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Links & Resources:

The following list has some fun, some practical and some totally unrelated to animals resources.  If you have a need for your pet that isn't included on this list please feel free to call or email.  I often think of myself as a Pet Social Worker, linking pets and guardians to needed services. You can also visit my blog for information and community events.

Online Pet Shopping
West Seattle area since 1995.

Animal Aid and Rescue Foundation is dedicated to supporting and promoting the preservation and well-being of all animals; both domestic and wildlife. Adoption, Fostering and a source of information!

Animals With Disabilities (AWD) is a non-profit agency that supports compassion for disabled pets and improves the quality of care for household animals with neurological or physical disabilities, such as birth defects, chronic disease or injuries sustained in an accident. Through rescue, rehabilitation and the successful return to caring homes, AWD gives disadvantaged pets a meaningful alternative to long-term captivity or euthanasia.

In Anacortes WA

Delightful pub in West Seattle. vintage décor, couches, and board games, darts, pool, foosball, video games, and satellite TV. Well behaved four legged friends are welcome!

Chimpanzee Sanctuary Northwest (CSNW) is currently home to seven chimpanzees released from biomedical research. This group, the Cle Elum Seven, arrived at the sanctuary on June 13, 2008.
Hope. Love. Home…Sanctuary

“We help your pets feel like they are on vacation too!” Dog walking, Stop-by-Service, in your home pet sitting.

Pet friendly psychotherapist

Lovely pads for dog and cat beds or crates.

Dog walking and dog sitting. Downtown Seattle/Bellevue/Renton/Mercer Island. Joan Friedrich 206-965-9853.

Chris De La Rosa works diligently to reunite guardians with their lost pets.

Cards with rescue dog and cat photos.

Invisible fences, in-home solutions, bark control and more

Joan Ranquet is an animal communicator and energy healer. She is also the author of “Communication with all Life, Revelations of an Animal Communicator” .Joan Ranquet has worked with thousands of individual pet owners, dog, cat and horse trainers, barn managers and vets. She troubleshoots medical issues, helps stimulate healing in conjunction with conventional treatment, and helps clients to deepen their ability to care for and understand their animals. She is successful at finding lost dogs and cats, and often helps clients whose pets are aging and dying.”

Psychic Medium

Information about asbestos exposure in pets and animals, pet therapy and mesothelioma community resource network.

Seattle & Eastside rescue; rehoming, abused, neglected and abandoned pets.

Protect furniture, floors, carpet and walls from unfortunate mishaps.
Ditch the cone! Vet recommended to cover wounds after surgery and hot spots. Renowned animal-behavior expert Dr. Temple Grandin “Noise-phobic dogs can benefit from wearing a tight T-shirt” (AKC.org, April 27, 2015). Handcrafted in the USA by women.

Check out their Breeze Guard screens for car windows.

Northwest School of Animal Massage

A nonprofit group using a large network of people to provide loving and safe homes for abandoned senior dogs. Offers Hospice, Assisted Living and Placement Assistance.

Orthovet is one of the leading manufacturers for orthopedic animal splints, most notably for dogs and cats. We are based in Vancouver, WA and serve the entire US, shipping to both veterinarians and individuals.

Healthy, Funky, Fun! For Dogs, Cats, and the people who love them! I work there too!

Professional dog poop pick up for residential and commercial properties.

Prayer flags memorializing your pet.

Dog training

Graphic Design, and great Web Design!

Renee specializes in nature imagery, including underwater, marine mammals, wildlife and pets.

The Service Dog Academy is a PET and service dog training school located in the West Seattle neighborhood of Seattle, WA. We train your dog using a combination of both private in home training sessions as well as obedience classes for both adult and puppy dogs

Free home delivery for pet food, toys and supplies

Dog training and behavioral consultations

Strut the Pup is the Seattle Area¹s funnest pet care service. Whether you need regular or occasional dog walking, overnight pet sitting, a ride to the vet for your pet, or want to give your dog some needed social time at the local park, we can help!

Unique feeders for dogs and cats! Made of steel and whimsical, attach to the wall.

Karen’s earrings are one of a kind pieces. She uses an ecelectic mix of materials such as vintage, rare, and handmade beads and findings, along with newer and natural elements

Help keep your dog from slipping. I have clients who have used these grips with success.

Provides pet health insurance for cats and dogs in Canada and the United States. They have been around in Canada and US for over ten years and cover 90% of vet bills, medications, diagnostic tests,  and surgeries. They also cover hereditary and congenital disorders.

University Canine Learning Academy, a pet dog obedience
and behavior training studio is dedicated to helping dogs and their people
learn together happily.  They also provide daycare.

Dog massage and swim spa in West Seattle

Good information on ways to protect your pets during a disaster. 

"fetching tail wagging promotional products"


Veterinarians Offering Home Euthanasia Services

Dr. Tina Giesbers,
TLC Veterinary Services

Dr. Jeff Parke

www.seattlevet.net .

Dr. Mikel Oswalt

Dr. Sara 



Energy Healing for Dogs: Using Hands-On Healing to Improve Canine Health and Behavior
By Nicole Wilde, RM, CPDT.

Effective Pet Massage for Dogs Manual
by Jonathan Rudinger

The Healing Touch for Dogs
by Dr. Michael Fox

Canine Massage: A complete reference manual
by Jean-Pierre Hourdebaigt,L.M.T.

Animal Reiki: Using energy to heal the animals in your life
by Elizabeth Fulton and Kathleen Prasad

Hands-on Healing for Pets The Animal Lover's Essential Guide to Using Healing Energy
by Margrit Coates

The Dog Lover’s Guide to Massage: What Your Dog Wants You to Know
Megan Ayrault, LMP. Contact Megan at mayrault@comcast.net for more info

The Horse Lover’s Guide to Massage: What Your Horse Wants You to Know
Megan Ayrault, LMP. Contact Megan at mayrault@comcast.net for more info

In Memoriam

Read a great article about Jen in Massage Magazine!

Check out the article about Hands to Paws at the West Seattle Herald

View a photo-testimonial by Rondi Lightmark

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