New app feature provides real-time status updates

Rover.com, founded and based in Seattle, and now the nation’s largest network of pet sitters and dog walkers. Earlier this week, they introduced new technology into the mobile apps, enabling its sitters to provide peace of mind to their clients. The new feature allows pet sitters and dog walkers to easily track and share information with owners, including when they arrived at home, a GPS map of the

In this edition of Dog Days, we seek the answer to the common question, ‘Is it safe to leave your dog in a parked car in the summer?’ I know my dog would much rather sit in the car than at home by herself, but this option can be deadly! Even though this summer has been relatively mild, especially compared to last summer, even a temperature as low as 72 degrees can be dangerous! The forecast for the rest of the week predicts high 70’s.

Cider Summit Seattle advance purchase tickets are now on sale! For a limited time, general admission tickets are $30 online. The seventh annual event will be held Friday and Saturday, September 9-10 at the South Lake Union Discovery Center Lawn. Cider Summit Seattle celebrates local, regional and international artisanal ciders and cidermakers, including dozens from the Pacific Northwest and ciders from at least five states and five countries.

Pintxo (pronounced peen-cho) is a Spanish Tapas Bar located in the heart of Belltown. Pintxo’s micro-kitchen, smaller than most food truck kitchens, produces a vast array of Basque small bites from traditional favorites to modern takes on the traditional dishes from various culinary regions of Spain, including San Sebastian, Barcelona and Madrid. Originally from the PNW, Chef de Cuisine David Haight joined the Pintxo team last month after training in Oregon and working in Vancouver (BC), Napa (CA), and Woodinville at Willows Lodge. 

Shop, learn, play, adopt!

In this edition of Dog Days, we feature the 3rd Annual Seattle Pet Expo at the Washington State Convention Center in downtown Seattle. The Seattle Pet Expo is bigger than ever and running for two days this year! The event takes place next Saturday through Sunday, June 4-5. Admission is FREE and your pet is welcome to attend. There will be shopping, adoptions, free nail trims, discounted vaccinations and microchipping, pet costume contest, pet talent show, author book signings, agility demonstrations and much MORE.

Dog Trot Fun Run included!

In this edition of Dog Days, we feature Petpalooza at Game Farm Park in Auburn. This event takes place on Saturday, May 21st. Petpalooza is a free event for the whole family including your four-legged family members too. The event kicks off with a Dog Trot 3k/5k Fun Run with registration starting at 8:30 am. The ‘chip-timed’ course is flat, easy, and enjoyable for all ages. Water will be available on the course for both dog and human participants and the first 100 people to register receive a free goodie bag. Registration includes T-shirts for early registrants and on a first-come basis for late and on-site registrants.