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Cobber’s Pet Pantry: Sharing a Passion for Pet Nutrition

Cobber’s Pet Pantry has been sharing their passion for pet nutrition for six years — and they’re delighted to help you, too. by Diana Mivelli When you arrive at Cobber’s Pet Pantry in Enumclaw, you notice the sky-blue building and the tidy lawn. The store is inviting, well organized, and exudes warmth. You might be…

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Don’t Miss Auburn’s Petpalooza on May 19!

Auburn’s Petpalooza: Fun For the Entire Family!  Join the greater Seattle animal loving community for a fun-filled event on Saturday, May 19! Participate in the 3K/5K dog trot at 9:30 a.m., visit with more than 150 vendors (including Pet Connection Magazine!), listen to live music, and so much more! Tell your friends, bring your family,…

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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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