Current NS PCM Issue


November  ::  December

Pet Loss Support Group



THE BLACK CAT THEORY, Seattle Humane Society, 13212 SE Eastgate Way, Bellevue, WA. $25 off all black pets.

KITSAP HUMANE SOCIETY ADOPTION EVENT, 11a-3p, Silverdale PetSmart, 9588 Ridgetop Blvd. NW. Come meet adoptable animals from Kitsap Humane!

PAWZ 4 A CAUSE FUNDRAISER, 9a-2p, Pawsabilities in Fife. Fundraiser to raise money for canine cancer research includes agility fun runs, rally and obedience practice, demonstrations, a photographer for holiday photo shoots, silent auction, raffle, food, and more.

1ST – 7TH



SERVICE FOR SERVICE: WASHINGTON STATE GOES TO THE DOGS 8:30a-4p, Emerald Queen Casino Conference Center, 5700 Pacific Highway E., Fife, WA 98424. Conference focusing on the ways that dogs serve us, from service dogs to emotional support dogs, therapy dogs, and dogs of war. Conference is free and includes lunch, but must register in advance:; contact Dorothy Hanson at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

6TH – 9TH 

DOGGY DASHERS All day, Virtual Run and Walk to benefit Northwest Boxer Rescue. For more information: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


CATOLOCIOUS HOLIDAY BAZAAR 10a -3:30p in Tumwater. A gardener’s and decorator’s dream bazaar! Cash sales only please. Benefits Feline Friends For more information, visit

PET CPR AND FIRST AID CLASS 10a-5p, Pawsabilities in Fife. 7338 26th St. E. Learn pet first aid, CPR, situations that require emergency care, and more. Please do NOT bring your pet to class. Call Annette (253) 208-4625(253) 208-4625.

GREYT HOWLIDAYS CRAFTS FAIR WOODINVILLE 1:30p-4p, Brightwater Community Room 22505 SR 9 SE Woodinville. Greyhound and greyhound-mix event; leashed greyhounds are welcome to attend. A space fee of $20 is requested.

MASON COUNTY KITTEN RESCUE GARAGE SALE 8a-5p, 420 SE. State Route 3 Shelton. 100% of proceeds benefit Kitten Rescue

PAWS 2016 CALENDAR LAUNCH PARTY, 2p-5p, Mud Bay – Greenwood, 8532 1st Ave NW, Seattle. Unveiling of PAWS’ 2016 Calendar, featuring photographs by Alyssa Rose Photography. WWW.PAWS.ORG/SUPPORT/EVENTS/PAWS/?DATE=2015-11-07


MEOW CAT RESCUE’S 12TH DOG WINE TASTING 1p-4p, Northwest Cellars, 11909 124th Ave. NE, Kirkland. Join MEOW Cat Rescue’s Canine Division on “No Seahawk Sunday” for a 12th Man (and dog) wine tasting/tail wagging party. Well-behaved, leashed pooches are welcome. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door.


BOXER WORKSHOP: WHO’S LEADING WHO, ANYWAY? 10a-2p, Pawsabilities in Fife. Learning about leadership for successful dog training, $125. Call Lillian with questions: (206) 440-7322(206) 440-7322.


TOAST FOR TAILS 4p-9p, Capital Event Center 6005 Tyee Drive SW Tumwater. Concern for Animals’ largest fundraiser of the year showcases over 10 wineries and breweries. Your ticket purchase includes dinner, a glass, 5 scripts, and a swag bag. Tickets $40/person, 21 and older.

VASHON ISLAND PET PROTECTORS WILDEST FUR BALL EVER! 5p-9p, Open Space For Arts and Community. 18870 103rd Ave SW, Vashon. Dress up in your wildest attire and celebrate VIPP’s 31 years of service to the community. Email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it with questions.


PET FIRST AID CLASS 9a–7p, Motley Zoo, 16715 Cleveland St., Redmond, WA. Learn complete pet first aid, $150. For more information: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it



AUBURN VALLEY HUMANE SOCIETY CONSIGNMENT AND OPEN HOUSE 5p-8p, AVHS Thrift Store, 1123 E. Main St., Auburn. 50% off all donated, non-vendor items all day. Special treats and drawings.
(253) 545-0314(253) 545-0314.


UNBRANDED MOVIE EVENT 7:30p-9:20p, Centralia Fox Theatre, 123 S. Tower Ave, Centralia. Tickets cost $10 each.


THE COMMON GROUND FOOD & WINE EXPERIENCE 6:30p-9:30p, 21 Acres Center for Local Food, 13701 NE 171st St, Woodinville. Fur-mented Tickets are $50 and 100% of the proceeds benefit Homeward Pet.

OVER THE MOON DINNER WITH LIVE AND SILENT AUCTION 7p-10p, Forest Park Floral Hall, Park Road, Everett. Benefits New Moon Farm Goat Rescue and Sanctuary. Tickets purchased before Nov. 6 are $40 per person; after Nov. 6, tickets are $50 each.


NORTHWEST EQUINE STEWARDSHIP CENTER’S HOLIDAY BAZAAR AND SANTA PONY 10a-3p, New Hope Fellowship Church, 1012 W. Main St., Monroe. Event includes hot lunch and refreshments, shopping, Santa Pony photos, raffles, a silent auction, tack sale, and more!

COOL CITY PETS 1p, Seattle Animal Shelter, 2016 15th Ave. W. Seattle. Meet adoptable animals, including rabbits, hamsters, guinea pigs, rats, birds, ferrets, mice, reptiles, and more!

YAPPY HOLIDAYS CRAFT BAZAAR AND BAKE SALE 10a-5p, Motley Zoo’s Rock Star Treatment 16715 Cleveland St, Redmond, Washington 98052 Big Indoor Event! Hand Made arts and crafts. For more information, email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

THANKSGIVING FOR THE TURKEYS FUNDRAISER AT PASADO’S SAFE HAVEN Two seatings: 12p and 4p, Pasado’s Safe Haven, Sultan. $125 for 1st seating; $150 for 2nd seating. Guests will enjoy a gourmet vegan meal, wine, and a silent auction. Toast resident turkeys Clementine and Gandalf! Tickets:


PROTECT YOUR PET: LICENSE, MICROCHIP, AND VACCINATE 3p-6p, Seattle Animal Shelter, 2061 15th Ave. W.


VIPP’S HOLIDAY WREATH SALE AND PET SUPPLY DRIVE 12p-4p Friday; 10a-4p Sat; 10a-2p Sun. Land Trust Building, 10014 SW Bank Road, Vashon Island. VIPP’s all-volunteer crew creates locally renowned wreaths and swags from fresh fir, cedar, pinecones, holly, and an assortment of accessories.


SEATTLE TURKEY TROT 8a, starting line is at NW 85th St & 32nd Ave NW and the finish line is at Golden Gardens Park. Leashed dogs can accompany registered participants. Register here:

CAT & CRITTER ADOPTION EVENT 12p-3p, Mud Bay on Lower Queen Anne, 522 Queen Anne Ave. N., Seattle. Meet cats and critters who have been waiting to find forever homes. More information:

28TH  – DEC 31ST

SEATTLE ANIMAL SHELTER DONATION DRIVE All day long. Animal Medical Center of Seattle, 14810 15th Ave NE, Shoreline, WA 98155. Accepting donations for the SAS in exchange for a flash drive with your pictures on it. List of items can be found here:






DOGGIE BINGO 7p -9p, Pit Stop Bottle Shop, 216 SW 153rd St., Burien. Doggie Bingo benefitting AARF.


MEOW CAT RESCUE HOLIDAY BAZAAR & BAKE SALE 12p -5p, Northlake Unitarian Universality Church, 308 4th Ave. S., Kirkland. This favorite annual get-together features crafts, baked goods, raffles, refreshments, MEOW merchandise, and a pet food drive to benefit Hopelink-Kirkland (visitors are encouraged to bring a donation of dry or canned pet food for those in need.)

MEOW CAT RESCUE OPEN HOUSE 12p-5p, MEOW Cat Rescue, 10600 NE 68th St., Ste. F, Kirkland. A fun opportunity to visit the shelter, see the beautiful new suites, and meet some of the staff and felines of MEOW. The event features refreshments and a raffle.

HOMEWARD PET’S SIP & SHOP 1p-5p, Northwest Cellars, 11909 124th Avenue NE Kirkland. Sip, shop and enjoy an afternoon at the cellar with family and friends – both two- and four-legged! Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 at the door.

AHELP PROJECT’S HOLIDAY ART OF HEALING 2p-5p, SplashDog, 9679 Firdale Ave. Edmonds. Participate in holiday art therapy, create meaningful gifts, and memorialize a beloved pet. $18, includes materials. To learn more, visit: or call: (425) 223-5722(425) 223-5722.

SERENITY EQUINE RESCUE ANNUAL HOLIDAY BAZAAR 9:30a-4p, Serenity Equine, 28818 SE 216th Way, Maple Valley. Arts, crafts, baked goods, tack, raffle, horsey stuff, Santa appearance, and lots of holiday cheer! Vendors email Sandy Glanzrock at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ~

KITTEN RESCUE OF MASON COUNTY BAZAAR & BAKE SALE 10a-4p, 420 SE State Route 3, Shelton. Crafts, new unused items, baked goods, and collectibles. Cash or Checks ONLY 100% proceeds to Kitten Rescue! (360) 427-3167(360) 427-3167 or (360) 426-2455(360) 426-2455.


OPEN HOUSE AT SAFE RESCUE (SAVE A FORGOTTEN EQUINE) 12p-3p, SAFE Harbor Stables, 16509 164th NE, Woodinville. SAFE’s quarterly open house.


HOWLIDAYS, 11a-1p, Pioneer Square’s Occidental Park, 117 S Washington St., Seattle. Dress up your pup in his or her holiday best and enter the dog costume contest! Enjoy a dog agility course and a Pets & People holiday market. Learn more here:

BARKS ‘N BABES 4p-5:30p, Swedish Hospital/First Hill Campus, 747 Broadway, Seattle. If you are planning or currently expecting a new baby, this class is for you! $30/couple. Instructor: Danette Johnston of Dog’s Day Out Seattle CPDT and mom.

CAT BEHAVIOR 101: WHAT YOUR CAT WANTS YOU TO KNOW 10a-11:30a, Mill Creek University Book Store, Mill Creek Town Center, 15311 Main Street, Mill Creek. This class is designed to help explain some of the mysteries behind cat behavior! Led by Steph Renaud, Supervisor at PAWS Cat City. Learn more here: WWW.PAWS.ORG/SUPPORT/EVENTS/CAT-BEHAVIOR-101/?DATE=2015-12-12.

VIPP’S HOLIDAY BAKE SALE 9a-1p, between Thriftway and the old liquor store, Vashon Island. Indulge in freshly baked treats from some of the Island’s best bakers while helping VIPP through this important fundraiser.


HOLIDAY HOEDOWN ADOPTION EVENT 12p-3p, Pickering Barn, 1730 10th Ave. NW, Issaquah. Come meet 150+ adoptable animals! Presented by Pawsitive Alliance.


OLD DOG HAVEN FUNDRAISER 1p-5p, Northwest Cellars, 11909 124th Avenue NE Kirkland. Enjoy wine and the company of senior dogs while raising much-needed funds for Old Dog Haven.


COOL CITY PETS 1p, Seattle Animal Shelter, 2016 15th Ave. W. Seattle. Meet adoptable animals, including rabbits, hamsters, guinea pigs, rats, birds, ferrets, mice, reptiles, and more!


Pet Loss Support Group

The holidays can be challenging times when you have lost a pet even if it was years ago. Know that you are not alone.  If you are grieving, please consider the support and comfort of others who understand your loss.