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Introducing Dr. Nick Urbanek, BVMS

The Seattle Animal Shelter added a new role in February as the team welcomed Dr. Nicholas (Nick) Urbanek, BVMS…

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Remembering Pets Who Are Forever in Our Hearts: Pet Loss Support Group at SAS

World Pet Memorial Day is June 12 and it’s a time to remember and reflect on our pets who…

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Pups and Pints for SASF

In May, hundreds of folks lifted a pint (or two) to support the Seattle Animal Shelter Foundation. Big thanks…

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Recent Success Story

The Dog who TRI-umphed: Frida’s Story

Today Frida is a happy, energetic 1-year-old Italian Greyhound/Chihuahua mix who can run like the wind, chase balls and…

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Ridealong with Seattle Police K-9 Team

By Tamra Strentz -- On a Saturday night in April, I hit the streets of downtown and north Seattle with someone who represents the ultimate in GRRRL power: K9 Ziva of the Seattle Police Department and her handler, Officer Mark Wong. Not only was Ziva the first certified and successful female patrol canine on the Seattle force; for several years, she was the only female patrol dog (vs detection dog) in the entire state of Washington.

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