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K9 Officer Hanz Retires

Last month, a very special member of the Pierce County Sheriff’s department, and a familiar snout around Whiskers Wine and Dine, hung up his vest and badge after many years of faithful service to the residents of Pierce County. Our beloved K9 Hanz retired from the Sheriff’s Department after serving for over 6 years on…
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April Showers are Bringing May Flowers

With increased time at home, perhaps you’ve had the chance to plant that garden that has been on the home improvement list for some time now.  If you have pets at home, it’s important to know that while beautiful, not all plants are safe for all pets. The weather has turned sunny and warm, and…
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How COVID-19 is actually HELPING animals

What a weird concept, right?  How could this international pandemic and the feelings of social isolation turn out to be a good thing?  We are experiencing something like nothing we’ve experienced before, and the restrictions on our daily activities seem endless.  And with all of the chaos and uncertainty, a little glimmer of hope for…
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NWSNC: the inside scoop on staff

A phrase I am sure we have all heard at least once is “Choose a job you love and you’ll never have to work a day in your life”.  While what we do inside the walls of Northwest Spay and Neuter Center is HARD WORK, it is also rewarding, impactful, meaningful, and incredibly important.  The…
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Adjustments related to COVID-19

COVID-19 is creating new needs, while putting enormous financial pressure on all nonprofits of all kinds. From medical and public health needs related to the response to economic uncertainty impacting vulnerable populations, the COVID-19 pandemic is creating unmet needs above and beyond the usual. The nonprofits working directly to meet those needs require more resources…
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COVD-19 and pets

At the beginning of 2020, we hadn’t known the word COVID-19 would become a regular part of our vernacular, but here we are.  In the digital age that we are a part of, there is an overwhelming amount of information about every single topic imaginable, and it is up to us to sift through it…
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