Girl Scout Cookies: More Than Just a Tasty Treat

  The members of Girl Scout Troop #41236 were determined to help animals in need. As they researched the idea and learned more about PAWS, they were excited to discover that they would be helping both companion animals and wildlife (especially bears and baby seals!) They decided they would share the proceeds from their annual […]

Petfinder “Adopt-A-Less-Adoptable-Pet” Week

  Bonded Pairs. Senior pets. Special needs animals. Cats with three legs, like our handsome boy Slick (pictured below). Many factors can make a pet seem "less adoptable," or cause an animal to be overlooked by potential adopters in the shelter environment. To raise awareness and help promote these wonderful, albeit often overlooked, animals, Petfinder […]

The Buddy System

  It's that time of year again. The orphaned Raccoons that we raised at PAWS during the summer are now starting to head back out the door to resume the wild lives that are their birthright. They are released in small groups—some are brothers and sisters that arrived at the PAWS Wildlife Center as family units, […]

Saving Lives and Having Fun at PAWSwalk 2012

  The sun was shining on Saturday, September 8, as animal-lovers from all over the greater Seattle area gathered at Marymoor Park for the 21st Annual PAWSwalk sponsored by Seattle Weekly! Thanks to more than 1,300 walkers and at least 800 of their canine pals, dozens of generous sponsors, and 170 amazing volunteers, PAWSwalk was […]

An Accidental Vacation

  When a member of the public arrived at the PAWS Wildlife Center on July 9 with a box containing orphaned squirrels from Seattle, we assumed we were receiving a litter of Eastern Gray, Douglas or Northern Flying Squirrels. Ordinarily, this would be a safe assumption. All three of these species are found in the […]

Can’t make it to PAWSwalk? Join The Couch Potatoes team!

  Some of us, like Annie here, love to walk (or run!) For others, relaxing in a hammock with a good book or lounging on the couch to watch their favorite TV show sounds much more appealing. But everyone wants to help animals! That's why we’ve created The Couch Potatoes.  This is the perfect PAWSwalk […]