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Cover Dog Model Search

Pictured above are a few of our former canine contestants!
Unleash your dog's inner super model at the 12th annual CityDog Cover Dog Model Search. That's right, we're looking for our next dog to grace the cover of CityDog Magazine and raising money for animals while we're at it.

Pet Lifestyle and You

Written by Brandie Ahlgren | Pictured above: Momo
Like many pet businesses (including CityDog Magazine), it starts with a furry, four-legged muse. In the case of P.L.A.Y. Pet Lifestyle and You, that muse is Momo, a wiggly little pug who inspired Will and Deb Chen to create the perfect pet bed.

Million Dollar Dog Brand

Written by Brandie Ahlgren, founder+editor
Whether you currently own your own pet business, or are considering taking the leap into "petpreneurship," Million Dollar Dog Brand is your road map to creating demand, profit and influence.

Doggone Giveaway

Photo provided by Carter Subaru
We are pleased to announce the Doggone Travel+Adventure Giveaway, presented by CityDog Magazine, Carter Subaru and sponsors like you! 

Spring 2017 Issue

Above photo by Lindsay Hile
Welcome to the Spring issue of CityDog Magazine, featuring the best places to sit, stay and play with your pooch in the Pacific Northwest!

Spring Fling Muttmixer

CityDog Magazine | Photo by Amelia Soper
CityDog Magazine and the fabulous Maxwell Hotel invite you and your furry, four-legged loved ones to our Spring Fling Muttmixer, Saturday, June 3 from 3 to 6 p.m.!

Doggone Home Design
Is your four-legged roommate tearing up your home? Have you heard yourself say, "I can't have nice things...I have a dog?" If so, we have some solutions for you -- from multipurpose furniture to flooring and textiles that can take the wear and tear of dogs. ! Read more...
We invite you to click on the links below and learn more about our marketing partners! They offer the best of everything a pooch (and their person) could want -- from cool gadgets and gear to outstanding products and services to healthy food and treats to pet-friendly accommodations, to a whole lot more!

 

       
       
       
   
     
   
   
     

Secret Life of Pets

CityDog Magazine
The secret life of pets is secret no more with these cool gadgets that allow you to track, feed, monitor, and even play with your pooch from anywhere.

Doggone Home Décor

Written by Kate Hudson | Photos by Emily Rieman | Click on images to enlarge
Dogs are awful roommates. They don’t clean up after themselves, they never give you privacy and they are demanding. Yet, the ASPCA estimates that up to 47 percent of U.S. households have a dog. And, we wouldn’t have it any other way! 

Magic at the Maxwell

Written by Brandie Ahlgren | Photos by Jamie Pflughoeft
Locally-owned, the Maxwell Hotel is quintessential Seattle — fun, funky and totally fido friendly!

My Furry Valentine

Written by Brandie Ahlgren | CityDog Magazine
With Valentine's Day right around the corner, here is CityDog Magazine's ultimutt guide to finding the perfect gift for your loved ones, two- and four-legged alike!

Puppy Love Muttmixer

Love is in the air, so mark your calendars -- CityDog Magazine and the Maxwell Hotel are hosting a Puppy Love Muttmixer, so join us for some 'heavy petting,' a cocktail or two, and mix and mingle with fellow dog lovers, Saturday, February 18, from 3 to 6 p.m.! Click here for more details and to RSVP today.

Puppy Love Muttmixer

CityDog Magazine | Photos by Jamie Pflughoeft
CityDog Magazine and the fabulous Maxwell Hotel invite you and your furry, four-legged loved ones to our Puppy Love Muttmixer, Saturday, February 18 from 3 to 6 p.m.! 

Holiday Gift Guide | Part Two
With so many people and pooches to check off your list, here are more of our favorite gift ideas for dogs and dog lovers in part two of our Holiday Gift Guide, from festive collars to cozy beds. Read more here.

Holiday Gift Guide | Part One
Looking for last minute gift ideas for your dog loving friends and family? In part one of our Holiday Gift Guide, we highlight some of our favorite finds for the special friends in your life. Read more here.

Winter 2016/17 Issue

CityDog Magazine
Welcome to the Winter issue of CityDog Magazine, with the best places to sit, stay and play with your pooch in the Pacific Northwest!

Howl-at-the-Moon 2016

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It was a howling good time at the fifth annual CityDog Howl-at-the-Moon Muttmixer, hosted by CityDog Magazine and the lovely and dog-friendly Woodmark Hotel. From minions to mummies, check out all of the cool and creative canine costumes here...

CityDog Model Search

Pictured above are a few of our former canine contestants!
Unleash your dog's inner super model at our first-ever CityDog Model Search at the Portland Pet Expo THIS Saturday!

Eye of the Storm: Keep Pets Safe

Above Photo Credit: Miami Herald
With deadly Hurricane Matthew battering the Caribbean and expected to move into the United States, American Humane’s rescue team is mobilizing and issuing lifesaving tips to keep people and pets safe before, during and after the storm.

Fall 2016 Issue

Photo by Portland pet photographer Lindsay Hile
Welcome to the fall issue of CityDog Magazine, with the best places to sit, stay and play with your pooch in the Pacific Northwest!

Acupuncture for Animals
Here is a look at how acupuncture can be a pathway to better health for your hound. Read more...

All Bark and No Bite
Dog’s bark. It’s what they do, but what do you do when it becomes a problem. Read more...

All Aboard With Bowzer

Written by Kathleen A. Hunter, MS
Have you ever imagined how nice it would be to experience traveling like people did “back in the day” via the railroad? Well, now you can make a dream come true with Amtrak’s new policy for traveling with your dog or cat.

Road Trip With Rover

Written by Kathleen A. Hunter, MS | Above photo by Julie Clegg
Summer is finally here. And with the warmer months come road trips with your best buddy. But before you load up the kibble, water bowls, and toys be sure you have the proper travel gear to keep your pooch, you, and other drivers, safe on the road.

Fly the Friendly Skies

Written by Brandie Ahlgren | Photography by Tushna Lehman
What if you and your dog could get to the San Juan Islands in 45 minutes? Or, Victoria, BC in under an hour? Well, you can—when you fly the dog friendly skies with Kenmore Air!

Cowabunga Canines

Written by Brenda Bryan | Photography by Emily Rieman | Click on images to enlarge
Surfing has gone to the dogs and no where is this more true than in Westport, Wash. Why? Because, not only are the waves off Westport ideal for riding, but the town itself caters to our canine companions. Cowabunga!

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Summer 2016 Issue

Pictured above: Paddleboarding at Fish Lake near Leavenworth, Wash. Photo by Julie Austin.
Welcome to the summer issue of CityDog Magazine, with the best places to sit, stay and play with your pooch in the Pacific Northwest!

Canine Cancer Cuisine

Written by Suzi Beber | Photography by Julie Austin
There are no ten commandments or easy-to-follow plans for feeding an animal with cancer, but healthy and tempting cuisine is a good place to start for canines with cancer.

Summer Muttmixer

Presented by CityDog Magazine, Seattle Art Museum and Taste
You and your Very Important Pooch (VIP) are invited to join us for our CityDog Summer Muttmixer at the second annual Fancy Dog to benefit Seattle Humane's Pet Project!

Spring 2016 Issue

Pictured above: Snoqualmie Falls, Wash. Photo by Amelia Soper.

Super Foods for Fido

Written by Suzi Beber
In the spring issue of CityDog Magazine, we feature healthy recipes for canines with cancer, prepared by Seattle chefs Jenny Izaguirre of Bell + Whete and Stew Navarro of Local 360. In addition to these delicious recipes, here is a list of even more super foods.

DIY for Your Dog

Photos by Kate Whitaker | Click on images to enlarge
If your favorite things are crafting and canines, then DIY for Your Dog by Rachelle Blondel is the book for you. Easy to make projects include something for all of our furry friends, from treats to toys, to a travel dog bed and more!

Jupiter Hotel

Written by Brandie Ahlgren | Photography by Lindsay Hile
Once a mid-century motor lodge, the completely renovated Jupiter Hotel has been transformed into a beautiful—and dog-friendly—boutique hotel, located in one of Portland’s hippest neighborhoods.

Timberline Lodge

Written by Brandie Ahlgren | Photography by Lindsay Hile
Perched on the south slope of Mt. Hood at an elevation of 6,000 feet above sea level, Timberline Lodge is one of Oregon’s most popular tourist attractions, drawing nearly two million visitors each year.

Hotel 1000

Written by Brandie Ahlgren | Photography by Julie Clegg | Click on images to enlarge
Whether you and Fido are visiting Seattle for the first time, or enjoying a “staycation” Hotel 1000 offers a luxurious destination.



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CityDogs+Wine Muttmixer

Pictured above: Northwest Cellars' Rescue Red | Photo by Julie Clegg
If you love dogs and you love wine, then you will love the CityDogs+Wine Muttmixer hosted by CityDog Magazine and Northwest Cellars. 

Sentinel: Historic Luxury

Written by Brandie Ahlgren | Photos by Emily Rieman
At the Sentinel, the mantra is “Make It So.” What does this mean? It means, when you stay at the iconic, luxury hotel, located in the heart of downtown Portland, you are completely catered to, whether it’s a basic amenity or a whimsical fancy—and, the same goes for your canine companion.

Woods, Wine & Tail Wags

Written by Brandie Ahlgren | Photos by Emily Rieman
Located just 45 minutes from Portland, and situated on the Columbia River Gorge, Skamania Lodge is an ideal destination for dog lovers. The 175-acre wooded estate offers guests, two- and four-legged alike, a glimpse into one of the nation’s most beautiful natural wonders, with all of the creature comforts a human and canine could want.

CityDog Shoppers Guide

Pictured above: Gus and Abby
With so many cool products for dogs and dog lovers to choose from, here is the ultimutt CityDog Shopper's Guide to help get you started!

Holiday/Winter '15 Issue

Pictured above: Mt. Tabor Park, Portland, Ore. Photo by Lindsay Hile

CityDog Howliday Muttmixer

Photos by Julie Clegg
Join CityDog Magazine for a festive time to be had by all, two- and four-legged alike, as we celebrate the season in style at the swanky and dog-friendly Hotel 1000.

CDMS @ Oktoberfest

CityDog Magazine
Here are all of the canine contestants who strutted their stuff at Fremont Okotberfest to help raise money for PAWS as part of the 10th annual Cover Dog Model Search!

CDMS @ Thriftway

Photos by Tabitha May
Here are all of the canine contestants who turned out for the 10th annual CityDog Cover Dog Model Search at West Seattle Thriftway to help raise money for the Doney Memorial Animal Clinic!
   
  Adrift at Sea
Perched on the ocean, in the heart of Long Beach, Washington, is a modern and unique hotel with an emphasis on value, sustainability and of course, dog friendliness.
   

Adrift at Sea

Written by Brandie Ahlgren | Photos by Julie Clegg (click to enlarge)
Perched on the ocean, in the heart of Long Beach, Washington, is a modern and unique hotel with an emphasis on value, sustainability and of course, dog friendliness.

Fall 2015 Issue

Pictured above: Hardwoof flooring

Willows Lodge

Written by Brandie Ahlgren | Photos by Amy Soper + Julie Clegg
With so many wineries, a visit to Woodinville is a must for wine loving Seattleites looking to escape the city. And, with so many wineries that welcome dogs, bringing your four-legged friend is also a must, especially when you stay at Willows Lodge, a dog-friendly, luxury resort located in the heart of Woodinville’s wine tasting circuit.

CDMS @ KU

Photos by Don Norris
Here are all of the canine contestants who strutted their stuff at Kirkland Uncorked to help raise money for Homeward Pet Adoption Center as part of the 10th annual Cover Dog Model Search!

Summer 2015 Issue

Pictured above: Surf's up at Westport, Wash. | Photo by Emily Rieman

Doggone Beaches

Photos by Julie Clegg
The days are long and the nights are warm and there’s no better place to be during the sunny season than at the beach. And, there’s nothing better than taking a long walk on the beach with your best friend (four-legged best friend, that is). So, here are some of our favorite beaches for the dog days of summer.

CDMS @ SPE

Pictured above is one of our cover dog model finalists, Anderson Pooper!
Here are all of the canine contestants who strutted their stuff at the Seattle Pet Expo to help raise money for Old Dog Haven as part of the 10th annual Cover Dog Model Search!

CDMS @ Furry 5K

Pictured above is our first cover dog model finalist, Beemo!
Here are all of the canine contestants who strutted their stuff at Furry 5K to help raise money for the Seattle Animal Shelter -- kicking off the 10th annual CityDog Cover Dog Model Search!

Dog Friendly Timeshares

CityDog Magazine
SellMyTimeshareNow.com is the internet's number one resource for buying, selling, and renting timeshare units worldwide. We feature dozens of listings at pet-friendly resorts such as the Sea Mist Resort in Maine, Inn at Silvercreek in Colorado, and Banff Rocky Mountain Resort in Banff.

Shop Local | Seattle

Written by Brandie Ahlgren
Your dollars make a difference. Shopping at local, independent businesses such as your local, neighborhood pet store, generates two to four times the income, wealth and jobs in our community. 

Bellevue or Bust

Written by Brandie Ahlgren | Photography by Tushna Lehman
Located just 10 miles east of Seattle, Bellevue is a bustling city, offering the ultimate in shopping, dining and cultural attractions, all surrounded by natural beauty and outdoor space, with plenty of room for you and Rover to roam.

Spring 2015 Issue

Pictured above: Kenmore Air | Photo by Tushna Lehman

The Hero Dogs of Oso

Written by Kate Hudson
On a Saturday morning in late March 2014, a hillside above the North Fork of the Stillaguamish River gave way causing a significant landslide four miles east of Oso, Wash. Known as the #530slide on social media, the Oso landslide covered part of State Route 530, buried 49 homes and other structures and claimed 43 lives.

Washington Wine Country

Written by Kate Hudson | Photography by Julie Clegg
From Woodinville to Wenatchee, Walla Walla to the Yakima Valley, Washington is celebrated for its wine. It is also celebrated for its love of dogs.

Be Wild in Bellingham

Written by Brandie Ahlgren | Photography by Julie Clegg
This being my first real visit to Bellingham (I’d driven through it many times on my way to Canada), it’s love at first sight. With stunning views at every turn, a laid back, small town vibe, and easy access to oceanfront beaches, freshwater lakes, cascading waterfalls and forest trails, it’s a dream come true for nature lovers and dog lovers alike.

Woodinville Wine Country

Written by Kate Hudson | Photography by Amelia Soper
Nestled in the beautiful Sammamish River Valley just 30 minutes northeast of Seattle, Woodinville Wine Country is home to over 100 wineries and tasting rooms, many of them dog friendly. Here is a handy checklist of dog-friendly wineries we dug up for your next doggone wine tasting adventure.

The Buzz on Bee Therapy

Written by Debra Daniels-Zeller
My twelve-year-old basset hound, Hunter, has used so many products from the beehive in the past year, I think one day she may start buzzing, sprout wings and fly away.

Holiday Gift Guide Part 2

Written by Brandie Ahlgren | CityDog Magazine
Looking for last minute gift ideas for your dog loving friends and family? How about the perfect present for your pooch? Here is part two of our Holiday Gift Guide, highlighting our favorite finds for the special friends in your life, two- and four-legged alike.

Holiday Gift Guide: Part 1

CityDog Magazine | Pictured above: Alqo Wasi alpaca sweater
Looking for last minute gift ideas for your dog loving friends and family? How about the perfect present for your pooch? In our two-part CityDog Holiday Gift Guide, we highlight our favorite finds for the special friends in your life, two- and four-legged alike.

Holiday/Winter '14 Issue

Pictured above: Sleeping Lady Resort. Photo by Julie Clegg.

The Scoop: Happy Halloween

Written by Brandie Ahlgren, editor | CityDog Magazine
Don't let Fido be left out in the cold this Halloween -- these cute, canine costumes will most certainly have him doing tricks for treats! To help you get started, we've compiled some of our favorite costumes -- from do-it-yourself to off-the-shelf -- plus party tips, treat recipes, and upcoming events including our own Howl-at-the-Moon Muttmixer!

CityDog Fall '14 Issue

Pictured above: Sunset at Birch Bay, Wash. Photo by Julie Clegg.

CareBooker

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The best place to find, book, and pay for all your pet care services. CareBooker currently offers Dog Sitting, Boarding, Grooming, Dog Walking, and more!

The Sanctuary

Posted by CityDog Magazine | Photos courtesy of The Sanctuary
American hotel owner Janice Chatterton has seen enough. In her adopted home of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, stray dogs and cats roam the beaches, city streets, country roads and rural fields. They are simply everywhere.

Dog Day on Elliott Bay!

Photos by Jessica Williams
It was all paws on deck at the fourth annual CityDog Summer Muttmixer: Dog Day on Elliott Bay. From Dalmatians to doxies, mastiffs to mutts, our canine cruisers came in all shapes and sizes -- but one thing they had in common, was a doggone good time with their humans at beautiful Blake Island!

Condo Pet Pals

CityDog Magazine
No more “Stinky” potty pads! No more late night walks! Your dog’s potty solution is as easy as opening your door. Simply open your patio/balcony door and let your dog out.

Metro Dog

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Our four-legged friends enhance the quality of our lives in so many ways. Metro Dog endeavors to enhance the quality of theirs. No longer do your cherished friends need to be home alone all day, bored, crossing their legs or perhaps getting into mischief.

CityDog Summer '14 Issue

Pictured above: Thya and the Spirit of Haida Gwaii (photo by Amelia Soper)

Hallmark Resorts

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Planning a trip to the Oregon Coast? We are pet friendly in Cannon Beach & Newport, OR.

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Zoey and Jasper

Written by Brandie Ahlgren | Photos by Grace Chon
Welcome to The Scoop, your weekly insider's guide to all things dog. Every week, we will share stuff we like, whether it's a cool product or a designer we want to introduce or a new store opening. Just random things we dig and hope you dig, too!

When There is No Cure

Written by Laura MacKenzie | Photos by Raindog Photography
When Helen Anne Gately first set eyes on Aisha, she was immediately drawn in by her wise, knowing eyes. The 13-year-old pit bull was severely abused and neglected by her previous owner, and had not been expected to survive when she was rescued three months earlier.

Whine at Willows Lodge

Photos courtesy of Willows Lodge
Good food, good friends, good wine and good dogs...oh, and barking frogs. What do these things all have in common? CityDog's first-ever Whine at Willows Lodge, that's what!

CityDog Spring 2014 Issue

Pictured above: Haystack Rock at Cannon Beach, Oregon (photo by Julie Clegg)

Washington's Playground

Written by Brandie Ahlgren | Photography by Julie Clegg | Click on images to enlarge
Lake Chelan promises four seasons worth of fun with Fido, with 300 days of sunshine and a plethora of pooch-friendly places to sit, stay and play.

Cover Dog Model Search

Pictured above are a few of our former canine contestants!
It's a wrap for the 11th annual CityDog Cover Dog Model Search. Hundreds of dogs walked the catwalk and now it's your turn to pick the winner!

Dancers & Dogs

Written by Deanna Duff | Photography by Tushna Lehman
On a sunny Saturday, Pacific Northwest Ballet’s dance studios are overflowing with some of the company’s favorite characters. Stretching and warm-ups are happening throughout the hallways. The athleticism is spectacular to watch. It’s a blur of spinning and jumping. Everyone is out of breath and panting. Limber legs are running everywhere—four times more than normal—and very furry.

Dancing Dogs

Pooch Profiles by Deanna Duff | Photos by Tushna Lehman | Click on images to enlarge
We recently had the pleasure of participating in a photo shoot at Seattle's Pacific Northwest Ballet to profile the dancers and their dogs. The studio was bustling as dancers and dogs alike posed for their picture and here, we profile each dog in more detail, from favorite foods to hidden talents (of which there are many).

Howliday Muttmixer | Photos

Photos by Julie Clegg
Tis the season to be furry, fa la la la la, la la la la. And, furry it was at last week's CityDog Howliday Muttmixer, when peeps and pooches donned their gay apparel and mixed and mingled with fellow dogs and dog lovers.

Best of the West Issue

Pictured above: One of the best views in Washington, overlooking the Columbia River Gorge (photo by Julie Clegg)

For the Love of Dog

Written and Photographed by J. Nichole Smith | Click on images to enlarge
Puppy love may be free, but puppy maintenance is not. Thanks to the Doney Memorial Pet Clinic, the homeless and low income residents of Seattle can afford to care for their most important possessions, their pets.

Howl-at-the-Moon Photos

CityDog Magazine | Photos by Julie Clegg
The second annual CityDog Howl-at-the-Moon Muttmixer was a hit, with 100+ dog lovers and their furry, four-legged ghouls and goblins gathering at the Woodmark Hotel for a costume contest with awesome prizes and of course, tricks for treats.

Halloween Safety Tips

CityDog Magazine
Halloween can be a nightmare for some pets, even if they don’t live on Elm Street. It is the second-most common holiday for dogs to go missing (following Fourth of July). Between the streams of trick-or-treaters, ghoulish costumes and bags of chocolate, dog owners need to take the proper precautions when preparing for Halloween night.

Winter Wonderland

Wrtten by Brandie Ahlgren | Photography by Julie Clegg
Nestled in the Cascade Mountains on the banks of Icicle Creek near Leavenworth, Washington, Sleeping Lady Mountain Resort offers a Northwest getaway inspired by Nature.

River Dog Prints

CityDog Magazine
Welcome to The Scoop, your weekly insider's guide to all things dog. Every week, we will share stuff we like, whether it's a cool product or a designer we want to introduce or a new store opening. Just random things we dig and hope you dig, too!

Halloween Muttmixer

CityDog Magazine | Photos by Julie Clegg
CityDog Magazine and the fabulous Woodmark Hotel invite you and your furry, four-legged ghouls and goblins to the second annual, Howl-at-the-Moon Muttmixer!

ModPet

CityDog Magazine
Welcome to The Scoop, your weekly insider's guide to all things dog. Every week, we will share stuff we like, whether it's a cool product or a designer we want to introduce or a new store opening. Just random things we dig and hope you dig, too!

Summer Muttmixer 2013

Wrtten by Brandie Ahlgren | Photography by Julie Clegg | Click on images to enlarge
It was all paws on deck at the third annual CityDog Summer Muttmixer: Dog Day on Elliott Bay. Close to 100 people and their pooches boarded the M/V Lady Mary for a champagne cruise to beautiful Blake Island.

The Artful Alexis Hotel

Written by Deanna Duff | Photography by Tushna Lehman | Click on images to enlarge
Located in the heart of Seattle’s Pioneer Square, the Alexis Hotel wins high praises from people and pooches alike.

Artist Brian Rubenacker

CityDog Magazine
Welcome to The Scoop, your weekly insider's guide to all things dog. Every week, we will share stuff we like, whether it's a cool product or a designer we want to introduce or a new store opening. Just random things we dig and hope you dig, too!

Licoricewits

CityDog Magazine
Welcome to The Scoop, your weekly insider's guide to all things dog. Every week, we will share stuff we like, whether it's a cool product or a designer we want to introduce or a new store opening. Just random things we dig and hope you dig, too!

Artist Connie Townsend

CityDog Magazine
Welcome to The Scoop, your weekly insider's guide to all things dog. Every week, we will share stuff we like, whether it's a cool product or a designer we want to introduce or a new store opening. Just random things we dig and hope you dig, too!

ACCES Specialty Care

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ACCES is the Pacific Northwest’s premier veterinary specialty, 24-hour emergency and critical care center. With our emergency doctors, board-certified specialists, animal blood bank and state-of-the-art diagnostic and surgical suites, our team provides access to innovative resources and comprehensive care when it is needed most.

Cover Dog Model Search

Pictured above are a few of our former canine contestants!
Unleash your dog's inner super model at the eighth annual CityDog Cover Dog Model Search. That's right, we're looking for our next dog to grace the cover of CityDog Magazine and raising money for animals while we're at it.

The Scoop {April 25}

Wrtten by Brandie Ahlgren | Photography by Julie Clegg
Welcome to The Scoop, your weekly insider's guide to all things dog. Every week, we will share stuff we like, whether it's a cool product or a designer we want to introduce or a new store opening. Just random things we dig and hope you dig, too!

Chico&Dog

Wrtten by Brandie Ahlgren, editor, CityDog Magazine
Welcome to The Scoop, your weekly insider's guide to all things dog. Every week, we will share stuff we like, whether it's a cool product or a designer we want to introduce or a new store opening. Just random things we dig and hope you dig, too!

Vacations by the Sea

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Vacations by the Sea is pleased to offer the most pet friendly condos on the Washington Coast. We believe pets are a part of the family, so bring them along...there's no better place to be than the beach with your best friend.

Artist Kathrin Burleson

Wrtten by Brandie Ahlgren, editor, CityDog Magazine
Welcome to The Scoop, your weekly insider's guide to all things dog. Every week, we will share stuff we like, whether it's a cool product or a designer we want to introduce or a new store opening. Just random things we dig and hope you dig, too!

Knit Your Own Dog

Pictured above: Working Dogs collection from Knit Your Own Dog by Sally Muir & Joanna Osbourne
Welcome to The Scoop, your weekly insider's guide to all things dog. Every week, we will share stuff we like, whether it's a cool product or a designer we want to introduce or a new store opening. Just random things we dig and hope you dig, too!

Rescued Wine

Pictured above: Rescued Wine founder Craig Davies pours organic soy wax into recycled wine bottles.
We are happy to introduce The Scoop, your weekly insider's guide to all things dog. Every week, we will share stuff we like, whether it's a cool product or a designer we want to introduce or a new store opening. Just random things we dig and hope you dig, too!

Seattle's Pioneer Square

Written by Deanna Duff | Photography by Tushna Lehman | Click on images to enlarge
Pioneer Square lays claim to many things: birthplace of Seattle for one. But, did you know it can now claim canine-friendliness? Yes, indeed!

Stella & Chewy's

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100% complete and balanced nutrition! When you check the list of ingredients in Stella & Chewy's dinners, you’ll see it reads like a “who’s who” of wholesome, healthy stuff.

Dog's Day in Issaquah

Written by Brandie Ahlgren | Photography by Julie Clegg
Located just 16 miles east of Seattle, Issaquah is a city dog’s gateway to the great outdoors.

Love is in the Air

Written by Brandie Ahlgren
Love is in the air during the month of February and CityDog has discovered three canine-friendly romantic getaways in the Pacific Northwest to enjoy with the two- and four-legged loves of your life.

Call of the Coast

Written by Brandie Ahlgren | Photography by Julie Clegg | Click an image to enlarge
The Washington coast is calling and Iron Springs Resort has your number. So, hit the highway and head to the Pacific with your pooch. Ring, ring.

Sugar and Spice

Written by Debra Daniels-Zeller
What’s the difference between boy dogs and girl dogs? Are males more active? Do females demand more affection? Ever since I got my first boy dog fifteen years ago, I wondered about Mars and Venus in the canine world.

Treat Your Dog Right

Written by Deborah Rosen
People love their dogs. We show our dogs how much we love them by showering them with toys, affection, praise and, often, tasty treats. We dole out these goodies on a regular basis, on a random basis and sometimes for no reason at all.

10 Resolutions for Rover

Written by Deborah Rosen | Photo by Julie Clegg
It’s the start of a new year and while we are always full of resolve for how we would like to improve ourselves, our dogs are often left out of the picture. So, let’s rectify that and get our four-legged friends into the act to help improve their behavior for the coming year.

The Bottlehouse

Written by Laura Nevell | Photography by Julie Clegg | Click on images to enlarge
Perched on top of Madrona’s urban winery, Wilridge, The Bottlehouse, is a tastefully restored bungalow turned wine bar extravaganza.

Yakima's Horses + Hounds

Written by Brandie Ahlgren | Photography by Julie Clegg | Click an image to enlarge
The Yakima Valley is the perfect hub for horse and hound lovers alike. And, if you also love wine, then you have found Nirvana.

Gig Harbor Getaway

Written by Brandie Ahlgren | Photography by Jamie Pflughoeft | Click an image to enlarge
As we pulled into the Best Western Wesley Inn at Gig Harbor, the lush Pacific Northwest was enjoying one of its seasonal downpours. However, we didn’t let a little rain slow us down, and you and your intrepid hound shouldn’t either.

Halloween Muttmixer

Photos by Julie Clegg, Bailey & Banjo Pet Photography | Click an image to view in slideshow format
At the recent Howl-at-the-Moon Muttmixer, Seattle-area dog lovers and their furry, four-legged ghouls and goblins joined CityDog Magazine at the wonderful Woodmark Hotel for an evening of doggone fun!

Urban Oasis: Cedarbrook

Written by Deanna Duff | Photography by Jamie Pflughoeft | Click on images to enlarge
Situated on eighteen lush acres of natural wetlands, Cedarbrook Lodge provides an urban oasis with the ambiance of a discreet hideaway.

Roadside Attractions

CityDog Magazine
Seattle is known as the city of neighborhoods and it seems each ‘hood has its own quirky roadside attraction. Here are our five favorites to check out with Fido.

CDMS | FidoFEST 2012

Photos by Julie Clegg | Click on images below to enlarge

CDMS | Oktoberfest 2012

Photos by Michelle Reindal | Click on image to enlarge

CDMS | Bark in the Park 2012

Photos by Amber Chenoweth | Click on image to enlarge

CDMS | PAWSwalk 2012

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CDMS | WS Thriftway 2012

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CDMS | Kirkland Uncorked 2012

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And, Baby Makes Four

Written by Jen Boyer | Photography by Emily Rieman
Knick knack. Paddywack. Give the dog a bone. Here are some tips for introducing a new baby to your home.

San Juan Island

Written by Brandie Ahlgren | Photography by Julie Clegg
Bring a camera, comfortable walking shoes and your canine, but leave your cares behind. The serenity of San Juan Island beckons.

Summer Muttmixer 2012

Photos by Julie Clegg, Bailey & Banjo Pet Photography
At the recent CityDog Summer Muttmixer, pooches and their people enjoyed a dog day on Elliott Bay with a scenic cruise along Seattle's waterfront to Blake Island.

Suncadia Lodge

Written & photographed by J. Nichole Smith
Set on the sunny eastern slopes of the Cascades, alongside the sparkling waters of the Cle Elum River and surrounded by pristine pine forest, Suncadia offers the ultimate luxury mountain resort experience.

W Hotel Seattle

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The W is a beacon welcoming the urban, urbane and contemporary—human and canine alike—to a refuge in the heart of Seattle’s cultural core.

Cover Dog Model Search

Pictured above are a few of our former canine contestants!
Once again, hundreds of dogs unleashed their inner super models at the seventh annual CityDog Cover Dog Model Search. That's right, we're looking for our next dog to grace the cover of CityDog Magazine and raising money for animals while we're at it.

 

Delicious Recipes for Dogs

Pictured above: Apple Cinnamon Rolls
Cooking for your canine is a great way to bond with your best friend. It's also a great way to ensure your dog's diet is healthy, using only the best, organic and all-natural ingredients.

Bowzer Friendly Bend

Written by Val Mallinson | Photos courtesy of RuffWear & Visit Bend
It's a fact: Bend, Oregon is beautiful, a high desert playground perched on the Newberry volcanic bed stacked against the Cascade Mountains.

Pet Friendly Pan Pacific

Written by Brandie Ahlgren | Photography by Jamie Pflughoeft
The Pan Pacific Hotel Seattle is a stylish yet intimate boutique getaway designed to leave you and Fido feeling refreshed.

Stay & Play at Semiahmoo

Written by Alexis Constantine | Photography by J. Nichole Smith
Semiahmoo Resort offers the charm of the Pacific Northwest with stunning views of snow-capped mountains, Semiahmoo Bay and the Gulf Islands.

Confident Canines

Written by Deborah Rosen | Photo by David Henkes
How many times have you met a dog that pees when you say hello or cowers, shivers or backs away when approached? The ears go down, the tail curls underneath, the dog might roll over onto its back or it may look as if it’s done something wrong.

Washington Wonderland

Written & Photographed by J. Nichole Smith
With its glacier-fed lakes and old-growth forests, alpine meadows and miles of beachfront, the natural wonders of Olympic National Park are each worth their own weekend adventure. But, with an eager pooch in tow, there’s only one place to go: Kalaloch Lodge.

Wags for Winthrop

Written by Brandie Ahlgren | Photos by Julie Clegg
Almost completely surrounded by wilderness, Winthrop and the Methow Valley beckons to adventurers of all kinds...canines included.

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Pampered Pups cont'd

Written by Brandie Ahlgren | Maxwell Hotel photo by Jamie Pflughoeft. All other images by J. Nichole Smith.
Here are a few more of our favorite deluxe digs; places that go above and beyond for you and your four-legged travel companion.

Pampered Pups

Written by Brandie Ahlgren | Maxwell Hotel photo by Jamie Pflughoeft. All other images by J. Nichole Smith.
No more Motel 6 for you and your mutt. We’ve dug up a few of our favorite deluxe digs; places that go above and beyond for you and your four-legged travel companion.

Time to Say Goodbye

Written by Sarah Sypniewski | Photography by Kim Rodgers
It’s probably the saddest thing we face as pet parents, saying goodbye. What makes it even worse is often, the controls are in our hands—we decide when the dog we love with our whole heart will breathe her last breath.

Fido Friendly Fairmont

Written by Brandie Ahlgren | Photography by Jamie Pflughoeft
The lovely and historic Fairmont Olympic is an impressive property, providing exceptional service for both pooches and people.

Prison Pooches

Written by Brandie Ahlgren | Photography by Tushna Lehman
Stafford Creek Corrections Center in Aberdeen, Washington and North Beach PAWS have partnered to launch Freedom Tails, a first-of-its-kind program to benefit offenders, families and four-legged friends.

Pup Friendly Pacific City

Written by Val Mallinson | Photography by Jen Flynn
Sometimes, you need a little peace and quiet, a chance to unwind and unplug in a place of undisturbed beauty. “Sometimes,” a brochure from Tillamook County says it best, “the freeway just doesn’t go where you need to be.”

Bow Wow for Bellevue

Written by Beth Henkes | Photography by Jen Flynn
Bellevue is booming and boy, do we have a lot to bark about. Follow dachshunds Winston and Sawyer as they explore this dynamic and dog-friendly city, located just minutes from downtown Seattle.

Astoria: Two if by Sea

Written by J. Nichole Smith | Photography by Amelia Soper
Aptly called the “Little San Francisco of the Pacific Northwest” Astoria, Oregon lives up to the title, boasting a record-breaking bridge, colorful Victorian houses, a trolley through town, and best of all, a warm West coast welcome.

Weekend at Westport

Written by Brandie Ahlgren | Photography by Luna Azul

Pet-friendly Vacations by the Sea in Westport, Washington is situated just steps away from 18 miles of sandy beach and doggy bliss.

Kickin' it on the Kitsap

Written by Brandie Ahlgren | Photography by Julie Clegg
A short journey from Seattle aboard a Washington State ferry, the Kitsap Peninsula is surrounded by nearly 300 miles of shoreline with Port Orchard, Bremerton and Silverdale nestled in the center of it all.

Murano: A "Glassy" Place

Written and photographed by J. Nichole Smith
Stepping through the sea-green entryway of the Hotel Murano delivers you into an expansive museum of a lobby, that is more of an experience than a room.

Good Dog, Green Dog

Written by Sheryl Wiser | Photography by J. Nichole Smith
Saving the planet one dog at at a time...to ensure we give back more than we take, here are some tips for green living that includes your four-legged friend.

Canine-friendly Camping

Written by Craig Romano
There is no lack of wild and beautiful places to set up your tent and enjoy the great outdoors in the West. Delightful places abound for you and your hound for sharing time under the stars in our special part of the world.

Here Comes the Dog

Written by Cathy Herholdt | Photography by Amelia Soper and La Vie Photography
More and more couples say "I do" to including their four-legged friend in the wedding. Here are some tips on how to include your best friend in your big day.

Wags for West Seattle

Written by Brandie Ahlgren | Photography by Julie Clegg
As Seattle’s largest and oldest neighborhood, West Seattle offers a plethora of places to sit, stay and play for both people and pooches.



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Pet First Aid

Written by VCA Animal Hospitals | Photo by J. Nichole Smith
When a pet gets injured or stops breathing, it can be a stressful and frightening situation. It’s crucial for all pet owners to have a basic understanding of common veterinary medical emergencies and basic first aid to help their pet in an emergency.

Rub a Dub Dog

Written by Cathy Herholdt | Photography by Aimée Herring
There’s something about spring that just makes you want to clean and spruce up your surroundings. If you’ve got the spring cleaning bug, here are some tips and products to help freshen up your hound and home.

Backyard BBQ

Recipes by Chef John Howie | Photography by J. Nichole Smith
Chef John Howie, owner of Seattle's Seastar and SPORT, cooks up a feast for CityDog readers with some delectable barbecue recipes for two- and four-legged alike.

Fido al Fresco

Written by Sheryl Wiser | Photography by J. Nichole Smith
Like George Gershwin’s immortal lyrics, “Summertime, and the living is easy,” so is stylish entertaining with friends, family and the tail wagging tribe.

Best of the West

Written by Brandie Ahlgren | Photo above by Julie Clegg
Here are CityDog's picks for the best of the West as it pertains to all things dog—the top people, places and things that make life and living with your four legged friends in the West so fabulous.

Dogs Donating Blood

Written and photographed by Julie Clegg
Dogs need and receive blood transfusions just like humans. Seattle pet photographer Julie Clegg shares her experience with dogs Banjo and Bailey to find out if they are eligible to become donors.

All Bark and No Bite

Written by Deborah Rosen
Dog’s bark. It’s what they do. They bark to get your attention. They bark because they’ve heard something and want to let you and, apparently, everyone else know. They also bark to guard their houses and fenced yards. Some dogs, (not unlike people) bark just to hear the sound of their own voices.

Dog Chapel, a Work of Art

Written by Laura Nevell | Photos courtesy of The Dog Chapel
Combining a love for dogs and talent for art, Stephen Huneck's true masterpiece, the Dog Chapel, atop Dog Mountain in St. Johnsbury, VT, is open to all creeds and all breeds.

Feed Dogs with Trivia

Written + photographed by J. Nichole Smith
In Bend, Oregon you’ll find an exquisite high desert landscape complete with pine trees and fragrant sage, the lovely Sunriver Resort and spectacular weather, but the real jewel of this former lumber town is 14-year-old Mimi Ausland.
We love books. We love dogs. Here are some books we love about dogs.

The Scoop on Poop

Written by Nicki Walters
Pet waste is a problem for the Puget Sound, quietly contaminating one of our most precious resources.

Seabrook by the Sea

Written and photographed by J. Nichole Smith
Snuggled along the coast of Washington’s Gray’s County, you’ll find Seabrook, a comfortably contemporary and decidedly dog-friendly oasis in a land of weathered and rustic seaside towns.

Magic at the Maxwell

Written by Brandie Ahlgren | Photography by Jamie Pflughoeft
A giant mosaic pineapple is the first thing you see as you walk through the doors of The Maxwell Hotel. More than art, it is a symbol of hospitality, welcoming you and your four-legged friend to what promises to be a delightful stay.



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Peace Corps Pups

Written by Heather Bloch | Photography by Pam Biasotti
A leisurely warm soak is not something that Oakland resident Stephanie Giddings or her dog, Sinco, take for granted. The two lived in Puerto Plata in the Dominican Republic from 2006-2008, where Giddings adopted the poodle-mix during her Peace Corps service.

Downward Dog

Written by Brandie Ahlgren | Photography by Jen Flynn
“As a doga teacher, the dogs have taught me to go with the flow, to be patient, and not to cling to how things should be,” says Brenda.

Here you will find everything you need to enjoy the city you love with the four-legged love of your life. If you are a pet related business or service -- or would like to suggest a business or service -- we invite you to do so today! You can upgrade to Best in Show, write rave reviews, and share your thoughts about your favorite businesses and services with fellow dog lovers!

Fun for Fido at Suncadia

Written & photographed by J. Nichole Smith
Set on the sunny eastern slopes of the Cascades, alongside the sparkling waters of the Cle Elum River and surrounded by pristine pine forest, Suncadia offers the ultimate luxury mountain resort experience.

Will Work for Dogs

Written by Colleen Oakley | Photos by Bev Hollis, Emily Rieman and Elle Garcia
Do what you love. It’s a mantra passed down every generation from parents and teachers to youngsters searching for their path in life. Unfortunately most people, especially in an economic climate like this one, are lucky just to be bringing home a paycheck.

Caring for a Senior Dog

Written by Nadine M. Rosin | Photo by Rondi Lightmark
My wish is that every pet parent is lucky enough to someday have to face the issue of senior canine care. When my own dog, Buttons, was diagnosed with cancer at the age of eight, the vet referred to her as a senior dog.

Pet Talk: Exercise

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Modern times have promoted lack of activity due to the busy schedules people lead. In order for people to live healthy, well-balanced lives they need to stay active with an exercise routine. The same is true for pets as they continue to naturally become more sedentary than their predecessors. According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention about half of the nation’s pets are considered overweight. This is why exercise with your pet is more critical than ever before.

“Any activity with your pet helps encourage the human-animal bond that people have with their pets,” explains David Sessum, registered veterinary technician and rehabilitation specialist at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences. “Regular activity helps promote a healthy lifestyle in both the owner and the animal.”

The benefits of exercise are outstanding and well worth the time for you and your pet. Not only can exercise improve your pet’s health; it may also alleviate some of its nervous energy which can help in many factors.

Sessum notes that any type of pet can exercise. Exercise can be tailored to the specific breed. For example, Labrador retrievers were bred to retrieve so a game of fetch can provide a healthy exercise as well as satisfy the dog’s instinctual desires.

“With dogs, simply taking them for a walk on a regular basis is beneficial,” explains Sessum. “With cats, enrichment activities such as playing with toys like a small ball or a string can promote a healthy lifestyle. Pocket pets, such as gerbils, can be placed in an exercise ball and allowed to roll around for a good workout.”

It is important to take precautions prior to starting any exercise with your pet. Make sure that your pet does not overdo it. Also, the more active your pet is the more water it will need. Just like people, pets need to stay hydrated after a strenuous exercise.

“With dogs, an owner playing fetch in extreme weather conditions can lead to injury or illness for the owner and the dog,” said Sessum. “Problems occur when owners try to force exercise on their pet. If a pet is accustomed to a sedentary lifestyle, or lying around all day, forcing them to exercise can lead to injury or serious health problems.”

If you are concerned with your pet’s health and are not sure if it is fit enough to start an exercise program, it may be best to consult with a clinician so they can perform a wellness exam.

“The wellness exam can also include a body condition score to assess if a pet is a healthy weight,” explains Sessum. “If a pet needs to lose weight, a weight reduction program can be started. If a pet has a known orthopedic or neurologic condition, a consultation with a clinician can help prescribe specific exercises to help improve strength and also evaluate a pet’s pain level and prescribe pain medication if needed.”

Keep in mind to try to make exercise fun. If you approach exercise as play time, your pet will be more receptive to the idea.

Exercise can help you look, feel, and be your best. When you partner exercise with your pet, the effects are most visible for the both of you.

To get started, here are Top 10 Urban Hikes for you and your hound!

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About Pet Talk: Pet Talk is a service of the College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University.

W is for Woofs and Wags

Written and photographed by J. Nichole Smith
The W is a beacon welcoming the urban, urbane and contemporary—human and canine alike—to a refuge in the heart of Seattle’s cultural core.

Howl at the Moon

Written by Wendy Enden | Photography by J. Nichole Smith
Halloween can be just as fun for pooches as it is for people. Here are some tricks and treats for throwing a doggone good party that’ll have your furry pal and his four-legged buddies howling at at the moon.

'Tis the Season

Written by Brandie Ahlgren | Photography by J. Nichole Smith
As any party animal can attest, the ingredients for a fabulous soirée are good friends, good food and of course, good Fidos.

Top 10 Ski Resorts

Written by Craig Romano | Photo by Keoki Flagg
Are you planning on doing a little downhill skiing this winter? Better leave your lovable Lab behind, right? Wrong! These days, more and more ski resorts are welcoming you and your four-legged friend, whether at the lodge (downhill) or on the trails (nordic).

Top 10 Wineries

Written by Brianne Downing | Photo by Jamie Pflughoeft
Enjoy a glass of Bordeaux with your border collie or a nice chardonnay with your sheltie, and let your dog’s nose (and this list) be your guide.

Top 10 Winter Retreats

Written by Craig Romano | Photo by J. Nichole Smith
After the holiday season spreads its joy and goodwill don’t let the winter blues set in, leaving you and your healer feeling—well, blue! How about giving you and your four-legged friend a little after holiday gift in the form of a fun-filled retreat?

Top 10 Urban Hikes

Written by Craig Ramono | Photo by Emily Rieman
With great parks, trails and neighborhoods right at our paws there’s no need to travel far to get a little exercise. So get out those city maps and let CityDog help direct you and your loyal companion to 10 of the best urban walks in the Northwest.

Wags to Wallingford

Written by Elizabeth Henkes | Photography by David Henkes

North of Lake Union, due west of the University District, the community of Wallingford calls to canines and their human companions alike.

Stay and Play in SLU

Written by Elizabeth Henkes | Photography by Jamie Pflughoeft
Described as a city within a city, Seattle's South Lake Union has emerged into a lively 'hood with plenty of places to roam with Rover.

Madison Park for Mutts

Written by Elizabeth Henkes | Photography by David Henkes
Located near the west end of the Evergreen Point Bridge, Madison Park stands out not as a typical urban neighborhood but as a unique, and dog friendly enclave.

A Canine's Capitol Hill

Written by Elizabeth Henkes | Photography by David Henkes
Just above downtown Seattle, Capitol Hill is known for its stately homes, funky shops, eclectic mix of restaurants, coffeehouses, parks, theaters and...dog friendliness? Yes, dog friendliness.

Happy Howlidays

Written by Brandie Ahlgren; Photography by J. Nichole Smith
With the weather outside so frightful, stay inside with fido and bake something delightful.

Bark for Bainbridge Island

Written by Elizabeth Henkes | Photography by David Henkes & Jen Flynn
Escape the city with your four-legged friend for a taste of island life just a hop, skip and a ferry ride from Seattle.

Wild Wilderness Lodge

Written by Brandie Ahlgren | Photography by Jamie Pflughoeft
The holidays are a time for friends and family—two- and four-legged alike—and what better way to spend time with your loved ones than at a cozy, and totally dog-friendly wilderness cabin retreat?

Social Situation

Written by Deborah Rosen
“I have a 7 year-old chocolate Lab that I have never been able to take on walks without having him try to attack another dog,” says Nina from Tacoma.

Kidding Around

Written by Deborah Rosen
Like Travis and Old Yeller, Lassie and Timmy, Rusty and Rin Tin Tin, and even Lassie and Elizabeth Taylor as 11-year old Priscilla in “Lassie Come Home,” dogs and kids have been paired in books and films for as long as we can remember. In real life they fit together like apple pie and ice cream. Right? Not so fast!

Heavenly Hound

Written by Jean Scherwenka
If your dog gets sick easily, more often than you’d like, or more often than seems normal, his problem might be an under-active immune system.

Hound Friendly Heathman

Written by Chelsea Lin
Celebrated for its art of service, The Heathman Hotel offers an inspiring blend of natural elegance and modern lifestyle.

Eugene's Hidden Gem

Written by Brandie Ahlgren
With high-class charm suited for both business and leisure travelers, Augusta House is a ‘suite’ bed and breakfast experience unlike any other.

Downtown Digs

Written & photographed by J. Nichole Smith
We’ve dug up places to shop, stay and play in downtown Seattle, Portland and San Francisco. So, don’t be afraid—hit the town with your mutt this season for your holiday shopping needs.

Acupuncture for Animals

Written by Jaime Niedermeier; Photography by Pam Biasotti
Taking a look at non-invasive treatments—how acupuncture can be a pathway to better health for your dog.

Salish Lodge Getaway

Written by Brandie Ahlgren; Photography by J. Nichole Smith
Hope springs eternal and eternity is what it felt like, as we hoped and waited for Salish Lodge to someday be dog friendly. Thankfully, the wait is over and the lodge now invites you and your four legged friend to enjoy everything this Northwest icon has to offer.

A Dog's Day in Madrona

Written by Laura Nevell; Photography by Julie Clegg
From cupcakes and coffee to squirrel chasing and wine, Madrona has it all for you and your canine.

'Twas the Night Before...

Written by Cathy Herholdt; Photography by Emily Rieman
This season, don’t leave Fido out in the cold. Here are some tips and treats for a doggone good holiday that’ll have your furry pal and his four-legged friends howling for joy.

Four Legs, Four Seasons

Written by Mary Sheely; Photography by J. Nichole Smith

A relaxed approach to luxury is the signature of the Four Seasons Seattle, where the staff caters to the needs of both humans and canines alike.

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Adventure at Sunriver

Written by Brandie Ahlgren; Photography by J. Nichole Smith

Situated just 15 miles south of Bend, Oregon, convenient to Central Oregon's abundant attractions, Sunriver is the perfect family getaway, for two- and four-legged alike.

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14. Third Party Web Sites
You may be able to link from the Web Site to third party web sites and third party web sites may link to the Web Site ("Linked Sites"). You acknowledge and agree that we have no responsibility for the information, content, products, services, advertising, code or other materials which may or may not be provided by or through Linked Sites, even if they are owned or run by affiliates of ours. Links to Linked Sites do not constitute an endorsement or sponsorship by us of such web sites or the information, content, products, services, advertising, code or other materials presented on or through such web sites. The inclusion of any link to such sites on our Site does not imply our endorsement, sponsorship, or recommendation of that site. CityDog Magazine disclaims any liability for links (1) from another web site to this Web Site and (2) to another web site from this Web Site. CityDog Magazine cannot guarantee the standards of any web site to which links are provided on this Web Site nor shall we be held responsible for the contents of such sites, or any subsequent links. We do not represent or warrant that the contents of any third party web site is accurate, compliant with state or federal law, or compliant with copyright or other intellectual property laws. Also, we are not responsible for or any form of transmission received from any linked web site. Any reliance on the contents of a third party web site is done at your own risk and you assume all responsibilities and consequences resulting from such reliance.

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A very small percentage of people may experience a seizure when exposed to certain visual images, such as flashing lights or patterns that may appear in video games or other electronic or online content. Even people who have no history of seizures or epilepsy may have an undiagnosed condition that can cause these "photosensitive epileptic seizures" while watching video games or other electronic content. These seizures have a variety of symptoms, including lightheadedness, disorientation, confusion, momentary loss of awareness, eye or face twitching, altered vision or jerking or shaking of arms or legs. If you experience any of the foregoing symptoms, or if you or your family has a history of seizures or epilepsy, you should immediately stop using the Web Site and consult a doctor.

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21. Changes to Terms of Use
We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to change, modify, add or remove any portion of the Terms and Conditions, in whole or in part, at any time. Changes in the Terms and Conditions will be effective when posted. Your continued use of the Web Site and/or the services made available on or through the Web Site after any changes to the Terms and Conditions are posted will be considered acceptance of those changes.

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Last updated 01/04/11.
CityDog Magazine (“we”) respects your privacy and has adopted policies and procedures to ensure that information collected on our website about visitors (“you”) is handled responsibly. This privacy policy discloses the privacy practices for www.citydogmagazine.com (“website”) and applies solely to information collected by this website, notifying you of the following:

1. What personally identifiable information is collected from you through the website, how it is used and with whom it may be shared.

2. What choices are available to you regarding the use of your data.

3. The security procedures in place to protect the misuse of your information.

4. How you can correct any inaccuracies in the information.

Information Collection, Use and Sharing
We are the sole owners of the information collected on this site. We only have access to/collect information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact from you. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone.

We will use your information to respond to you, regarding the reason you contacted us. We will not share your information (e.g. name, address, email) with any third party outside of our organization, other than as necessary to fulfill your request, e.g. to ship an order.

Announcements
Unless you ask us not to, we may contact you periodically via email in the future to tell you about specials, upcoming events, new products or services, or changes to this privacy policy.

Your Access to and Control Over Information
You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. You can do the following at any time by contacting us via the email address or phone number given on our website:

- See what data we have about you, if any.
- Change/correct any data we have about you.
- Have us delete any data we have about you.
- Express any concern you have about our use of your data.

Security
We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline.

Wherever we collect sensitive information (such as credit card data), that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a closed lock icon at the bottom of your web browser, or looking for "https" at the beginning of the address of the web page.

While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, billing or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.

Registration
In order to use this website, a user must first register by creating a profile. During registration a user is required to give certain information (such as name and email address). This information is used to contact you about the products/services on our site in which you have expressed interest. At your option, you may also provide demographic information (such as gender or age) about yourself, but it is not required.

Cookies
We use "cookies" on this site. A cookie is a piece of data stored on a site visitor's hard drive to help us improve your access to our site and identify repeat visitors to our site. For instance, when we use a cookie to identify you, you would not have to log in a password more than once, thereby saving time while on our site. Cookies can also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our site. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information on our site.

Surveys & Contests
From time-to-time our site requests information via surveys or contests. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and you may choose whether or not to participate and therefore disclose this information. Information requested may include contact information (such as name and shipping address), and demographic information (such as zip code, age level). Contact information will be used to notify the winners and award prizes. Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of this site.

Public Comments & Postings
Our website provides numerous opportunities for visitors to express their status, opinions and views, which are subject to the standards of conduct in our Terms of Use. Content you submit to these forums will be made publicly available. For example, statements made in an online discussion forum and/or user reviews will be made publicly available and attributed to you, subject to CityDog Magazine’s sole discretion. You should be careful not to post anything that you do not wish to be publicly available, such as your personal contact information or sensitive information. Once information is made publicly available on our website (no matter how long it may remain available), it may be copied or downloaded by other persons, and CityDog Magazine has no control over who may obtain the information or what they may do with it.

Links to Other Sites
This web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.

International Users and Jurisdiction
This website is published in the United States. Information collected on this website is subject to the laws of the United States, and US law shall govern in any and all disputes, including privacy or defamation issues. Your use of this website or submission of information to us constitutes your consent to the transfer of that information from your home country to the US.

Contact Information
If you have questions or concerns regarding this Privacy Policy, please contact us via postal mail to CityDog Magazine, 6417 SW Fauntleroy Way, Suite D, Seattle, WA 98136.
The Magazine
Launched in 2005, CityDog Magazine is the definitive dog lover’s magazine about life and living with dogs in the Northwest. Published four times a year, each issue overflows with informative, insightful and often humorous articles on topics from cool canine products and the latest doggie trends, to regional activities for dogs and their people. We bring you a full-color, glossy lifestyle magazine that is all about the places to go and things to do with your four-legged friend.

Our writers are dog people themselves, and craft articles aimed at engaging readers and generating excitement and action. We know that your interests are many and our editorial coverage is equally broad. Whether your purpose is sniffing out new places to visit with your best friend or digging up the latest from the local puparazzi, CityDog covers the canine beat.

Smart, city-savvy and fun, CityDog Magazine brings the joys of life with your four-legged friend to dog lovers throughout the Pacific Northwest. And, now you can start your own CityDog Magazine in your own city!

Click here to learn more about starting your own CityDog Magazine.

The Website
CityDogMagazine.com is the go-to place to find all you need to know about living in the city you love with the four-legged love of your life; a place to discover some doggone great getaways, seek advice on health and behavior, search for pet-related find local dog-centric events, meet fellow dog lovers and shop for unique products for pooches and people.

The Founder
Over 10 years ago, Brandie Ahlgren, founder and editor of Seattle-based CityDog Magazine, was introduced to an entirely new universe when Scout, an eight-week-old boxer puppy entered her life. "I am proof of how a dog can change your life," says Brandie. The world of dog-park etiquette, puppy kindergarten and the sense of panic that comes with the realization that you've left the house without a poo bag, was a whole new experience. "I didn't grow up with dogs, so puppy parenting was new territory for me," she adds. "I found most of my information came through word-of-mouth at the dog park, which is fine, but a go-to resource with fresh, up-to-date content was missing." Hence, the concept for CityDog Magazine was born and 10 years later, is still going strong. Brandie and her team of dog loving editors dig up the best places to sit, stay and play for you and your furry, four-legged friends. She resides in West Seattle with her two dogs, Thya (a boxer) and Ziggy (a schnoodle), and can often be found hanging out at Westcrest dog park.

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Welcome to CityDog Seattle. Here, you will find everything you need to know about life and living in the city you love with the four-legged love of your life. So, sit, stay and play awhile…we’ve packed this site with dog-friendly getaways, canine-centric neighborhoods, expert advice, shopping tips, a directory of local businesses and services, and best of all…a community of fellow dogs and dog lovers where you and your pooch can make new friends, two- and four-legged alike…so, get started today! Create a Profile(+) Add a Business(+) Add an Event

When Disaster Strikes

Written by Cary Waterhouse, DVM | Photos courtesy of HSUS

Hurricanes, earthquakes, lightning, wildfires, floods -- such events can turn lives upside down not just for us, but for our dogs as well. Every year, thousands of pets are separated from their owners in the face of disaster. While it is impossible to know when disaster will strike, it is possible to increase the odds that your furry friends will stay safe.

Old Dogs are the Best

Written by Gene Weingarten and Michael S. Williamson

Not long before his death, Harry and I headed out for a walk that proved eventful. He was nearly 13, old for a big dog. Walks were no longer the slap-happy Iditarods of his youth, frenzies of purposeless pulling in which we would cast madly off in all directions, fighting for command.

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