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 […]

Meet Nichole! RASKC is super pleased to honor Nichole Clancy with Exceptional Youth recognition. She is 20 years old, a sophomore Zoology major at Colorado State University, who aspires to become a veterinarian. She also served on RASKC’s Early Morning Cat Crew in 2019 and has been fostering since that time. So far Nichole has […]

Say “hello” to Squiggy, our Pet of the Week! This big, handsome guy is friendly and sweet. He’s also a great conversationalist, and loves to explore his surroundings. Squiggy really enjoys the company of humans, and will make an affectionate companion in his forever home. But, he prefers getting attention on his own terms, and […]

Look at that smile! Our first Pet of the Week for 2021 is Link! This six-year-old English Pointer was brought in by his previous family in early December because they were moving. They described Link as outgoing, loving, and playful. While with us, he’s shown that he is a spirited dog with a fun-loving personality, […]

Meet Deanna! RASKC is extremely happy to honor Deanna Isenberg as a Volunteer of the Month. In 2019 she contributed the sixth highest number of hours as a foster volunteer- over 2,100 hours! And the previous year, Deanna contributed more than 1,600 hours as a foster volunteer. Since she began fostering with RASKC in 2017, Deanna […]

Ciao, Bella! You’re our Pet of the Week! This female pittie mix is super friendly and loving, but also very strong and active! She came to us as a stray dog in November with another large dog, but it seems that her buddy was the only other dog Bella enjoyed being around. Because she’s so […]

Meet Karen and Jonah! RASKC is profoundly pleased to honor Karen Tyler and her adult son Jonah Wilson as Volunteers of the Month. Last year their household contributed the most number of foster hours of any RASKC volunteer household- over 3,600 hours in 2019: Absolutely amazing! Karen and Jonah’s overall contribution exceeds 8,500 foster hours just […]