On this Mothers’ Day, we honor all mother’s, especially foster moms of our four legged furry animals.

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COVID-19 UPDATE: Pet adoptions will resume by appointment-only Monday, May 11th at 6am

Due to COVID-19, our adoption process has changed. Adoptions of our animals from our Kent shelter have switched to an appointment-based system. Please visit our pet adoption page to learn about this new process. For more information about the COVID-19 outbreak, visit kingcounty.gov/covid.

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Meet Joyce! RASKC is extremely pleased to honor Joyce Grajczyk as Volunteer of the Month. She is one of the hardest working volunteers and one of the very few volunteers who has received at least three written kudos from staff. Animal Control Officer Diana Fowler wrote, “Has shelter helper Joyce been a Volunteer of the Month […]

We are celebrating Volunteer Appreciation Month a little differently this year.  Because we are unable to see our volunteers at the shelter on a regular basis, we nevertheless want to ensure that everyone knows how much we deeply miss them! Fortunately, we have had an outstanding number of foster volunteers who are caring for RASKC animals in their homes during this health crisis. RASKC wants to express tremendous thanks […]

For World Book Day 2020, our staff wanted to take a few minutes to share their favorite children’s book.. We hope you enjoy! 1. Reading with Animal Control Officer, Marcy Goldstone Book: Cow Can’t Sleep | By Ken Baker | Illustrated by Steve Gray 2. Reading with Animal Care Technician, Brandy Cherone Book: Kittens First […]

Crossposted from Seattle Humane’s Blog During this unprecedented time in history, when so many people are struggling to make ends meet, Seattle Humane has joined an amazing regional effort to ensure pet owners are able to keep their animals happy and healthy by addressing food insecurity in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Through the […]

Crossposted from PetSmart Charities

Helping families and pets affected by the COVID-19 health crisis

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  Meet Susan! RASKC is super happy to honor Susan Coffman as Volunteer of the Month. Having begun as a volunteer in 2011, Susan is incredibly dedicated, extremely reliable, and very skilled— both on the Cat Meet & Greet team and in her role as Shelter Tour Lead Volunteer. Susan is exceptionally conscientious—the volunteer who raises […]

Here’s a little something to sweeten your life – Sugar, our Pet of the Week! This ebony beauty was brought in by her previous family because they could no longer care for her. They described her as very friendly – and she definitely is! Sugar is an affectionate lovebug who would be thrilled to cuddle […]

COVID-19 UPDATE: Pet adoptions temporarily suspended Following Governor Inslee’s Stay Home, Stay Healthy proclamation, all adoptions at our Kent Adoption Center are temporarily suspended. Essential services will continue, as shown below. For more information about the COVID-19 outbreak, visit kingcounty.gov/covid. Our number one priority at RASKC continues to be focused on delivering our mission of “Helping People […]