Paw-some parks

A Guide to Seattle’s Dog Parks

Outdoor recreation options abound for the city’s most beloved residents at dog parks in Seattle, Redmond, Edmonds, and SeaTac.

06/16/2022 By Taylor McKenzie Gerlach

CANINE TO FIVE

Who Has the Best Shop Pets in the World? We Do! We Do!

From the feline queen of Capitol Hill's Pretty Parlor to the gentle giant of a dog at Mike and Mike's Guitar Bar in Fremont.

06/15/2022 By Zoe Sayler

Rover Road Trip

Best Northwest Hotels to Visit with Dogs

Some overnight trips are a little furrier: The best Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and British Columbia hotels that allow dogs.

06/14/2022 By Allison Williams

OUR BEST FRIEND

We Needed This: Pet Portraits Capture Precious Memories

What to know about pet photography in the Seattle area, from simple studio portraits at Say Woof in Kirkland to Ears & Noses' PNW nature shots.

02/22/2022 By Zoe Sayler

FUR-EAKY

Last-Minute Halloween Costumes for You and Your Pet

From cute puppy-sized jack-o'-lantern hats to couples costumes for dogs and their owners.

10/27/2021 By Zoe Sayler

Failing Slow

This Month in Seattle Tech: Rover and Leafly Get in on the SPACtion

A tech exec's prison sentencing for PPP loan fraud and an Amazon-Microsoft battle over an NSA contract also highlight Seattle's tech news in August.

08/31/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Best in the biz

Mud Bay Founder Lars Wulff Has a Pet Theory

His pet supply empire taught Seattle how to treat our four-legged friends right. 

06/04/2021 By Allison Williams Photography by Kyle Johnson

Obsession

Pandemic Pets Made Us Human

An onrush of adopters brought home way more than fuzzy little serotonin machines.

05/24/2021 By Zoe Sayler

Sponsored Content

Seattle Humane Calls on Rescue Squad for First-Ever Day of Giving

Nonprofit shelter launches community-powered fundraiser to reach $100,000 goal.

07/06/2020

Quarantine Companions

Why Now Might Be the Best Time to Adopt a Pet in Seattle

It’s the purrfect way to do some good and boost your mental health during social distancing.

04/30/2020 By Nicole Martinson

GOING TO THE DOGS

Treat Your Dog at These Pup-Friendly Seattle Spots

Fremont's getting a new dog bakery, but you don't have to keep your furry friend waiting.

01/29/2020 By Zoe Sayler

Pooch Perks

Dogs Are Gearheads, Too

Taking Fido on an adventure? You need more than a leash. Check out how many toys there are to kit out your canine for Northwest extremes.

05/22/2018 By Allison Williams

Seattle Pet Guide

Seattle’s Best Doggie Day Cares, Parks, Pet Sitters, and More

How to keep your fuzzy, furry friends happy on every occasion.

04/17/2017 By Allison Williams Illustrations by Kiki Kita

Seattle Pet Guide

Trending Now: High-End Pet Travel and Marijuana for Dogs

Massage and Canna-treats are the newest ways we're pampering our animals.

04/17/2017 By Allison Williams

Seattle Pet Guide

Seattle’s Most Famous Pets and Animals

You know these faces from somewhere.

04/17/2017 By Allison Williams

Seattle Pet Guide

At Seattle Humane, 7,000 Dogs and Cats Get New Homes Every Year

Hold the Kleenex: Things aren't so dire at this no-kill animal shelter.

04/17/2017 By Allison Williams

Seattle's Famous Animals

Big Bird Bubba's Adventures

Don’t call him a pet; owner Muraco Kyashna-tocha considers her bird her life partner (though she also recently took on a second bird companion, Misha the macaw).

04/16/2017 Videography by Muraco Kyashna-tocha Edited by Seattle Met

Mud Bay and TASTE at the Seattle Art Museum

Slide Show: Fancy Dog 2016

You and your Very Important Pooch (VIP) were able to join in the fun at the second annual Fancy Dog on Sunday, July 10, 2016; 11 a.m. to 2 p.m at the Olympic Sculpture Park.

07/10/2016

How I Got Here

Trupanion’s Founder Went from Selling Cigars to Insuring Pets

Darryl Rawlings hatched the idea for his pet insurance company while living in a tent on a beach in Mexico for three months.

12/08/2015 By Darren Davis

Habitat

How to Petproof Your Home

And still have nice things.

08/05/2015 By Angela Cabotaje