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Sweet pets who need a little extra support finding their forever families. Meet these very special cats, dogs, and small animals, some older, some with special needs, and some who’ve just been waiting too long.

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Animals who are injured, ill, or have long-term care needs often face real challenges finding forever families. Jeff Evans seeks out those very pets — those older, impaired, or deemed unadoptable — and gives them extraordinary care and homes for life. He calls them Angels.

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14 Shelter alliance a success for the animals What a difference a decade makes. Ten local animal welfare organizations partnered 10 years ago to form ASAP, a collaborative alliance to address key challenges facing pets and their people. In this anniversary year the group finds itself a national model, and celebrates not only great strides made, but continued success for the animals to come.

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Lynde Paule, who heads up the annual Corgi Walk in the Pearl to benefit OHS, shares a heartfelt story of how, over the course of Jackson’s life, she has come to treasure the importance, love, and value of neighborhood canine caregivers.

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Cover Models – Hello, Sunshine!

Meet some of the beauties who participated in Spot’s Cover Model Search at the NW Pet Fair last April. While contending for a shot at their own cover shoot, they supported West Columbia Gorge Humane and turned in some gorgeous photos — each one cover worthy!

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Cover Model 411 NAME: Iris (with Jeff Evans) AGE / BREED: 4-year-old Dalmatian (Dec. 8 birthday) PACK: Iris is one of the “Angels.” She has 11 canine siblings, two daddies, and her grandparents — aka the “Gnomes" STOMPING GROUNDS: Vancouver, WA LOVES/DOESN’T LOVE: Iris Loves Napping under the covers and exploring countertops with all four paws. She does not love being told what to do. SPECIAL NOTES: Iris is deaf and has neurological deficits that show in the form of OCD and Impulse control disorder.


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said recently, it keeps on turning. Exactly right! And thanks to our pets, it turns with laughter, joy and boundless love. And OUR little world — this treasured place we call the Northwest — keeps turning out so much to celebrate! Our friends at Dignified Pet Services, who provide loving care when it means the most and host the sacred annual Service of Remembrance (Dec. 1st this year), have begun providing at-home euthanasia, an option that can help make goodbye a blessed, grace-filled time. They are also opening a new location in Milwaukie, in addition to their longtime facility in Tualatin. Nancy Fedelem, beloved proprietor of Salty’s Pet Supply on Mississippi and Fang & Feather — which moved into larger digs on Lombard last month — opens South Paw Pet Supply on the South Waterfront in late December. And while she’s got her hands full with her beloved businesses, Nancy still manages to find time to host events supporting great causes — like the recent "Photos with Santa" events in which she herself served as the jolly old elf! New projects at Spot include Golden Ears, a social network and resource hub for people with aging pets. Stay tuned for details, and watch for Golden-Ears.Love this spring. I hope you’ll join me in celebrating this community fueled by love, and in standing steadfast in knowing that, in our little corner of the world, the soil is rich, and our backs and hearts are strong. We work knowing things can and will get better — not only because we believe, but because we do. The ASAP story page 14 is a great example of the power of collaboration — which in this case dramatically increased live release rates at area shelters, and more. It is this spirit of collaboration — ongoing communal effort — that will continue to make positive changes in pet health, happiness and safety in the months and years ahead. Thank you for being a part of it all! We wish you a holiday season filled with family, friends, joy and love . . . cold noses and warm hearts,

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Lovebugs in need of forever loving homes. Cindy Lou Hey everybody! My name is Cindy Lou and I’m looking for a nice retirement home! I am just the sweetest lady, who enjoys giving kisses, going for walks, and spending time with my people. As you can see, I am in need of some good TLC. Though I’m quite lumpy and bumpy, I still have lots of pep in my step and I’d love to spend my golden years with you! Please come meet me today! I'm around 12, 68 lbs, and can't wait to meet YOU!! Please come meet me! I’m at Multnomah County Animal Services in Troutdale. Multcopets.org.

Flo and Gracie Hello! Flo here — the beautiful lap princess! I’m a Snowshoe-Siamese mix with a chatty personality and tons of love to give. My big blues will mesmerize you, and as soon as I’ve got your attention, I’ll ask for love and lap time. My sister Gracie and I lived with a nice couple for the first 12 years of our lives, but recently our people moved into assisted living and we couldn’t go with them. Luckily, we ended up at Animal Aid and they promised we can go home together. I’m so glad because we are bonded and couldn’t bear being apart! We are both gentle and sweet — you will never be lonely with us around! We are super mellow, so we’d probably do fine around children, a respectful dog, or even another mellow kitty. Are you missing kitty love? We can double the love in your life! Gracie and I can’t wait to meet you! We are at Animal Aid animalaidpdx, org!

Trixie and Kia These two are the sweetest girls you could ever meet! They are mother and daughter purebred Shih Tzus, and are so bonded that they must be adopted together. Trixie is 15 years old, and Kia is about 8. You would not know their ages, though! Both girls are very healthy, with bright eyes and clear and fabulous teeth. They both have great energy, and still have a lot of life and love to give their special someone. Trixie and Kia are housetrained, good with all people of all ages, and good with kitties and other dogs. If you are interested in learning more about them or meeting them, please contact St. Martin’s Animal Rescue at stmartinsanimalrescue@hotmail.com.

Sid Hi, I'm Sid! I'm a silver Tabby with white, and my estimated birthdate is 5/1/2014 — young enough for lots of fun and old enough not to tear up curtains! I'm a bundle of energy and personality! I want to play play play, and then snuggle when I'm tired out. I'm a talkative boy too! I am doing okay with other cats but might be too much of a dominant personality for a shy feline friend. I do not like dogs, however I do know how to play fetch! Have you noticed my purrfect eyeliner? I know! I just wake up like this! Looks, charm, personality...I have it all! Please stop by the shelter to play with me and you'll see why I'm such a popular guy! Come meet me at Animal Aid animalaidpdx.org.

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Why, hello! Yes, my name is Ayame, but I prefer to be called the Queen. Sometimes I can be a little clingy and other times I need my space so I’m looking for a person who can go with my flow. I love to say hello by climbing onto your shoulder and whispering sweet nothings into your ear. I’m kind of a sensitive girl, so I need my own domain. I will happily share my home with humans, but other animals are just not my cup of tea. I’m a special girl who requires a special diet and litter due to pesky food allergies. If you are looking for someone to dote on, I will be so happy to be your girl! I've been adoptable for over 6 years now, and just know my special person is out there! Ayame is at Oregon Coast Humane Society in Florence. To learn more about her or to meet this special girl, call 541-997-4277 or email FAHS3@florencehumane.org.

Crystal This lovely girl packs 8 years and 8 months of marshmallow-y goodness into her 60 lb frame. It’s no surprise that she’s a volunteer favorite — she’s such a wiggle-butt and tummy-rub loving pookie! Everyone at the shelter is bananas about her. She’s human-focused, easy to walk, and a flop-at-your-feet dreamboat once she gets out into the play yard and allowed off her leash. She’s been described as a “goofball,” a “lovie-dovie,” and a “kissy-face blockhead.” Crystal has been with Clatsop County County Shelter since May, and though her friends there repeatedly tell visitors she’s one of their hands-down most-loved dogs, she remains in her kennel, with not one single application to adopt her. She has done fine meeting dogs through the fence, but one on one, she’s the boss of ALL your love, which means she must be an only dog. Crystal also must have a family with no cats and a fully-fenced yard. Please consider Crystal! She will steal your heart, and you’ll be so glad she did! To learn more or meet Crystal, contact Pickford.kathryn@gmail.com, or call Linda Dygert at 503-861-0737.

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A forever home . . .

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hat is an angel with misplaced wings? I asked Angels with Misplaced Wings Director, Jeff Evans. Growing up on a mini farm with lots of critters, Jeff says when an animal’s ears would get flipped back his mom called them “angels with misplaced wings.” The name seemed fitting for his sanctuary, especially as it was established after moving to care for his mom in Vancouver. A unique operation, Angels is a home-based nonprofit sanctuary for animals with special needs. Here they receive lifetime care and compassion they may not get elsewhere. A former veterinary receptionist and now full-time caregiver, Jeff cares for his Angels with the help of his husband Michael, and his parents. How does a sanctuary fit into the landscape of animal rescue? Most rescues and shelters are meant to be short-term stays for pets on their way to forever homes. The longer an individual animal stays, the greater the cost, which can prevent a rescue from taking in and caring for others. Also, animals who are injured, ill, or who have long-term care needs are often not as adoptable as healthier animals. This is where sanctuaries come in, taking in the unadoptable, older or impaired. Jeff’s sanctuary is home to such Angels.

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How it all began. . . Living in San Francisco in 2010, Jeff met and eventually married Michael. They had two dogs and wanted more. Like many though, the couple’s home limited them to two — Cesar, a Great Dane, and Megan, a Dalmatian. A move to the Northwest to live with and help care for Jeff’s parents allowed their family to grow. After meeting a few adoptable dogs who weren’t quite a fit, they met Vivian, a blind 12-year-old Dalmatian. Upon meeting her, Jeff knelt down, and she placed her feet on his shoulders in a hug. Taking her for a walk, Jeff and Michael considered the situation. Blind dogs can be a challenge. Could they accommodate her needs? Could they anticipate them all? While they had many questions, they knew it was a fit, deciding what they didn’t know they would figure out. Soon after, Vivian was diagnosed with cancer, and the pair fought for her. She was gone in just six months, but her time with them was life changing. Happy, brave, zesty Vivian inspired the formation of Angels. Jeff says her joy for life, even when unable to see, helped them see they could be there for others with special needs. Jeff and Michael began seeking out dogs with special needs. They found many were being overlooked by adopters. After Vivian came Howard, then Camo. Word spread through the rescue community, and they began receiving increasing calls about hard to place dogs.


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The Angels are unique, and each addition becomes a member of the family. The dogs are not kenneled, but live as family, a pack. They come and go from the back yard as they please, sleep in the bed, take over the sofas, play, bicker, and get into mischief — all together. Michael and Jeff are limited to who and how they can help. Michael works by day while Jeff cares for the animals. His days are spent providing the Angels with necessary treatments, and managing their Facebook page and marketing campaigns. Given the nature of each animal’s needs, much time is spent on the road for veterinary appointments, acupuncture, massage, and physical therapy.

Jeff says it can sometimes be difficult to help people understand that the dogs have a good life. “Sure, physical therapy and all that care is work, but it helps them stay strong. It’s what we would do for ourselves or our human loved ones. Even the ones who can’t see or hear are perfectly happy. Their noses know, and they get around fine. Other senses kick in and act in place of sight or sound.” Of course the work is exhausting, and sometimes sad. Jeff says he does it because he loves being in service. In this case, to dogs. It doesn’t tire, drain or exhaust him, he says – it energizes him. Without the support of Angels’ followers, he says the dogs wouldn’t have the incredible lives they do.

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With Dalmatians and Great Danes, Jeff and Michael found a unique opportunity to educate the public. Since both breeds can be genetically prone to vision and hearing impairment, they are able to teach people what it’s like to live with a deaf or blind dog. They also teach about breeding practices that cause such defects.

While handling day-to-day care, Jeff, Michael and family can sometimes use help with paperwork, poop pickup, and other tasks. Anyone interested should contact them through Facebook or angelswithmisplacedwings.org. Financial support will always be needed. Each Angel’s care is extensive. Every August the sanctuary hosts an annual fundraiser, “The Flight of Angels,” opening their Vancouver home to Angel fans for a barbeque, silent auction, and raffle.

The Awesome Truth The dogs don’t know they are different. As long as they are free of pain or discomfort they are just dogs. Those with hindend impairment have wheelchairs, but Jeff says they’re only really needed for walks or hikes. Physical therapy helps support their bodies and build compensatory strength, and otherwise, they just do what dogs do. They happily hang out with Jeff, Michael, and visitors, and play or lounge on the couch. 10 Spot Magazine | December 2016 / January 2017

Kennedy Morgan works for a construction company by day and spends her evenings and weekends with her two 2-legged kids or three dogs and a cat. The crew enjoys hiking, nature walks, taking pictures in the city and beyond, the beach, and snuggling at home.


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Got cats? Get ‘em fixed free Dec. 5-9

The Animal Shelter Alliance of Portland’s Spay & Save program is working to get EVERY cat altered for free, with a week-long promotion with no limit on the number of cats any one family or person can take in. Clients must live in Clark, Clackamas, Multnomah or Washington counties. S&S says: “Spaying and neutering makes sense. This life-saving operation reduces the number of unwanted cats or kittens, keeps pets healthy, and reduces roaming. Learn more at spaysave.org

Do dogs go to heaven? A study systematically exploring beliefs about animal afterlife has been published in the journal Anthrozoös. The study investigated how demographic categories can have a considerable influence on beliefs about animal afterlife. The authors surveyed 800 participants, examining how demographic factors including sex, race, age, geographic region, religious beliefs, and pet ownership all affect an individual's beliefs about animal afterlife. Results showed that people who believe in an afterlife for humans are more likely to believe in an afterlife for animals — 59% of participants believed in human afterlife and 75% of those individuals also believed in animal afterlife. Researchers also found that people held different beliefs for different animals. Study leader Kenneth Royal of North Carolina State University said, "In general, dogs, cats, and horses were rated most likely to experience an afterlife, whereas insects, fish, and reptiles were rated least likely." The findings may have clinical significance for veterinarians in end of life care. Vets should be aware in decision-making and general practice that some people extend their own spirituality to their pets.

Veterans receive life-changing gift Paws of War, a nonprofit that rescues dogs, gives them training, and then pairs them with veterans in need of service dogs, matched two US veterans — Robin Ramos and Derek Logsdon — with working dogs this fall. The service dogs were trained specifically for them, free of charge.

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“I’m so excited to . . . be a part of this important mission,” says Lauren Driscoll, dog trainer and program director of the Paws of War Florida chapter. “Our veterans have given so much to us and we know firsthand how trained service dogs help veterans suffering from invisible wounds. Too many of our veterans are struggling as civilians, so we are making it easier for them.” Both dogs were rescued in February and underwent extensive training. Service dogs can help veterans overcome issues such as PTSD, traumatic brain injury, anxiety, and more. Stationed in Panama in 1989/’90, Robin suffers from PTSD. He was paired with Colby, a Lab/Catahoula Leopard mix who was trained to retrieve items, turn on lights before Robin enters a room, and more. Derek also suffers from PTSD, plus hearing loss in both ears, and has attempted suicide twice. His service dog, Carly, is a Lab/Greyhound who’s been trained to retrieve items, assist with his hearing loss (like waking him if a smoke alarm sounds), and more. Derek is a former Army Sergeant deployed to Afghanistan in 2012. "We are so grateful for our veterans and so happy when we can give back to them,” says Dori Scofield, co-founder of Paws of War. “We have assisted numerous veterans by pairing them with rescued dogs who have been expertly trained. It’s a win-win situation for everyone.” Learn more at pawsofwar.org.

Lane Rescues getting more pets home Lane Rescues, a Eugene-based group supporting animals at local shelters and rescues by publishing adoptable pets, has teamed with Spot Magazine to distribute a monthly brochure. The beautiful, oversized, full-color brochure features adoptable dogs, cats, horses and more. Businesses and individuals sponsor pets, making the brochures possible. Watch for them everywhere Spot is available in the Willamette Valley, and please share them with those who may be ready to meet the new love of their life! Learn more at lanerescues.org.


OHS seeks nominations of heroes Do you know an animal who’s made a difference in the life of a special needs child or someone with an illness? Or a person who’s helped animals in a unique way? The Oregon Humane Society is accepting nominations for its Diamond Collar Hero Awards now through Feb. 1. The awards recognize and honor animals who have acted to save a human or animal life in peril, performed services within the community with undying loyalty, or overcome incredible odds in order to survive. Winners are also humans who have had a positive impact on the lives of animals, exhibiting courage and compassion in the pursuit of animals' wellbeing. Nominations can be delivered in person or by mail to OHS, or submitted at oregonhumane.org. Winners will be notified in early February, and will be honored at the OHS Heroes Luncheon Feb. 22.

Synergy Behavior team, class roster, grows Synergy Behavior Solutions has added to its team Sara McLoudrey. The announcement describes McLoudrey as a talented animal trainer and teacher with a special love of working with animals with problem behaviors. In addition to working with clients for behavior modification training, McLoudrey has taught unique dog group classes including FitPaws for Reactive Dogs. She is a Certified Nosework instructor, the only Victoria Stillwell certified trainer in Oregon, and a CPDT-KSA.

Synergy offers a variety of individual and group classes, such as k9 nosework, FLEX for reactive dogs, leash handling, massage and more. Learn more at synergybehavior.com.

Show seniors some love! Jake ‘n Max’s Boxes of Love began as a tribute to the unwavering love of two beloved senior dogs. The annual pet supply drive — Jan. 14 – Feb. 14 — accepts donations that sweet oldsters seeking forever homes need and deserve. Rescues devoted to older animals are typically strained by veterinary care costs and rely heavily on donations. Cushy beds, soft chew toys, comfortable walking gear and healthy supplements are just some of the items that can help make the lives of these faithful friends cozier and filled with love. In its 5th year, Jake ‘n Max’s Boxes of Love partners with local businesses who serve as donation sites, with cheerily-decorated boxes ready to be filled. This year's beneficiaries are My Way Home Dog Rescue and House of Dreams No-Kill Cat Shelter. For donation sites, or businesses that would like to participate, contact vonnie@spotmagazine.net.

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Shelter Alliance a great success for the animals Daniela Iancu • Spot Magazine

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n 2006, despite valiant efforts by Portland-area rescue organizations, 39% of animals entering local shelters that year were euthanized. That same year, representatives from 10 local animal organizations created ASAP, the Animal Shelter Alliance of Portland. A decade later, shelter intake has dropped 30%, and the live release rate is at an astonishing 94%. ASAP — which handles 90% of shelter animals in a four-county area of 2 million citizens — is based on collaboration. The coalition’s Guiding Principles state: “We recognize that all stakeholders in the animal welfare community have a passion for and are dedicated to saving animals’ lives. We are committed to the belief that . . . we need one another, and that the only true solution is to work together.”

“What I like about Spay and Save is knowing the reasonable cost makes it possible for responsible people to take care of their animals and prevent the birth of animals who would not have the chance of a loving home.” — S&S volunteer Collaboration of this scale signaled a cultural shift. Multnomah County Animal Services Shelter Manager Ann Potter says, “Collaboration takes a ‘shelter’ problem and makes it a community problem. Each partner in the coalition has strengths they can share, and weaknesses that other agencies can help bolster.” Two years in, the coalition invited community input on terms like “adoptable,” “healthy,” and “treatable” to help standardize definitions for recordkeeping and grant applications. A grant from Maddie’s Fund enabled the group to collect and analyze shelter data that revealed that the greatest impact on saving lives would be made by helping cats, who had a 49% live release rate at that time. ASAP determined it would need to spay/neuter an additional 10,000 cats annually to significantly and sustainably decrease the number of cats entering local shelters. To achieve this, Spay & Save was formed — a program primarily funded by PetSmart Charities — providing subsidized

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spay/neuter services to low-income cat guardians and those feeding feral or stray cats. The reason for this, says Cat Adoption Team Executive Director Karen Green, is “the majority of the animals dying in our shelters were cats and offspring of unowned or community cats, or who had low-income owners.”

“I had no idea what an impact Spay & Save would make. And how quickly. What a success it has been for all the shelters involved … and cats. — S&S volunteer

More than 61,000 cats have been fixed through Spay & Save since 2010. Program Coordinator Kayte Wolf says, “Even if someone who calls does not qualify for our program, nine times out of 10 we can refer them to another affordable option.” In 2012, the coalition launched the Neighborhood Pet Project, a one-year

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animals moved between partner organizations — 958 were transferred to outside organizations, and 8,200 came to coalition shelters from outside groups. Transfers save lives because each organization has unique veterinary and behavior resources, and adopters’ preferences vary by area. According to Lisa Feder of Humane Society for SW Washington, “When you realize you have the entire coalition as a resource it makes it much easier to find a solution to a particular animal’s needs.”

ASPCA campaign providing free veterinary and behavioral care to eligible cat and Pit Bull owners. ASAP shelters have seen a 50% decrease in cat intake since the program started. Transport is another important element, both between coalition members and outside rescues/shelters. Bonnie Hays Small Animal Shelter Manager Deborah Wood says, “The question we ask every day is, ‘who can help us save the most animals and help them find the perfect homes?’” In 2015, more than 1,500

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What holds everything together is a constant supportive relationship between ASAP partners. Several committees meet regularly, including the Lifesaving Committee, comprised of operations managers. Monthly meetings foster connection and friendship, shared information, discussion of trends, and brainstorming. Feder says, “It gives us an opportunity to meet face to face and get to know our partner managers a bit better. It makes it easy to pick up the phone and ask questions or for help.”

What has impressed me is realizing that people from ALL walks love their animals and want to do the right thing.” — S&S volunteer Through these connections, Cat Adoption Team’s ‘Fostering 4 Rock Stars’ program — which created quality foster homes for thousands of cats — was modeled at three local shelters. In 2015, CAT Director of Operations Kristi Brooks and Potter of MCAS co-presented the concept to a national audience at the HSUS Animal Care Expo. As Wood says, “...the relationship among our shelters is unique nationally. The organizations and staff put their egos aside to work as one for the sake of the animals. We work as a group, and each shelter also has raised the bar to do exceptional work on its own. We see each other as friends and colleagues. It reflects on the kind of place the Metro area is, and on the individual integrity of the shelter leadership. This is something people in our community should take a great deal of pride in.” Learn more about ASAP at asapmetro.org. Also worth a look: an exciting new community movement, PetopiaPDX. Check it out at petopiapdx.org.

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Daniela Iancu, founder of Animal Community Talks, has worked and volunteered with veterinary practices and animal welfare organizations in the Portland area for the last decade. Her happy home includes a wonderfully supportive husband and two senior felines.


Jackson & the Dog Mamas Lynde Paule • Spot Magazine

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Corgi Jackson has always had a passel of surrogate mommies, as I travel from time to time. First there was Raelene, editor of exotic romance novels, who cared for him as a puppy. Barely three months old on his first sleepover, he was all boundless puppy energy and nuisance — chewing, biting fingers and toes, and peeing on his own schedule (which changed daily). Raelene adored him, and he had a coveted spot on her bed at night.

Next came Jan, overseer of the Corgi Club rescue arm. Jan and her husband Ed had Corgis, and Jackson became part of the pack that often included a few rescues. He loved their house — it was always filled with doggie “conversation,” and the treats were plentiful. Plus, Jan had a kiddie pool where Jackson loved cooling off after racing around the yard with the other dogs. He was in heaven! In time, Sasha took over Jackson’s care when I was out of town. Sasha and her husband Eric’s Corgi, Ben, became Jackson’s best friend. Jackson adored the attention he got whenever he visited. When Ben passed away, Jackson began to stay with Barb. Like all of Jackson’s caregivers, Barb showered him with love. Her husband Greg made delicious small treats, which he gave generously to their Corgi, Gigi, (and later Lulu), and Jackson. Barb treated Jackson like family — I saw her tender love for him grow as much as my own, especially as he began to age.

Our backups are Michelle and Katie. Michelle occasionally walked Jackson in the past, and is terrific with him. Katie lives next door, and is our dog whisperer. It’s amazing to watch her ability to communicate and interact with Jackson. He is nearly deaf now, but he knows when Katie — now our Sunday dog walker — arrives for his walk. He melts in her arms and hops alongside as they stroll around the block. I see my dog walkers while driving around NW Portland, busy walking other people’s dogs. These dog mamas have filled an important role for those of us unable to give our dogs the daily exercise they need. Even more, they have extended the family for each dog. Our dogs have a second (and perhaps a third or fourth) mama who loves them.

Lynde Paule is organizer of the annual Corgi Walk in the Pearl, a benefit for OHS and Corgi Rescue. She and Jackson live in NW Portland.

Jackson was, by all standards, a very lucky dog to have such wonderful, caring dog mommies in his life. Then one day the unthinkable happened: Jackson’s dry right eye developed a massive infection and had to be removed. He’d developed arthritis in his right rear leg, sometimes making walking a challenge. Around that time, I developed arthritis and needed a hip replacement. Jackson’s depth perception was gone, and I could no longer carry him down and up the steps for his daily walk. After climbing the nearby hills and hiking miles of Forest Park trails day after day, year after year, our life had come to a standstill. Enter the bevy of NW Portland dog mamas — professional dog walkers with hearts of gold and unbridled love for the dogs they walked. When a prospective dog walker gets on her hands and knees with your dog, lets him smell every part of her, and gives him soothing massages as part of the initial meet and greet, you know your dog will be in good hands. Like all moms who must plan ahead for many exigencies, I knew I needed a primary dog walker as well as a backup. In need of a dog walker seven days a week, I asked a neighbor if she could recommend someone. She suggested a woman named Ashley, whom she assured me was incredible with dogs. Jackson was 14 when Ashley started taking him on short morning walks 18 months ago. They still go every morning, walking in snow, pouring rain, and sunshine. Thanks to Ashley, Jackson was able to participate in the Corgi Walk in the Pearl this year, and I beamed with pride that my doggy could take part in the event inspired by him nine years ago. Ashley helps with trips to the vet or groomer. She and I have had long talks about the inevitable, and when I panic over some behavior, she calms me. She knows dogs in a way I can only envy.

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DECEMBER 2016

ALL MONTH LONG • HILLSBORO — FRONTIER VETERINARY HOSPITAL’S 5TH ANNUAL HOLIDAY PET FOOD DRIVE for Bonnie Hays

Shelter. Help feed pets who arrive at the shelter in less than their best health. High-quality food gets them healthy and ready for adoption quickly! Learn what’s needed most, and how Hill’s Science Diet is matching donations at frontiervet.com. 6pm • PORTLAND — SERVICE OF REMEMBRANCE at The Old

Church presented by Dignified Pet Services in partnership with DoveLewis. Annual celebration of the human/animal bond and candle-lighting ceremony dedicated to beloved friends no longer with us. Free; service animals only. Service begins at 7pm. Details DoveLewis.org.

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10-6 • PORTLAND — OHS ADOPTION EVENT & CHRISTMAS BAZAAR at Portland Expo

Center. Meet adoptables and purchase gifts for everyone on your list during America’s Largest Christmas Bazaar. Cont. Dec. 3-4. Details OregonHumane.org.

11-3 • PORTLAND — FURRY FRIENDS FOTO DAY at Key Bank.

Stop by the Woodstock branch for photos with Santa. $5; $1 goes to OHS. Details OregonHumane.org. 2-6pm • VANCOUVER — PET PORTRAITS WITH SANTA at ReTails Thrift Store. Santa eagerly awaits you for photos with the whole family (including your pets). $15/session. Save time for shopping! Cont. Dec. 3, 10-2. Details SouthwestHumane.org.

5-8:30pm • SPRINGFIELD — SELFIES WITH SANTA at

Mackenzie Feed and Pet Supplies. Bring your camera or phone and costumed pets for photos with Santa. Variety of backdrops to choose from for the perfect photo. Also contests and prizes. Cont. Dec. 3, 10-4:30. Details MackenzieFeed.com.

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9-4 • PORTLAND — CFA CAT SHOW at Lloyd Center

Doubletree. Featuring over 225 show cats, feline-related vendors, adoptables, household and veteran cat competitions. Admission $4; $1 goes to CAT. Cont. Dec. 4. Details CatAdoptionTeam.org. 9:30-4:30 • PORTLAND — FROM DIFFICULT DOG TO COMFORTABLE COMPANION: Techniques to

Improve your Dog’s Behavior and Wellbeing at OHS. Two-day TTouch workshop on techniques to help your dog release tension and build confidence to eliminate undesirable behaviors. Cont. Dec. 4. Details PawsitiveCompanion.com.

10-3 • MILWAUKIE — GOLDEN BOND HOLIDAY BAZAAR at

Oak Grove Community Center. Bring furry friends and enjoy a walk around beautiful Oak Grove followed by toasty drinks, shopping and mingling. Details GoldenBondRescue.com. 10-5 • PORTLAND — HOLIDAY PARTY at Sellwood Pet Supply. As part of Sellwood/Westmoreland’s Decemberville festivities, enjoy drinks, treats, a free photo booth and custom paw-print ornaments. Details SellwoodPetSupply.com. 10-5 • PORTLAND — WINTER TAILS PHOTOS at Western Pet

Supply. Festive holiday photos for animal family members. Packages start at $10 and support Animal Aid. Details AnimalAidPDX.org. Noon-2pm • PORTLAND — MEET & SNIFF at Hip Hound. Meet

volunteers and adoptables from Underdog Railroad Rescue. Details UnderdogRailroadRescue.com.

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Noon-3pm • PORTLAND — ADOPTION DAY at Furever Pets. Noon-4pm • EUGENE — SANTA IS COMING to PetSmart. Bring

your pet, phone or tablet and let photographers capture a holiday image for you. $10 donation benefits West Coast Dog & Cat Rescue. Cont. Dec. 4, 10-11, 17-18. Details WestCoastDogandCat.org.

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9:30-11am • SHERWOOD — CAT VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION.

Volunteers at CAT get paid in head butts and purrs. Learn how you can too! Details CatAdoptionTeam.org.

11-2 • ALBANY — SANTA PAWS

at Coastal Farm & Ranch. Get a photo of your pet(s) with Santa and support Safehaven. Prices vary. Details SafeHavenHumane.org. 11-2 • SALEM — HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE WITH SANTA PAWS at

Nature’s Pet. Photos, cocoa, cookies, and special sales. Details NaturesPetMarket.com.

3-5pm • PORTLAND — PET FIRST AID WORKSHOP at DoveLewis.

Learn basic pet first aid and be prepared in the event of an emergency. Hands-on demos. Free. RSVP to DoveLewis.org.

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FIX YOUR CAT FOR FREE — Jolly St. Snip. Give your cat the gift of a longer, healthier life during Spay & Save today through Dec. 9. Free spay/neuter for every cat in your home. Details/appointment 800345-SPAY or ASAPMetro.org. 5:30-7pm • SALEM — VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION at

Willamette Humane. Learn how you can help the animals at WHS, get a little history and a tour. Details WHS4Pets.org.

6-8pm • EUGENE — PET PHOTOS WITH SANTA at Valley River Cen-

ter. Have your pets' photo taken with Santa and support the animals at Greenhill Humane. Cont. Dec. 12. Details Green-Hill.org.

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5:30-6:30pm • SALEM — PET LOSS AND BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUP at Willamette

Humane. Monthly gathering for advice and comfort with end of life decisions and grief. Details WHS4Pets.org.

5:30-9:30pm • PORTLAND — LIGHTS & LEASHES DOG WALK NIGHT at Portland International

Raceway. Enjoy a casual festive walk with or without a dog! This year welcomes several local rescue groups and Portland Police K-9s. Dress your pooch in festive holiday finery for the costume contest. Admission $6/person; free/dogs & children under 13. Details WinterWonderlandPortland.com.

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6-7pm • VANCOUVER — WEST COLUMBIA GORGE HUMANE VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION at

Vancouver Police East Precinct. Dedicate a few hours a month and help animals in need. Individuals & families welcome. Details WCGHS.org.

7-8pm • PORTLAND — DIFFICULT PET SUPPORT GROUP at

DoveLewis. Non-judgmental group welcomes those struggling with a difficult pet. Learn coping strategies and connect with others. Humans only. Free; RSVP (required) to Rachel@RuffMuttsCooperative.com.

8-9pm • PORTLAND — REVOLUTION COMEDY PRESENTS: STAND UP FOR OHS

at Kickstand Comedy Space. Join comedians and musicians for a fabulous night of laughter. 100% of proceeds benefit the pets at OHS. Details OregonHumane.org.

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4-6pm • VANCOUVER — PROTECT YOUR PET CLINIC WITH GOOD NEIGHBOR VET at Humane Society

for SW Washington. License your pet and get a free rabies vaccine, plus free exam. Additional vaccines $10, microchips $15. Dogs must be on leash, cats in carriers. Details SouthwestHumane.org or GoodNeighborVet.com. www.spotmagazine.net | 21


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10:30-11am • HILLSBORO — VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION at

Bonnie Hays Animal Shelter. Meet the team, learn about programs, and start the process to become a volunteer. Details WashingtonCountyPets.com.

Noon-2pm • REDMOND — PICTURES WITH SANTA! at Petco.

Proceeds benefit Brightside Animal Center. Cont. Dec. 17. Details BrightsideAnimals.org.

1-3pm • HILLSBORO — 7TH ANNUAL PET PICTURES WITH SANTA at Frontier

Veterinary Hospital. All pets welcome for tons of fun, and all for a good cause: all proceeds benefit Bonnie Hays Animal Shelter. For reservations (recommended but not required) call 503-207-2744. 3-4pm • PORTLAND — HELPING PAWS: HOW YOUR DOG CAN BECOME A THERAPY DOG. Learn

how you and your dog can become a Pet Partners Team. Session for people only. Free; suggested donation $15. Details OregonHumane.org.

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Noon-2pm • PORTLAND — DECEMBER ADOPTION OUTREACH

at Personal Beast. Meet adoptables from Pacific Pug Rescue. Details PacificPugRescue.org.

Noon-3pm • TIGARD — BUNNY SPA DAY & ASK-THE-EXPERTS EVENT at PetSmart. Care &

educational resources, plus light grooming & nail trims for visiting bunnies for suggested donation. Details RabbitAdvocates.org. 3-4:30pm • PORTLAND — MEMORIAL ART THERAPY WORKSHOP at DoveLewis. Create

a memento and spend time in good company. Free; RSVP to DoveLewis.org.

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Socializing puppies builds good habits for life. Trainers on site. Class for pups 9-12 weeks only. $5 suggested donation. Details OregonHumane.org.

Socializing puppies builds good habits for life. Trainers on site. This class 13-20 weeks. $10 suggested donation. Details OregonHumane.org.

4:30-5:15pm • PORTLAND — PUPPY ROMPS! at OHS.

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9-11am • ALBANY — PET FOOD PANTRY at SafeHaven Humane.

For those struggling to feed their pets. Stop by backside of shelter for dog or cat food as available. $1 fee for dog food. Details SafeHavenHumane.org.

7-9pm • PORTLAND — ANIMAL HOSPICE SUPPORT GROUP.

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9-11am • ALBANY — PET FOOD PANTRY at SafeHaven Humane. For

those struggling to feed their pets. Stop by Safehaven for pet food as available. $1 fee for dog food. Details SafeHavenHumane.org.

Monthly group for those with aging or ailing pets or providing hospice care. Hosted by Ute Luppertz 5-6pm • CLACKAMAS — at Shiva’s Hope House; admission by donation. RSVP/details 503-953- CLACKAMAS DOG SERVICES VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION. Get 0335 or pets-point-of-view.com. started making the most of your unique skills while helping the 15 dogs. Lots of ways to help! Details 5-7pm • PORTLAND — YAPPY HOUR at Hip Hound. Enjoy wine/ Clackamas.us/dogs. champagne tasting, treats for pets 7-8pm • TROUTDALE — MCAS and peeps, pet photos and more. FOSTER, SHELTER & ACT VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION at Details HipHoundShop.com. Multnomah Co. shelter. Learn how 5:30-7pm • SALEM — you can be part of the awesome VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION at team helping improve lives of Willamette Humane. Learn how you can help the animals at WHS, pets and people. No need to RSVP. Details MultCoPets.org. get a little history and a tour. Details WHS4Pets.org.

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TBA • PORTLAND — 10TH ANNUAL BEST FRIENDS PHOTO DAY at Family Dogs New Life

Shelter. Annual fundraiser for FDNL is your opportunity to get awesome professional photos of your furry friends. Details FamilyDogsNewLife.org.

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9:30-11am • SHERWOOD — CAT VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION.

Volunteers at CAT get paid in head butts and purrs. Learn how you can too! Details CatAdoptionTeam.org. Noon-2pm • PORTLAND — MEET & SNIFF at Personal

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4:30-5:30pm • PORTLAND — PUPPY ROMPS! at OHS.

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10-11am • PORTLAND — TOUR FCCO HQ and spay/neuter clinic.

Discover how FCCO is making a difference in the lives of cats and their caregivers. RSVP/details FeralCats.com.

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9-11am • CLACKAMAS — PROTECT YOUR PET CLINIC WITH GOOD NEIGHBOR VET

at Clackamas County Dog Services. License your pet and get a free rabies vaccine, plus free exam. Additional vaccines $10; microchips $15. Details Clackamas.us/dogs or GoodNeighborVet.com.

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5:30-6:30pm • SALEM — PET LOSS AND BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT at Willamette Humane.

Monthly group for advice and comfort with end of life decisions and grief. Details WHS4Pets.org.

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6-7pm • VANCOUVER — WEST COLUMBIA GORGE HUMANE VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION at

Vancouver Police East Precinct. Give a few hours a month and help animals in need. Individuals & families welcome. Details WCGHS.org.

7-8pm • PORTLAND — DIFFICULT PET SUPPORT GROUP

at DoveLewis. Non-judgmental group welcomes those struggling with a difficult pet. Learn coping strategies and connect with others. Humans only. Free; RSVP (required) to Rachel@ RuffMuttsCooperative.com.

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Noon-2pm • PORTLAND — MEET & SNIFF at Hip Hound. Meet

volunteers and adoptables from Underdog Railroad Rescue. Noon-3pm • PORTLAND — ADOPTION DAY at Furever Pets.

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Noon-3pm • TIGARD — BUNNY SPA DAY & ASK-THE-EXPERTS EVENT at PetSmart.Care & educa-

tional resources, plus light grooming & nail trims for visiting bunnies. Details RabbitAdvocates.org. 3-4:30pm • PORTLAND — MEMORIAL ART THERAPY WORKSHOP at DoveLewis. Create

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7-9pm • PORTLAND — ANIMAL HOSPICE SUPPORT GROUP.

Monthly group for those with aging or ailing pets or providing hospice care at Shiva’s Hope House. Admission by donation. RSVP/details pets-point-of-view. com.

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4-6pm • VANCOUVER — PROTECT YOUR PET CLINIC WITH GOOD NEIGHBOR VET

at Humane Society for SW Washington. License your pet and get a free rabies vaccine, plus free exam. Additional vaccines $10; microchips $15. Details SouthwestHumane.org or GoodNeighborVet.com.

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SHOW SENIORS SOME LOVE! JAKE ‘N MAX’S BOXES OF LOVE donation drive runs

today through Feb. 14. Visit SpotMagazine.net and Spot on Facebook for details/donation locations.

ongoing GET OUT & PLAY! PORTLAND THURSDAYS 6:05pm Tune in for Spot’s Good Neighbor Vet Furry FunPlanner report on events for pets and their peeps on 98.1 FM Radio. The GNV Furry FunPlanner opens the KPSU Family Show. BrightSide Animal Center REDMOND BOW WOW BINGO THURSDAYS 6:30pm at 7th Street Brewhouse

Good brew/food & bingo. BrightSideAnimals.org. Save The Pets EUGENE ADOPTION OUTREACH SUNDAYS 11-3 PetSmart, 2847 Chad Dr.

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11am • PORTLAND — PAW TEAM VET CLINIC at 1131 SE Oak St.

Help for those on gov’t assistance or experiencing homelessness. Do not arrive before 11am as this is an active parish. $5/pet co-pay required but no one turned away for true inability to pay. Details PAWTeam.org.

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8-6 • PORTLAND — ROSE CITY CLASSIC all-breed dog show

at Portland Expo Center. Local breed clubs, obedience, agility, trials, demos, vendors, and more. Cont. thru Jan. 22. Details RoseCityClassic.com.

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5-7pm • PORTLAND — YAPPY HOUR at Hip Hound. Wine/

champagne tasting, human & dog treats, sale items, pet photos and more.

Animal Aid PORTLAND SHOW & TELL SATURDAYS Noon-4 AnimalAidPdx.org Bend Spay & Neuter Project BINGO NIGHT MONDAYS 8-10pm at D & D Bar & Grill Oregon Humane Society PORTLAND TRAINING CLASSES Various classes all month long. OregonHumane.org THE PONGO FUND PET FOOD BANK PORTLAND 12/11, 12/25, 1/8, 1/22 10-1:30 For anyone who needs help feeding their pet(s). Call 503-939-7555 for important details before arriving, ThePongoFund.org LAKE OSWEGO PLAYGROUPS Small Dogs 10-NOON All Dogs NOON-2 LexiDog.com.

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5:30-7pm • SALEM — VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION at Willamette

Humane. Learn how you can help the animals, get a little history and a tour. Details WHS4Pets.org.

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9:30-11am • SHERWOOD — CAT VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION. Volun-

teers at CAT get paid in head butts and purrs. Learn how you can too! Details CatAdoptionTeam.org.

Noon-2pm • PORTLAND — MEET & SNIFF at Sellwood Pet Supply.

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5-6pm • CLACKAMAS — CLACKAMAS DOG SERVICES VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION. Make the most of

your unique skills and help the dogs. Many opportunities available. Details Clackamas.us/dogs.

7-8pm • TROUTDALE — MCAS FOSTER, SHELTER & ACT VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION at the shelter.

Learn how you can be part of the team helping improve lives of pets and people. No need to RSVP. Details MultCoPets.org. DoveLewis PORTLAND PET LOSS SUPPORT GROUP THURS. 12/1, 1/5 Noon THURS. 12/8, 1/12 7pm THURS. 12/15, 1/19 10am MON. 12/19, 1/16 7pm Free. Take a photo to share. DoveLewis.org. Marion County Dog Shelter SALEM ADOPTION OUTREACH SATURDAYS 11-4 12/3, 1/7 at South Salem Pet Supply

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Companioning Care EUGENE PET COPING SUPPORT GROUP Helping you cope when your pet is ill NOON-1 12/7, 1/4, 1/18 PET GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP NOON-1 12/14, 12/28, 1/11, 1/25 5:30-6:30PM 12/5, 12/19, 1/2, 1/16 Sliding scale fee – details/RSVP Companioning.Care (not .com) GOOD NEIGHBOR VET CLINIC MULTIPLE LOCATIONS GoodNeighborVet.com.

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10-11am • PORTLAND — TOUR FCCO HQ and spay/neuter clinic.

Discover how FCCO is making a difference in the lives of cats and their caregivers. RSVP/details FeralCats.com.

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9-11am • CLACKAMAS — PROTECT YOUR PET CLINIC WITH GOOD NEIGHBOR VET

at Clackamas County Dog Services. License your pet and get a free rabies vaccine, plus free exam. Additional vaccines $10; microchips $15. Details Clackamas.us/dogs or GoodNeighborVet.com.

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9:30-11:30am • LAKE OSWEGO — LAB PLAYDAY! At LexiDog.

Labs and Lab mixes welcome to come play at LexiDog. $2 donation per doggie. Details Lexidog.com.

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