Meet Kaiya! RASKC is extremely happy to shine the limelight on Exceptional Youth Kaiya Xayavong, who serves as a foster volunteer. She also spent a summer working on RASKC’s Early Morning Cat Crew. Kaiya is a first-year student at the University of Washington, where she’d like to major in biology. Kaiya aims toward becoming a pediatrician.

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We have come up with a few “outside the box” volunteer opportunities for our community. This has resulted in some creative outlets to spruce up our environment. Kye recently dropped off a bucket full of painted rocks. RASKC staff had a blast using them to decorate our upgraded pet food bank, and they have brightened the space up as you’re approaching our front doors. See video below, images and Q&A with the artist: Kye!

Thank you Kye for thinking of RASKC and sharing your hobby with us

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Do you have room in your heart and home for a senior? Meet Gracie, our Pet of the Week! This brown tabby cat was brought in by her previous owner in January because they could no longer care for her. Gracie is an affectionate lovebug who would be thrilled to cuddle up with you at […]

Listen and learn my padawan* – here is Ahsoka, our Pet of the Week! This German Shepherd girl was brought in by her previous owner in December because she was having some medical issues that needed to be addressed. Ahsoka lived in a home with another big dog and older children, and her previous owner […]

RASKC is partnering with Bastyr University to promote an 8-week physical activity program aimed for new dog owners. Join this project by tracking your daily walks with your furry friend and help them gain the exercise they need to live a healthy, long life!

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Road Runner has nothing on our Pet of the Week – here’s Wile E! This young boxer/pittie mix was brought in by an Animal Control Officer in early January. He’s an affectionate lovebug who would be thrilled to cuddle up with you at home after a good, long play session! Wile E is full of […]

Meet Cheri! With tremendous pleasure RASKC names Cheri Tjoelker as Volunteer of the Month. In 2019 she contributed the most hours among Dog Walkers- more than twice as much as the person who gave the second-highest number of hours. In pre-COVID times, Cheri faithfully worked weekly Dog Walking and dog Reiki shifts. She also served on […]

RASKC has relaunched our partnership with Warm 106.9 FM for Wet Nose Wednesday. Our Pets of the Week now appear on the radio station’s webpage to help spread the word about pets available for adoption. COVID had put a temporary halt to the promotions, which used to include video. Now the Pet of the Week will feature a photo […]

Lluvia Ellison-Morales, our Administrator for Communications and Community Engagement was featured twice this month on Plataforma Latina, a Spanish speaking media platform, on the topics of Walk Your Dog Month and the various services RASKC provides. In addition to discussing animal services, Lluvia is serving as a Spanish speaking spokesperson for Seattle-King County Public Health delivering updates on COVID-19. 

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Meet Lynn! RASKC is honored to bestow Outstanding New Volunteer recognition to Lynn Ingalls. Since she began fostering for RASKC in 2019, she has contributed almost 2,600 hours! Lynn lives in Kent. Lynn wrote, “have many fond memories of animals growing up. I was raised around animals. My dad was always a ‘feral whisperer.’ In 2019 […]