Dec. 27Keep your pets warm and well this winter
King County Animal Care and Services recommends the following basic winter tips to maintain your pet's health through the increasingly cold winter months in the Pacific Northwest.
Dec. 19Emaciated farm animals rescued
King County Animal Care and Control investigators are working with law enforcement officials on a case involving a large number of emaciated livestock and fowl found in unhealthy conditions at a Covington property. The investigation is ongoing and it appears the animals are suffering from starvation.
Dec. 7Volunteers needed at animal shelters
King County Animal Care and Control is seeking volunteers to assist with adoptions at off-site locations for shelter pets. Several local pet supply stores are working in partnership with King County on this off-site adoption program. King County is recruiting volunteers to assist with transporting and caring for animals to be adopted at these sites.
Dec. 6Holiday wish list
Toys, collars, leashes, kitten formula, flea treatments, towels, bird cages, rain ponchos and flash lights are on the Holiday Wish List of animals at King County Animal Control and Care shelters and foster homes. Volunteers and staff compiled the list of things that will help them care for the hundreds of dogs and cats as well as birds, gerbils and reptiles waiting for someone to give them a permanent home.
Dec. 3It’s a purr-fect time for a new kitty
With oodles of fabulous felines of all ages, sizes and colors awaiting new loving homes, it’s a purr-fect time to adopt a new cat or kitten from Animal Care and Control.
Oct. 17Reduced animal adoption fees through November
The time has never been better to adopt an adult cat or kitten from King County's Animal Shelters. Through the end of November, the adoption price for kittens has been dropped to only $40, and adult cats are now $25.
Aug. 30Keep pets safe in the heat
With summer heating up, King County Animal Care and Control Officers are watching for animals left unattended in sweltering cars. Officers urge pet owners to take extra precautions to keep their furry friends healthy and safe this week and weekend, especially when traveling in the car. Warm weather poses a number of dangers for pets that can quickly turn fatal.
July 10Keep pets safe in the heat
As the weather heats up, King County Animal Care and Control urges pet owners to take extra precautions to keep their furry friends healthy and safe. Warm weather poses a number of dangers for pets that can turn fatal.
June 30More than 125 pets adopted
King County residents flocked to the King County Kent Animal Shelter this morning. More than 125 cats and dogs were adopted from the 17 animal shelters and rescue groups at the event.
June 30Animals still available at adoptathon
If you are longing for the companionship of a pet, you will be able to choose the pick of a gigantic litter June 30 at the region’s 2nd Annual Super Pet Adopt-a-thon, hosted by King County. This particular litter is made up of hundreds of dogs, cats, reptiles, and other small animals of all ages, sizes and breeds – all ready to head home with a new family of their very own.