Store collecting aid for hundreds of seized dogs

Through its “The Gift of Life” program, the Bonney Lake Pet Pros is collecting donations to help the hundreds of dogs seized from the Snohomish and Skagit county area which are now being kept at the Everett Animal Shelter, unable to be adopted while an investigation takes place.

Through its “The Gift of Life” program, the Bonney Lake Pet Pros is collecting donations to help the hundreds of dogs seized from the Snohomish and Skagit county area which are now being kept at the Everett Animal Shelter, unable to be adopted while an investigation takes place.

“Everyone at Pet Pros take incidents like this very seriously,” Pet Pros President Dan Albrecht wrote in an e-mail. “We are extremely passionate about our furry friends. We have always contributed to animals in need, from regular pet food donations, to adoption events and collections for local Hope for the (pet) Homeless and the pet victims of Katrina.”

For this particular issue, Pet Pros has developed “The Gift of Life” program, where customers and community members can simply come into Pet Pros stores – in the southend that’s Bonney Lake, Milton and Lakeland – and make a donation.

Albrecht said donations range from $1 and higher with every little bit helping. The money will be forwarded to the Everett Animal Shelter to help care and maintain the abused dogs recently rescued. Many of these dogs were pregnant at the time of rescue and they expect that number to rapidly increase. As of this date, Pet Pros customers have donated more than $6,700.

“We are all very proud and happy to be a part of this cause,” Albrecht said.

Pet Pros was founded in 1986 in Seattle and has grown to be a part of 15 neighborhoods in the Puget Sound area. Pet Pros is now one of the largest independent pet supply retailers in the Northwest. The company focus is to service customers and their pets, by providing educated employees and offering the most nutritional foods available.

More in News

Burn ban in place for Pierce County

The weather may be getting colder, but burn bans have been called for multiple counties due to deteriorating air quality.

Enumclaw’s Van Hulse to compete in national music showcase

Erik Van Hulse, who also goes by his stage name Siboh Nisoh, has been working toward this big break for almost as long as he can remember.

Kiwanis honor four as Students of the Month

Members of the Buckley Kiwanis Club honored a trio of “Students of the Month” during an Nov. 16 gathering.

Pepper addresses ‘false’ recall charges in community meeting

The meeting, held at the Black Diamond library, was a chance for voters to have “an opportunity to hear from both sides before they decide to sign,” the recall petition, Pepper wrote in an announcement for the meeting.

Wilbanks wins close Buckley race

It took a month, but Luke Wilbanks finally knows he’ll be occupying a seat on the Buckley City Council.

Buckley Council race gets recount; results due Dec. 6

The closest general election outcome in Pierce County was found in Buckley, where a razor-thin difference in a City Council race forced a recount by the Pierce County Elections Department.

Enumclaw Council roster rapidly changing

A significant shake-up of the Enumclaw City Council is well under way. Soon to exit city government is Mayor Liz Reynolds, who opted against seeking another term after eight years in the city’s highest office. Already off the City Council is Jan Molinaro, who was elected to fill the mayoral post during the Nov. 7 general election and has stepped away from council.

Santa touring Bonney Lake, Sumner neighborhoods

Santa will once again be joining East Pierce Fire and Rescue around Bonney Lake, Sumner and surrounding communities to wish everyone happy holidays. He’s already toured Milton and Sumner, but there are still many more routes for him to complete before he heads back to the North Pole.

Most Read