Happening nearby: 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…

Happening nearby: Everett Animal Shelter offering cat adoption specials

The Everett Animal Shelter, the official provider of animal shelter services for the City of Lynnwood, is offering special fall prices for cats and kittens from now through the end of October. “We currently have more than 100 adult cats that are ready for their forever homes,” said Dee Cordell, the shelter operations coordinator. “This…

Fire Department extinguishes kitchen blaze, treats resident and cat

The Lynnwood Fire Department extinguished a kitchen fire at about noon, Wednesday, Oct. 8, at a house in the 21000 block of 54th Ave. W. in Lynnwood. On arrival fire crews found smoke coming from a single story residential structure. Crews initiated fire attack and found the kitchen well involved with fire. Fourteen Lynnwood and Snohomish…

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…

PAWS to host Open House as part of state-wide shelter event on Saturday, Oct. 4

PAWS invites the public to visit its shelter from 11 a.m.- 5 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 4 as part of Pawsitive Alliance’s third annual Statewide Shelter Open House Event. Pawsitive Alliance is working with 24 animal shelters across Washington State to promote their adorable adoptables and thousands of companion animals will be hoping to meet their prospective forever…

Lynnwood Honda hosts ‘Fall in Love with a Pre-owned Pet’ on Saturday, Sept. 27

The Seattle Animal Shelter and Lynnwood Honda invite the public to a free weekend barbecue and to “Fall in Love with a Pre-owned Pet,” from noon-3 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 27 at Lynnwood Honda, 22020 Highway 99 in  Edmonds. Come by for the barbecue and meet adoptable dogs, cats and critters; learn about shelter volunteer programs, including fostering…

Only a few days left to take advantage of PAWS senior cat adoption special

Time is running out if you want to take advantage of PAWS Senior Cat Adoption Special. PAWS is waiving the adoption fees of its senior cats aged 10 years or older until the end of September. Cats can be adopted at PAWS Companion Animal Shelter in Lynnwood (15305 44th Ave. W) and at Cat City in Seattle…

Calling all cat lovers: PAWS needs immediate foster homes needed for adult cats

PAWS’ cat isolation unit is full and the organization needs cat lovers to provide temporary foster care for kitties with colds. No previous foster experience is necessary. Apart from giving them oodles of love and a cozy place to relax and recuperate, you’ll need to give the foster cat medicine once or twice a day. It’s…

PAWS starting teen club, informational meeting set for Saturday, Sept. 13

Are you a teen interested in helping animals? Are you looking for a meaningful way to create change and make a difference?PAWS is starting a club specifically for teens who want to become leaders in the animal world, and is looking for motivated people to become the founding members. Interested teens are invited to an informational…

Remus the dog found on Interstate 5, and how you can help

We wrote a story on Sunday alerting our readers about Remus, a dog who went missing near the Lynnwood Transit Center. At the time, that’s all we knew. Since then, we’ve learned more about Remus and his fate, and we wanted to share it. According to Lynnwood resident Jennifer Aragaon, Remus — a 2-year-old Catahoula —…

Annual PAWSwalk coming Sept. 6

PAWSwalk is just over 10 days away and donations from the community couldn’t come at a better time. “PAWSwalk is in its 24th year, and we’ve truly never needed the generosity of our community more than we need it this year,” PAWS CEO Annette Laico said. “Our wildlife hospital has seen a record number of admissions…

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.

Register for PAWS Walk 2014

Registration is underway for the 23rd Annual PAWSwalk. Join hundreds of other animal lovers for one of the most fun fundraisers of the year at King County’s Marymoor Park on Sept. 6. The walk starts at 10 a.m. with registration at 8 a.m. There also will be pet-friendly shopping, a KidsZone, dog agility contests, food and a…

Shipment of 60 dogs arrives at PAWS, new homes needed

If you’re looking to adopt a dog, especially a smaller one, then PAWS definitely is the place to visit. PAWS took in a shipment of 60 dogs, mostly of the small variety, at its Lynnwood-based shelter on Wednesday. Initially, PAWS had agreed to accept about 30 dogs with the remaining going to other animal shelters in…

PAWS rescues 33 cats from Shoreline hoarder; is in need of foster parents

When 33 cats needed help, PAWS was there to answer the call. Late last week, PAWS took in 33 cats, who were rescued from a hoarder’s home in Shoreline. Seventeen more are set to arrive next week. In the first large group, PAWS discovered two mother cats with newborns. There was also a group of…

Four new Board members join PAWS

            The Progressive Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) of Lynnwood has added four new community leaders to its Board of Directors. They are: Leslie Chandler, Community Volunteer; Leila Kirske, Chief Financial Officer, EMC Corporation; Don McGowan, General Counsel, The Pokémon Company International, Inc.; Hanna Tweedy, Senior Systems Analyst, Starbucks. Operated by donations, PAWS…

Feng Shui for Pets? Learn more at Lynnwood Library on Monday, July 21

Have you ever through about Feng Shui for your cat or dog? Even if you haven’t, you might want to head to the Lynnwood Library on Monday, July 21. Cynthia Chomos, Feng Shui Consultant and Color Designer, will teach you how to use the principles of Feng Shui to design your pets living and garden spaces…

Happening nearby: Can you provide a home for Snowball?

Jeanne Schwarz asked if we could post this information about Snowball, the only cat at the City of Edmonds-designated animal shelter — Adix Bed and Bath for Dogs and Cats — who’s been there for 50 days: Well, hi there! I’m a handsome, large domestic medium-hair boy named Snowball. I’m approximately 4 years old and…

What to do if your pet is lost

It’s not surprising that the Fourth of July holiday is difficult for many pets and their owners. Animal shelters report that more pets are lost during this holiday than any other. If you find yourself in this unfortunate situation, PAWS offers some suggestions. Start looking. Don’t assume your missing pet will be back in a day…

PAWS offers adoption fee waivers for cats 10 years and older

As a thank you to cat enthusiasts, PAWS is waiving the fee for the adoptions of cats 10 years and older throughout the summer. Pet-guardian curious Washingtonians responded with open arms to PAWS’ June challenge to consider cats as ideal companions. This week marks the conclusion of the American Humane Association’s Adopt-A-Cat Month initiative that…