Regional Animal Services of King County (RASKC) continues to set the standard when it comes to saving animals’ lives. This year, more than 4,100 dogs, cats, and other animals in our care were adopted to new families or returned to their lost owner. Because of this amazing work, we expect to achieve another organizational milestone […]

Need a snuggle buddy for those cold winter nights? We’d like to suggest Taser, our Pet of the Week! Taser is an eight-year-old brown tabby looking for his “fur-ever home.” His personality color is Bashful Blue, meaning he is a gentle and loving cat who likes to take things slow. Taser might need some time […]

Meet Karolyn! RASKC is extraordinarily pleased to honor Karolyn Grimes, who has been serving delightfully since 2014. Karolyn comes in at least once a week for Cat Meet & Greet work, and she contributes many fill-in shifts to help cover other volunteers’ absences. She also helps to train new volunteers. When RASKC hosted holiday giftwrapping fundraisers […]

Put some spice into your life – adopt Pepper, our Pet of the Week! This six-year-old female shorthair cat has a “Bashful Blue” personality, meaning she is a gentle and loving cat who likes to take things slow. Pepper may get nervous in new situations, so she is looking for a family who understands that […]

You’re killin’ me Smalls – with your cuteness! Our Pet of the Week is a seven-year-old pittie mix. This handsome boy came to us in early October. At the Pet Adoption Center, Smalls is a bit scared of his surroundings. However, when you talk to him and take him for walks, his nervousness eases a […]

The International Day for Managers of Volunteer Programs took place earlier this month, so it’s an apt time to give voice to RASKC Volunteer Program Manager Sarah Luthens.  Q:  How would you like to begin? A: Volunteer Program Management is an unheralded profession that I am extremely pleased to spend my working life in. It […]

Stevie is a 14 year-old, female, brown tabby & white, longhair cat (A593379). Her personality color is GREEN, meaning she is an adaptable cat who loves to go with the flow. Stevie can be independent at times, but she loves petting and will even hop up in the laps of strangers. She is usually the […]

A smile as wide as the sky – this is Athena, our Pet of the Week! This sweet girl was brought in by her previous owner as their landlord wouldn’t allow them to have her due to her breed. Athena is super sweet and affectionate, and very much people social! She has never really been […]

We are excited to share another WAGS adventure! This one comes from volunteer Chuck, who brought Sadie home for a day to play! “WAGS” stands for Walks, Adventures, and Getting Socialized! This program allows our current dog walkers to take a dog on an adventure outside of the shelter for a few hours. Interested in becoming a dog walker volunteer? […]