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Thoughts and Actions on COVID-19

Thoughts and Actions on COVID-19

This is a very scary time, and I think we are all wondering how we will look back on 2020. There are so many unknowns as we navigate a new way of life, with the fortunate folks working from home while others have been or soon will be laid off, kids homeschooling, grocery store shelves barren, and no toilet paper or traffic in sight. Many of us have loved ones that we are very concerned for; I count myself in this group and have a great deal anxiety over the safety of my immune-compromised hero-father. For those who have lost…read more >

An Open Letter to the Anonymous Haters

10 minute read by Dog Gone Seattle Founder/Director Jenny Nordin. TL;DR Dog Gone Seattle is being slandered and harassed by anonymous individual(s) who have made it their mission to take down anyone allegedly affiliated with Jeff Gellman/Solid K9 Training. DGS has attended Solid K9 Training seminars but has never hired Gellman to train rescue dogs and has never witnessed animal abuse during these seminars. DGS ascribes to LIMA training, employing the least intrusive minimally aversive methods necessary, and has never abused any animals in its care. DGS has successfully rehabilitated and rehomed thousands of dogs, including many that were formerly…read more >

DGS Rescue Roadtrip: San Bernadino or Bust!

DGS stages shelter “jail break” in San Bernardino What do you do when you know that many, many dogs are going to be euthanized at high-kill shelters in San Bernardino, CA, and the transport vehicles that usually bring dogs to Seattle are broken down or fully booked? If you’re Jenny Nordin, founder of Dog Gone Seattle (DGS), you rent a van, set it up with crates and supplies, and drive 2,376 miles to rescue as many dogs as possible and bring them back to Seattle. What else? Fourth of July causes shelter crises Jenny’s dilemma, and master scheme, began before…read more >

Want Free Tickets to Woodinville Wine Walk?

This Thursday, April 17 is Spring Barrel Tasting in the Warehouse District. These dog-friendly wine walks are loads of fun, and I usually make a point of going with my pups and friends or family, but unfortunately this week I can't make it. My loss is your gain, though, as I have two free tickets ($25 value each) that I don't want to waste. If you want to check out this fun dog-friendly event, just shoot me an email at jenny@doggoneseattle. I can get two people on the "COMP" list! (First come, first serve). For event details, go here. UPDATE:…read more >
DogGoneSeattle featured on Top 50 Northwest Dog Blogs

DogGoneSeattle featured on Top 50 Northwest Dog Blogs

Thank you to the folks at Bone-A-Fide for naming Dog Gone Seattle a Top 50 Northwest Dog Blog! Dog Gone Seattle  Dog Gone Seattle is a great resource for local dog owners that provides information on dog-friendly establishments and activities in the greater Seattle area. It includes restaurants, bars, cafes, retail stores, and more! We (and by "we" I mean Bondi and I) are constantly on the look out for new and exciting places in the Seattle area to share with you all. We would love to know what you'd like to see more of, and welcome your participation in…read more >
Halloween Wine Walk Admission Giveaway!

Halloween Wine Walk Admission Giveaway!

If you follow the Dog Gone Seattle Dog-Friendly Event Calendar, you know that every 1st and 3rd Thursday in Woodinville, there are dog-friendly wine walks. If you haven't been yet, trust me... they are a great time! Pictured below: Dogs enjoy treats (while their people enjoy tastings) at Piccola Cellars during a wine walk last spring. 1252read more >
Puget Sound Off Leash on YouTube

Puget Sound Off Leash on YouTube

If you visit off leash areas with your dog, you will want to check out the Puget Sound Off Leash YouTube Channel. Puget Sound Off Leash is a channel for the dog lovers of the cities in the Puget Sound area, providing a Dog Park 101 for several Puget Sound Dog Parks. One video shows the ins and outs of Dr. Jose Rizal Dog Park, overlooking downtown Seattle. I have never been to this dog park, but it looks beautiful and the views are stunning. The channel was created by three urban dwellers (with help from their four dogs) in…read more >

Bad Wig and Ugly Tracksuit Walk in Greenlake

Ring the new year in right with the annual Bad Wig and Ugly Tracksuit around Greenlake, followed by a "Lucky Supper" at Cafe Racer. Of course, dogs love the Greenlake loop, and Cafe Racer is dog-friendly too! To participate, don your most hideous wig and tracksuit, and meet at the kiddie pool tomorrow at 12:00 noon sharp! The event at Café Racer, 5828 Roosevelt Way Northeast, starts at 2:00p.m. For more information on the Bad Wig and Ugly Tracksuit Walk, go here.read more >
50% Off Dog Beds for DogGoneSeattle Readers

50% Off Dog Beds for DogGoneSeattle Readers

I'm really excited to offer my readers a special Holiday coupon code for 50% off ÜBER Pet Dog Beds. My employer Epoch Design mostly makes solid wood bedroom furniture for Costco, but they also make a line of pet furniture. To support my DogGoneSeattle website, they have generously provided me with a special coupon code for my readers valid for 50% off any dog bed through 12/31/12. So, if you're looking for a special present for your pooch this Holiday, use coupon code DOGGONE to give your pup the ultimate dog bed! With 50% off, the beds start at under…read more >