Friday, May 6, 2011

Dear Scampers People –

Yes, it’s spring, but you already know that. We’ve been writing about the anticipation of Spring every week since… what… February?! We have been enjoying lots more outside time, and we’ve been able to post some beautiful sunshine-illuminated photos of your pooches enjoying their time outside, but there’s another aspect to Springtime – this is the season of growth! We have been so delighted to watch our roster grow over the months, but we still have lots more room for lots more pooches. If you have friends who have dogs, please pass along your stories about Scampers. Send them to Yelp if they need to know more about us – we’re pretty well represented there, with five 5-star reviews!   

Scampers Sponsoring Relay for Life Team, Redmond Relay Runners

Scampers is proud and delighted to be sponsoring “Redmond Relay Runners” who will be participating in the American Cancer Society’s 24 Hour Relay for Life to be held at Redmond Senior High School on June 4th and 5th. The Redmond Relay Runners team is led by Elaine Wang, and includes all the members of Scampers evening cleanup crew. If you’d like to donate to the Redmond Relay Runners, follow this link:

Update: We think there may be some special home-made treats for your pooches to be picked up at Scampers – this will be an additional fundraising effort for The Redmond Relay Runners to benefit the American Cancer Society.

Upcoming Dog Events – Whiskers, Wings and Wagging Tails, and Go Dog Go!

We’re excited to be participating in two upcoming local pooch-oriented events – Whiskers, Wings and Wagging Tails, to be held at the Redmond Seniors’ Center in Redmond on May 21st, and Go Dog Go! I to be held at Juanita Beach in Kirkland on July 23rd. Both events offer lots of adventure and fun, and are not to be missed for “dog people”.

Pooch Needs a Spruce-Up? Chris Sugarbaker of Cut-’N-Run – Next Visit is Tuesday, May 10th

Chris will be at Scampers for a grooming visit again this coming Tuesday, May 10th. His schedule is quite full already but there is still some space, so if your dog needs some sprucing up, claim your dog’s spot with him as early as you can.

Pawlogic Dog Training LLC

Cathy Madson of Pawlogic Dog Training has been using the Scampers space after hours for group classes including Basic Obedience, Continuing Obedience and Real Life Training, and Introduction to Obedience for Puppies. If you’re among some of the later pickups, you may have seen her setting up her equipment – lots of color and fun. For more information, or to enroll your pooch in one of the classes, feel free to speak to speak to Cathy the next time you see her here, or call at 425 443 5280. You are also invited to visit the Pawlogic website at 

Stina Hughes and
Linda Olsen, Partners

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