Pets

Can you provide a home for Brittany, still available for adoption?

Can you provide a home for Brittany, still available for adoption?

Brittany is still available through Edmonds-based Northwest International Pet Rescue. Her foster mom Cathy Miler says Brittany, a 13-pound female that is a likely Cairn/Yorkie mix, “is one of the sweetest, cutest, most affectionate, playful and loving little fosters I’ve ever had.” Brittany, however, will be a somewhat challenging placement,” Miler noted. “She needs a... »

Scene in Edmonds: Mitch the cat is found

Scene in Edmonds: Mitch the cat is found

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Welcome to new sponsors Northwest Doodles, Lynnwood Rotary Rummage Sale

Welcome to new sponsors Northwest Doodles, Lynnwood Rotary Rummage Sale

My Edmonds News is pleased to welcome two new sponsors this week: Edmonds-based Northwest Doodles, specializing in deep red miniature to medium Goldendoodles and various colored miniature multi-generational Australian Labradoodles, and the Lynnwood Rotary Club’s annual rummage sale, this Saturday, July 11 at Meadowdale High School. Northwest Doodles put a serious emphasis on socializing thei... »

Is this your dog, found Sunday on Olympic View Drive?

Is this your dog, found Sunday on Olympic View Drive?

Selena Menchaca found this female dog Sunday on Olympic View drive near the gas station. The dog is wearing a tag with the name Ellee, but there is no contact information. If she belongs to you, email menchacaselena@aol.com or calll 309-922-5672 (cell phone).   »

Found in Edmonds: Golden retriever

Bill MacDonald reports that he has found a neutered male golden retriever, weighing about 60 pounds with a very light-colored coat. The dog is not wearing a collar but is very well behaved, MacDonald said, adding that he will care for the dog until the owner is located. If this dog might be yours, call Bill MacDonald at 425-774-4769. »

Happening nearby: PAWSwalk open for registration

Happening nearby: PAWSwalk open for registration

PAWS is once again hosting the popular PAWSwalk on Aug. 29 at Marymoor Park in Redmond. Registration is now open at www.pawswalk.net. PAWSwalk will be from 8:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. PAWS is encouraging teams and individuals to start their fundraising as soon as they are registered. Prizes will be awarded for the most donations raised by an individual (Top Walker), most donations raised by a young person... »

From the Edmonds Vet: Home brewers beware — hops can poison some dogs, cats

From the Edmonds Vet: Home brewers beware — hops can poison some dogs, cats

Hops can be poisonous to at least some breeds of dogs and also sometimes to cats. The cones are the culprit when enough of them are eaten. Hops can act as an inciting cause or trigger for malignant hyperthermia but it seems the animal must have a genetic predisposition for this to occur. Caffeine can also act as a “trigger.” Hops have been shown to trigger the reaction in susceptible dogs and cats... »

Can you provide a home for Emily?

Can you provide a home for Emily?

Emily is an adorable, small, adult fox terrier/spitz mix. She was found tied to a mailbox on a busy street in Edmonds, with a pink leash and matching pink collar. She does not have any tags or a microchip. So far nobody has found her former owners. Emily is already spayed, and she know commands such as sit, down and stay. She has  lots of energy so an owner with a fenced yard would be ideal. You c... »

Animal advocacy group hosting benefit garage sale Saturday

Animal advocacy group hosting benefit garage sale Saturday

The GGAA (Genevieve G. Animal Advocacy) group is hosting a benefit garage sale Saturday, June 6 from 10 a.m-5 p.m. at 8424 Bowdoin Way in Edmonds’ Five Corners neighborhood. Sale organizers promise lots of great stuff (check out the preview photos) and fabulous prices, plus coffee and cookies while you shop. And if you don’t find anything you like, the organization will gratefully acce... »

Have you seen Mitch the cat, lost near Yost Park?

Have you seen Mitch the cat, lost near Yost Park?

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Have you seen Scampi, lost in Emerald Hills area of Edmonds?

Have you seen Scampi, lost in Emerald Hills area of Edmonds?

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Can you provide a home for Brittany, available for adoption?

Can you provide a home for Brittany, available for adoption?

Brittany is available through Edmonds-based Northwest International Pet Rescue. Here’s what her foster family has to say about Brittany, a 13-pound female that is a likely Cairn/Yorkie mix: Brittany is a magical blend of breeds with a soft coat and a long coarser outer coat, large eyes in a sweet face, and one of the sweetest, most affectionate, most playful AND smartest little gals. SheR... »

PAWS teams up with Animal Planet, ASPCA for free pet adoptions on Saturday

PAWS teams up with Animal Planet, ASPCA for free pet adoptions on Saturday

PAWS, along with Animal Planet and the Association for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, is sponsoring a unique pet adoption event on Saturday, May 2 at PAWS. If you’re the right match, your adoption fee will be waived. The second annual ROAD TO PUPPY BOWL is an all-star adoption event to help dogs and cats of all size, shape, age and breed find their forever homes. Those who are hoping to add... »

Can you provide a home for Tywin?

Can you provide a home for Tywin?

Tywin is an approximately 2-year-old, domestic medium hair tabby mix. He was found as a stray in Edmonds. He is still a bit shy with people, but it’s obvious that he craves attention and companionship — and he should bloom once he gets to know his future companion. Tywin is playful with the office cat here, so he seems fine with other cats. It is unknown if he gets along with dogs. Tyw... »

Welcome our new sponsor, Fifth Avenue Animal Hospital

Welcome our new sponsor, Fifth Avenue Animal Hospital

We are proud to welcome Fifth Avenue Animal Hospital as the latest My Edmonds News sponsor. The full-service veterinary clinic, which opened earlier this month, is run by Dr. Chris Garg, VMD, who built a new 4,000-square-foot facility at 310 Fifth Ave. S. (just north of Arista Wine Cellars) with underground parking. You can read our earlier feature on Dr. Garg and what inspired him to open a downt... »

PAWS to offer first-ever Catio tour

PAWS to offer first-ever Catio tour

Registration is underway for PAWS’ first-ever Catio Tour. The tour will be from noon- 4 p.m., Saturday, May 16. Catios are the perfect Do It Yourself or designer addition to any cat guardians’ home or apartment and the Pacific Northwest has some of the finest examples to show off. The self-guided driving tour welcomes registered visitors to catios on display in Seattle’s Ballard, Northgate, Queen ... »

Want to adopt a turtle or tortoise? Learn more during March 31 class

Just Frogs Toads Too! Amphibian Center located on the Edmonds waterfront is hosting a class on adopting a rescue turtles this Tuesday, March 31 at the Frances Anderson Center, from 6:30-8 p.m. To register, contact Edmonds Parks and Recreation at 425-771-0230. Cost is $20 for residents and $23 for non-residents. According to Just Frogs Founder and President Thayer “Frog Lady” Cueter, th... »

Can you provide a home for Toby?

Can you provide a home for Toby?

Toby is a very friendly, young, playful and handsome Brindle Pit Bull Terrier who is available for adoption. He’s approximately 1 or 2 years old, seems to be great with kids and other dogs. It’s unknown yet if he gets along well with cats. He already knows certain commands and will do almost anything for a treat! He was found as a stray in Edmonds. He will need to be neutered before go... »

Seattle’s bus-riding dog visits Edmonds

Seattle’s bus-riding dog visits Edmonds

Dorothy Moore, owner of Edmonds’ Dining Dog restaurant in Firdale Village, treated Eclipse, the Seattle bus-riding dog, to a four-course meal on Saturday. Moore invited Eclipse to her restaurant after seeing the story of the lab-bull mastiff mix’s independent travel from Seattle’s Queen Anne neighborhood to the dog park in Seattle’s Belltown. Eclipse’s owner Jeff Youn... »

Ask the Edmonds Vet: What does catnip do to my cat?

Ask the Edmonds Vet: What does catnip do to my cat?

Catnip, scientific name Nepeta cataria, is a plant of the Lamiaceae or mint family. It can be found cultivated or growing wild in North America and many other places in the world. It is an herbaceous perennial that grows to about 20-40 inches tall and wide with a square stem and brownish-green, coarse-toothed triangular to ovate leaves. The flowers are both showy and fragrant usually white and spo... »

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