The Love of Specially-abled Pets

Posted on May 2, 2019
The Love of Specially-abled Pets

We celebrate National Specially-abled Pets Day annually on May 3. It honors those furry friends who take on life’s challenges with a wagging tail and boundless energy! Some of these beloved pets live with paralysis, missing limbs, blindness, deafness and other disabilities. Whether due to disease, birth defects or injuries, these pet’s disabilities do not make […]

Greyhounds and our Shifting Culture

Posted on Apr 17, 2019
Greyhounds and our Shifting Culture

Many people think of greyhounds as wild racing dogs. But myths about this unique and fascinating breed are being debunked as more and more of them are adopted into U.S. homes. Through education and our culture’s shifting attitude about the breed and dog racing, we expect to see big changes ahead. Run Those Dogs has […]

Exceptional Women and the Pets Who Love Them

Posted on Mar 8, 2019
Exceptional Women and the Pets Who Love Them

In honor of International Women’s Day, Friday, March 8, we thought we’d bring you a list of some of the phenomenal women of our time who also happened to make pets a big priority in their productive lives. We hope you will recognize and thank some of the exceptional women in your life today and […]

Let’s FIX These Spay/Neuter Myths

Posted on Feb 1, 2019
Let’s FIX These Spay/Neuter Myths

February is Spay/Neuter Awareness Month. Why? According to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), each year approximately 1.5 million shelter animals are euthanized (670,000 dogs and 860,000 cats).  Those numbers in U.S. shelters annually has declined from approximately 2.6 million in 2011. Pet overpopulation is a world-wide problem with many […]

Pur, Wag, and Laugh your Tail off with NOAH

Posted on Jan 11, 2019
Pur, Wag, and Laugh your Tail off with NOAH

We love supporting the NOAH Center Animal Shelter in Stanwood, WA. Run Those Dogs owner Jen Sewell volunteers there and adopted both of her wonderful dogs, Kai and Gus, from NOAH.  Northwest Organization for Animal Help (NOAH) is dedicated to stopping the euthanasia of healthy, adoptable and treatable homeless dogs and cats in Washington State. […]

Winter Holiday Gift Ideas from Run Those Dogs

Posted on Nov 21, 2018
Winter Holiday Gift Ideas from Run Those Dogs

As a runner and in her active business, Run Those Dogs Owner Jen Sewell has spent a lot of time out in the elements. She ran her first half marathon in 2004. Then she was hooked. Since then she has run 12 full marathons and several ultramarathons including her first 50 miler in 2014 and her […]

Honoring Veterans, Active Duty, Reservists and K-9s

Posted on Nov 7, 2018
Honoring Veterans, Active Duty, Reservists and K-9s

Veterans Day (November 11) honors all those who have served their country in the armed forces in war and peace. Our Run Those Dogs family appreciates the strength and sacrifice it takes to serve our country. We respect and honor those who serve, as well as those who support them at home.   As a […]

Are Pit Bulls Misunderstood?

Posted on Sep 29, 2018
Are Pit Bulls Misunderstood?

If you’ve never spent time with pit bulls, you may still have general assumptions about the breed. That they are dangerous. Mean. Shouldn’t be around children. And so many more stereotypes generally applied to all members of the breed. But where did those come from and are they fair?   October is National Pit Bull […]

Educating Children About Pet Compassion and Safety

Posted on Sep 8, 2018
Educating Children About Pet Compassion and Safety

The kids are back to school and that means more learning and growth for all. One subject that doesn’t get enough time in the classroom is compassion, both for fellow humans and for pets and other animals in our lives. Run Those Dogs cares deeply about the care and safety of all animals. That’s why […]

4 Ways to Celebrate Dogust

Posted on Aug 1, 2018
4 Ways to Celebrate Dogust

We use birthdays to celebrate another year of life with a loved one. Pets age way more quickly than humans and mean so much to us so why wouldn’t we celebrate them too? But if you adopted your pet you might not know when they were born or even how old they are. Luckily for […]