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Pet Tales for April

By on March 28, 2017 in Pets with 0 Comments
Pet Tales for April

Mickey Cunningham of Wenatchee walks Cricket, her rescue dog, at Riverfront Park regularly. Cricket, 10, is a poodle schnauzer mix that Mickey got from the Humane Society. “I wanted a poodle because my husband was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and I … Continue reading

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Pet Tales for March

By on February 22, 2017 in Pets with 0 Comments
Pet Tales for March

One of our favorite hikes is to Ancient Lakes at all times of the year and Zuzu, our Westie, loves to go with us. This was in November and there is a frozen waterfall in the background. Zuzu is ready … Continue reading

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Pet tales

By on January 25, 2017 in Articles, Pets with 0 Comments
Pet tales

Logan Hakensen — here with Bronson — and her mother Jenni take the big dogs from the Wenatchee Valley Humane Society on the trails around the Wenatchee Valley to give them an outing, exercise and a break from being in … Continue reading

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Restoring trust at Trusting Spirit

By on September 28, 2016 in Articles, Pets with 0 Comments
Restoring trust at Trusting Spirit

Story and photos By Jaana Hatton As you walk through the gates of Trusting Spirit ranch in Orondo, curious horse faces will peek over the fences to greet you. Looking at the healthy, happy animals, it is hard to believe … Continue reading

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Low-income spay/neuter clinic for cats

By on July 14, 2016 in Articles, Pets with 0 Comments

The Wenatchee Valley Humane Society is hosting a low-income spay/neuter clinic for cats on Saturday July 23rd at 7:30 A.M. and will be returning to the Wenatchee Community Center at 504 S. Chelan. This clinic is available to those that … Continue reading

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Low-income spay/neuter clinic for cats

By on June 16, 2016 in Articles, Pets with 0 Comments

  The Wenatchee Valley Humane Society is hosting a low-income spay/neuter clinic for cats on Saturday June 18th at 7:30 A.M. and will be returning to the Wenatchee Community Center at 504 S. Chelan. This clinic is available to those … Continue reading

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Alert: LOW INCOME SPAY/NEUTER CLINIC FOR CATS

By on October 26, 2015 in Articles, Pets with 0 Comments

The Wenatchee Valley Humane Society is hosting their fourth cat spay/neuter clinic in a follow-up to the previous clinics held this past March, June, and August. With help from the Feral Cat Spay/Neuter Project out of Lynnwood, the clinics have … Continue reading

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Egg delicious

By on September 22, 2015 in Articles, Outdoor Fun, Pets with 0 Comments

Editor’s note: Here was another entry into our “Best Day” contest… enjoy! By Lance Stegemann Maybe it wasn’t the best day in the past eight years, but an omelet made from our own fresh eggs, ranks pretty high in my … Continue reading

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Good cause: Low income spay/neuter clinic for cats

By on August 3, 2015 in Articles, Pets with 0 Comments

  The Wenatchee Valley Humane Society is hosting their third cat spay/neuter clinic in a follow-up to the previous clinics held this past March and June. With help from the Feral Cat Spay/Neuter Project out of Lynnwood, the clinics have … Continue reading

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Trail dog

Trail dog

By Lori Nitchals Recently my five-and-a-half year old yellow lab, Mijo, and I went on his first backpack with four members of my weekly 55-plus hiking group. I found Mijo at the Wenatchee Valley Humane Society when he was 14 … Continue reading

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Putting dogs and humans to the test

Putting dogs and humans to the test

By Katherine March Ask your friends what they want to do when they retire, and it would be rare to find any that tell you he/she wants to teach people how to put their dogs through tunnels, over teeter totters … Continue reading

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Wenatchee Valley Humane Society Breaks Records in 2014

By on January 12, 2015 in Articles, Pets with 0 Comments

Highest Numbers WVHS has seen in years.  Wenatchee, WA—The Wenatchee Valley Humane Society today announced record breaking numbers for 2014. The report for 2014 states 2,343 animals were adopted, 105 more than the year before – even with ongoing construction … Continue reading

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The shadow on the south shore

By on July 29, 2014 in Articles, Pets with 0 Comments
The shadow on the  south shore

  By Vicki Olson Carr   Gary and Diane Rittenmeyer live near The Cove Marina on the south shore of Lake Chelan. The retired couple were enjoying a quiet Thanksgiving Day in 2010 when Gary spotted something unusual in front … Continue reading

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Why playing with a pet is good medicine

By on June 25, 2014 in Articles, Health, Pets with 0 Comments
Why playing with a pet is good medicine

“My goal in life is to be as good a person as my dog already thinks I am.” — Author unknown   By Dr. Jim Brown We recently adopted a new eight-week-old mini golden doodle puppy named Jackson. We were … Continue reading

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Shine a little fame on your pet

By on June 2, 2014 in Pets with 0 Comments
Shine a little fame on your pet

  We are always looking for fun photos of pets and their owners — such as this one of the pole-climbing Zeus and his owner, Isadora Bekker, that we published in this month’s issue of The Good Life. Send your … Continue reading

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Pet tales: Meet Badger of Badger Park

By on April 9, 2014 in Articles, People, Pets with 0 Comments
Pet tales: Meet Badger of Badger Park

  By Kandis Nestor Isn’t it funny how your best friend doesn’t speak the same language as you, yet understands you completely? Badger has been with me through thick and thin — whether it’s lounging on the couch, dealing with … Continue reading

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