Connections: Marika Moffitt, Dirtie Dog Photography

Seattle-based photographer Marika Moffitt of Dirtie Dog Photography has been capturing candid moments between pets and their people since 2011. She regularly partners with local nonprofits to help animals in need and loves partnering with other local animal-focused businesses. Her striking images resonated with animal lovers throughout the Pacific Northwest and her career was skyrocketing…until…

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Don’t Miss Dog-A-Thon on June 29!

Help Make Happy Happen for pets in Tacoma and Pierce County by joining us at Dog-A-Thon on Saturday, June 29 at Fort Steilacoom Park! In the coming year, the Humane Society for Tacoma and Pierce County will care for more than 10,000 animals in need! By joining the Walk for Pets in Need, you can…

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Don’t Miss the 2019 Furry 5K!

Join the greater Seattle animal loving community for Seattle Animal Shelter’s 20th annual Furry 5K on Sunday, June 9! Every year, thousands of canines and their humans join together during the Furry 5K to raise money for the Seattle Animal Shelter Help the Animals Fund. And after the race, stay around for Pet-a-Palooza, which features…

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Congrats to Vashon Island Weekend Getaway 2019 Winner!

Join us in congratulating Joan S., who has won tickets to the 2019 Vashon Sheepdog Classic, a weekend getaway, and a gift basket for her handsome pup, Magnum! This contest was brought to you by NutriSource. Join Joan, Dr. Patricia McConnell, and the animal loving community at the Vashon Sheepdog Classic from June 6-9 at…

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For the Greater Good: Helping People, Pets, & the Planet

275 million: That’s how many meals has donated to animals in need, and they’re just getting started. With 62+ million social media followers and more than $50 million raised to help charitable causes, is a force for positive change. has 16 programs to protect people, pets, and the environment – and often,…

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Seattle’s K9 SuperDogs: Ziva and Katniss

Long before she graced the cover of a dog behavior book, Ziva the Seattle Police K9 was a super dog. By Tracy Campion During her seven and a half years of active duty, Ziva responded to more than 5,000 police calls, led 115 searches, conducted 312 tracks for suspects, and participated in 23 misdemeanor arrests…

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