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Nine New Year’s Resolutions for 2019

Make this the year that you meet, play, and love. The New Year is a time for resolutions, reawakening, and renewal. It’s a time to spend with friends and family (whether they’re two, four, or three-legged), to have a “clean slate,” and to tackle goals and projects anew. From health to wealth, from organization to…

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Share the Love With Roy Robinson Subaru!

For more than six decades, Roy Robinson has been a vital part of the local community, focusing on building lasting relationships with customers and employees alike. After stints in the Merchant Marines and working as a sailor after the war, Roy A. Robinson put down roots in the Pacific Northwest. In 1958, he founded his…

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Amanda to the Rescue!

For almost 13 years, Panda Paws Rescue has taken on some of the most difficult medical cases in the region — and now they rescue is featured in Animal Planet’s new television program, Amanda to the Rescue! Washougal is a tiny town in Southwestern Washington State that flanks the Columbia River and has a population…

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Hanson Subaru Shares the Love!

Olympia, Washington’s Hanson Subaru has been a family-owned and operated business for more than 44 years — and they’re happy to share the love with their customers and local nonprofit organizations. Hanson Subaru, located in Olympia, Washington, has been a family-owned and operated business for more than 44 years. “It’s like a family here,” said…

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The King of Hearts: Love For Leroy, at Long Last

Author’s note: I have had the pleasure of covering the journey of Leroy the dog for six years. Seattle Dogspot writer Robert Pregulman, reporter Jeff Burnside, and I were the three journalists who covered Leroy’s much-needed rescue…and now it’s my great privilege to provide the rest of the story. Author’s note: I have had the…

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Seattle Shelter Pets Receive 10,000 pounds of Toys and Supplies

On Friday, December 14, GreaterGood.org partnered with the Animal Rescue Site to deliver much-needed pet food, supplies, and toys to homeless Seattle-area pets. The Rescue Bank Holiday Gift Drop kicked off a national gift drive for homeless pets. The food and supplies, which included blankets, bowls, leashes, and toys, arrived at Seattle Humane on Friday…

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Reading With Rover: A Legacy of Love and Literacy

For more than 17 years, Reading With Rover has inspired children to read while teaching them about empathy, compassion, and kindness. Reading With Rover (RWR) started in 2001 in the Bothell Public Library with a librarian named Mei-Mei Wu. Reading With Rover became a corporation and granted non-profit status with the IRS in 2004. “Our…

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Cooper the Santa Dog

Cooper was a very special patient at Olympia Veterinary Specialists — and he became Olympia’s very own Santa Dog.  By Lisa Parshley, DVM, PHD, DACVIM Have you ever heard of an IV of love? Does it sound implausible to have an IV delivering love? Six years ago, I would have scoffed at the very idea. Then…

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