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Belltown Pet News: Adoptions this weekend and a new pet shop!

Belltown’s Archstone is hosting a big pet adoption event this weekend. If you’ve been looking for a way to meet some neighbors, why not try the trusted Seattle method of getting a puppy so you can mingle at the dog park! This looks like a great event and a wonderful way to save an animal’s life.

From the SeattleTimes

Dog and cat lovers will have a chance to find new pets at an adoption event hosted at an apartment-and-retail complex on Sunday.

Six animal-rescue groups are expected to bring more than 75 dogs, cats, puppies and kittens of various sizes and breeds for adoption. The event runs noon-3 p.m. at Archstone-Belltown at 500 Wall St., Seattle.

“We usually have quite the variety,” said Andrea Logan, president of Pawsitive Alliance, a North Bend animal-welfare charity that is hosting the event.

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In other Belltown Pet related news, a new pet shop is opening up in the neighborhood (220 Blanchard) . 2nd Leash On Life are planning on opening their doors on May 20th. The latest we saw is that they’re remodeling the entire shop with some great murals. Here’s a word from the owner..

I would sit in my cube wishing my dog was at work with me and imagining having my own store with natural, organic foods and unique accessories. I was planning the store long before my last day at work.  It took until 2010 to get serious about a store then go through the process starting with working with an small business advisor before 2nd Leash On Life was born.  It took alot longer to find a space that would work with the budget I was begining to think it won’t happen but the dream is coming true and I can’t wait for everyone to see it.

Welcome to the neighborhood!


2 Comments on "Belltown Pet News: Adoptions this weekend and a new pet shop!"

  1. Please be aware that I know there’s a gaping sentence fragment above. The site is acting all wonky today and won’t let me edit it for some reason. 🙁

  2. That outfit…

    So awesome.

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