Practicing Holistic Pet Care

Posted on Aug 29, 2017
Practicing Holistic Pet Care

As pet parents, we care deeply about the health and well-being of our fur babies. In honor of National Holistic Pet Care Day on August 30, Run Those Dogs has put together a few elements that you might consider when approaching the care of your pets from a holistic perspective.   What is Holistic Pet Care? […]

Honoring The NOAH Center in Stanwood

Posted on Aug 18, 2017
Honoring The NOAH Center in Stanwood

The International Society for Animal Rights (ISAR) first established International Homeless Animals’ Day in 1992. They bring people all over the world together to shed light on pet overpopulation and the spay/neuter solution. Animal protection organizations and concerned individuals come together on the third Saturday of August each year to raise awareness about the pet overpopulation epidemic. This year […]

3 Reasons to Celebrate National Mutt Day

Posted on Jul 30, 2017
3 Reasons to Celebrate National Mutt Day

July 31 is National Mutt Day, also known as National Mixed Breed Dog Day. The holiday was started in 2005 by Celebrity Pet & Family Lifestyle Expert and Animal Welfare Advocate, Colleen Paige to encourage the public to embrace the mutt. The day is also celebrated on December 2 each year. Here are just a few quick […]

Join Run Those Dogs at Marysville’s Poochapalooza

Posted on Jul 1, 2017
Join Run Those Dogs at Marysville’s Poochapalooza

For the second year in a row, Run Those Dogs is so excited to co-sponsor and be on site at the Marysville, WA Poochapalooza Outdoor Dog Event.  . We hope you will join us with your fur baby on Saturday, July 8, 2017 for this fun, family-friendly Snohomish County event. Hundreds of other dog owners from around the Pacific Northwest […]

Celebrating the Ugly Dog

Posted on Jun 19, 2017
Celebrating the Ugly Dog

While we know that beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and true beauty is about what’s on the inside, June 20 is Ugliest Dog Day. So we couldn’t help but celebrate dogs that are…well…so ugly, they’re cute.   Although a dog’s looks are defined by their genes, they’re all part of the same […]

Making a Pet Preparedness Plan

Posted on Jun 1, 2017
Making a Pet Preparedness Plan

Depending on where you live, the chances of a real emergency or natural disaster happening could be quite low. But that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be prepared, just in case. June is National Pet Preparedness Month urging owners to make their plan now. Taking a few simple steps will give you peace of mind and ensure that if an […]

How Exercise Improves Pet Behavior

Posted on May 12, 2017
How Exercise Improves Pet Behavior

At Run Those Dogs, our motto has always been, “A tired dog is a happy dog.” We love to help pets and their parents be healthy, safe and happy. In addition to pet sitting, pet exercise is a big part of our business. Yes, we’re biased, but we’ve also seen the evidence first-hand time and […]

Lyme Disease Prevention in Washington

Posted on May 1, 2017
Lyme Disease Prevention in Washington

At Run Those Dogs we care deeply about the health of your pets. May is Lyme Disease Prevention Month so we’ve put together this helpful post. Although the disease affects many more dogs and people in the eastern coastal United States than in Washington State, being aware of how the disease spreads and how to […]

IDs and Microchips for Your Pets

Posted on Apr 14, 2017
IDs and Microchips for Your Pets

Run Those Dogs cares deeply about the safety of animals. That’s why we’re increasing awareness about one of the easiest, and most important ways to keep your pet safe: pet identification with IDs and microchips.   The third week of April is National Pet ID Week. Its an entire week for good reason. Several good […]

How to be an Environmentally-Responsible Pet Owner

Posted on Mar 31, 2017
How to be an Environmentally-Responsible Pet Owner

At Run Those Dogs we care about the future of our planet. We take stewardship of its resources seriously. Earth Day on April 22 reminds us to lead by example and continue to find new ways to reduce our impact and preserve our environment for future generations of both people and their pets. With hundreds […]