Wildlife Patients In Care: Band-tailed Pigeon

This young bird was dropped off at the Woodinville Fire Department on September 12 by someone who must have thought he was in need of help. Upon finding the bird on their doorstep, the fire department transported him to PAWS. Although the pigeon had no injuries and seemed to be in good health, no information […]

Black Bear Cubs Wrestling

The Black Bear cubs currently in care at PAWS Wildlife Center have grown a lot since our last update! You can see they have put on weight, height and girth. They're also doing a lot of wrestling, a natural behavior in bear cubs that helps them build strength and balance. This is great progress toward […]

Sweet Nancy Needs a Home

Nancy is a super sweet year-and-a-half-old girl with the softest fur. She loves to be brushed on her chin and face or snuggle up under her blanket. Like any teenager, Nancy loves playing with toys, but is equally happy taking a nap on your lap. This little lady would like to be the only cat […]

Be Bear Aware This Fall

You may have heard the recent story about Bellevue City Councilmember John Chelminiak who was attacked by a bear at Lake Wenatchee on Friday. Fortunately, Mr. Chelminiak survived and is on the road to recovery at a Seattle hospital. Bear attacks are extremely rare, but a failed berry crop in Washington State this year has caused a […]

Playtime with Carlton

Carlton is a 1-year-old Pit Bull Terrier who just wants to play all the time! In the video below, he's playing with his buddy at the shelter, Freckles who is also up for adoption.  Carlton is incredibly energetic and affectionate, and nothing can get him down! He's happy no matter what, so if you're looking for a […]

Wildlife Patients in Care: Northern Harrier

This juvenile Northern Harrier was found sitting on the ground alongside an Oak Harbor road on August 23. He had likely been struck by a car. A local veterinary clinic provided care for the bird for more than two weeks and then transferred him to PAWS on September 10. On admission, the bird was having difficulty […]

Check Out Our New Ads

If you haven’t yet seen or heard PAWS’ ads that are running across a few outlets this September and October in the greater Seattle area, you’re going to love them. I believe they illustrate why PAWS does the work we do, and why we can’t do it without supporters like you in our community. The billboard […]

Wildlife Patients in Care: Cedar Waxwing

This beautiful Cedar Waxwing was brought to PAWS last week after being attacked by a cat. She suffered internal injuries and possibly a fracture of one of the bones in her shoulder girdle. She is awaiting X-rays to confirm the shoulder injury, but PAWS' wildlife veterinarian determined she is not stable enough yet to undergo anesthesia for […]

Meet Adoptable Dog Jerry

What a sweetie! Jerry is a good-looking, super smart and spirited charmer who'll win you over before you know it. If there were a bachelor dog reality show on TV, he'd be the winner. Who wouldn't like this debonair dude with a brown head, white body, goldy brown eyes and long waggy tail? Jerry needs […]

Make Your Property Safer for Migratory (and Local) Birds

Migration has begun for many bird species, and some of them are running into trouble with human-created danger as they make the journey from their breeding territories to their overwintering habitat.  On September 6, we received a female Western Tanager who suffered head trauma and other injuries when she struck a window.   Windows are […]