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Adopt a friend today.


Thank you for considering adoption! Adopting a shelter animal can be a very rewarding experience. At RASKC, our mission is to place healthy and treatable adoptable pets into permanent homes. We welcome all adopters and aim to find a great match for every customer by providing as much information as we can about each animal, and ultimately allowing each adopter to make the final decision about what is right for their family. Our goal is to be a resource for you throughout the life of your new pet and beyond!

Our Adopter Friendly Policies

  • We welcome adopters who live with people and pets of all ages
  • We welcome adopters of all lifestyles and backgrounds, including those who rent
  • We welcome the giving of pets as gifts
  • We stand by our adoption guarantee
  • Adopters must be 18 years of age or older and be able to provide a photo ID

Our Adoption Guarantee

Our adoption team will do everything they can to help ensure success for you and your new family member. However, we understand that sometimes an adoption may not work out as planned. If you need to bring your new pet back for any reason, you can return your pet to RASKC at any time. If your return is within 90 days of the adoption, we will refund your adoption fee.

 

How much does adoption cost? What’s included?

*Please note that adoptions fees may vary based on special promotions, events, etc.
Animal *Adoption Fee
Cats (six months or older) $75 fee waived, only pet license $30 fee applies
Kittens (younger than six months) $100
Dogs (six months or older) $100 to $250
Puppies (younger than six months) $100 to $250
Rabbits, Birds, Small Animals Varies by species

The adoption fee includes everything a pet will need for a great start in its new home:

  • Spay / neuter surgery by RASKC veterinary team
  • King County pet license (if applicable)
  • Microchipping (for cats and dogs)
  • Initial vaccinations (including rabies if pet is over four months old)
  • Opt in 30 days of free health insurance from Trupanion
  • Certificate for a free veterinary exam
  • Collar
  • Temporary carrier (for cats)
  • Temporary leash (for dogs)

It’s also a good idea to consider the additional costs of owning a pet. Additional expenses for a new pet may include food and water bowls, toys, bedding, training supplies, litter box (cats), leash and harness (dogs). Ongoing expenses can include food, litter, grooming, flea prevention, vaccinations and other medical expenses.

Helping you find a great match!

When you arrive at the pet adoption center, our adoption team will be happy to discuss your needs in a pet and help you find the right match. No appointments are necessary to view the animals. Once you have decided which potential pet you would like to meet with, an adoption team member will help you meet with the animal and provide more information about their background, including any known special needs they may have.

Each animal at RASKC is assigned a color to give our adopters a little more information about their personality. Please note that as each animal spends more time with us, their personality can evolve and their color may change. These colors are general guidelines intended to help you find the right fit for your family and lifestyle!

Review the three adoption colors below to find the personality description that best fits what you are looking for in your new family member.

If you decide to adopt, our adoption team member will help you fill out the adoption questionnaire and complete the remaining paperwork. Please expect for this part of the process to take about 20-30 minutes.

RASKC’s Adoption Guarantee

Our adoption team will do everything they can to help ensure success for you and your new family member. However, we understand that sometimes an adoption may not work out as planned. If you need to bring your new pet back for any reason, you can return your pet to RASKC at any time. If your return is within 90 days of the adoption, we will refund your adoption fee.

Our Adoption Centers

RASKC

21615 64th Ave. S.

Kent, WA 98032

Mon-Fri: 12 noon - 6 p.m.

Sat-Sun: 12 noon - 5 p.m.

Tel: (206) 296-3936


Eastside Pet Adoption Center

(Inside Kirkland Petco)

12040 NE 85th St.

Kirkland, WA 98033

Seven days a week: 1 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Tel: (425) 406-8081


Adoption Partner Stores

Neko Cat Cafe

519 E Pine St

Seattle, WA 98122


Petco

Covington Store

27111 167th Pl. SE, Ste 113

Covington, WA 98042


Tukwila Store

17200 Southcenter Pkwy.

Tukwila, WA 98188

 

PetSmart

Tukwila Store

17585 Southcenter Pkwy.

Tukwila, WA 98188

 

Reber Ranch

28606 132nd Ave. SE

Kent, WA 98042


Seattle Meowtropolitan

1225 N 45th St

Seattle, WA 98103


The Whole Cat and Kaboodle

6501 132nd Ave NE

Kirkland, WA 98033

Adopt-guide-red


Rambunctious Red Animals in the red category are spirited, independent-thinkers. They may be particular about who or what they like or have quirks that are best suited for seasoned handlers. Investing in them will reward you with a cherished friend!

Adopt-guide-blue


Bashful Blue
Animals in the blue category are gentle and loving, but they may be nervous in new situations. They might need some time to come out of their shell, but once they do they will be a devoted part of the family!

Adopt-guide-green


Easy-going Green Animals in the green category are adaptable and carefree. They are wonderful companions who love to go with the flow!

Pet Information Line
206-296-7387 (PETS)

TTY Relay 711