We Presen nts! 2008 Holiday Gift Guide Tucker
200 8 Holiday Gift Guide
8 Paws for a Cause Is it on your list? There’s a very special little shop in beautiful downtown Troutdale, shining with holiday cheer and sparkle and stocked with great treats and gifts. Visit anytime for great holiday shopping, or Dec. 13, when the staff will be hosting a “fabulous holiday party!”
Friendly People Meet the Spot crew This month: Michelle and Emma
Rescue me! Meet the sweet foundlings who ﬁnd their way to Spot at presstime.
19 Reader Spotlight Meet Spumoni and Grace
16 Project POOCH — Model program changing lives Joan Dalton and the program she founded 15 years ago are models of success and “living in the solution.” The program, which pairs incarcerated young men with homeless dogs, provides keys to a better life — for both. Dalton is among 10 ﬁnalists for Animal Planet’s Hero of the Year award, and tech concern Samsung has modeled POOCH for two like programs now operating in Korea and Japan. Read on for more on what a little vision and determination can do.
- Holiday Pet Caricature in Vancouver - Holiday fun in Newberg - Petopia hosts holiday gathering - Santa joins the fun at Salty’s Grand Opening - Celebrate New Year’s at Yappy Hour - Pit calendars — great gift, great boost - Fetch Coupon Books are out - Shopping for felines or those who fancy cats - Sweet gift for horse lovers
18 Film, fun & felines — connecting the Dots The ASPCA partnered with Disney for a “Bolt Across America,” tour to raise awareness of animal shelters and Disney’s new animated ﬁlm, Bolt. The tour stopped at Cat Adoption Team in Sherwood, giant hamster ball in tow, and Spot’s Jake Faris was on the scene.
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| DECEMBER 2008
Published on Dec 2, 2008