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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Meet Smokey the cat: Available for adoption at Adix Bed and Bath

Smokey, a beautiful gray tabby cat, is available for adoption at Adix Bed and Bath in Edmonds. Described as super sweet and affectionate, she is about 2 years old. Smokey was abandoned in September 2014. She had kittens, which were all adopted. She gets along great with other cats; it’s unknown how she is with…

Make the holidays safe for your pets

From PAWS comes some timely suggestions on how to make the holidays safe for your pets. The holidays can be an exciting time. However they can bring extra hazards for your pets. Some of the most common ones are as follows: Bones – Small turkey and ham bones can lodge in the throat, stomach and…

Woodhaven vet clinic collecting donations for Old Dog Haven

Woodhaven Veterinary Clinic is collecting donations for Old Dog Haven throughout the month of December. The clinic has items for purchase that will then go straight into the donation basket. Or view the wish list here and bring any of those items into Woodhaven, located at 23204 Edmonds Way.  

Can you provide a home for Spartacus the cat?

A reminder from Jeanne Schwarz that Spartacus the cat is still available for adoption through Adix Bed and Bath kennels in Edmonds. “He is a large, handsome dude who is laid back as well as curious,” Schwarz said. “He loves to explore! He would appreciate being the only cat in the home as he isn’t…

Now you can license your dog online for 2015

The City of Edmonds reminds you it’s time to license your dog for 2015 — and you can do it online. Go to www.PetData.com and enter your zip code. You can license multiple pets at the same time, and easily upload required documents. All major credit cards are accepted, and a small convenience fee will…

Next to Nature store introduces Holiday Corner, with proceeds to charity

Check out the “Holiday Corner” at the Next to Nature Store, 550 Main St., beginning Tuesday, Nov. 18. You can bid on an original, signed holiday painting, and buy a raffle ticket for a decorated pet stocking full of goodies. You can also sign up for your pet’s holiday photo shoot set for Saturday, Nov….

PAWS offers cold weather tips for pet owners

PAWS reminds everyone that with colder temperatures in the forecast people needed to take special attention with their furry friends. When the temperature drops, there are lots of ways you can protect your companion animals and prevent them from feeling the effects of the cold. Keep your cat inside Not only will they be warmer…

Reminder: Have a home to share with these cats in need?

Adix Bed and Bath is hosting two cats and two kittens available for adoption. Suki is approximately one to two years old and is simply adorable and strikingly beautiful! She’s a tabby/Maine Coon mix who was found as a stray. She’s very sweet, and now that she has gotten used to people, has really blossomed…

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…

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…