Feb 15, 2023 We Can’t Help Falling in Love, Can You?

Hope you loved seeing a glimpse of our furry companions! Find out if you were able to correctly guess who we belonged with.

Gunnar Harrison:

Our dog Zoey in our roof top tent during a camping trip this past summer.

Our overweight cat, Luna, joining in our workout.

All three of our fur babies decided to help us make the bed when we left the room to grab the comforter.


Michelle Zurcher:

Hi, I’m Elsa. I’m an 18-year-old ‘Chiweenie’ who was rescued from a puppy mill about 16 years ago. My hobbies include sleeping, eating, chasing birds, barking at nothing in particular and playing with my ‘people’ My superpower is opening cupboards and pulling out whatever I can before my humans come home. I am also a master at chewing all of the stuffing out of toys before my sisters have a chance to play with them.

I’m Lady, I am a 16-year-old Gordon Setter and am so glad that my family rescued me from the Animal Shelter. I LOVE getting all the pats that I can and enjoy standing in the rain, rolling in the snow and sunbathing. I still like to play fetch, but I don’t always bring the toy back, I like to keep my humans on their toes. I like to help Elsa pull things from the cupboard and point my paw at her when our people discover what we did. On any given day, you can find me snuggled in the little dog bed, because my two little sisters like the big one, and I won’t argue.


My name is Sally, and I am a Jack Russel, Chihuahua mix. A real lady doesn’t reveal her age, but my family thinks I am 14. They rescued me from the streets of Yakima, and I am so glad that they did! I am very protective of my family and my home, but once I get to know you, I will be your friend for life. I love jumping as high as I can and I enjoy playing tug of war with toys, and usually win. I love to climb trees and wait for birds to fly by. My favorite past time is to snuggle on the couch with my family.

Susan Van Tress:

Eleanor, Kat, Kit, Rocco and Storm – “Our human family adopted four of us during the pandemic and one of us has been a family member for over 15 years! We make sure there is always at least one animal to cuddle in every room!”


Dirk Bernd:

Eleanor “Rigby”


Joy Stenehjem:

Mocha (Havanese) contemplating life…

Ben Rickey:

Koz the black lab that believes he is a lap dog. Our black rescue pug misty and Hank “the tank”.


Matt Hargreaves:

Egypt on the left, Willow on the right


Molly Hoff:

Nuke playing some catch; getting his speed on and waiting to go out in the snow

Chelsie Smith:

Here’s Yogi (a Catahoula Leopard dog) trying out his girl’s skateboard and Sara (the Bull terrier) giving a big smile!


Jacqueline Cremen:

Here’s Sonar (Chihuahua) and Gatah (Blue Heeler Mix) looking spiffy and ready to show the world!

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