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Planning a Future Gift

Planned giving allows you to make a donation to Northwest Spay and Neuter Center that is mutually beneficial. It’s a gift that ensures good stewardship of your assets by increasing benefits for yourself and for your family members. It’s a gift that will help families around the state gain access to affordable, high quality spay…
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Today Seems like a Good Time to Talk About Rabies

WA State rule 246-100-197 states, “An owner of a dog, cat, or ferret shall have it vaccinated against rabies and revaccinated following veterinary and vaccine manufacturer instructions. An owner is any person legally responsible for the care and actions of a pet animal”. All dogs, cats, and ferrets in Washington must have up-to-date rabies vaccines. Rabies…
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Prescription: One Furry Friend and Call Me in the Morning

Most pet owners are clear about the immediate joys that come with sharing their lives with companion animals. However, many of us remain unaware of the physical and mental health benefits that can also accompany the pleasure of snuggling up to a furry friend. It’s only recently that studies have begun to scientifically explore the…
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Has anyone had ants yet?

It’s all fun and games until the ants move in.  Then it is a never ending chore of getting them OUT.  Here are some tips on handling the season’s ant issue without harming our pets. Remove sources of attraction. Keep your kitchen clean. Wash countertops, floors, and cabinets with equal parts vinegar and water. Do…
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Meet a board member: Joe Ponepinto!

When I was a boy I always seemed to have a pet, whether it was a bird or a turtle, or the snake my mother couldn’t stand, or the mouse that must have been pregnant when I bought her and freaked out Mom even more when it gave birth to a dozen babies. But it…
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A history lesson: Early NWSNC

Our clinic name, Northwest Spay & Neuter Center tells you several things: what we do and where we are.  However, we weren’t always known as NWSNC.  From its founding in late 2001 through 2007, Peninsula Spay/Neuter Project (the early organization name) facilitated over 10,000 spays and neuters of pet cats and dogs, as well as…
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