Meet Barbara! This extraordinarily dedicated, hard-working, feline-nurturing volunteer works in many roles for RASKC, donating over 10,000 hours since 2012. Last year, as a foster volunteer, she donated nearly 2,000 hours—the most donated in 2015 by a foster. Barbra also works regularly scheduled weekly shifts on the Early Morning Cat Crew, on Cat Meet & […]

Our Pet of the Week Spencer wants a new home for the New Year! This six-year-old boxer mix loves meeting new people. While a bit shy at first, if you’re calm and let him get used to you, Spencer will soon be wagging his tail! Spencer is a sweet boy that is good on a […]

All Clyde wants for Christmas is a new home to call his own! This five-year-old orange tabby is laid back and loves sitting in a window watching the world outside. Clyde may be slow to warm up to you, but given some patience and love, he will soon be purring and kneading away. This handsome […]

Are you looking for a lap dog? Our Pet of the Week might fit the bill! Carter is an eight-year-old Shih Tzu. This sweet guy loves meeting new people and is good on a leash. He is also calm and quiet, and would love to be part of an equally calm home. He has some […]

This is the seventh of nine segments which Univision Seattle, KUNS Channel 51, is proudly airing on Wednesdays at 6pm and 11pm. This segment is focused on how RASKC is partnering with Farrington Court Retirement Community to bring weekly pet visits that provide companionship both to the residents as well as our senior pets who thrive […]

With the growing population of coyotes in Washington, especially in the Vashon area, Regional Animal Services of King County (RASKC) is working with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) to educate residents about the risks. “It’s important to ensure that our families and our pets are safe,” said RASKC Manager Dr. Gene Mueller. […]

We are pleased to say that the unhappy clothed dog found in a Bellevue park whose photo went viral last week is no longer “very angry.” Upon arriving at our shelter, the Jack Russell Terrier-Chihuahua mix was soon greeted by Emily Ruppert, one of our amazing animal control technicians who conducted a behavior assessment exam. Realizing Robin […]

We have some serious royalty for our Pet of the Week this time – say hello to Sir Charles! This handsome senior boy is very sweet and loves being petted. He will adore you if you shower him with love and affection. Sir Charles likes being held in your arms as you walk around and […]

Meet Becky! This most amazing foster volunteer has provided round-the-clock care for 264 kittens, most of whom were bottle babies, plus 21 mama cats since 2008. Becky is the feline foster extraordinaire, who has donated well over 1,000 hours each year she has volunteered for RASKC. Not only has Becky cared for hundreds of fur […]

This is the sixth of nine segments which Univision Seattle, KUNS Channel 51, is proudly airing on Wednesdays at 6pm and 11pm. This segment is focused on how RASKC is working with the community to Trap, Neuter and Release (TNR) feral cats. Learn more about RASKC’s stories on Univision.   Story by: Jaime Mendez, Reporter and […]