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Dogs At Work: How You Can Make Your Business Dog-Friendly!

After spending more than 20 years in human relations, a very special dog inspired Claudia Melzig to create a business that enabled people to spend more time with their canine companions. In today’s competitive workplace companies are expanding their employee benefit program to attract and retain talent, as well as help employees manage their lives…

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Disaster Preparedness: No Pet Left Behind

In recent months, communities across the United States have faced multiple natural disasters, including hurricanes, fires, and floods. Do you and your family have a strategy to find one another and your pets following a disaster?  By Diana Mivelli When setting your resolutions, will making a plan for the welfare of your pets in the…

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Connections: Brokers Supporting Pet Rescue

Brokers Steven Lynn and Lori Sciacero wanted to help give back to homeless animals in the Pacific Northwest, so they created Brokers Supporting Pet Rescue to help give animals a future while their clients built their own.  Animal lovers Steven Lynn and Lori Sciacero had a thriving real estate business and they knew that they…

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The Avalanche Rescue Dogs of Stevens Pass

The Avalanche Rescue Dogs have been searching the slopes of Stevens Pass and beyond since 1991, providing peace of mind for outdoor enthusiasts during nine months of the year.  By Tracy Campion Bailey’s bright brown eyes are fixed intently on my jacket pocket. At some point in the last few months, that pocket held dog…

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Healing Paws Comes to Providence Centralia Hospital

Providence Centralia Hospital is proud to announce the start of a new therapy animal visiting program called Healing Paws. By Karlyn Fritz The mission of Healing Paws is to share the unique benefits of the human-animal bond with the patients, visitors and staff of the Providence Health System in Centralia, Washington through animal-assisted activities and…

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Compassion and Care: Saying Goodbye to Meg

In the six hours between when I had last checked on my cat, Meg, and when I came home for the evening, she had started to die. I shouldn’t have been startled and surprised, but I was. I wasn’t ready to say goodbye – not like this. Meg was 20 years old; she had a…

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