Polly doesn’t want a cracker – she just wants a forever home to call her own. Our Pet of the Week was brought in by an animal control officer in late September. Polly has a Bashful Blue personality, meaning she is a gentle and loving cat who likes to take things slow. She may get nervous in […]

Halloween can be a fun time for humans, but it can be frightening for our pets. Spooky masks, scary decorations, ringing doorbells, and the commotion of trick-or-treating can cause stress. To help keep your pet safer, follow these tips adapted from Best Friends Animal Society. If your pet does get loose, check with all local […]

Add some zazz to your life with Zaza, our Pet of the Week! This young pittie girl was brought in to the Pet Adoption Center by a good Samaritan in late August. She is an affectionate lovebug and would be thrilled to cuddle up with you at home. Since she is just two years old, […]

At Regional Animal Services of King County, we serve to maximize lifesaving efforts for stray and abused animals by providing shelter care, needed medical treatment, pet adoption services, responsible pet ownership education, and so much more. But we need your help. Now through August 31, you’ll find donation bins at Fred Meyer stores in Kent […]

While most areas of King County have now prohibited consumer fireworks, there will probably still be a few booms and bangs over the Independence Day weekend. Many humans enjoy the holiday celebrations, but the Fourth of July can be scary for our pets. The loud noises are hard on their sensitive hearing, and even the […]

Say hello to Ferris, our Pet of the Week! This six-year-old boy was brought in to RASKC by a good Samaritan in early May. Ferris is an absolute lovebug who enjoys cuddling up with people. He’s very outgoing and carefree, and loves to go with the flow. Ferris has a “Rambunctious Red” personality – he […]

Summer is cooler with a pet, so there’s never been a better time to adopt a new furry friend from Regional Animal Services of King County (RASKC). For a limited time, we’re offering 50% off the regular adoption fee on dogs that have been at the Pet Adoption Center longer than 30 days. That means […]

Spring is when the robins appear – and so does our Pet of the Week Robin! This young German Shepherd dog was brought in by his previous owner in early February because they could no longer provide the care he needs and deserves. Robin was adopted once, but came back to us because he didn’t […]

RASKC commends Seattle Humane, one of the region’s leaders in animal adoption, education, and welfare. With about 125 full- and part-time employees and more than 1,100 volunteers, this outstanding organization is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year! Throughout their history, Seattle Humane has met the changing needs of the community. Seattle Humane is now more […]

Every pet is special of course, but Victor has a singular place in our hearts. This sweet, cuddly and playful pup is blind. He came to us in early April thanks to a good Samaritan, and is now ready for his forever home. At just eight months old, Victor has almost boundless energy, though he […]