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September 4, 2014 at 5:41 PM

Owner of dogs that attacked woman on Beacon Hill unknown

Two dogs that were taken to the Seattle Animal Shelter after mauling a woman on Wednesday are under quarantine. Don Jordan, shelter director, said the dogs, both females, are “pit bull-type dogs.” “We have no definitive information about the ownership of the dogs. They’ve been cared for; they’re in great shape,” Jordan said. Seattle police and medics were…

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September 3, 2014 at 10:51 AM

Woman mauled by 2 pit bulls in South Seattle

Update 1:12 p.m.: Stephen Pellegrini knew he had to do something when he saw two pit bulls attacking a young woman in South Seattle. The 52-year-old Renton man was driving near Boeing Field on Wednesday morning when he saw  the two dogs mauling a petite woman, whom he first believed was a teenager. He  stopped his car on South Cloverdale…

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May 15, 2014 at 2:27 PM

$5,000 reward offered in killing of cat in South Seattle

The Humane Society is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons who killed a cat found in South Seattle on Saturday. The cat was found hanging on a fence in the 4200 block of South Bateman Street, according to the Seattle Animal Shelter. A necropsy confirmed that…

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July 3, 2013 at 5:44 PM

Seattle Animal Shelter closed for Fourth of July

The Seattle Animal Shelter will be closed Thursday in observance of the Fourth of July. The shelter asks that if you find a stray animal on the holiday to care for the animal until Friday, when the administrative offices and field services will be open. The following veterinary hospitals will be open for emergency care for an…

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June 9, 2013 at 8:56 AM

Sunday memo: Budget bill . . . Waterfront Whimsea . . . Play ball

Back to work: The state Senate will be back at it today in Olympia after passing a budget bill on Saturday. Trouble is the Senate plan has big disagreements with what the House wants. Legislators are facing a couple of deadlines for getting their work done: the 30-day special session is supposed to end…

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October 4, 2012 at 5:50 PM

Man caught strangling hawk near Pike Place Market

Seattle police have arrested a man after reports he was strangling a hawk in a downtown park on Monday. The hawk was so badly injured, it had to be euthanized, according to the department. At around 4 p.m., officers responded to reports of the man strangling the bird at Victor Steinbrueck Park, said SPD’s online blotter….

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October 3, 2012 at 5:07 PM

Owner comes forward, claims Beacon Hill’s wandering sheep

The owner of a free-spirited sheep that Seattle police found wandering around Beacon Hill on Monday came forward and took him from the Seattle Animal Shelter today, according to the Seattle Police Department. The full-grown sheep’s long, curved horns first had police and shelter workers thinking a mountain goat had been roaming Seattle…

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October 2, 2012 at 5:35 PM

Wandering sheep remains unclaimed at Seattle Animal Shelter

The full-grown, curly-horned animal a Seattle police officer found trotting around Beacon Hill Monday is actually a mystery breed of sheep, not a mountain goat as police officers and the Seattle Animal Shelter thought at first. A Department of Fish and Wildlife officer came by the shelter today and told  shelter workers he…

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