Paw-some parks

A Guide to Seattle’s Dog Parks

Outdoor recreation options abound for the city’s most beloved residents at dog parks in Seattle, Redmond, Edmonds, and SeaTac.

06/16/2022 By Taylor McKenzie Gerlach

CANINE TO FIVE

Who Has the Best Shop Pets in the World? We Do! We Do!

From the feline queen of Capitol Hill's Pretty Parlor to the gentle giant of a dog at Mike and Mike's Guitar Bar in Fremont.

06/15/2022 By Zoe Sayler

Rover Road Trip

Best Northwest Hotels to Visit with Dogs

Some overnight trips are a little furrier: The best Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and British Columbia hotels that allow dogs.

06/14/2022 By Allison Williams

OUR BEST FRIEND

We Needed This: Pet Portraits Capture Precious Memories

What to know about pet photography in the Seattle area, from simple studio portraits at Say Woof in Kirkland to Ears & Noses' PNW nature shots.

02/22/2022 By Zoe Sayler

FUR-EAKY

Last-Minute Halloween Costumes for You and Your Pet

From cute puppy-sized jack-o'-lantern hats to couples costumes for dogs and their owners.

10/27/2021 By Zoe Sayler

Hot Dog

Animal Cooling Shelter Opens in Bellevue

Dogs, cats, and even rabbits get a cool reprieve at a free shelter, but owners should RSVP in advance.

08/12/2021 By Allison Williams

HEY, COOL DOG

The Good Dogs of Seattle's Weekend Snowstorm

Don't go chasing snowballs.

02/16/2021 By Zoe Sayler

SWIPING, UNLEASHED

Inside the Dog-Eat-Dog World of Seattle Dating Apps

Wowzer, Seattle's promising dating app for dog lovers, didn't make it through Covid-19. But two other local dating apps are keeping humans connected

02/12/2021 By Zoe Sayler, Christy Carley, and Erin Wong

GOING TO THE DOGS

Treat Your Dog at These Pup-Friendly Seattle Spots

Fremont's getting a new dog bakery, but you don't have to keep your furry friend waiting.

01/29/2020 By Zoe Sayler

NEWSMAKERS

A Perfect Party with a Champion Bull Rider and a Magical Labradoodle

Here’s who else we’d invite if we could entertain November’s most interesting visitors and locals.

11/26/2019 By Rosin Saez Illustrations by Jane Sherman

Puppy Love

A Dating App for Dog Lovers Is a Real Actual Thing and It Launches This Month

When Wowzer goes live on October 23, romance with a fellow dog owner is just a swipe away.

10/17/2019 By Nicole Pasia

Party Animals

How to Throw a Birthday Party...for Your Dog

Yeah, you're that kind of dog owner. It's cool. Here's where to fete your pet.

08/20/2019 By Rosin Saez

From the Outside In

12 Ways to Do Rainier Without Actually Entering the National Park

Beyond the park boundaries sits a wealth of small-town charm, not to mention lesser-known hikes and stellar views.

07/23/2019 By Allison Williams

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Get Ready for All of the Hot Pot

Five dining developments on our radar this week.

04/26/2019 By Philip Kiefer

Dog Sleigh Afternoon

Meet Washington's Only Dogsledding Operation

There’s just one place in the state to rent a dogsled ride. Imagine the Iditarod, but a thousand times shorter.

12/18/2018 By Allison Williams

No Chihuahua Left Behind

Northwest Adventure Dogs Have Their Very Own Search and Rescue

Dog in danger? Call WASART at 425-681-5498. The policy: Call sooner rather than later.

05/22/2018 By Allison Williams

Pooch Perks

Dogs Are Gearheads, Too

Taking Fido on an adventure? You need more than a leash. Check out how many toys there are to kit out your canine for Northwest extremes.

05/22/2018 By Allison Williams

Step 5: Bring Snacks

7 Taproom Temples for Fresh, Flowing Beer

Midway between beer bar and bottle shop lie these no-frills watering holes.

04/30/2018 By Rosin Saez and Stefan Milne

Fecal Matters

Meet Tucker, the Ultimate Orca Poop–Detection Dog

In a new study, orca pregnancy failures are up, salmon stocks are down, and fecal samples are in—thanks in part to a black Lab on dung duty.

08/22/2017 By Rosin Saez

Seattle Pet Guide

What's the Deal with Dogs at Bars?

The city loves its pooches and its pours, but a place with both at once is as elusive as a speakeasy.

04/17/2017 By Allison Williams