By Jen Mannas, Wildlife Natuarlist If you're looking for a way to have fun with your pup and help PAWS, register to walk or run at PAWSwalk on Saturday, August 26 at Marymoor Park in Redmond. Proceeds from PAWSwalk, one of our biggest fundraisers of the year, help us rescue thousands of cats and dogs. […]
The start of another school year is rapidly sneaking up on us, and with it comes the release of more wildlife patients, a myriad of happy endings for adoptable cats and dogs, and the return of the PAWS education team to classrooms throughout the community. PAWS volunteers are also just as busy as ever helping staff care for all the animals who need our help. A new Teens Helping Animals workshop is enabling young people to get involved too.
By Kate Marcussen, Community Outreach Educator Summer is almost upon us. We’re eagerly awaiting the warm sun beaming down on our skin, the breeze blowing through our hair, and the smells of summer. You know who else is eagerly awaiting this? Your cat. Our feline friends appreciate the great outdoors almost as much as we […]
With spring upon us, now’s the perfect time to breathe new life into your backyard. Whether you’re attacking the ever-emerging weeds, trimming back your shrubs, manicuring that lawn, or going for a top-to-toe landscaping makeover, there’s lots to be done. Here are some top tips for creating an outdoor space that’s as much fun for humans as it is for wild animals.
The month of February brings the 18th annual Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC). From February 13th to 16th The National Audubon Society and the Cornell Lab of Ornithology are asking citizen scientists like you to help them count birds. Let’s all get outside this weekend, count birds and be citizen scientists!
By Amy Webster, Community Education Coordinator So long summer, hello fall! Summer had an amazing finish with PAWSwalk on September 6, a spectacular, fun, sunny day filled with passionate animal lovers and dogs of every shape and size. Thank you again to the generous sponsors, dedicated walkers, volunteers and event goers who made this such […]
By Amy Webster, Community Education Coordinator Summer is a busy time for community outreach and education, not least because it's when we're out and about encouraging people to sign up for our annual PAWSwalk! Here's what we've been up to this month, and what you can look forward to in September. We’re all about PAWSwalk […]
By Jen Mannas, Naturalist You probably know by now that PAWSwalk is our biggest fundraiser of the year. You probably also might think that it only helps PAWS rescue thousands of cats and dogs. But did you know it also helps care for thousands of wild animals too? Each year, PAWS Wildlife Center cares for over 3,000 wild animals […]
By Amy Webster, Community Education Coordinator We’re getting the most out of the long and warm Seattle summer days by reaching out into our community. We’ll be out and about in the coming weeks and hope to see you! Did you see us at the Mill Creek Festival? We were there (pictured, right)—enjoying hundreds of […]
By Amy Webster, Community Education Coordinator PAWS is always so thrilled to join community functions large and small. Did you know, we were built from the need our founders noticed in the community? Since 1967, PAWS in the community has been a focus of our organization and this year has been a particularly exciting one. […]