Mercer Island Pets Up For Adoption: Meet Louis & More

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Do you want to add a new member to your family and have a positive impact on the world at the same time? Perhaps it’s finally time to adopt a pet! Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, animal shelters in Mercer Island and environs have dogs, cats and other kinds of pets ready and waiting to be adopted.

There are thousands of dogs, cats and other animals of all ages and sizes without a home across Washington — and many of them are located near you. In the search for a new companion, consider starting at a local facility like Seattle

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See The Latest Adoptable Pets At Seattle Area Shelters

Want to add to your family and give back to the Seattle community at the same time? Adopt a pet from a local shelter! Despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, many shelters are still working to fulfill adoptions and place pets in forever homes.

There are thousands of dogs, cats and other animals of all ages, sizes and breeds without a home in Washington — and many of them are located in your area. For those looking to adopt, a great place to begin your search for your new family member is at Dog Gone Seattle, where Earl the dog is

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Petaluma girls’ canine bake sale benefits local animal shelter

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Using cookie cutters shaped like Scottish terriers and dog bones, two Petaluma schoolgirls are earning money – and praise – while making treats for local dogs.

Lifelong friends and animal lovers Priya Leach and Emerson Lenz started baking wholesome dog biscuits a few weeks ago, so far earning $200 for North Bay Animal Services, a nonprofit Petaluma animal shelter. The biscuits feature whole wheat flour and peanut butter.

“Dogs really love them,” said Emerson, an Old Adobe School second-grader who just turned 8. When people receive their orders, “They say ‘thank you’ and ‘you are really helping us and our

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When Maine’s seals are in trouble, she gets the call

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Growing up in coastal Maine, Lynda Doughty spent a lot of time out on the ocean, where she regularly encountered seals, turtles and whales.

She developed a passion for the marine wildlife living along the coast and knew from an early age that she wanted to dedicate her life to protecting them.

“I just remember being so amazed (by them) and wondering what’s happening in their life,” Doughty said.

She also became aware that their livelihood was jeopardized by pollution, habitat destruction and other human-related activity.

For harbor seals — one of the most common marine mammals along the East

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In Conversation With Dr. Gabby Wild, World Traveling Vet Saving Animal Lives

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Gabby Wild, DVM was just four years old when she decided she wanted to travel the world to help heal animals. In her National Geographic book releasing on March 9, 2021, Wild Vet Adventures: Saving Animals Around the World with Dr. Gabby Wild, the 31-year-old veterinarian chronicles her extraordinary journey across the globe saving exotic and endangered animals. 

Dr. Wild has pioneered acupuncture for elephants, treated Jane Goodall’s chimpanzees in Uganda and conducted dental work on

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