayne still helps with dogs for Comcast filming. Thank you, Jayne!

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