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Pay It Forward For Our Furry Friends (Veterinary Blood & Organ Donation Programs)

Did you know that there are programs for cats and dogs to be blood, organ, and tissue donors? If you’re interested, check out these resources:

Basics about donating companions organs, blood, and/or tissue

Cress, Caitlin. “Euthanized pets give one last gift.” PBS NewsHour. 17 Aug 2014. 6 Sept 2016. http://www.pbs.org/newshour/updates/euthanized-pets-give-one-last-gift/ Granshaw, Lisa. “What owners need . . . → Read More: Pay It Forward For Our Furry Friends (Veterinary Blood & Organ Donation Programs)

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Boxing Day In Olympia (Fighting Feline Boredom)

I love finding ways to fight boredom for animals whose usual staff are away so they’ll look forward to visits from their Auntie Kari.

One way that I spice things up is to make the house feel completely cat- or dog-oriented while there is little human traffic. The longer a family is away, the more . . . → Read More: Boxing Day In Olympia (Fighting Feline Boredom)

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Something Borrowed, Something Reviewed (Lending Library Of Pet Products)

A few years ago, I started keeping a lending library of pet products that I lend to clients so people can try before they buy some of the more expensive products. This began when I realized how many people would love the Furminator but were hesitant to buy one because it’s so much more expensive . . . → Read More: Something Borrowed, Something Reviewed (Lending Library Of Pet Products)

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Premeditated Fun (Great Doggie Daycare & Boarding in Oly)

I’m often asked if I know of reputable, loving, local doggie daycare and boarding facilities so I reckon it’s time for me to pull a list together and share it here.

My highest recommendations are always two local sitters who provide not-your-typical-boarding-situation services:

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Anna Mumaw of Fuzzy Faces Pet Care (www.fuzzyfacespetcare.com) focuses on . . . → Read More: Premeditated Fun (Great Doggie Daycare & Boarding in Oly)

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It’s About Time (My Transition To Full-Time Sitting)

2014 biz card design

2014 marks the beginning of a big change for me and my clients. I’ll have a lot more availability because I’ve finally taken the leap to full-time freelancing!

(Up to now I’ve maintained a part-time job for predictable income and benefits. Relying on the feast or famine aspect of freelance . . . → Read More: It’s About Time (My Transition To Full-Time Sitting)

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