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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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Aquascaping Styles: Fashionable Fish Tanks For Every Home

From Natural Style to Dutch and from Jungle to Paludarium, Tammy Dore of Olympia Pet Works introduces you to the most popular styles in fish tank aquascaping. By Tammy Dore, Olympia Pet Works I have written about aquascaping with plants, stone, and driftwood before. But I know that planning how to aquascape can become a little…

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Fetch: How a Bad Dog Brought Me Home

Sometimes the right book comes into your life at the right time, and for me, that book was Fetch: How a Bad Dog Brought Me Home.  Review by Tracy Campion Sometimes the right book comes into your life at the right time, and for me, that book was “Fetch.” Having just accompanied a senior pet…

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Goat Yoga: Connecting and Getting Centered at the Wobbly Ranch!

Meeting a very special three-legged goat changed Amanda Leone’s entire life – and now she’s helping other people connect with these gregarious creatures while they become more centered and healthy, too. Article by Tracy Campion & photos by Sunita Martini After Amanda met Trippy the goat, she was inspired to create a farm called “The…

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