We have some royalty for Pet of the Week this week – meet King Tut!

This three-year-old pittie was brought in by an animal control officer in mid-April because his owner passed away. King Tut came to us with his sister Coco, who is also available for adoption. 

King Tut only weighs about 43 pounds, so he could stand to gain a little weight. Even at his current size though, he’s considered a medium breed dog. King Tut is a very smart boy and is currently practicing how to sit, stay, come, down, and shake.

King Tut has many sides to his personality. On one side, he is affectionate and would be thrilled to cuddle up with you at home. However, he’s also an independent boy who likes to do his own thing at times. One thing is for sure, he is full of energy and loves to play! That’s why he’s one of our “Rambunctious Red” pets. He does best when he has lots of exercise and something to keep his mind busy.

King Tut seems to do well with other large dogs, but it’s always a good idea to have a slow introduction when meeting dogs in a new home. He is still working on his manners, and would do best in a home with older children.

Can you give this boy a royal welcome into your home? King Tut is neutered, microchipped, and up to date on vaccinations. His adoption comes with many benefits, including 30 days of opt-in pet insurance through Trupanion. Since King Tut is our Pet of the Week, his adoption fee has been reduced, though a pet license fee may still apply. Visit kingcounty.gov/LicenseMyPet to learn about all the benefits that come with a pet license.

We have lots of pets like King Tut waiting for their forever homes. You can see their profiles at kingcounty.gov/AdoptAPet or meet them in person at the Pet Adoption Center, 21615 64th Ave. S. in Kent. Adoption hours are noon to 5 p.m. weekdays, and noon to 4 p.m. weekends. If you have questions, contact RASKC at 206-296-7387 (PETS) or email pets@kingcounty.gov.