We told you earlier this week about the FANTASTIC results we had from the #BettyWhiteChallenge: nearly $13,000 raised from just under 400 generous donors. Many of the people who gave during the Challenge also shared their RASKC Happy Tails with us, like this one from Christy: “We adopted Deja on September 17, 2011. She’d been […]

We love to receive follow-up notes from people we’ve served over the years. It warms our hearts to see a former adoptable pet living their best lives with their new families. Recently, we received this message from Caroline: “I’d like to applaud the staff and volunteers of RASKC for their hard work and service to […]

We love to get Happy Tails from our adoptive families! Here’s one from Michael: I wanted to share an update of Pika, the dog I found (rescued) and subsequently adopted from RASKC (Kent). She was found at Kent Station alone and wandering. I gained her trust and sat with her for three hours waiting for […]

“Happy Tails” are the best. These are the stories that make our day. At RASKC, the staff and volunteers spend countless hours caring for each animal that comes through our doors. The easiest going pets that are also healthy and/or potty trained are typically the first ones out. Their time in the shelter is very short […]

We are thrilled to announce that Django was adopted on August 31, just before closing, to a lovely couple who was thrilled to have her! Django was the last of five dogs who had been identified this summer as being part of the Honorary Class of 2018 in our Rover Scholarship Program. “Honorary” because they […]

Like Happy Tails? We sure do! Here’s one from Kayla about her new addition, Maci. My boyfriend and I adopted [her last week]. I believe she is 3 or 4 months now! She is literally the cutest thing ever! We are totally head over heels for her and our hearts can’t get any fuller! She […]

As our regular readers know, we love hearing “Happy Tails” from our RASKC alumni. Even better is when we get pictures of adopted pets in their new homes! Here are a few stories that have come in to us over the last week. From Courtney: “We adopted two cats March 22 from the Covington Petco […]

One of the best parts of our work is seeing the happy, smiling faces of our new adopters as they take their new furry family member home. And we definitely enjoy hearing the “happily ever after” stories. If you have a Happy Tail you’d like to share with us, you can email pets@kingcounty.gov or share […]

Seeing our recently-adopted pets in their new homes fills us with joy. We also enjoy sharing those “Happy Tails” with all of our followers… so here are a couple of updates! Lady This Happy Tail comes from Brook. I adopted a mini dachshund named Lady from your Petco location in Kirkland. She joins a golden/lab […]

We love getting updates from our pets! Here is one that came in, giving us an update on lovely Lady’s awesome transition! Thank you Julianna for all you are doing!!!


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