News Archive: 2017

April 10, 2017

Shelter Spotlight: Brandi Homeier, Animal Control Officer II

April 9-15 is Animal Control Officer Appreciation Week, so we wanted to feature one of the ACOs from the Seattle Animal Shelter to recognize the work this team does day in and day out for the Seattle community and its animals. Meet Brandi. Time & role at SAS I have been at Seattle Animal Shelter…

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April 10, 2017

Benefits with Age

Back in November, a grant from the Seattle Animal Shelter Foundation (SASF) helped market senior dogs and cats in celebration of National Adopt a Senior Pet Month. All cats and dogs over 6 years were $15 plus applicable license fees and 23 pets (14 cats and 9 dogs) were adopted during this effort. There are…

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April 10, 2017

Grants In Action: United Way’s Community Resource Exchange

Thanks to a grant from SASF, a team from the Seattle Animal Shelter supported Seattle’s homeless pet owners and pets at the Community Resource Exchange on March 9. Held at Century Link, the event helped the Seattle area homeless community get connected with essential hygiene items and services. The SAS team gave out a lot…

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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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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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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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