Pets

Ask the Edmonds Vet: Cats and rabies

Ask the Edmonds Vet: Cats and rabies

My cat never goes out of doors, why does she need a rabies vaccination? Historically dogs are most commonly associated with biting humans and transmitting rabies. It is now clear that in the U.S. cats are more often diagnosed with rabies than dogs. The number of verified cases of rabies in cats has increased and now there are three times as many cat cases reported compared to the diagnosis in dogs... »

Halloween Howl Best of Show winner: The Dailer family from Edmonds

Halloween Howl Best of Show winner: The Dailer family from Edmonds

The Dailer family of Edmonds beat out dozens of other contestants for Best in Show honors during the 2014 Halloween Howell Costume Contest sponsored by Off-Leash Area Edmonds at Marina Park Dog Beach Saturday. The family’s entry included Doug and Francie Dailer and their daughters Maya and Kiara dressed as forest animals, accompanied by the family dog Otter, who was wearing a park ranger shi... »

New on My Edmonds News TV: Contestants put on the dog for 10th annual Halloween Howl

New on My Edmonds News TV: Contestants put on the dog for 10th annual Halloween Howl

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Have you seen Nikita, lost in Edmonds?

Have you seen Nikita, lost in Edmonds?

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Reminder: Off-Leash Area Edmonds to host annual Halloween Howl Saturday

Reminder: Off-Leash Area Edmonds to host annual Halloween Howl Saturday

The Off-Leash Area Edmonds will hold its 10th Annual Halloween Howl Saturday, Oct. 18, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. The event will be at the Marina Park Dog Beach, 498 Admiral Way, Edmonds. There will be pet-friendly vendor booths, a silent auction and raffle, and the always-popular doggie costume contest. Judging for the costume contest will be at 1 p.m. Prizes will be awarded first, second and third place i... »

Good news: Charlie the missing poodle is back home

Charlie, the standard poodle who was spooked by the gun shots and commotion in the Yost Park/Westgate area Wednesday and ran away, has returned home to her family.   »

Have you seen Charlie, last spotted in Westgate/Yost Park area?

Have you seen Charlie, last spotted in Westgate/Yost Park area?

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Happening nearby: Senior dog finds a new home during PAWS Open House

Happening nearby: Senior dog finds a new home during PAWS Open House

Saturday was a great day for Boscoe, a 9-year-old dog, who had been patiently waiting for a new home at PAWS Companion Animal Shelter in Lynnwood. A day earlier he had met some nice people and Saturday was the day Boscoe finally was sprung from the shelter as Dana Shaw, Leonard Shaw and Bill Hanna arrived to take him home. Dana couldn’t quite explain why she chose Boscoe, but she knew she made the... »

Good news: Beedle is back home

Beedle the cat, reported missing early Friday morning, has returned home to her owner. »

Have you seen Beedle the cat, missing from downtown Edmonds?

Have you seen Beedle the cat, missing from downtown Edmonds?

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Blessing of Pets at Edmonds Lutheran Church service Sunday, Oct. 5

To recognize the life and work of St. Francis of Assisi, Edmonds Lutheran Church will hold a Blessing of Pets Service Sunday, Oct. 5 at 10:30 a.m. All are welcome to attend. St. Francis was revered as the patron saint of animals, and the service will include music and biblical readings. There will be special music (dogs often join in), a time for pets to come forward to be blessed and anointed, an... »

Ask the Edmonds Vet: Kennel cough highly contagious, treatable

Ask the Edmonds Vet: Kennel cough highly contagious, treatable

Q: We were gone on vacation and left our dog in a very nice pet hotel where she was allowed to play with the other dogs. Three days after we brought her home she developed a very persistent dry hacking cough. I’ve given her some cough medicine and it helps for a short while but then she is right back coughing. She doesn’t seem ill since she eats and plays but the cough seems to be getting worse. W... »

Parking lot pet fundraiser at Next to Nature Sunday

Parking lot pet fundraiser at Next to Nature Sunday

Next to Nature is holding a parking lot rummage sale Sunday, Sept. 7 to benefit the GGAA, Genevieve G. Animal Advocacy. All proceeds will directly help the rescued cats now available for adoption at their store. The event will run from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at 550 Main St., Edmonds. In addition, the available cats — Lakota, Declan, Gemma, Noah and Pepper —  are all hoping to get into loving h... »

Scene in Edmonds: Doodles’ day of rest

Scene in Edmonds: Doodles’ day of rest

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Good news: Howie has been adopted

Good news: Howie has been adopted

Howie has been adopted. The approximately 10-year-old German Shepherd/Labrador Retriever mix was originally found in a stolen vehicle, after spending several days there. While Howie was not stolen, his owner decided to not pick him up. Thanks to reader Jeanne Schwarz for alerting us to Howie’s situation. »

Dog found in Lake Ballinger neighborhood

Dog found in Lake Ballinger neighborhood

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Good news: Ben the dog has been found

Good news: Ben the dog has been found

We received word that Ben, who had been missing from the Lake Ballinger neighborhood, has been reunited with his owner.   »

Have you seen Ben, lost in the Lake Ballinger neighborhood?

Have you seen Ben, lost in the Lake Ballinger neighborhood?

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Missing from near Yost Park: Have you seen Sebastian, the cat?

Missing from near Yost Park: Have you seen Sebastian, the cat?

Sebastian is a one-and-a half-year-old tabby gray and black male (shown here with his orange tabby brother). He has been missing from 10th and Maple, near Yost Park in Edmonds, since Tuesday. He is sorely missed by soon-to-be 3rd grader Gabriel. Sebastian is tall and lean with saggy belly fur and is unable to meow. If you have seen him, please contact Jasmine at 206-979-3640. Thank you!! »

Missing tortoise Shelly Mae back home

Missing tortoise Shelly Mae back home

We’re pleased to report that Ann Aldrich’s missing Russian tortoise Shelly Mae has been found. She was discovered wandering in a yard at 94th Avenue West and 200th in Edmonds Wednesday. The homeowner called Thayer Cueter at Just Frogs and reported that she’d found a tortoise in her yard. When she described it, Cueter immediately connected it with Aldrich’s missing tortoise ... »

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