Kent, Auburn animal shelters offer reduced adoption fees

Prices for dogs, cats drop during holiday special at each facility

King County and Auburn have lowered pet adoption fees through Dec. 31. COURTESY PHOTO, Regional Animal Services of King County

King County and Auburn have lowered pet adoption fees through Dec. 31. COURTESY PHOTO, Regional Animal Services of King County

Kent-based Regional Animal Services of King County (RASKC) is teaming up with Auburn Valley Humane Society (AVHS) to lower pet adoption fees during the “Home for the Holidays” special.

Now through Dec. 31, you can adopt an adult dog (1 year or older) for $50, or a puppy (under 1 year) for $100. If you fancy felines, you can adopt an adult cat (six months or older) for just $30, or a kitten (under six months) for $50, according to a Dec. 8 RASKC and AVHS joint news release.

Adopting a shelter animal can be a very rewarding experience, according to the news release. RASKC and AVHS both seek to place great pets into great homes. All adopters are welcome, and each shelter aims to find a great match for every potential adopter by providing as much information as possible about each animal, and ultimately allowing each adopter to make the final decision about what is right for their family.

The King County Pet Adoption Center is at 21615 64th Ave. S., in Kent, and open noon to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The Auburn Valley animal shelter is at 4910 A St. SE, in Auburn, and open 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. Prospective adopters are encouraged to visit the shelters in person to pick out the perfect pet.

Learn more about the participating shelters and see the pets available for adoption, at or

Talk to us

Please share your story tips by emailing

To share your opinion for publication, submit a letter through our website Include your name, address and daytime phone number. (We’ll only publish your name and hometown.) Please keep letters to 300 words or less.

More in News

Three vehicles go over an embankment near Kent, Auburn

One person sustains minor injuries; four people escape injury

Woman, 42, dies in Tukwila car crash along West Valley Highway | Update

Vehicle collides with box truck on Sunday afternoon, Feb. 5; woman from Federal Way

Celebration of life service set for Kent teacher Gail Gese

March 4 at Sunset Bible Church in University Place; taught at Cedar Heights Middle School

Powerball $754 million winner bought ticket at Auburn Fred Meyer

Winner has not yet come forward; fifth largest payout in game’s history

The DESC Crisis Solutions Center, 1600 South Lane St., is the region’s only voluntary crisis facility resource. Courtesy photo
King County voters to decide on $1.25 billion mental health levy

The proposal includes a robust investment in the region’s mental health care infrastructure.

Power outage impacts portion of Kent | Update

Caused by vehicle crash into utility pole early Tuesday morning

Firefighter, resident suffer minor injuries in Kent RV fire

Fire broke out Saturday afternoon, Feb. 4 on East Hill

Kent man found not guilty in murder case faces new charges

King County case over; Pierce County prosecutors charge him with robbery, kidnapping, assault

Most Read