Connections: Educator Jennie Warmouth

Educator Jennie Warmouth is helping students learn about animal welfare and how to connect with animals, one child and one lesson at a time.  When educator Jennie Warmouth was a child, she saw Ivan the Gorilla, a famous Washington State primate who lived in social isolation for much of his life. “He was inside of…

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Book Review: Walking With Peety

Walking With Peety is a candid story of life, love, second chances, and how animals and people mutually rescue one another.  By Tracy Campion It’s not often that I pick up a book and don’t want to put it down again, but that’s exactly what happened when I started reading Walking With Peety. Excepting the breaks…

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Breaking Mews: Purrfect Pals is Holding Two Kitten Adoption Events!

Do You Have Room in Your Heart and Home for Kittens? Purrfect Pals volunteers and a hoard of kittens (and adult cats, too!) will be waiting to meet you tomorrow, Saturday, September 9th, at TWO adoption events! Come see them at Issaquah Petco (10am-4pm) and/or Sammamish Petco (10am-3pm) and let them introduce you to your purrfect furry match (or…

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Making Summertime Fun Safe For Everyone

Ahhh…summer in the Pacific Northwest, is there anything better? When our great weather appears, we all head outside. While you’re making plans, don’t forget that including your dog might require a little extra preparation. Keep these tips in mind as you make your summertime plans. Our favorite part of summer is, of course, the sun…

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Discovering the Beauty of Bridle Trails State Park

By Robin Foster Bridle Trails State Park is an equestrian oasis in the heart of Seattle’s populous East Side, bordering the cities of Kirkland, Redmond, and Bellevue. This 482-acre park is one of the largest equestrian recreational areas west of the Mississippi. It’s a perfect destination for enjoying a pleasure ride with friends on 28…

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Coconut Cam Wants to Make Your Dog a GoPro Hero!

Have you ever wondered what the world looks like from your dog’s perspective? Ingrid Gordon, founder of Coconut Cam, wondered the same thing – and she thought that using a GoPro camera was the perfect solution. “I got my first GoPro in 2012 and started putting them on the dogs in my life,” Ingrid explained.…

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