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appy howlidays! ‘Tis the season to be jolly, fa la la la la la la la la...‘Tis also the season for giving...presents, that is! We’ve packed this special, holiday gift guide with cool products for pets and their people, so turn to page six for stocking stuffers and gift ideas for Fido and friends. There’s a little something for everyone—the only thing they need to have in common is a love for all things dog. And, be sure to visit our advertisers’ web sites for more cool products and services. CityDog would not exist without them, so we are grateful for their business. We’ve provided a live link in each ad, so click, click, click away! You’ll ďŹ nd everything from yummy treats to toys, training, accommodations and more! Woofs & wags! Brandie Ahlgren, Founder & Editor CityDog Magazine | citydogmagazine.com

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{CITYDOG SOCIAL CALENDAR} The holidays are a busy time so to help plan, we’ve put together a list of doggy must-do’s! In addition to the snapshot of events listed here, we’ve compiled even more on our Web site. Check back often—we keep it up-to-date with fun events!

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Seattle Pug Rescue Holiday Meet-Up

December 12 • Edmonds, Wash. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Aegis of Edmonds, 21500 72nd Ave West. Come meet Seattle Pug Rescue and some of the many pugs in need of homes. Information on adoption, volunteering, and fostering these adorable dogs will be available. Applications and donations will be accepted at this event. Mistletoe and free pug kisses will be provided. seattlepugs.com Michael Allen Harrison Concert

December 12 • Portland, Ore. at The Old Church, 1422 SW 11th Ave. Join DoveLewis and Michael Allen Harrison for a memorable evening of beautiful holiday music. Michael Allen Harrison’s cutting edge, classical contemporary style carves a distinct niche of timeless music. Reservation info at dovelewis.org. Memorial Art Workshop

December 13 & January 10 • Portland, Ore. All ages/families welcome 1-2:30 p.m. Adults (16 & over) 3-4:30 p.m. at DoveLewis Community Room (2nd floor), 1945 NW Pettygrove. One of the best ways to navigate your grief when you lose a pet is memorializing them through art. Every second Sunday of each month offers a new opportunity to create something unique and take it home with you. Sponsored by Dignified Pet Services. You must RSVP for this free community event using the online gift shop at dovelewis.org/giftshop. Santa Paws

December 19 • Woodinville, Wash. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Molbak’s Garden & Home, 13625 NE 175th St. Bring your furry friends to meet and greet Santa and have photos taken! The MaxMobile will also be on site for adoptions. All proceeds directly benefit the Seattle Humane Society. seattlehumane.org Home for the HOWLidays

December 18 & 19 • Imagine getting a few of your best animal-loving friends together, load up your SUV’s and vans with crates, beds, food and flea treatment and head out to find dogs and cats who suffer in the cold. To be a part of this amazing event or for more information, please contact vdirector@pasadosafehaven.org. Visit our website at citydogmagazine.com for more upcoming events.

Chambers Creek Pet Cemetery • Pet cremation • Cemetery • Urns • Mementos • Markers

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{COOL PRODUCTS} THE ULTIMUTT HOWLIDAY GIFT GUIDE

So many pooches and people to scratch off your list...and so little time. Let our ultimutt howliday gift ideas be your guide. BY WENDY ENDEN Dashing Through the Snow  Dogs want to look festive, too—yours can look adorable and keep warm in this Reindeer Hoodie from Chilly Dog Sweaters. Handmade in South America using Fair Trade guidelines, this hooded sweater will make him the talk of the dog park. $29.95 at chillydogsweaters.com.

 Joyful Tidings Any dog lover looking for a different kind of holiday card and gift tag will get a kick out of these by Bella Blu Designs. Available in any dog breed, you and your pooch can send a more personal greeting this year. $16.00 for a set of 10 cards; bellabludesigns.etsy.com.

 Heart Your Hound Celebrate the special relationship you and your dog share with this beautiful and original silver-toned ornament. With a red velvet ribbon and made in the USA, this ornament makes a special gift for yourself or someone you love. $12.95 at theanimalrescuesite.com/store.

To Know Dog is to Know Love  This super-stylin’ women’s long-sleeve fitted tee from Dog is Good is made from ultra-soft Pima cotton and features a crew neck and silver-foil accents. Be comfortable and cool this Christmas. $26.99 at dogisgood.com. • CityDog Magazine


Santa Paws  Remind your friends that “Santa Paws is Coming!” with these adorable cards from Forever Foxed. Available in different breeds, the inside is blank to let you add your own greeting. $3.50 at foreverfoxed.etsy.com.

 What are You Tired Of? Are you tired of puppy mills? Animal cruelty? Make a statement with these bracelets and half the proceeds will go to Last Chance for Animals or Best Friends Animal Society. Makes a great stockingstuffer for any animal lover. $10 at imtiredonline.com.

 Who’s Your Doggie? Guys will love this distressed applique, sherpa hoodie, made with 100% cotton and perfect for outings to the dog park. Comes with a sherpa contrast color lining for warmth plus antique nickel full-zip front, hood with flat drawcord and antique nickel eyelets, and rib cuffs, waistband and pocket openings. $60 online at barkeybarkerson.com.

 Snug in Their Beds Hagen knows dog beds, and they have the variety to prove it. From pillow to hard shell, donuts to waterproof beds, they have the designs for even the pickiest pooch. Prices vary; hagen.com/usa.

 Naughty...or Nice? If your furry friend has been a little more naughty than nice this year, try a plush Bag of Coal toy. Featuring five plush pieces of “coal”—some with squeakers, some without—it’ll keep your dog on his best behavior. $15 at shopmaggiewags.com.

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{COOL PRODUCTS} THE ULTIMUTT HOWLIDAY GIFT GUIDE Make a Statement  For the jewelry-loving pet owner, Black Dawg Studio has some pendants to check out. Made with vintage art, these wearable shadowboxes are kitschy cool. A CityDog fave declares “Dogs are really people with short legs in fur coats.” $5 at blackdawgstudio.etsy.com.

 No More Dog Breath Next time you pop a breath mint, share with Fido—give him a DogToid from Bamboo Pet. Made with yummy flavors like beef, liver and fish, they also contain parsley for breath-freshening. A great stocking stuffer for the dog who has everything but nice breath. $4.99; go to bamboopet.com to find a retailer near you.

Blissfully Clean  Dublin Dog knows how to make dog collars—stink-free. These tough, durable collars are made from a polymer that rinses clean and never harbors odor-causing bacteria. They’re also available in a variety of fun designs. Pictured here is “Mistletoe.” $20 and up at dublindog.com.

Decorative Dogs  This adorable collar from Nola and Spencer is sure to be a holiday hit. Fun and funky with a parading pup design, it’s festive and unique. $20 at nolaandspencer.etsy.com.

 Crafted Canines Looking for an alternative to plastic dog-themed ornaments for a special dog-lover in your life? Best Friends Studios offers handmade, beautifully crafted wool felt dog ornaments in various breeds. $28.50 on bestfriendsstudios.etsy.com. 8 • CityDog Magazine


Share the Love  These creative holiday cards bear the message “The Holidays, A Time For Sharing,” and we couldn’t agree more. The ten card set is printed on recycled paper with soy ink, and is available at theanimalrescuesite.com/store for $11.95.

 Peace on Earth Looking for a little Zen this busy holiday season? Bring some balance to your life with this YinYang ceramic pet bowl. $14.95 at theanimalrescuesite.com/store.

 Barkanista Your favorite dog loving fashionista will love this tee with all over burnout pattern. Full length, 100% ringspun combed cotton longsleeve tee underneath. $49 at barkeybarkerson.com.

 Fido Eats Local Hand-crafted by Seattle-company Petit Four Legs, these treats are made with natural and organic ingredients from small businesses and family farms located in the Pacific Northwest. Packaged in 100% eco-friendly gift boxes, they are a perfect holiday treat for any dog who wants to “eat local” while watching their carbon paw print. $9.99 at petitfourlegs.com.

Cozy Collar  For the more traditional dog, Dog Gone Knitting’s gingerbread man dog collar reminds us of happy holidays full of yummy baked delights. $16.50 at doggoneknitting. etsy.com.

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{COOL PRODUCTS} THE ULTIMUTT HOWLIDAY GIFT GUIDE Chanukah Chounds  For our Chanukah-celebrating friends, this adorable card from Animal Parties sends just the right message. Hand-made on 100% cotton-rag paper, and with 10% of the proceeds going to charity, this is one card you can feel good about sending. $3.25 at animalparties.etsy.com.

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Let your little monkey display his true colors in this Monkey sweater, also from Chilly Dog. This Fair Trade sweater is hard to resist! $29.95, chillydogsweaters.com.

A Head Above the Rest  Made with New Zealand, boiled wool, these Headzees are handcrafted in Nepal by Nepali women working to improve their families’ lives. Whimsical as well as ecofriendly. Available at Bellevue’s Urban Dogs or acheerfulpet.com;; $8.95 and up. 10 • CityDog Magazine


Christmas Countdown  If you remember with fondness counting down the days until Christmas, share the fun with your furry friend with this doggie advent calendar. Handmade and including 24 small bone treats and a large bone for Christmas Day to fill the pockets, this calendar will make this holiday season one to remember! $12.00 at misalaneouscreatures.etsy.com.

 “Bah Humbug,” says Bowzer These greeting cards from Dog is Good say it all, literally: “Merry Christmas, Feliz Navidad, Fa-La-La, Noel, Joy to the World, Season’s Greetings, Peace, Happy Holidays, Blah Blah Blah...” Inside is: “Bah Humbug... Where’s the presents?” Boxed set of 20; $19.99 at dogisgood.com.

 Loopie Holiday Looking for a fun toy to stuff a stocking? Maggie Wags has it covered with their reindeer and Santa loopie toys. Plush, squeaky and fun, they’ll have you saying “ho ho ho” as you watch your dog play. $15 at shopmaggiewags.com.

Patriotic Pups Want to help the troops this

Chew on This  When it comes to durable chew toys,

holiday and give Fido a special treat? Try a DogTags Chewey Shoe from Vibram. The Chewey Shoe is made from all-natural

Planet Dog knows how to make ‘em.

rubber, and is tough and durable for

Their Orbee-Tuff toys are also bouyant

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{COOL PRODUCTS} THE ULTIMUTT HOWLIDAY GIFT GUIDE  Big CityDog Life Here’s a sophisticated and upscale doggie duvet for metropolitan mutts everywhere! Silk-screened by hand, on a background of deep brown with a silhouette of a city street, this pattern brings trendy downtown to any room in your home. Use it to recover an old dog bed, or stuff a new one with blankets and clothes from around your house. Durable, washable, and preshrunk, Molly Mutt duvets are 100% cotton, fully-zippered and gusseted for extra style and comfort. $25 to $45 at mollymutt.com.

 SimplyFido is Simply Delightful SimplyFido’s limited edition Moose and Peguin plushies foster the imagination of pets and celebrate the lifestyle of the eco-conscious home. Made with organic cotton, each toy is colored by nature and 100% certified non-toxic, helping to make your home a safe and chemical free environment for you and your furry, four-legged child. For where to find these holiday must-haves plus other organic, non-toxic toys, visit SimplyFido’s website at simplyfido.com.

Festive Fido  Want something a little more upscale for your dog’s holiday attire? Eastside Collection’s Snowflake Pom Pom Sweater may be it. In festive red with white trim and pom poms, your little sugarplum will be a hit at the holiday party! Partipoodlepetsupplies.com, $8.54 and up.

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 The Ultimutt Toothbrush We see puppy kissing Santa Claus under the mistletoe. Only this time, with Bamboo Pets’ innovative QuadBrush...no dog breath! Four bristle heads provide a thorough cleaning, which can help dogs live longer, healthier, happier lives. Plus, it’s easy to use! Comfort grip handle helps reduce slipping during brushing. Makes a great stocking stuffer. Choose from pink, blue or green. For store locations, visit bamboopet.com.

No More Chilly Dogs  We admit it...when we first saw the Snuggie for Dogs, we had ourselves a good chuckle. But, on closer inspection, the Snuggie is quite practical, particularly during these colder months. Available in extra small to large, the Snuggie costs $14.95 plus $7.95 for postage/handling. snuggiefordogs.com

Creature Comforts  Brought to you by These Creatures, a Seattle based design studio focused on designing and manufacturing high-quality, sustainable products, these steel feeders come in 88 breedspecific designs. If your dog’s breed isn’t featured, don’t fret: 15 more designs are in the making. Each feeder is designed and manufactured under one roof, the steel travels one block to the shop and waste is minimized by producing each product when ordered. Prices vary at thesecreatures.com. 14 • CityDog Magazine


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{EDITOR’S PICKS} THE BEST OF THE WEST Over the years, CityDog Magazine, has found some pretty cool things to share with our readers. Here are a few of our CityDog staff favorites. ROOM SERVICE

Salish Lodge

Imbibing at the Salish Lodge isn’t just for humans—The Canine Cuisine In-Room Dining Menu features meals prepared in-house by the lodge’s own dining staff. Menu items include gourmet specialites such as the “The Beef Lover” (mixed beef ternderloin and sirloin, white rice, turnips and veal gravy), “The Bird Dog” (chicken, pheasant, parsnips, spinach and chicken stock) or the “Canine Country Breakfast” (a delicious combination of three eggs, chicken, rice and vegetables, complete with warm milk and a fresh biscuit. salishlodge.com DAY HIKE

Twin Falls

About an hour outside Seattle (I-90 east, exit 34), Twin Falls State Park offers a relatively easy, yet scenic hike for you and your hound, offering stunning views of lower and upper Twin Falls along the way. READER RECIPE

UPCOMING EVENT: DECEMBER 18 & 19, 2009

Pasado’s Safe Haven’s Home for the Howlidays

Imagine getting a few of your best animal-loving friends together, loading up your SUV’s and vans with crates, beds, food and flea treatment and heading out to brave the elements of a Seattle winter to find dogs and cats who suffer in the cold. To be a part of this amazing event or for more information, please contact vdirector@pasadosafehaven.org.

Rascal’s Christmas Cupcakes 3 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (or about 12 ounces ground chicken) 4 eggs ½ cup canola oil 1 ½ cups oat flour ½ tsp baking powder ½ cup chopped Italian parsley ½ cup grated carrot For the “frosting:” Whipped cream cheese Unsalted chicken broth to taste

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Leroy, the Big Pup (2004), by Seattle artist Scott Fife, is a symbol of the Tacoma Art Museum’s commitment to Northwest artists (the museum also boasts the largest public collection of glass art by Dale Chihuly). Leroy’s presence as a centerpiece in the museum’s lobby has inspired, engaged and captured visitors’ hearts and imaginations, becoming the museum’s unofficial mascot. tacomaartmuseum.org

Added as part of of the King County Metro system in 2007, the Seattle Streetcar has done wonders for connecting South Lake Union with downtown Seattle and now connects to the region’s light rail system at Westlake Station. From the fast-growing South Lake Union neighborhood to Seattle’s vibrant downtown core, the Streetcar will get you and Fido where you want to go. seattlestreetcar.org

C & P Coffee on California Avenue in West Seattle is one of many dog friendly coffee houses in the great Northwest, and a CityDog favorite. Friendly service, delicious pastries, an awesome latte, and dogs welcome—it doesn’t get much better than that. They even feature a full roster of live music performances plus local artists and jewelry makers. candpcoffee.com.

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Preheat oven to 350.Grease cake or muffin tins. Puree the chicken breasts in a food processor until minced. Add eggs and oil; pulse lightly until combined. Combine oat flour and baking powder; add to chicken mixture and pulse until combined. Add parsley and carrot and pulse until thoroughly distributed. Pour mixture into cake or muffin tin(s). Cake(s) will raise slightly, so don’t overfill the muffin tins too much. Bake about 30 minutes for muffins, about 45 minutes for one large cake—or until a thermometer reads 180 degrees. Cool completely. To frost, whip pre-whipped cream cheese with a few tablespoons of unsalted chicken broth. Spread liberally onto cake(s). Recipe courtesy of Rose Bigham.


{EDITOR’S PICKS} THE BEST OF THE WEST WINTER STORM WATCHING

Kalaloch Lodge & Wickaninnish Inn

The weather outside may be frightful, but it can be quite delightful when snuggled up with your pooch , in a room with a view overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Kalaloch Lodge, located on Washington’s Olympic Peninsula, features indvidual, dog-friendly cabins, stunning views, and beachcombing just steps from the lodge along one of the Northwest’s most pristine stretches of sandy beach. The beautiful Wickaninnish Inn is the original home of Tofino, British Columbia’s winter storm watching, and those legendary waves and howling gales have arrived. Bundle up for a wild and wonderful walk down Chesterman Beach, or curl up with your canine and a glass of wine next to your in-room fireplace. visitkalaloch.com and wickinn.com

READY-TO-BAKE TREATS

Droolz Organics

If pressed for time or baking is not your style, Droolz Organics’ healthy, ready-to-bake dog treats are perfect. They come already mixed, cut into heart shapes, and ready to throw in the oven. Fifteen minutes later, you have freshly baked dog cookies. Made in Seattle, Droolz are loaded with wholesome, organic fruits and veggies, so you can offer your furry family members and friends a treat you can feel good about—even if you didn’t totally bake them yourself. Available at fine pet stores or droolzorganics.com.

PET FURNITURE

The BowHaus

HOLIDAY LIBATION

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Style meets sanctuary in DenHaus’ modern BowHaus. Equally irresistible to comfort loving canines and the design hounds who adore them, the BowHaus dog den is downright gorgeous. Engineered to feel safe and snug, the BowHaus appeals to your dog’s instinctive desire for his or her own cozy space. It also appeals to your desire for modern style. $499 plus free shipping at denhaus.com.

Round out your holiday cheer with a delicious combination of pomegranate and champagne—a simple, yet elegant cocktail for any festive occasion.

SKI RESORT

Whistler, British Columbia

For each drink, place a sugar cube in a champagne flute and add two tablespoons of 100% bottled pomegranate juice. Fill the flute the rest of the way with chilled champagne or sparkling wine and stir gently. Cheers!

It’s no surprise this top notch ski resort was picked to host the 2010 Winter Olympics. However, it may be a surprise how canine crazy it is with a plethora of dog friendly accommodations including the posh Fairmont. There are even doggy daycares and grooming services to occupy your pooch while you enjoy the slopes. whistlerblackcomb.com GROOMING

CARMEL, CALIFORNIA

Good Clean Dog

Favorite Town

Based in Burien, Wash., Good Clean Dog has a full array of grooming products to keep your good dog clean including allnatural shampoos, conditioners, soaps and spritzers. Made with emollient oils to clean your dog’s fur and moisturize skin, they smell good too. goodcleandog.com.

Thanks to celebrity icons Doris Day and Betty White, it’s dogs who get the limelight in Carmel, Calif. At the Doris Day-owned Cypress Inn, pups get a famous doggy biscuit turndown service, but Carmel Beach is the epicenter of this canine Mecca to enjoy a leash-free stroll at sunset with your best friend. carmelcalifornia.com Holiday 2009 • 35


{CITYDOG DIRECTORY} THE MARKETPLACE FOR PETS AND THEIR PEOPLE Welcome to the CityDog Holiday Directory. Here you will find a wide assortment of dog-friendly products and services provided by these fine businesses. Please support our advertisers by calling or visiting their websites today. And be sure to tell them CityDog Magazine sent you!

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AHIMSA DOG TRAINING Voted Seattle’s top trainer by CityDog readers. Outstanding classes for manners, puppy socialization, agility, obedience and behavior modification. Seattle’s most comprehensive puppy program with owner-present play times. 206.364.4072 www.DoggieZen.com

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COTTAGES AT CAPE KIWANDA

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Dogs from all around are barking about Pacific City! The OCEAN FRONT Cottages at Cape Kiwanda offer luxury dog-friendly accommodations and miles of unspoiled beach. Special Discovery Package available. Call 1-888-965-7779 or visit us at: www.KiwandaCottages.com

Chambers Creek Pet Memorial...............page 5 Chow Time Productions.......................... page 13 City Bones: A Dog Treat Barkery............page 15 Cottages at Cape Kiwanda...................page 38 Cowbelly Pet Photography.....................page 12 Droolz Organics....................................... page 38 Etta Says!...................................................page 38 Hands to Paws Canine Massage.......... page 38 Idawg Clothing........................................ page 15 Jerk Ease...................................................page 19 Lincoln City...............................................page 14 Methow Dog Healthy Treats................... page 15

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My delicious, freeze-dried liver treats are 100% pure all natural Beef, Chicken, and Lamb liver, no additives or fillers. These mouth watering treats will have your pooch doing backflips. $8.99-$9.99 (sugg. retail) at fine pet stores or online at www.ettasays.com

Penelope Jensen..................................... page 19 Petit Four Legs.......................................... page 19 Pooper Trooper.........................................page 19 Punk Rock Dogg.......................................page 15 Puppy Manners........................................ page 19 Rainbow’s End Cabins.............................. page 4 RiverDogPrints.com.................................page 15 ScooPup....................................................page 19 Shine Pet Photos...................................... page 2 Strut the Pup............................................. page 19 Urban Dogs............................................... page 4 Wellness......................................................page 2 18 • CityDog Magazine

HANDS TO PAWS MASSAGE Massage helps arthritic dogs/cats, aids healing after ACL & other surgeries. It relaxes muscles that have over-compensated for injuries, and calms the nervous system of hyper dogs/puppies. Call 206.938.8539 for a massage or Reiki session. HandsToPawsAnimalMassage.com

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{CITYDOG DIRECTORY} THE MARKETPLACE FOR PETS AND THEIR PEOPLE JERK-EASE LEASH ATTACHMENT This lightweight elastic “shock absorber” fastens between your dog’s collar and leash, reducing muscle strain when your dog pulls or tugs. Recommended by Veterinarians, Dog Trainers, MDs and Chiropractors. S, M, L www.jerk-ease.com

MOUNTAIN HIGH DOG TRAINING Specializing in private in-home lessons. Learn how to communicate with your dog and enjoy a healthy relationship based on trust, understanding, and good behavior. Every dog has the power to reach new heights. Will yours? It’s up to you.

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A NIMAL C OMMUNICATOR

POOPER TROOPER We take the ick out of dog ownership! Weekly rates begin at $17.00 with prepay discounts available. Know that your dog’s doo can do some good as we donate over 5% of our profits to animal welfare agencies! 888-Dog-Waste or visit: www.poopertrooper.com

PUPPY MANNERS Named “Best” by CityDog and Seattle Magazine! Training for the family dog. New! The “Pup’prentice” project with Becky Bishop in Seattle and Woodinville. Call 425.482.1057 or check it out at: www.puppymannners.com

CLEANER PICKUP & CARRY

Obtain the best education in animal massage for dogs, cats and horses. We offer pet-owner workshops, career certification programs and professional skill courses. Distancelearning and financing available. 425.222.3703 or www.nwsam.com

The moisture-resistant lining becomes an extra layer of protection between hand and poop when picking up. Attached to a leash, it’s a hands-free place to stash that nasty bag. Two side pockets for bags, keys, etc. One dollar from each sale supports animal welfare. Demo at tinygrowl.com.

PENELOPE JENSEN

STRUT THE PUP

What is on your animal’s mind? Get your questions answered today! Communication & counseling. Before passing & ”crossed over.” ThetaHealing & lost animal tracking. Classes & consultations. Call 253-447-8332 for more information. www.PenelopeCommunicates.com

Fun and professional pet care for Seattle and the Eastside! Dog walking, in-home pet sitting, private obedience and behavior training, pet taxi and more. We are licensed, bonded, insured and pet CPR and first-aid certified. 206.484.3696. Visit us online: www.strutthepup.com

PETIT FOUR LEGS

ACCESSORIZE YOUR LIFE!

Our delicious dog treats are handcrafted in small batches using US ingredients and come in beautiful gift packaging. So whether you’re looking for all-natural, wheat-free, or something one-of-a-kind, our treats make unforgettable holiday gifts. www.petitfourlegs.com

Studio Fe makes custom signs, furniture, and art for your office, home, and garden. Got a vision? Let’s make it real! www.studiofe.com

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CityDog Holiday Gift Guide 2009  

The special CityDog Holiday Gift Guide is packed with the perfect presents for people and the pooches who love them!

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