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…

Happening nearby: Pet Fest set for Saturday, June 7

The Puget Sound Pet Business Network is sponsoring the second annual Edmonds Pet Fest, scheduled from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, June 7 at the Firdale Village Shopping Center.  Proceeds from the event benefit two local rescue organizations — Ginger’s Pet Rescue and Rescue Every Dog. Pets on leashes are welcome to attend this event, which…

City Council likely to allow residents to keep miniature goats

The Lynnwood City Council appears to be in favor of making changes to the Lynnwood Municipal Code to allow residents to keep miniature goats. A Public Hearing on the matter is scheduled for 7 p.m., Tuesday, May 27 in the City Council Chambers. Currently, the keeping of goals is prohibited. During a previous City Council meeting…

Join PAWS at the Karelian Bear Dog 5k Run on Saturday, May 31

Join PAWS and the Washington Department of Fishing and Wildlife for the third annual Karelian Bear Dog 5k Run from 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturday, May 31 behind Mill Creek City Hall. Registration for runners/walkers starts at 7:30 a.m.   Believed to have survived to the present day from descendants of Viking Age spitz-type hunting dogs,…

Foster kittens steal the show at PAWS Safety Day

By David Pan/Lynnwood Today editor PAWS Pet Safety Day featured educational activities, demonstrations and opportunities to have pets microchipped. But it’s safe to say that the real stars of Saturday’s event in Lynnwood were some adorable kittens, who were helping to promote PAWS Foster Care program. The program utilizes a network of foster homes to provide…

Reminder: PAWS hosts first annual Pet Safety Day on Saturday, May 17

The Progressive Animal Welfare Society (PAWS), located at 15305 44th Ave. W. in Lynnwood, is holding a Pet Safety Day from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, May 17. The goal is to provide dog and cat owners with practical advice and solutions for keeping their animals safe, ranging from demonstrations in cat leash training to low-cost…

Save the date: PAWS hosts first annual Pet Safety Day on May 17

Join PAWS for the first annual Pet Safety Day on Saturday, May 17 at PAWS’ main campus in Lynnwood. This free, fun and interactive event, sponsored by Northpointe Animal Hospital, will give dog and cat owners across the region practical advice and solutions for keeping their animals safe.Alongside demonstrations in cat leash training, and instructions on how to…

Visit the Easter Bunny and bring your furry friend Monday night

Parents and children are invited to come visit the Easter Bunny at the Alderwood Mall’s new Easter photo set located in the Center Court. Capture a spring memory with your child’s photo with the Easter Bunny. Photo packages available starting at $22.99 with $5 of online credit. The Easter Bunny is available for photos during the…

PAWS Wild Night benefit for animals set for April 5

The PAWS Wild Night Gala, a benefit for animals, is scheduled for April 5 at the Fremont Studios in Seattle. Join 500 of the Northwest’s most compassionate community leaders for a fun night of saving animals’ lives. Cocktail hour starts at 5:30 p.m. with dinner at 7 p.m. Autographed Seahawks memorabilia featuring once-in-a-lifetime items signed…

PAWS looking for wildlife volunteers for baby season

Spring is nearly around the corner, and that means one thing at PAWS — the babies are coming. April through September is considered “baby season” at the PAWS Wildlife Center, when staff and volunteers have their hands full caring for adorable (and hungry) baby birds, squirrels, raccoons, chipmunks, opossums and many more. According to volunteer…

Shakaroo concert to benefit Everett Animal Shelter

The third annual family friendly concert, Shakaroo, to benefit the Everett Animal Shelter is scheduled for 7 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 15 at the Everett Performing Arts Center. The event features a pooch parade with 20 dogs from the shelter, music by reggae/rock band Nigel Mustafa and a White and Wine meet and greet with the…

PAWS and its partners offering reduced spay and neuter services in February

February is spay and neuter awareness month, and PAWS is partnering with local veterinary clinics and 14 animal welfare groups to offer free or low-cost spay and neuter services to pet guardians across Western Washington. Recognizing that animals are happier and healthier when they’re spayed or neutered, PAWS and the veterinary community have come together…

PAWS needs foster families for pets

PAWS is in need of foster homes for some of its animals. More than 1,600 animals each year are saved  through the Foster Care Program. Foster parents provide temporary care for cats, kittens, dogs and puppies in their own homes. Some animals need as little as two weeks of care, while others may need care…

Last few days for PAWS adoption special

PAWS’ Home for the Holidays event will be wrapping up on Monday, Dec. 30. During this time, adoption fees for adult dogs and cats seven months and older will be reduced to $75, with a fee of only $50 for senior cats and dogs who are seven years and older. PAWS has many cats and…