Pet Care A special guide to Whidbey Island pet care resources for your furry loved ones.
A Supplement of the Whidbey News-Times and South Whidbey Record
WHAT TO DO
WHEN YOUR PET GOES MISSING
othing can be more upsetting than finding your pet not at home or where you expect to find them. It’s a sinking and frantic feeling when a pet goes missing but where do you start? Sometimes people feel that their pets will come back on their own but why not get the word out as soon as possible? Using that method along with some basic tools may help a quick reunion happen with your pet. ID Tags and Microchipping When you first adopt your pet, one of the first things WAIF recommends is getting an ID tag for your pet. This should include your pet’s name, your contact information, and if you have one, a microchip number. A microchip is a great secondary means of protection but in order to be effective it needs to be registered with the microchip manufacturer. Since the microchip is inserted by a veterinarian, they can guide you on how to register the microchip properly. If the collar or ID tag falls off your pet, microchipping is a great back-up plan should your pet go missing. If you don’t register the chip, there’s no information that will direct your pet back to you.
Licensing Your Pet Licensing your pet is another way to support efforts to quickly bring home your pets. Not only is it the law but it also quickly identifies (through a license number) that your pet is up to date on rabies vaccinations. Good Samaritans will be much more likely to handle and temporarily care for your pet if they know that it is healthy and up to date with rabies vaccinations. Licenses need to be renewed annually and the fees typically range from $10 to $35 (for altered or unaltered pets). Licenses are good only for the calendar year in which they are purchased. For example, if you purchase a license in January 2017, the license expires December 2017. If you purchase a license in November 2017, it will expire December 2017. Be sure to make it a resolution in the new year to get your pet licensed! County licenses for dogs can be purchased in-person at the following locations: WAIF Shelter in Coupeville WAIF Oak Harbor Cat Adoption Center City of Oak Harbor Animal Holding Facility Animal Hospital By The Sea Whidbey Pet Directory
Best Friend’s Veterinary Center Island County Treasurer’s Office Penn Cove Vet Clinic Vet’s Animal Hospital For those living in the city limits of Langley, Oak Harbor, and Coupeville, please visit www.waif animals.org/license to learn more. In the City of CONTINUED ON 5
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Additional copies of the Whidbey island Pet Directory can be obtained at: Whidbey News-Times 360-675-6611 PO Box 1200, 107 S. Main St., Suite E101 Coupeville, WA 98239 ©2017 Whidbey News Group, Sound Publishing Inc. 3
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Oak Harbor, licenses are required for dogs as well as cats. Steps to Take in Locating Your Lost Pet One of the most vital steps you can take in reuniting with your pet is getting the word out within 24 hours. The following suggestions will increase the likelihood of a fast reunion. Contact Animal Control. For the north end of Whidbey (Oak Harbor & Coupeville), call the nonemergency ICOM Dispatch line at 360-679-9567. Those in Greenbank, Freeland, Langley, and Clinton, call 360-3214400. Contact WAIF. Many people will take a lost pet to a local animal shelter such as WAIF. During our daily business hours of 9am-4pm, call 360-678-8900 ext. 1100 so that WAIF animal care staff can take an official lost & found report. Strays are held for a minimum of six days in Oak Harbor and five days in Island County before becoming available for adoption. If your pet has been found, let us know so we can update our records. Leave something with your scent. This may work especially with dogs. If you have an idea of where they went missing, consider placing a recently worn item with some water near by. If your dog is crate-trained, 2017
you may want to consider leaving their crate out with familiar bedding if there’s a safe place to do so. Spread the word through social media. Facebook is a great tool where you can post a recent picture of your lost pet while providing a detailed description. You may even want to create a page specifically for your lost pet. Ask your friends to share your post or page. You can also share the link on our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/waif. animals. However, this does not negate the need to call WAIF to place a lost report.
Facebook is not an official means of reporting your lost pet to WAIF. Alert your neighbors and friends via email, phone, and in-person. Posters and flyers. Make sure you take recent photos of your pets should they become missing. Include the most recent photo(s) in your flyer with a basic description and contact information. Keep it simple with a large font for better readability. You’ll want to put these up right away and in proximity of where your pet went missing. Many businesses CONTINUED ON 6
“South Whidbey’s source for live animals and pet supplies since 1993” Monday-Friday 9-6 • Saturday 10-5 Closed on Sunday
11042 State Route 525 Clinton, WA 98236
(360)341-1456 Watchdawgs Grooming and Boarding WatchDawgs is a local, downto-earth business that your pet will rave about! We offer grooming, boarding, daycare, and in-home visits (pet sitting/mail collecting, etc).
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have kiosk boards. Check with them before posting. Bring a flyer to WAIF locations (along with calling in a lost report) and consider dropping a flyer to local veterinary practices. Use classifieds. Place an ad in the “Lost and Found” section of Craig’s List or consider placing an ad in your local paper. Keep an eye out. Visit WAIF’s online APB (All Paws Bulletin) report at www.waifanimals.org/ lost to view who’s come into WAIF facilities as a lost or stray pet. You can also visit www.groups. yahoo.com/neo/groups/
whidbeylostdogs/info to report a lost dog or if you’ve found a dog. If you’ve lost a dog in the City of Oak Harbor, visit their stray page on Facebook: www. facebook.com/City-of-OakHarbor-Stray-Pet-Page. For a statewide source, visit: lostfoundpetswastate.com. WAIF not only enjoys making connections between shelter animals and adopters, but also keeping those connections by reuniting owners and their pets. WAIF makes every effort to quickly faciltate reunions and the steps above greatly increase the opportunity of a happy reunion. Together we can
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BOARDING KENNELS ABC Pet Care 85 Torrence Lane, Oak Harbor, WA 98277 360-679-7933 Adventure Trails Dog Camp 49 Squire Road, Coupeville, WA 98239 360-914-0999 www.adventuretrailsdog camp.thedogtrainer.org A Furry Affair 28997 SR20, Oak Harbor, WA 98277 360-929-8772 www.afurryaffairgrooming. weebly.com All Critter Pet Care and Training Hunt Road, Oak Harbor, WA 98277 360-679-2914 www.allcritterpetcare.com Bayview Pet Resort 6621 Sills Road, Clinton, WA 98236 360-321-4533 www.bayviewpetresort.com Best Friend’s Veterinary Center 33285 SR20, Oak Harbor, WA 98277 360-679-6796 www.im4pets.com The Dogwood Pet Resort 2945 Taylor Road, Oak Harbor, WA 98277 360-675-4483 www.thedogwoodon whidbey.com KENNELS CONTINUED ON 8 2017
Hastie Lake Bielefelders Pullets, cockerels, and eggs available from this unique German breed of chicken. Occasional adults also available. Large size adults, cold hardy and quite docile, including the roosters. Egg production: about 200 eggs per year. Dual purpose breed - great layers and meat birds.
The chicks auto-sex - their color patterns determine their sex as of one day old, so we can guarantee female chicks. All chicks vaccinated for Marek's disease at one day old. We also provide Marek's vaccination services for your ďŹ‚ock, at your home. Please call for information, pricing, and the next scheduled vaccination day. Compost, apples, plums, and some produce, when available.
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Nicely Done Home Services 5193 Lakeside Drive, Langley, WA 98260 360-321-5565 “Your Friend Is My Guest.” Serving Whidbey For Over 21 Years! FEED • WATER • BRUSH • CLEAN • WALK • PLAY • SNUGGLE • KENNELS Mary Jo Koenemann Pampered Pooch 1537 Allyson St., Oak Harbor, WA 98277 360-679-8348 Pawtastic Jenn 3217 Whitney Drive, Oak Harbor, WA 98277 619-729-1833 www.pawtasticjenn.com
Setter Ridge Kennels 7004 Heggeness Road, Clinton, WA 98236 360-341-2878 www.englishsetter.com Sunset Kennel & Grooming 1614 W Swantown Rd., Oak Harbor, WA 98277 360-675-7288 www.sunsetkennel.com Tricia’s Pet Care PO Box 1165, Clinton, WA 98236 360-221-8372 www.triciaspetcare.com WatchDawgs Grooming and Boarding 37737 SR20, Oak Harbor, WA 98277 360-679-3760
WatchDawgs is a local, down-toearth business that your pet will rave about! We offer grooming, boarding, daycare, and in-home visits (pet sitting/mail collecting, etc). WatchDawgs is a trusted household name on Whidbey; so give us a call or check out our Facebook page today! Whidbey Bed and Biscuit 5959 Maxwelton Road, Clinton, WA 98236 360-969-3005 www whidbeybedand biscuit.com
CHICKENS Hastie Lake Chicken Farm 425-233-5104 firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information, go to www.fetchparks.org When it comes to your furry, feathered or scaled family member, leave them in the experienced care of All Critter Pet Care and Training. For over 20 years we’ve been taking care your companion pets. We also oﬀer training from beginner to advanced, and behavior modiﬁcation. Reasonable rates and discounts available.
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Double Bluff Beach S Double Bluff Road, Freeland, WA 98249 Greenbank Farm 765 Wonn Road, Greenbank, WA 98253 Marguerite Brons Memorial Park 2837 Becker Road, Clinton, WA 98236
• Doggy Day Camp • Six Wooded Acres of Trails • Separate Small and Large Dog Areas • Positive-Based Training • Private and Group Training Available
Patmore Pit 497 Patmore Road, Coupeville, WA 98239
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Clover Valley Off-Leash Park 3730 N Charles Porter Ave., Oak Harbor, WA 98278
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WHEN IT’S TIME TO GET AWAY We have the perfect place for your pets to stay! All Guests, both cats & dogs, are given extensive individual and/or group attention by our staff, to ensure your pets safety, comfort and happiness!
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Our cat condos provide a unique, beautiful, healthy & safe alternative to traditional cage confinement. Our resort features 6’8” four story cat condos in a separate building.
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Technical Drive Off-Leash Dog Park 501 Technical Drive, Oak Harbor, WA 98277
GROOMING A Furry Affair 28997 SR20, Oak Harbor, WA 98277 360-929-8772 www.afurryaffairgrooming. weebly.com A Special Touch Grooming Langley, WA 360-341-3262 Bayview Pet Resort 6621 Sills Road, Clinton, WA 98236 360-321-4533 www.bayviewpetresort.com
Best Friend’s Veterinary Center 33285 SR20, Oak Harbor, WA 98277 360-679-6796 www.im4pets.com Bugaboo Pet Grooming 331 Frost Lane, Oak Harbor, WA 98277 360-540-8908 www.bugaboopet grooming.webs.com Candlewick Professional Pet 26860 SR20, Oak Harbor, WA 98277 360-678-3102 Corinne’s K-9 Cuts 500 SE Glencoe St., Oak Harbor 98277 360-675-0950
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Critters & Co. Pet Center 11042 SR525, Clinton, WA 98236 360-341-1456 The Dogwood Pet Resort 2945 Taylor Road, Oak Harbor, WA 98277 360-675-4483 www thedogwoodon whidbey.com Four Paws Only Pet Salon 5570 S Harbor Ave. #C, Freeland, WA 98249 360-331-3323 Grooming by Angella (Inside North Whidbey Veterinary Hospital) 360-320-8141 Hairy Barkers 6315 Storkson Dr. #106, Clinton, WA 98236 360-341-2275 www.hairybarkers.net Heather’s Pet Grooming 408 N Main St., Coupeville, WA 98239 360-678-6888 www.heatherspetgrooming. com Hilary’s Dog Grooming 2415 Property Lane, Langley, WA 98260 360-544-5607
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Heads To Tails Pet Grooming 50 SE Oleary St., Oak Harbor, WA 98277 360-240-1314 Lauries Warm Fuzzies Mobile PO Box 1063, Freeland, WA 98249 360-661-4941 GROOMING CONT. ON 12 2017
Whidbey Birds From Parrotletts to Macaws
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Specializing in hand-fed baby birds. Raised in our home, not an aviary.
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Pampered Pooch Dog Day Care 1537 Allyson St., Oak Harbor, WA 98277 360-679-8348 Pawtastic Jenn 3217 Whitney Drive, Oak Harbor, WA 98277 619-729-1833 www.pawtasticjenn.com
WatchDawgs Grooming and Boarding 37737 SR20, Oak Harbor, WA 98277 360-679-3760 West Beach Dog Grooming 2540 Darst Road, Coupeville, WA 98239 360-678-6123 Whidbey Pet Grooming 5062 Wynter Place, Langley, WA 98260
Petco 31179 SR20, Oak Harbor, WA 98277 360-279-0137
Sunset Kennel & Grooming 1614 W Swantown Rd., Oak Harbor, WA 98277 360-675-7288 www.sunsetkennel.com
Ace Hardware 1609 E Main St., Freeland, WA 98249 360-331-6799 www.acehardware.com
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Country Store/Skagit Farmers Supply (2 locations) 31686 SR20, Oak Harbor, WA 98277 360-675-2277 5463 Cameron Road, Freeland, WA 98249 360-331-1970 www.countrystore.net Critters & Co. Pet Center 11042 SR525, Clinton, WA 98236 360-341-1456 Healthy Pet 1801 Scott Road, Freeland, WA 98249 360-331-1808 Island Pet Center 1381 SW Barlow St., Oak Harbor, WA 98277 360-675-9646 www.islandpetcenter.com Myken’s Gifts for Pet Lovers 212 First St., Langley, WA 98260 360-221-4787 www.mykens.com Petco 31179 SR20, Oak Harbor, WA 98277 360-279-0137 Tractor Supply Co. 32165 SR20 #1, Oak Harbor, WA 98277 360-240-1400 www.tractorsupply.com Whidbey Birds PO Box 1682, Coupeville, WA 98239 360-929-2869 www.whidbeybirds.com 2017
Whidbey Natural Pet 105 S Main St., Coupeville, WA 98239 360-678-1601 www.whidbeynaturalpet.com At Whidbey Natural Pet, our focus is to help you have the healthiest, happiest dogs and cats. We offer natural, chemical free options in food, treats, litter, and much more. We also have a self serve pet wash! Stop in for a treat and discover how we can help today!
Whidbey Island Farm Animal Assistance Program WIFAAP402@gmail.com
SUPPORT SERVICES Adrienne Bennett Mobile 425-233-5104 firstname.lastname@example.org
Pet Loss Support Hotline - WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY 509-335-5704 email@example.com
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Whidbey Wild Bird 860 SE Pioneer Way #101 Oak Harbor, WA 98277 360-279-2572 www.whidbeywildbird.com
RESCUE SHELTERS/ ORGANIZATIONS
firstname.lastname@example.org 360-929-8085 2415 Property Lane Langley, WA 98260
Hilary’s Dog Grooming
City of Oak Harbor Animal Control 360-279-4500 Oasis For Animals PO Box 1304, Langley, WA 98260 360-321-4142 www.oasisforanimals.org Whidbey Animals’ Improvement Foundation Main Facility: 60 Rhododendron Park Road, Coupeville, WA 98239 360-678-8900 or 360321-9243 ext. 1100 Oak Harbor Cat Adoption: 50 NE Midway Blvd., Oak Harbor WA 98277 360-678-8900 ext. 1300 Freeland Cat Cottage: 1801 B Scott Road, Freeland, WA 98249 360-321-9243 ext. 1700 www.waifanimals.org 2017
Quality feed for your every need Steve Metcalfe / Suzette Keller Owners
www.metcalfehayandfeed.com 360-679-3666 email@example.com 3063 Oak Harbor Rd, Oak Harbor, WA 98277 Whidbey Pet Directory
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Pet Partners formerly Delta Society 425-226-7357 www.petpartners.org Pet Poison Hotline 800-213-6680 www.petpoisonhelpline.com
VETERINARIANS Animal Hospital By the Sea 114 Second St., Langley, WA 98260 360-331-8090 www.animalhospitalbythe sea.com
Best Friend’s Veterinary Center 33285 SR20, Oak Harbor, WA 98277 360-679-6796 www.im4pets.com Central Whidbey Veterinary Services 771 Patmore Road, Coupeville, WA 98239 360-678-1881 www.centralwhidbey veterinary.com Creature Comfort Veterinary Housecalls Serving Whidbey Island 360-320-1254
ISLAND PET CENTER
Proud to be your local pet store since 1977.
Good Neighbor Vet Affordable vaccinations in Oak Harbor two Saturdays a month. www.goodneighborvet.com Harmony Veterinary Services 757 Conn Road, Coupeville, WA 98239 360-969-9700 www.harmony-veterinary.com North Whidbey Veterinary Hospital 1020 NE 7th Ave. #4, Oak Harbor, WA 98277 360-679-3772 www.northwhidbeyvet.com Penn Cove Veterinary Clinic 107 S Main St., Coupeville, WA 98239 360-678-6046 www.penncoveveterinary clinic.com South Whidbey Animal Hospital 11197 SR525, Clinton, WA 98236 360-341-1200 www.southwhidbeyac.com
1381 SW Barlow St • Oak Harbor 360-675-9646 • islandpetcenter.com
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Useless Bay Animal Clinic 5523 Harbor Ave., Freeland, WA 98249 360-331-3100 www.uselessbayvets.com Vets Animal Hospital 61 SE 11th Ave., Oak Harbor, WA 98277 360-675-4425
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Pet Resort the Dogwood 360-675-4483
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