Animals not coping well with the heat may be brought to an air-conditioned emergency animal cooling shelter located at Seattle Humane Society, 13212 SE Eastgate Way in Bellevue. The shelter is staffed by volunteers from Washington State Animal Response Team (WASART), Regional Animal Services of King County (RASKC), and King County Search and Rescue. Owners […]

We’d like to introduce you to Duke, our Pet of the Week! This young Rhodesian Ridgeback/German Shepherd mix came to us in June because he wasn’t the right fit for his previous family. Duke lived in a home with another dog, and his previous family describes him as anxious and well trained.  At the Pet […]

Meet Sandip! With tremendous pleasure RASKC names Sandip Van as a Volunteer of the Month. She has been walking dogs at RASKC since 2014, except during the pandemic. For the past several years Sandip also served as one of the classroom instructors for RASKC’s Dog Team 101. Additionally, she serves as a training mentor for […]

Thank you for considering adoption! Adopting a shelter animal can be a very rewarding experience. At RASKC, our mission is to place healthy and treatable adoptable pets into permanent homes. We welcome all adopters and aim to find a great match for every customer by providing as much information as we can about each animal, and ultimately allowing each adopter to make the final decision about what is right for their family. Our goal is to be a resource for you throughout the life of your new pet and beyond!

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Do you have room in your home and heart for a super sweet senior kitty? Then let us introduce you to Willow, our Pet of the Week! This Siamese Lynx came to the Pet Adoption Center in early June because her previous owner sadly passed away. Willow has been described as shy, curious, and playful, so […]

Look at those big, expressive eyes! This is Ariya, our Pet of the Week! This tabby girl came to us because her previous family didn’t have a lot of time to spend with her. They described her as very affectionate with people. Ariya lived in a home with another cat, but they did not get along.  […]

RASKC commends the Auburn Valley Humane Society (AVHS), an independent non-profit community education and adoption center where lives are changed… four paws at a time. AVHS serves not only Auburn residents, it helps foster a regional network of communication and collaboration among neighboring shelters, rescue groups, and shelter homes. With nearly 50 employees and over […]

Meet Issra!  RASKC is extremely happy to award Issra Syed with Exceptional Youth recognition. A resident of Tukwila on her way back to college in Canada, Issra fosters RASKC animals. Before COVID, she served as an exemplary Cat Meet & Greet volunteer. “I really loved helping people find the perfect cat to be their new […]

Meet Catherine! RASKC is profoundly pleased to honor Catherine Fang as an Outstanding New Volunteer.  An aspiring fashion designer and resident of Seattle, Catherine fosters RASKC animals. And she helps transport our cats to Café NEKO and other locations. “I am Taiwanese-American and the youngest of three, born and raised in the United States. I love food, […]

Looking for an energetic playmate? Look no further than Bella, our Pet of the Week! This young pittie girl came to the Pet Adoption Center in early June because her previous owner could not care for her anymore. They described Bella as high energy, sweet, and a cuddler. While in our care, Bella has been quite […]