Can you adopt one of these pets?

AVAILABLE: Bruiser is a shy guy, he is not to great with new people and will need time to warm up to his new family. Because he is timid we recommend that he goes to a home with kids 10+, and that will respect when he needs to be left alone. Because he came in as a stray we do not know how he does with other dogs and cats. Dogs can have a meet and greet here and all other animals should have a slow introduction at home. (Curt Story/Everett Animal Shelter)

AVAILABLE: Bruiser is a shy guy, he is not to great with new people and will need time to warm up to his new family. Because he is timid we recommend that he goes to a home with kids 10+, and that will respect when he needs to be left alone. Because he came in as a stray we do not know how he does with other dogs and cats. Dogs can have a meet and greet here and all other animals should have a slow introduction at home. (Curt Story/Everett Animal Shelter)

The Everett Animal Shelter hosts thousands of stray and unwanted animals every year. Some are adopted right away, but some sit in the shelter for weeks at a time, waiting for a home. The shelter has dogs and cats, as well as some rabbits and birds, all looking for a loving home.

All pets are vaccinated, spayed or neutered, and given a identifying microchip before they are adopted. Take a look at some of the dogs, cats and other animals that are available for adoption at the shelter now along with some success stories — animals that have recently been adopted.

If you’re interested in adopting an animal, the shelter is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call 425-257-6000.

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