Some bunny needs a home

Edmonds resident Jenna Nand reports that a “very adorable and friendly pair of dumped or lost bunnies just showed up in Edmonds,” and she is hoping to find a home for them. “I went out to meet them tonight, they sniffed my fingers and let me stay within a few feet of them,” Nand said…

Teen keeping bearded dragon found at MLT park

Good news for those who have been following the tale of the Lynnwood teen and the bearded dragon (which can be viewed here): No one came forward to claim the exotic animal found recently at the Mountlake Terrace disc golf course, so she gets to keep him. According to Jessica Briarmoon, her daughter Laurissa has…

Missing a bearded dragon? Group finds exotic pet while playing disc golf

Stop me if you’ve heard this before: A group of friends walks into a park to play frisbee golf and finds a live dragon. Lynnwood resident Jessica Briarmoon was playing frisbee golf along with her daughter and a group of friends on June 12 at the Terrace Creek disc golf course in Mountlake Terrace when…

Update: Bug the tortoise is back home

Good news: The Russian tortoise missing in the Westgate area has been found. Westgate neighborhood resident Ann Meyring had been missing her pet tortoise, Bug, since June 2. But on Saturday — more than a week later — Meyring found her by the back door.  

Have you seen this Russian tortoise, missing in the Westgate neighborhood?

If you’ve seen a Russian tortoise on the loose in the Westgate area, chances are it belongs to Edmonds resident Ann Meyring. Meyring’s pet tortoise, named Bug, was last seen eating dandelions in the backyard of her home, located in the 22100 block of 93rd Place West. Shortly after, she disappeared. If you’ve spotted Bug,…

Keep your dogs and cats safe from holiday hazards

  The hoidays can pose particular risks for your pets. Keep them safe with these tips from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Veterinary Medicine: Stocking stuffers and pet treats If your dog received a stocking full of pet treats, make sure he doesn’t gobble them all up at once, making them hard…

City of Edmonds announces Paws in the Water online photo contest

Does your dog like to splash or paddle? Edmonds Parks & Recreation and Off-Leash Area Edmonds is hosting an online photo contest featuring your furry friends enjoying the water — and you could win a prize. Winners will be determined by community vote through the Edmonds Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services Facebook page at www.facebook.com/EdmondsRecZone….

Sponsor spotlight: Pet safety during a home remodel

Creating dedicated areas within your home where your pet can eat, sleep and bathe tells them they are just as much a member of the family as everyone else. A built-in eating area beneath the kitchen counter, a custom napping nook under the stairs, or a washing station in the mud room are popular home…

PAWS holding virtual auction to raise needed funds for ‘baby season’

The Lynnwood-based PAWS animal shelter is holding a week-long virtual fundraising auction in lieu of its annual gala, which had to be canceled. “Animals don’t know there’s a pandemic,” says PAWS CEO Heidi Wills. Because the need is great  especially during the busy baby animal season — and because the spring fundraising gala had to…

Sponsor spotlight: What are the benefits of a compounding pharmacy for pets?

Pet owners everywhere always want to provide the best care possible for their best friends. When it comes to pharmaceuticals, veterinarians are well aware that pet owners sometimes face unique challenges when it comes to medicating their companions. One such challenge is making sure that the treatments and medications they are giving their pets are…

Dogs take a dip during Yost Pool’s last swim of season

Canines cavorted at Yost Pool Saturday as dogs and their owners enjoyed Edmonds’ first-ever Paws in the Pool event. The event, co-sponsored by the City of Edmonds and Off Leash Area Edmonds, marked the last swim of the year at Yost, which is now closed for the season. The pool will be cleaned and inspected by…

Scene in Edmonds: Muddy Pawz Dog Spa opens at Five Corners

An Arizona pet stylist has brought her 20 years of experience in pet grooming to Edmonds and opened a new dog spa at Five Corners. Muddy Pawz Dog Spa owner Andrea Skelton said after two decades of working for other people, she decided to open her own business. Skelton was trained at the PetSmart Academy…

Scene in Edmonds: Muddy Pawz Dog Spa opens at Five Corners

An Arizona pet stylist has brought her 20 years of experience in pet grooming to Edmonds and opened a new dog spa at Five Corners. Muddy Pawz Dog Spa owner Andrea Skelton said after two decades of working for other people, she decided to open her own business. Skelton was trained at the PetSmart Academy…

Dogs invited to swim at Edmonds’ Yost Pool Sept. 21

Edmonds is going to the dogs. The City of Edmonds Parks & Recreation and Off-Leash Area Edmonds (O.L.A.E) will be hosting the first ever Paws in the Pool event, Saturday Sept. 21 at Yost Pool, 9535 Bowdoin Way. Proof of current rabies vaccination will be required prior to entry. Swim sessions will be separated by…

Reminder: Have you seen Dobbie, missing from the Firdale area?

We reported a while ago that Dobbie escaped out the door of his Firdale neighborhood. His owner is still hoping to find him. The cat is 3 years old and neutered. His owner describes him as part lynx point siamese with blue eyes. His color is light beige or cream with gray and brown stripes on…

Pet trusts: Leaving a legacy for our buddies

About nine years ago Peggy decided that she needed a dog named Winston. We didn’t know any dogs named Winston, and I wasn’t in favor of being a pet owner, but somehow we ended up at a rescue pup adoption event. Things like this happen around Peggy. There must have been a couple of dozen…

Have you seen Charlie the parrot?

Charlie, an Indian ringneck parrot, is missing. He was last seen at Point Edwards condominiums. According to his owner, Charlie doesn’t bite. But if you try to grab him, he will fly away. So if you see him, you can try singing to him and see if he will come sit on your shoulder —…