Halloween is “spook-tacular” for kids of all ages, but the holiday can be pretty scary for our pets. Regional Animal Services of King County would like to remind pet owners of a few safety tips before the ghosts and goblins come begging on October 31. Never feed candy to your pet, especially chocolate. If you […]

This happy girl is Keyla, our Pet of the Week! She’s an eight-year-old pittie who is very affectionate and would love to spend time cuddling with you! Despite her size, Keyla thinks of herself as a lapdog, and will gladly curl up in your lap for a nap. She’s an expert snuggler! Keyla arrived at […]

Every October, we at RASKC are asked about our policy for adopting cats, especially black cats, at this time of year. Our mission is to place adoptable pets into loving homes as quickly as possible. We don’t have a policy against black cat adoptions at Halloween, as we don’t want to delay matching any pet […]

We have a sweet one for Pet of the Week: meet Hershey! This young girl was brought in by her previous owner because they had too many cats. Hershey can be pretty shy at first, but when she knows that she can trust you she will melt in your arms! Her personality color is “Bashful […]

We have a real gem for Pet of the Week: meet Pearl! This young pittie was brought to RASKC by a good Samaritan. When she first arrived, Pearl was very nervous. She has since come out of her shell to show her shining personality – which we call “Rambunctious Red.” Pearl is a very smart […]

This is one cool cat – meet William, our Pet of the Week! This affectionate lovebug can be a little shy at first, but he just needs some time to warm up. Once he gets used to you, William would love to cuddle with you. Since he’s a spirited and fun-loving cat, we’re calling William […]

Meet Hiroko! RASKC is very pleased to honor one of our longest-serving Dog Walkers, who demonstrated fantastic proficiency and dedication from 2011 through earlier this year. Rated “red” for her top dog-handling skills, Hiroko Yamaoka contributed more than 685 hours over 248 shifts. She always responded in positive ways to requests to help train new Dog […]

Public Health – Seattle & King County has tracked several cases of rabies in wild animals in our region this year. This potentially deadly virus is contagious, and in our state is usually carried by bats. While not every bat is infected with rabies, call Public Health at 206-296-4774 or seek help from a healthcare […]

Hi! My name is Checkers and I am available for adoption. I was brought in by my previous owner on August 2nd, 2018 because they were moving and could not keep me. My previous owner described me as friendly and sweet. They also said that I like to hang out in windows and watch birds, […]

This handsome fellow is Bruno, our Pet of the Week! Bruno came to us as a stray. Although we don’t know his history, Bruno’s caregivers have noticed that he enjoys the company of people. He just needs some time and patience to adjust to his new surroundings and human friends. Bruno is not an overly […]