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The Asher House Adventure: 60,000 miles. 49 states. One Epic Journey.

One day, Lee Asher quit his job, bought an RV, and decided to travel across the continental United States with his six – yes, six! – rescue dogs to raise awareness for animal rescue. Along the way, Lee helped hundreds of animals find loving homes. One of Lee’s last stops on his epic journey was…

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Klaus’ Kitten: Oskar the Blind Cat’s Family Adopts a Kitten From PAWS

Juno the kitten put her nose into the air, her whiskers vibrating as a gust of wind approached her. A second, and then a third gust ruffled her gray striped coat. Jack, a medium-sized black Labrador retriever mix, inched toward her, his tail waving in excitement and sending waves of air toward the little kitten.…

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Nine New Year’s Resolutions for 2019

Make this the year that you meet, play, and love. The New Year is a time for resolutions, reawakening, and renewal. It’s a time to spend with friends and family (whether they’re two, four, or three-legged), to have a “clean slate,” and to tackle goals and projects anew. From health to wealth, from organization to…

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Share the Love With Roy Robinson Subaru!

For more than six decades, Roy Robinson has been a vital part of the local community, focusing on building lasting relationships with customers and employees alike. After stints in the Merchant Marines and working as a sailor after the war, Roy A. Robinson put down roots in the Pacific Northwest. In 1958, he founded his…

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Amanda to the Rescue!

For almost 13 years, Panda Paws Rescue has taken on some of the most difficult medical cases in the region — and now they rescue is featured in Animal Planet’s new television program, Amanda to the Rescue! Washougal is a tiny town in Southwestern Washington State that flanks the Columbia River and has a population…

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Call Her Courage: Seattle Area Feline Rescue’s Plucky Survivor

For years, a small black cat in rural Eastern Washington had visited an elderly gentleman who was kind enough to feed her. She was homeless and nameless, but this gentleman provided meals for her on a regular basis; she came to rely on his kindness, and never missed a meal with him. One day, she…

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Hanson Subaru Shares the Love!

Olympia, Washington’s Hanson Subaru has been a family-owned and operated business for more than 44 years — and they’re happy to share the love with their customers and local nonprofit organizations. Hanson Subaru, located in Olympia, Washington, has been a family-owned and operated business for more than 44 years. “It’s like a family here,” said…

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The King of Hearts: Love For Leroy, at Long Last

Author’s note: I have had the pleasure of covering the journey of Leroy the dog for six years. Seattle Dogspot writer Robert Pregulman, reporter Jeff Burnside, and I were the three journalists who covered Leroy’s much-needed rescue…and now it’s my great privilege to provide the rest of the story. Author’s note: I have had the…

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Seattle Shelter Pets Receive 10,000 pounds of Toys and Supplies

On Friday, December 14, GreaterGood.org partnered with the Animal Rescue Site to deliver much-needed pet food, supplies, and toys to homeless Seattle-area pets. The Rescue Bank Holiday Gift Drop kicked off a national gift drive for homeless pets. The food and supplies, which included blankets, bowls, leashes, and toys, arrived at Seattle Humane on Friday…

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Learn How to Overcome Your Riding-Related Fear and Anxiety on Jan. 5!

Do You Have Riding-Related Anxiety? Sign up to learn how you can overcome your riding-related fear and anxiety!  By Sarah Weideman, Back to Basics Horsemanship  You show up to your riding lesson feeling great and ready to tackle anything that comes your way. As you sit in your warm car rocking out to your favorite…

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Reading With Rover: A Legacy of Love and Literacy

For more than 17 years, Reading With Rover has inspired children to read while teaching them about empathy, compassion, and kindness. Reading With Rover (RWR) started in 2001 in the Bothell Public Library with a librarian named Mei-Mei Wu. Reading With Rover became a corporation and granted non-profit status with the IRS in 2004. “Our…

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Cooper the Santa Dog

Cooper was a very special patient at Olympia Veterinary Specialists — and he became Olympia’s very own Santa Dog.  By Lisa Parshley, DVM, PHD, DACVIM Have you ever heard of an IV of love? Does it sound implausible to have an IV delivering love? Six years ago, I would have scoffed at the very idea. Then…

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Now Available for Pre-order: Dog Behavior: Modern Science and Our Canine Companions!

Now available on Amazon! Dog Behavior: Modern Science and our Canine Companions Why do tails wag? Why do our canines look at us with that “puppy dog” expression? How does a dog perceive the world? Why is the human-canine relationship uniquely special? Authors Dr. James C. Ha and Tracy Campion wrote Dog Behavior: Modern Science and…

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Wings of Rescue: Let the Fur Fly!

Wings of Rescue has flown more than 26,000 pets to Safety — and they’re just getting started.  The wingtip of the Pilatus PC-12 glinted in the late morning sun as it tilted toward the runway at Everett’s Paine Field. This was no ordinary flight; thanks to Wings of Rescue, the small plane was carrying 132…

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Join Us September 16 for the PAWSwalk 5k!

Join us on Sunday, September 16 from 8:00 to 1:00 p.m. for PAWSwalk at Magnuson Park in Seattle!  Registration for the 27th annual PAWSwalk is open at PAWSwalk.net for walkers, runners, and virtual walkers who want to support the cause but can’t make the event. Check out Pet Connection Magazine’s page here! PAWSwalk is THE end-of-summer event for celebrating…

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