Regional Animal Services of King County joins effort to help pet owners in need

Locations to pick up food for pets

During this unprecedented time of the COVID-19 pandemic when so many people are struggling to make ends meet, Kent-based Regional Animal Services of King County (RASKC) has joined a regional effort to ensure pet owners are able to keep their animals happy and healthy.

Through the generous support of, a national nonprofit that protects people, pets, and the planet, Seattle Humane is coordinating a team of shelter partners, including RASKC, to create a hub to distribute’s ongoing donations of pet food and supplies to those struggling financially. Additional support for this rescue bank comes from partner organizations and other community supporters like PetSmart Charities.

The team of shelter partners includes Seattle Humane, RASKC, Seattle Animal Shelter, Auburn Valley Humane Society and Pasado’s Safe Haven.

King County has leased a warehouse to store pallets of pet food and supplies, which will be distributed across the state. RASKC and Seattle Humane are providing an updated interactive map to help pet owners find distribution sites. There also is a link to mobile pet food pickup spots.