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

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

Lost and Found

25 Seattle Animal Shelters and Pet Adoption Services

Looking for a pet? Here are 25 shelters and pet-adoption services where Seattle Met readers have found love.

02/01/2014

Editor's Note

Fellow Creatures

Top Vets, dogs in prisons, and the winners of our 2014 Pet Star Search.

02/01/2014 By Katherine Koberg

Feature

The Truth About Cons and Dogs

Washington state was the first to give pets to prisoners. Now an inmate at Cedar Creek Corrections Center is training canines to serve veterans—and turning around his own life.

02/01/2014 By Allison Williams

Feature

Pets and Vets 2014

Meet the winners of Seattle Met’s Pet Star Search Contest, plus 205 top veterinarians and 25 animal shelters in the greater Seattle area.

01/24/2014

Slideshow

Slide Show: Dogs Behind Bars

Our cameras caught the lives of dogs behind bars.

01/24/2014

Slideshow

Seattle Met Pet Star Search 2014

Meet the top 35 finalists in this year’s reader contest.

01/24/2014

Contest

Seattle Met Pet Star Search 2014

Upload your favorite picture of your prized pet and she may land a starring role in our pages. Runners up will be celebrated in an online slide show.

10/21/2013

Article

How To Turn Your Dog into a Viral Video Star

Inspired by the 75th Annual Seattle Kennel Club Dog Show, held March 9 & 10 at the CenturyLink Field Event Center

02/20/2013

Article

Pet Star Search 2013

Seattle Met readers share favorite photos of their prized pets.

01/24/2013

Article

Top Vets 2013

207 of the best veterinarians in the Seattle Metropolitan area.

01/23/2013 Edited by Ariana Dawes Research by Danielle Zorn, Katie Vincent, Dameon Matule, and Anna Chatilo

Feature

Consider the Pit Bull

Seattle loves its dogs. But one group of breeds—lethal to some, adored by others—divides us.

01/23/2013 By James Ross Gardner

Article

23 Reasons It’s Great to Be a Pet in Seattle

Seattle pets eat better, play harder, go more places, and even have better career opportunities than their counterparts just about anywhere else.

02/20/2011 By Matthew Halverson