Topic: Animals

Bufflehead on the Wing

Written on December 24, 2021 at 5:31 am, by

John Miller is back again with anoth­er beau­ti­ful pho­to to share, and again cap­tured at Dream Lake (Lakedale). This time it’s a Buf­fle­head on the wing. Thanks for shar­ing John!

2022 Dog Licenses Now On Sale

Written on December 23, 2021 at 5:15 am, by

The dog licens­ing sea­son is upon us! The San Juan Coun­ty Auditor’s office gets the excit­ing oppor­tu­ni­ty to name the celebri­ty dog each year and award them the first dog tag. For 2022, the hon­or goes to Churchill, a 14-month-old Bernese Moun­tain Dog who is the unof­fi­cial greeter for the Elec­tions Office. Encour­ag­ing two-legged mem­bers  Con­tin­ue Reading

Swan on Dream Lake

Written on December 20, 2021 at 10:03 am, by

Local pho­tog­ra­ph­er John Miller shares this image he cap­tured Sat­ur­day of a swan on Dream Lake (Lakedale). Thanks for shar­ing John!

A Tiny Owl…Big Character

Written on December 18, 2021 at 6:07 am, by

The fol­low­ing is from Wolf Hol­low’s Decem­ber edi­tion of Hol­low Hap­pen­ings… Many of the injured owls we treat are rel­a­tive­ly large. How­ev­er, last month we cared for a tiny owl; a North­ern Saw-whet Owl that was only ~6” tall and weighed just 90 grams. This lit­tle owl had been hit by a car near La  Con­tin­ue Reading

Charlie is this Week’s Pet of the Week

Written on December 18, 2021 at 5:44 am, by

Piz­za night, pop­corn night, taco night, ice cream night, fam­i­ly fun night, movie night, game night or any­thing night…Charlie is your guy!  An enthu­si­as­tic par­tic­i­pant of almost every­thing, this big, hap­py boy is also full of love and ado­ra­tion for peo­ple.  He is look­ing to secure a warm home and place to call his own  Con­tin­ue Reading

2021 “Volunteer(s) of the Year”

Written on December 17, 2021 at 4:28 am, by

The Ani­mal Pro­tec­tion Soci­ety — Fri­day Har­bor (APS-FH) is pleased to announce our Volunteer(s) of the year — Renee Koehne and her daugh­ter, Brit­tany Koehne. Renee and Brit­tany vol­un­teer as expert cat trap­pers for APS-FH’s TNR (Trap, Neuter, Return) pro­gram as well as expe­ri­enced kit­ten fos­ter par­ents through our Fos­ter Pro­gram. These angels recent­ly moved  Con­tin­ue Reading

Wildlife Tip from Wolf Hollow

Written on December 8, 2021 at 9:03 am, by

If you would pre­fer not to have an otter fam­i­ly under your house or a rac­coon fam­i­ly in your attic this spring, now is a good time to do some pre­ven­tive main­te­nance. Look around the out­side of your house. Are there holes beneath the skirt­ing or loose cov­ers on vents that would allow crit­ters easy  Con­tin­ue Reading

Volunteer of the Month

Written on November 8, 2021 at 5:45 am, by

The Ani­mal Pro­tec­tion Soci­ety — Fri­day Har­bor is hap­py to announce Melisa Pin­now as the APS-FH Vol­un­teer of the Month for Novem­ber 2021.  Melisa is known on San Juan Island as a local cat expert and con­sul­tant, she also vol­un­teers her time as an APS-FH kit­ten fos­ter par­ent.  Fos­ter­ing under­age kit­tens is a vital aspect  Con­tin­ue Reading