Can you adopt one of these pets?

AVAILABLE: Joey’s previous owner said he was independent, but also enjoyed being around the resident dog. He likes playing with his toys and watching the world go by. (Jon Annis / Everett Animal Shelter)

AVAILABLE: Joey’s previous owner said he was independent, but also enjoyed being around the resident dog. He likes playing with his toys and watching the world go by. (Jon Annis / 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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