Animals will up or adoption during Paw Fest from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 3 at the Kent Station shopping center. COURTESY PHOTO, Regional Animal Services of King County

Animals will up or adoption during Paw Fest from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 3 at the Kent Station shopping center. COURTESY PHOTO, Regional Animal Services of King County

Paw Fest at Kent Station to feature adoptions, parade, costume contest

Event runs from noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 3

Paw Fest 2023 will take over the Kent Station shopping center from noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 3.

Animal rescues from all over Western Washington will have animals up for adoption, and Regional Animal Services of King County will be on hand to help with the licensing process.

There will be a pet parade, best pet costume contest, pup cups, demonstrations from dog agility teams and dog trainers.

Kent Station will host Paw Fest in partnership with the city of Kent and Regional Animal Services of King County.

The event will include:

• Shelters and rescue organizations onsite with dogs and cats available for adoption

• Pet related vendor booths with treats, supplements, food and more

• Pet licensing information

• Stay for lunch at Kent Station and your pooch can hang out with you on the pet friendly patios

• Pet parade and costume contest with prizes

• Dog agility and training demos


Talk to us

Please share your story tips by emailing editor@kentreporter.com.

To share your opinion for publication, submit a letter through our website https://www.kentreporter.com/submit-letter/. 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

A screenshot of the King County Sheriff’s Office Guardian One helicopter view of the arrest of a Kent man after carjacking incidents Feb. 13 in Kent. COURTESY IMAGE, King County Sheriff’s Office
Kent Police to join new Western Washington Carjacking Task Force

U.S. Department of Justice announces Seattle, Kent police departments as partners to reduce crime

Kent Police Chief Rafael Padilla and his command staff will host a community meeting from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 9 at Highline College. COURTESY PHOTO, Kent Police
Kent Police set community meeting for May 9 at Highline College

Topics to include latest news, updates from Police Chief Rafael Padilla and his command staff

t
Sound Transit constructing giant bridge in Kent for light rail

Structure along I-5 stretches more than three football fields in length

t
Medical examiner identifies Kent man killed while lying in street

Tony Vento Houston, 63, died of multiple blunt force injuries after vehicle hit him

t
Kent historian, master gardener Nancy Simpson dies at age 80

Roles included Greater Kent Historical Society president; King County Landmarks commissioner

t
Kent man dies after collision with vehicle while lying in the street

Incident at about 4:06 a.m. Tuesday, April 16 at 132nd Avenue SE and SE 278th Street

t
Kent Police to offer teen academy for students in June

For high school students interested in law enforcement career

Madeline Goldsmith. COURTESY PHOTO
No suspect yet in July 2023 Kent murder of Madeline Goldsmith

Someone fatally shot 18-year-old Kentwood High graduate as she sat in vehicle near Lake Meridian

t
Police bust mother, daughter in Kent for retail crime spree

Two reportedly joined one other woman in 3-state crime ring taking women’s clothing from Lululemon

t
Reith Road in Kent to get two new roundabouts this year

City Council approves $4.28 million bid; project to start in late May or early June

t
Puget Sound Fire’s Teddy Bear Clinic set for May 18 in Kent

Annual event provides free checkups for teddy bears and children

t
Overturned military vehicle causes I-5 backup near Kent, Federal Way

Wednesday, April 10 in northbound lanes near South 272nd Street