5/22
by Melissa Mixon Animal protection and adoption professionals know that social equity plays a role in their work. For example, adoption requirements may eliminate people from marginalized groups if they require home ownership, a fenced yard, or a [...]
4/16
No one is safe in a violent home, not the people or the pets. There is a strong correlation between animal abuse, domestic violence, and use of weapons. That’s what Assistant City Attorney Victoria VanNocken noticed in her work, and her colleague, [...]
4/8
The Seattle Animal Shelter (SAS) is calling on the community to help find forever homes for animals who were rescued in two seizure cases. Up to 370 animals, including cats, rabbits and guinea pigs, that were rescued from two homes are now up for [...]
3/23
For a guy in a tough profession, Pete Holmes has a tender spot for animals in need. The City Attorney for Seattle has adopted many animals into his own home and has provided legal help to rescue animals facing abuse and neglect. And, while he’s now a [...]