News Archive: 2012

December 28, 2012

5 reasons to support the Seattle Animal Shelter Foundation

1. Your gift to SASF can help position the City of Seattle on the leading edge of animal welfare. You’ll be contributing to the enhancement of the City’s Shelter facilities, which is a source of civic pride, and a touchstone of Seattle’s compassionate, responsible community. “When I walk into the Shelter to visit or drop…

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December 12, 2012

Help enrich the lives of Seattle’s animals

More dogs, cats, and critters at the Seattle Animal Shelter are able to thrive and find loving homes because of the work of the Seattle Animal Shelter Foundation (SASF). And SASF, quite simply, depends on the generosity of caring people like you. In the spirit of the season, we ask you to make a gift…

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November 29, 2012

Holiday photos with Santa Paws: a jolly time for your pets

It’s time again for a fun annual holiday tradition. Bring your pets to the pet-friendly Alexis Hotel in downtown Seattle the weekend of December 8-9 to have their photo taken with Santa Paws! With a $15 donation, you’ll be sent a wonderful keepsake digital photo, ideal for printing and framing. All proceeds benefit the Seattle…

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November 18, 2012

2013 SASF Calendars are here!

You can’t get this one of a kind item anywhere else. Artfully designed and professionally printed, this first edition SASF Calendar features local dogs and cats at their furry finest. Each photograph was lovingly captured by the talented Emily Rieman of BestFriend Photography. With its fun Shelter facts and fabulous photos, this calendar is guaranteed…

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November 18, 2012

8 tips for keeping your pets happy and safe at Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time for good food and celebration, but it can be potentially dangerous for pets. Veterinarians, for example, see an increase in the number of pets suffering from digestive problems during the holidays. Here are some tips to help keep your pets safe and happy during the Thanksgiving holiday. 1. If you feed…

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November 7, 2012

Celebrating auction success!

On Saturday, October 27, 2012, more than 220 people gathered at the Swedish Cultural Center to raise a glass and a bid card in support of the great work of the Seattle Animal Shelter. Thanks to the generosity of animal-loving Seattleites, our second annual “Raining Cats & Dogs” Auction netted more than $82,000 in contributions….

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October 25, 2012

Get ready for the Auction!

Raining Cats and Dogs Benefit Auction Swedish Cultural Center 1920 Dexter Avenue N Seattle, WA Doors open at 5:00. Be the first in line to bid on silent auction items, Sponsor a Pet, buy a “Grab” from our Wine and Spirit Wall, and purchase a bracelet for a game of Heads or Tails! Please note,…

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September 18, 2012

Auction Event Schedule

2nd Annual Raining Cats and Dogs Auction Event Schedule Swedish Cultural Center Saturday, October 27, 2012 5:00 pm – Doors Open – Be the first in line to bid on wonderful silent auction items, purchase a wine from our wine wall, and get a bracelet so you can participate in a fun game of Heads…

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August 31, 2012

It’s time for Yappy Hour

On Wednesday, September 26th, the Seattle Animal Shelter Foundation will host its first Yappy Hour at the Belltown Pub. From 5:30 to 7:30, twenty percent of the proceeds from the specialty menu including shelter-tinis, whisker sours, and the Laughing Dog IPA, and ten percent of the proceeds from all items on the pub’s standard happy…

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July 31, 2012

Auction tickets now on sale!

Tickets for Raining Cats & Dogs, our biggest fundraiser of the year, are now on sale! Here’s just a taste of the many fabulous items awaiting you at the auction. Canlis Dinner Experience for 6 Enjoy dinner for you and five guests at one of the Northwest’s premier restaurants. This is a VIP treatment package…

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