Topic: Animals

Help A Horse Day

Written on April 20, 2017 at 5:53 am, by

Island Haven Animal Sanctuary Celebrates ASPCA Help A Horse Day – April 23rd, 1pm-5pm Community support needed for chance to win up to $25,000 ASPCA grant to help save more horses Island Haven Animal Sanctuary will be celebrating the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) national Help A Horse Day  Continue Reading

Pet of the Week

Written on April 17, 2017 at 5:49 am, by

Single White & Black Male seeks long term relationship with someone who likes the same things I do… McDonald’s drive-thru windows, playing with other dogs, sniffing cats from behind, going for walks, a soft, cozy bed and frequent belly rubs. My name is “Mash” and I’ve been told I’m perfect in every way. Don’t be  Continue Reading

Yappy Hour

Written on April 12, 2017 at 5:15 am, by

You’re invited to join the Animal Protection Society of Friday Harbor at the Rumor Mill next Wednesday, April 19 from 5:00 to 7:00 for another fun evening of delicious Yappetizers and luscious Libations guaranteed to make your tail wag!   You’ll have a chance to win some terrific raffle prizes too! A generous portion of your  Continue Reading

Pet of the Week

Written on April 10, 2017 at 5:31 am, by

Alright everyone, that’s enough of the paparazzi-thing for now.   I’ll sign autographs later, but no more photos for a while, o.k.? In case you don’t recognize me, I’m Dave. Yes, that’s right, “The Dave”. International celebrity, model and spokescat for “CQ Magazine”. Trust me, it isn’t easy being this handsome and popular. Ask George Clooney.  Continue Reading

Wolf Hollow to Resume Marine Mammal Rehab Program

Written on April 5, 2017 at 1:55 pm, by

Resuming rehabilitation for harbor seal pups has been a top priority for Wolf Hollow since the temporary suspension of its marine mammal program in 2016, primarily due to a lack of funding. After many months of diligent work to assess facility needs and raise funds, Wolf Hollow recently announced they will be accepting injured harbor seal pups again  Continue Reading

Pet of the Week

Written on April 3, 2017 at 5:15 am, by

Hello Friday Harbor! My name is Chapito, but my friends here at the animal shelter call me, “Chappie”. I’m far too busy exploring the dog yard here to stop for a photo shoot, but I have lots of time for cuddling, walking, beach-combing and yet-to-be discovered adventures. I think I would be a huge fan  Continue Reading

Town Honors “Granny”

Written on March 31, 2017 at 7:51 pm, by

To honor J-2, or “Granny” as many people remember her, the town has changed the sign on East Street (that’s where you park to get on the ferry), to Granny’s Way

Volunteer of the Month

Written on March 30, 2017 at 5:18 am, by

The Animal Protection Society of Friday Harbor is happy to announce that Emily Volkmann is the Volunteer of the Month for March. Emily has been a loyal volunteer for several months and spends every Monday morning at the animal shelter walking dogs, cuddling cats, and assisting where needed. Thanks so much, Emily for making a  Continue Reading

Pet of the Week

Written on March 27, 2017 at 8:57 am, by

Always a bridesmaid, never a bride. The last one picked for the team. The lonely girl in the corner that no one will dance with. That’s me. I’m Seraphina and when I arrived here in Friday Harbor I was just a kitten. That was ages ago… now I’m almost seven months old! My brothers and  Continue Reading

Coal and Barnaby

Written on March 22, 2017 at 5:41 am, by

The Animal Protection Society of Friday Harbor needs your help in finding a special home for two very special boys. Coal and Barnaby, pictured here, lost their home several months ago, through no fault of their own. They are a bonded pair who have been together 15 years; all of their lives. When the boys  Continue Reading

FHFF Winter Film Series

Written on March 21, 2017 at 5:54 am, by

The Friday Harbor Film Festival Winter Series presents an audience favorite: BLOOD LIONS. Blood Lions follows acclaimed environmental journalist and safari operator, Ian Michler, and Rick Swazey, an American hunter, on their journey to uncover the realities about the multi-million dollar predator breeding and canned lion hunting industries in South Africa. At the Grange, Tuesday,  Continue Reading

Pet of the Week

Written on March 20, 2017 at 5:42 am, by

I’m Loralei. This is my driver’s license photo, so it doesn’t show me at my best. You should see the photos from my modeling portfolio – Va-va-voom! I’m a gorgeous 7-year old girl who enjoys life’s little luxuries…. You know; a nice Swedish massage, some caviar and the occasional mani-pedi? I’m very outgoing, love people  Continue Reading

Bird Watching Project

Written on March 7, 2017 at 5:56 am, by

False Bay Creek Preserve Seasonal Bird Watching Project Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, San Juan County Land Bank, and San Juan Islands Audubon invite you to a “design charrette” for the development of seasonal bird watching at the Land Bank’s False Bay Creek Preserve at Heritage Bank’s community meeting room on Monday, March 13  Continue Reading

Pets of the Week

Written on March 6, 2017 at 5:43 am, by

Greetings. We’re Davenport and Ottoman. Think of us as canine versions of Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis. We’ve been a comedy team our whole lives and can’t bear to be apart. It throws our timing off. Our hobbies include watching re-runs of The Jackie Gleason show, practicing our vaudeville act and listening to Frank Sinatra  Continue Reading

Volunteer of the Month

Written on March 1, 2017 at 5:50 am, by

Allison Larson is the Animal Shelter’s Volunteer of the Month for February. Allison and her mom, Jeanine, visit the animal shelter every Monday after school and Allison helps with a wide variety of jobs. Allison has helped weigh and medicate kittens, walked dogs, cleaned litter boxes and cat beds, socialized shy animals, done dishes, laundry  Continue Reading

It’s Spay-ghetti Dinner Time Again!

Written on February 27, 2017 at 5:55 am, by

This year our annual event lands on Fat Tuesday, and in celebration we will host the Spay-Ghetti & Mardi Paw Dinner on February 28th. Wear your best Mardi Gras beads and we will see All Two Legged family and friends of the APS to enjoy a night of italian cuisine, music and fun in support  Continue Reading

Pet of the Week

Written on February 27, 2017 at 5:48 am, by

Bon Jour mesdames et messieurs. It is I, Henry (pronounced “Awn-Ray” in French, if you don’t mind.) While I have never been to France, I AM an international man of mystery, and have had many of zee exciting and daring experiences in my previous life across zee ocean on Whidbey Island. As you can see,  Continue Reading

Salish Sea Citizens Stand on Capitol Hill in Olympia

Written on February 16, 2017 at 5:43 am, by

On Monday, February 13, 200 people from the San Juan Islands and greater Salish Sea region attended a rally at the Washington State Capitol in Olympia to show support for the Oil Transportation Safety Bills (House Bill 1611/Senate Bill 5462). A major oil spill would significantly impact Washington State’s maritime economy, which is worth $30  Continue Reading

Pet of the Week

Written on February 13, 2017 at 5:43 am, by

I’m concerned about you. Yes, you. To be frank, you look like you could use some excitement in your life. That, my friend, is where I come in. My name is Molly, and I’m a professional Life Coach and Party Planner. I’d like to help you with your winter doldrums by introducing you to Cuddle  Continue Reading

Swans on Dream Lake

Written on February 11, 2017 at 5:56 am, by

Mary Kalbert shares these photos of swans that she got on Friday morning. Click below to see more. Thanks for sharing Mary!

Estate Sale Re-Scheduled

Written on February 11, 2017 at 5:40 am, by

The Animal Protection Society of Friday Harbor has rescheduled the estate sale originally planned for this weekend. The sale will take place next Friday and Saturday, February 17 & 18 from 10:00 to 4:00, at 689 Airport Center Drive in Friday Harbor.   The sale will feature beautiful home furnishings, including furniture and decorative items plus several  Continue Reading

Tracks in the Snow

Written on February 9, 2017 at 1:15 pm, by

Shona Aitken,  the Education Coordinator at Wolf Hollow Wildlife Rehabilitation Center shares this with you… Some people hate snow. All it means to them is cold temperatures, slippery roads and difficulty getting to and from work. Other people love it. They enjoy the beauty of falling flakes and the soft covering on trees and bushes, or can’t  Continue Reading