You Know You’re a Seattle Pet Parent When…

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Seattle: City of coffee, rain, and…dogs? Pretty much. According to the last census, Seattle is home to more dogs than kids (and climbing!), and let’s be honest: If you have a dog, you probably count your dog as a kid, too. Thankfully, Seattle is known for being one of the most dog-friendly cities in the country. If you’re a pet parent living in the Emerald City, there’s a good chance you’ll identify with a thing or two (or eight) on this list. Have a sign to add? Sound off in the comments below! Continue reading


8 Great Tips for Rainy Day Dogs

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Real talk: There’s no getting around the climate in Seattle—beyond our glorious summers, it’s seven kinds of wet here most of the year. But the show must go on—sleeping dogs can’t lie forever. Unless you find eau de soggy doggy an appealing scent or muddy paw prints an artful addition to the living room floor, here are eight ways to combat the rainy day blues with your furry friends in tow.

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6 Tips for Keeping Your Summer Dog Comfy

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Make the most of the remaining Seattle sunshine this season, and use these tips to keep your dog comfy, cool, healthy, and happy when the temperatures continue to climb.

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The Best Dog Friendly Seattle Restaurants

So you’re looking for dog friendly Seattle restaurants—I’ve been there. Maybe it’s been a long day at work and you don’t feel like cooking, but the guilt of leaving your dog behind is too much to bear. Why not bring your canine pal along?

It’s no secret that I don’t cook a lot, so let me share with you my favorite restaurants to bring along my dog, Lilly. It’s not just micro and nano-breweries that’ll welcome your furry friends with open arms. Seattle is one of the nation’s most dog friendly cities, so it follows that many restaurants in Seattle and the surrounding area encourage doggie dining guests. Check out our list of dog friendly Seattle eateries!

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Seattle’s best dog-friendly farmers markets

Do you know one of my favorite things about walking through a great Seattle farmers market? It’s not just the super fresh produce, craft foods, and artisan local goods. It’s the awesome assortment of dogs!

Taking your dog with you on an excursion to your local market is a great way to spend an hour or two. It offers your dog a chance to encounter new smells, friends, and maybe even some treats. Here are some of the best dog-friendly farmers markets in the Seattle area:


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