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 —…

Cold-weather tips for your pet

As temperatures fall (and so does snow) it is important to remember to keep animal companions safe from the cold. The Lynnwood-based PAWS recommends the following, shared from the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA): Keep your cat inside. Outdoors, cats can freeze, become lost or stolen or become injured or killed. Outdoor cats…

Have you seen Zoey, missing from 8th and Alder?

Zoey the tabby cat has been missing from downtown Edmonds in the area of 8th and Alder Street since late Tuesday night, Sept. 4. She’s microchipped. If you see her, contact Eric Dubbury at 425-420-5206 or email edubbury@gmail.com. Residents in the area are also asked to check their garages or sheds to see if she…

Updated: Owner of dog hit by car found, dog is recovering

Update: The owner has been found, according to posts on Lost Dogs of Snohomish County. This dog is recovering at Veterinary Specialty Center in Lynnwood after being hit by a car at Highway 99 and 212th Street Southwest in Edmonds Wednesday. He was wearing a plaid collar/vest but was not wearing tags, so a passerby…

Good news: Missing dog Sapphire has been found

We learned Wednesday afternoon that Sapphire, the beagle mix lost in Edmonds Dec. 1, was found after a dramatic rescue, according to Nancy Sewell, an Edmonds resident who provided information about the search. Teenagers had spotted the dog down an embankment off 212th Street Southwest that was very difficult to reach, Sewell said. “There were…

Reminder: Animal intuitive to conduct classes in Edmonds starting March 8

Two sessions on animal communications are scheduled in Edmonds in March and April, conducted by Darcy Pariso, an animal intuitive for Martha Norwalk’s Animal World on KKNW 1150 AM and columnist for New Spirit Journal. Both will be at the Daylight Healing Center, 7907 212th St, #101, Edmonds. Animals: Our Teachers & Mirrors, is set…

Found: Tabby cat in Sherwood Forest

  Melissa Weissman found this female cat in the Sherwood Forest area of Edmonds, and is keeping her temporarily until the owner is found. The cat doesn’t have a chip. If she is yours, call 206-542-0394 or email chloeweiss@outlook.com.

Found: one cockatiel at Edmonds Marina

Lost a cockatiel? One was found in the parking lot of Edmonds Marina Wednesday, May 25. It’s currently nestled into a shrimp trap/bird cage with food and water. If you lost a bird or know someone who did, please contact Jim at 970-302-4113.

Ask the Edmonds Vet: Mushrooms that are poisonous to pets

We received this comment Sunday from a reader, and passed it along to our Ask the Edmonds Vet columnist Dr. David Gross: Michael Richardson notes: “Poisonous mushrooms are starting to come out. My pup ate one and was in a coma for about 8 hours. The species is Amanita Pantherina and now I’ve seen it…