News Archive: 2017

Ann Graves

February 12, 2017

Shelter Spotlight: Acting Director Ann Graves

Ann at SAS November 2000: Hired as an animal care officer 2003: Became a humane animal law enforcement officer 2004: Promoted to Enforcement Supervisor 2013: Became Manager of Field Services July 2016: Asked to fill the role of Acting Director Discovering a Career in Animal Welfare My career in animal welfare actually began in 1990-1991…

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puppy2

February 12, 2017

Indie & her Pups; a Foster Success Story

While the Seattle Animal Shelter is well-known for the physical shelter on 15th Ave, foster programs are working behind the scenes to help save animals in a special way.  Many happy endings come from fostering an animal.  Take the story of Indie and her seven puppies: Estelle, Willow, Lucile, Ferdinand, Hudson, Findlay and Juneau.  Indie…

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Spay Day

February 12, 2017

Seattle Animal Shelter Celebrates World Spay Day

February is Spay/Neuter Awareness Month and an opportunity to highlight the great work Seattle Animal Shelter (SAS) was able to do in 2016 thanks to a grant from the Seattle Animal Shelter Foundation (SASF).  For pet owners in need with intact animals, SAS was able to offer a free week of spay/neuter services to anyone…

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