UBS Rescues

Useless Bay Sanctuary has helped more than 100 dogs each year since the founding of the nonprofit in August of 2013. Here are profiles of some of them. Please view our adoptable dogs on PetFinder.

German Shepherd Puppy

(Adopted) Sweet little German Shepherd puppy had been hanging around the warehouse district of Auburn for five days. Employees were leaving food for her, but she was very skittish and wouldn’t let

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The Turtles

(Adopted/Available for Adoption) I know a puppy.  He is about 10 months old and 50 pounds.  He shows his enthusiasm for me by galloping across the yard and hurling himself at my

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Gracie

(Available for Adoption) Gracie escaped from her new home near Birch Bay on May 12, 2020, the day after she was adopted. There was little activity with her search. UBS was made

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Buttercup

(Adopted) Buttercup was originally posted on Lost Dogs of King County after she was brought in to Seattle Animal Shelter. A UBS volunteer recognized her as a new dog of an acquaintance,

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Betty

(Adopted) Betty was being sheltered at CARES of Burien & Des Moines, when she escaped from a shelter staff/volunteer during a morning walk. She was rescued from a backyard breeder situation and

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Dakota

(Available for Adoption)  Dakota was reported as running loose near Genesee Park in Seattle. Animal control had been out but was successful at catching her. After she was posted as a sighting

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Katie

(Adopted) When I first learned about Katie, I knew that we could help her.  She was seen wandering in Kent, coming to food that was left out for a family of raccoons. 

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River

(Reunited) Catching River Through a Facebook post, we learned about a possible stray dog in Auburn. It took a couple of days to catch him. This write-up of our actions can help

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Easley

(Adopted) Normandy Park residents posted on Lost Dogs of King County and Nextdoor to report a small dog running loose on the very busy streets near the Normandy Park/Burien border. Krishna started

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Desmond

(Reunited) UBS became aware of Desmond after several sightings at the busy North SeaTac Park & Ball Fields were reported to Lost Dogs of King County in early April 2020. He had

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Martha

(Reunited) Catching Martha. Martha is a shy, sweet dog, new to the area, a rescue. Every day, rescue dogs are brought into the Seattle area from places like California, Texas, Korea, and

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Gunner

(Adopted) I saw the beagle in the dark, down a driveway, out of the corner of my eye, and I pretended not to notice him. The hardest part of our job is

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Patio

(Adopted) Sometimes we get creative in our trapping methods. UBS was notified about an injured dog in Kent. She wouldn’t put any weight on her left hind leg, and she would growl

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Max

(Reunited) Max was adopted from a rescue. The owner only had him for two days when he got spooked by a loud noise and slipped his collar. Max likes other dogs, but

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Bentley

(Adopted) Bentley was found in North Bend September 2019, but he escaped from the finder. In November, UBS volunteers safely caught him in a humane trap. He did not have a microchip

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Betty

(Adopted) Betty slipped her collar while being walked by a Burien C.A.R.E.S. shelter volunteer. UBS volunteers immediately stepped up to help with the search. Dozens of posters were put up, and volunteers

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Nick

(Available for Adoption) Members of the Woodinville Neighbors Facebook group posted several sightings of a loose Jindo. UBS volunteers created map tracking his daily route, spent hours and hours driving, walking around

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Abby

(Reunited) Abby escaped from a dog walker in the Fremont neighborhood of Seattle November 11, 2019. Her owner was only in Seattle a year for internship and had moved out of state.

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