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Have You Thanked Your Vet Today?

The statistics are alarming: About 1 in 10 veterinarians suffer serious psychological distress and nearly 1 in 6 has considered suicide. By Susan Wyatt The statistics are alarming: About 1 in 10 veterinarians suffer serious psychological distress and nearly 1 in 6 has considered suicide. The 2014 Centers for Disease Control survey found that “demands…

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No Cape? No Tights? No Problem! Animal Heroes in Action

What does it take to be a superhero? Blue tights? Red cape? Special powers? Nope. In Western Washington, we have our own heroes from Whatcom to Clark counties. By Diana Mivelli On a cold Saturday afternoon in downtown Seattle, pets and their owners have been lined up since before noon outside the Union Gospel Mission…

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The 11th Annual DogGone Easter Egg Hunt!

Don’t miss the 11th annual DogGone Easter Egg Hunt, brought to you by Feline Friends! This is the doggiest Easter egg hunt in Washington State! With support from community sponsors, proceeds from this fun community event will support Feline Friends and Fences For Fido! The details: 11th Annual Dog-Gone Easter Egg Hunt Date:  Saturday, March 24…

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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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