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I lost my pet

I lost my pet

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This external link is provided as a resource. RASKC does not control or review the content. If you have lost your pet, please visit the Pet Adoption Center to check for your lost pet.


Search the database of stray pets that have been brought in to the Pet Adoption Center in Kent or reported as found and being held at another location.

Regional Animal Services of King County provides animal care and control in 24 contracting cities and the unincorporated areas of King County. If you live in our service area, it's likely your missing pet will end up with us.

Make a report

Click the Report a Lost Pet button above to add your pet's information to the database. Even after adding your pet's information to the database, you should still check for your missing pet in person at the Pet Adoption Center in Kent during our normal business hours.

Check other shelters

Even if you live in our service area, we recommend checking all local shelters (see our list of pet agencies) when looking for a lost pet. Stray pets can sometimes travel long distances, and people who find them will generally take them to the nearest shelter.

Free Ride Home for licensed pets

When we receive a stray pet, we will try to identify the pet and call its owner. This is why pet licenses are so important. A licensed pet can be returned to you faster. If your licensed pet is wearing its tag and is picked up by one of our animal control officers, we will attempt to deliver the pet directly to your home.

Stray pet holding time

If a pet does not have a license or ID tag, or if we cannot return it home right away, we will impound the animal and house it at the Pet Adoption Center in Kent for safekeeping. Unlicensed stray animals, or licensed pets that are not wearing their tag, are held for three days to allow owners to redeem them. Licensed pets wearing their tag are held for a minimum of five days.


Pet Information Line
206-296-7387 (PETS)


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