Current NS PCM Issue

Events


January  ::  February

Pet Loss Support Group



January

Through Jan. 15TH

GET TICKETS FOR NORTHWEST EQUINE STEWARDSHIP CENTER (NWESC)’S HAY RAFFLE
: www.nwesc.org/HayRaffle.aspx or at NWESC/ Cedarbrook Veterinary Care or Mitchell Farms Hay. Winner receives one ton of quality orchard grass hay donated by Mitchell Hay in Monroe. Tickets $10/each or 6/$50.

1ST

ISSAQUAH ALPS DOG HIKE
10a. Meet at 175 Rainier Blvd. S., Issaquah. Bring leash, water, and scoop supplies. Moderate 3-5 mile hike, up to 900 ft. gain. Contact Jean Lanz: (206) 322-0990 http://issaquahalps.org/HikesEvents/Schedule.

2ND

NEW YEAR’S TRADITIONS
10-5p. Southwest Washington Fairgrounds Blue Pavilion, 2555 N. National Ave., Chehalis. CFA Responsible Cat Fanciers of the Northwest All Breed and Household Pet Cat Show to benefit Cat Purebred Rescue. Show information: Jane Dayton: (253) 341-3168, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Show management/vendor coordination: Mary Fran Marron: (253) 474-4555, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . http://fliers.cfanorthwest.org/ResponsibleCatFanciers.

3RD

GREYHOUND PETS OF THE GREATER PACIFIC NORTHWEST ADOPTION EVENT
12p-3p. Mud Bay, 1706 320th St., Federal Way. Greyhounds from Greyhound Pets of the Greater Pacific Northwest will be available for adoption. www.gnwgreyhounds.org.

5TH

NATIONAL BIRD DAY
all day: www.nationalbirdday.com.

9TH

NEW YEAR’S OPEN BARN: COME OUT AND MEET THE GOATS!
1p-4p. New Moon Farm Goat Rescue and Sanctuary, 19111 Burn Rd., Arlington. Enjoy a post-Christmas open barn to visit and drop off Christmas trees for the goats! Meet goats, sheep, horses, donkeys, cats, and dogs; tour the facilities; and learn about the rescue. Closed-toes shoes required. Newmoonfarm.org

SEATTLE HUMANE ADOPTION EVENT 11a-2p. Mud Bay, 2750 77th Ave. SE, Mercer Island. Animals from Seattle Humane will be available for adoption out of the Maxmobile. www.seattlehumane.org.

MEOW CAT RESCUE ADOPTION EVENT 11a-3p. Mud Bay, 522 Queen Anne Ave. N., Seattle. Cats from MEOW Cat Rescue will be available for adoption. www.meowcatrescue.org.

DOG RESCUE AROUND WASHINGTON (DRAW) ADOPTION EVENT 1:30p-4:30p. Mud Bay, 1706 S. 320 St., Federal Way. Meet adoptable animals from DRAW. (253) 681-6270. http://drawrescue.webs.com.

10TH

WASART TECHNICAL RESCUE PRACTICE
9a–4p. Location TBD. Contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . http://washingtonsart.org.

13TH

PETSAVER™ PET CPR, FIRST AID, & CARE
8a. Kelso, WA. Contact Suzanne Brean: (541) 974-0327, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . $125/person. Register: www.pettech.net/schedule/regclass.php?classid=4587.

14TH

LAST DAY TO GET NWESC HAY RAFFLE TICKETS
: www.nwesc.org/HayRaffle.aspx. Winner receives one ton of quality orchard grass hay donated by Mitchell Hay in Monroe. Tickets $10/each or 6/$50. Drawing Jan. 15.

16TH

REPTILE EXPO PORTLAND METRO
10-5p. Columbia Conference Center at Portland Holiday Inn, 8439 NE Columbia Blvd., Portland, OR. $9/adults, $4/kids 6-12, 5 & under free (cash/check only). (503) 550-3969 www.nwreptileexpos.com/portland-metro-reptile-expo.

PLAY DATE FOR A CAUSE 12p-1p and 2p-3p. Pasado’s Safe Haven, Sultan, WA. Support the ongoing care of recently rescued baby goats. www.pasadosafehaven.org/event/play-date-for-a-cause-2-3pm.

HARBOR HOPE CAT RESCUE ADOPTION EVENT 12p-2p. Mud Bay, 4816 Point Fosdick Dr. NW, Gig Harbor. Cats from Harbor Hope Cat Rescue will be available for adoption. Harbor Hope: (253) 858-6205.

16TH - 18TH

WESTERN WA DOG SHOW CLUSTER
7a-7p, Sleep Country ShowPlex Pavilion, Centennial Building Puyallup Fairgrounds, Puyallup. Contact: Fran Stephens: (253) 267-1919, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . www.puyallupvalleydogfanciers.org.

17TH

SEATTLE HUMANE MAXMOBILE ADOPTION EVENT
11a-2p. Mud Bay, 24107 SE Kent Kangley Rd., Maple Valley. Cats and dogs from Seattle Humane will be available for adoption. www.seattlehumane.org.

GREYHOUND PETS, INC. ADOPTION EVENT 11a-1p. Mud Bay, 2611 California Ave. SW, Seattle. Greyhounds from Greyhound Pets, Inc. will be available for adoption; previously adopted greyhounds will attend to meet anyone interested in learning about them. www.greyhoundpets.org.

20TH

WASART TECHNICAL RESCUE PRACTICE
9a–4p. Location TBD. Contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for details. http://washingtonsart.org.

20TH – 24TH

ROSE CITY CLASSIC DOG SHOW
730a-7p (Wednesday), 8a-6p (Thursday-Sunday.) Portland Exposition Center, 2060 N. Marine Dr., Portland OR. Five Days of Great Dog Shows! General public welcome; no public dogs. www.expocenter.org/events/2016-rose-city-classic-dog-show.

21ST

SEATTLE HUMANE MAXMOBILE ADOPTION EVENT
3p-6p. Mud Bay, 1590 NW Gilman Blvd. Issaquah. Dogs and cats from Seattle Humane will be available for adoption via their Maxmobile. www.seattlehumane.org.

23RD

SEATTLE ANIMAL SHELTER’S CAT AND CRITTER ADOPTION EVENT
12p-3p. Mud Bay, 522 Queen Anne Ave. N. Seattle. Cats from Seattle Animal Shelter’s Fabulous Feline Unit will be available for adoption. www.seattle.gov/animalshelter.

WASHINGTON MALAMUTE ADOPTION LEAGUE (WAMAL) FUNDRAISER 1p-5p. Northwest Cellars, 11909 124th Ave. NE, Kirkland. www.northwestcellars.com. Fundraiser to support the dogs of WAMAL. Tickets $20/advance, $25/door. www.wamal.com.

WORLD SPAY DAY www.worldspayday.org

PET FIRST AID CLASS K9 Fun Zone, 25 Nickerson St., Seattle, 98109. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

PAWS CAT BEHAVIOR 201: ADVANCED CAT-TO-ENGLISH 10a-11:30a. Mill Creek University Bookstore, Mill Creek Town Center 15311 Main St., Mill Creek. This free training dives deep into the intriguing behaviors of cats. $5 suggested donation. http://www.paws.org/support/events/cat-behavior-201-advanced-cat-to-english-2/?date=2016-01-23.

23RD - 24TH

PETITE PAWS – TEACUP DOG AGILITY ASSOCIATION TRIAL #T16002
Pawsabilities in Fife. Six classes and six games over two days. Contact Trish Brown: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . https://tdaanews.wordpress.com/tdaa-events-calendar.

24TH

GREYHOUND PETS OF AMERICA ADOPTION EVENT
12p-3p. Mud Bay, 148 SW St., Seattle. Dogs from Greyhound Pets of America will be available for meet and greet. www.greyhoundpets.org.

DRAW ADOPTION EVENT 1:30p-4:30p. Mud Bay, 1706 S. 320th St., Federal Way. Dogs from DRAW will be available for adoption. http://drawrescue.webs.com.

27TH

ARTIST RECEPTION
5p-7p. Metropolitan Veterinary Hospital, 401 Fawcett Ave, Tacoma. Mingle in good company with Photographer Laura Gauer and Mixed media artist Riki Thompson while enjoying Lite Bites & Wine with us. www.MetVetPets.com - 253-274-0225.

30TH

VICKI’S TAILWAGGERS MOBILE GROOMING
9a-1p. Mud Bay, 24107 SE Kent Kangley Rd., Maple Valley. Affordable pet grooming via Vicki’s Tailwaggers mobile grooming unit, which will be at the Maple Valley Mud Bay. (253) 630-6443.

31ST

BUNNY AND GUINEA PIG SPA DAY
10a-7p. Mud Bay, 3804 Bridgeport Way W., University Place, WA. Bring your bunny or guinea pig for a day of pampering. For a $10 suggested donation, your pet will receive a nail trim, scent gland cleaning, massage, wellness assessment, and grooming, as needed.

BEYOND BARKING – ANIMAL COMMUNICATION
11a-4p, Sunny Lane Canine Academy, Sedro-Wooley. $40/person; email Carmen at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . http://beyondbarking.com/events

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February

2ND

GROUNDHOG DAY
www.groundhog.org.

SLED DOG DAY www.daysoftheyear.com/days/sled-dog-day

6TH - 8TH

ERIC SALAS ALL-BREED HANDLING & GROOMING SEMINAR
8a-5p daily. Workshop to develop skills in handling and grooming. $175/participant per day, $100/auditor per day, $525/3-day per participant, $300/3-day per auditor. Learn more/register: http://friendlygrove.com/index.php?option=com_ content&view=article&id=79&Itemid=107.

4TH

PET PHOTOS FOR THE PET VALENTINE IN YOUR LIFE!
9am to Noon. Call to book your session . Metropolitan Veterinary Clinic, 401 S. Fawcett Ave., Tacoma. Professional quality Valentine photos of your cat or dog. (253) 274-0225. www.metvetpets.com.

7TH

GREYHOUND PETS OF THE GREATER PACIFIC NORTHWEST ADOPTION EVENT
12p-2p. Mud Bay, 1706 S. 320th St., Federal Way. Greyhounds from the Greater Pacific Northwest will be available for adoption. www.gnwgreyhounds.org.

13TH

SHARE THE LOVE TOUR
12p-2:30p. Pasado’s Safe Haven, Sultan, WA. Spend Valentine’s Day sharing your love with rescued animals while enjoying a self-guided sanctuary tour. www.pasadosafehaven.org/event/share-the-love-tour.

SEATTLE HUMANE MAXMOBILE ADOPTION EVENT 11a-2p. Mud Bay, 2750 77th Ave. SE, Mercer Island. Animals from Seattle Humane will be available for adoption out of the Maxmobile. www.seattlehumane.org.

MEOW CAT RESCUE ADOPTION EVENT
11a-3p. Mud Bay, 522 Queen Anne Ave. N., Seattle. Cats from MEOW Cat Rescue will be available for adoption. www.meowcatrescue.org.

13TH - 14TH

LOVE AT THE ZOO
10a-4p. Point Defiance Zoo, 5400 N. Pearl St., Tacoma. Zoo animals will receive heart-shaped enrichment for Valentine’s Day. www.pdza.org.

13TH - 15TH

KIDS ‘N’ CRITTERS
930a-3p. Northwest Trek, 11610 Trek Dr. E., Eatonville. Crafts, activities, and trailside encounters with Northwest Trek’s smaller animals. Up to four children, ages 12 and younger, free with every full-paying adult or senior. (360) 382-6117, www.nwtrek.org.

14TH

VOLUNTEER GENERAL ORIENTATION
9a-11a. Tacoma Humane Society, 2608 Center St. Tacoma, 98409. Want to become a Tacoma Humane Society volunteer? Volunteer General Orientation is your first step. www.thehumanesociety.org/event/new-volunteer-orientation-11

DRAW ADOPTION EVENT 1:30p-4:30p. Mud Bay, 1706 S. 320 St., Federal Way, (253) 681-6270. Meet adoptable dogs from DRAW. http://drawrescue.webs.com

15TH – 16TH

WESTMINSTER DOG SHOW AT MADISON SQUARE GARDEN
www.westminsterkennelclub.org/2016/show/info.html

17TH

INTRODUCTION TO CANINE MASSAGE - For the Pet Guardian, 6-7:30 pm, Learn professional techniques to help your dog feel their best.  Hands on with your dog with lots of practice time and guidance. Class size limited.  Contact SplashDog Canine Well-Being Center to register.  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it - 206-546-5309

19TH – 21ST

THE EVERGREEN CAT FANCIERS CAT SHOW “ON SAFARI” TIME?
DoubleTree by Hilton, Spokane City Center, 322 N Spokane Falls Ct., Spokane. Educational symposium, Bengal congresses, all-breed cat show, awards banquet. http://onsafari2016.org.

20TH

UNDERSTANDING ANIMAL BEHAVIOR WITH DR. TEMPLE GRANDIN
10:30a-12p. Whitworth University, Weyerhaeuser Hall Room 107, 300 W. Hawthorne Rd., Spokane. $20/person. Animal behavior expert Temple Grandin, Ph.D. draws from her years of research and experience with autism to provide insights into how animals think, act, and feel. www.whitworth.edu

PET FIRST AID & CPR ESSENTIALS 9a-noon. Friendly Grove Resort & Spa For Dogs, 2901 Friendly Grove Rd. NE, Olympia. (360) 352-1322, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Pet first aid essentials, including rescue breathing, CPR, and choking management. Students receive first aid and CPR instructional booklets and certification upon completion. $65/student.

PET FIRST AID/CPR PET SAVER™ CLASS & WORKSHOP 9a-5p. Friendly Grove Resort & Spa For Dogs, 2901 Friendly Grove Rd. NE, Olympia, (360) 352-1322, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Extension of four-hour class; additional training in snout to tail assessment and senior pet-izen care. $120/student. http://friendlygrove.com.

21ST

PET FIRST AID CLASS
time/location TBD. Email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

22ND

PROTECT YOUR PET VACCINATION & LICENSE CLINIC
3p. Seattle Animal Shelter, 2061 15th Ave. W. Seattle. www.seattle.gov/animalshelter.

23RD

WORLD SPAY DAY www.worldspayday.org.

PETSAVER™ PET CPR, FIRST AID & CARE
, Tacoma. Contact instructor Annette Lanker: (253) 208-4625, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . $125/student.

24TH

INTRODUCTION TO CANINE MASSAGE - For the Pet Guardian
, 6-7:30 pm, Learn professional techniques to help your dog feel their best.  Hands on with your dog with lots of practice time and guidance. Class size limited.  Contact SplashDog Canine Well-Being Center to register.  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it - 206-546-5309

26TH

PROTECT YOUR PET VACCINATION & LICENSE CLINIC
3p. Seattle Animal Shelter, 2061 15th Ave. W. Seattle. www.seattle.gov/animalshelter.

27TH

INTRODUCTION TO CANINE MASSAGE - For the Pet Guardian
, 1-4 pm, Learn professional techniques to help your dog feel their best.  Hands on with your dog with lots of practice time and guidance. Class size limited.  Contact SplashDog Canine Well-Being Center to register.  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it - 206-546-5309

27TH – 28TH

BATTLE FOR THE SADDLE ROGER MUSGROVE MEMORIAL RANCH SORTING JACKPOT
Flying M Stables LLC, 3922 113th Ave SW, Olympia. Sign up: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , (360) 943-4470. http://flyingmstables.com/home.html.

28TH

BEYOND BARKING – ANIMAL COMMUNICATION
11a-4p, Natural Pet Pantry, Kirkland. $45/person; email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . http://beyondbarking.com/events

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March - SAVE THE DATE!

19TH

DOG-GONE EASTER EGG HUNT & FASHION SHOW FOR CHARITY 2016!!!
Contact Pet Connection for Sponsor and Vendor Info! Stay Tuned for details!! This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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Pet Loss Support Group

The holidays can be challenging times when you have lost a pet even if it was years ago. Know that you are not alone.  If you are grieving, please consider the support and comfort of others who understand your loss.

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