Four paws. Two handlers. One mission. How our furry friends are serving the Red Cross in the Northwest Region

By Abby Lutz When he’s not working, Teddy Jenkins is ‘just a regular dog’ according to his owners. Teddy enjoys belly scratches, swimming and playing with his favorite red ball. But he knows when his work bag comes out and his bandana goes on, it’s time to get to work.  Teddy is a five-and-a-half-year-old yellow … Continue reading Four paws. Two handlers. One mission. How our furry friends are serving the Red Cross in the Northwest Region

Meet (unofficial) Mascot: Clara BARKton

Clara BARKton recently started popping up on our Northwest Region social media accounts. Why? Because we love the spirit shown by both Clara and her human-mom Kay Wallis, and wanted to share their story with you. Kay is a Donor Communications and Stewardship Specialist working primarily out of our King County office, but contributes to … Continue reading Meet (unofficial) Mascot: Clara BARKton

Keep pets healthy when it’s smoky outside

Originally posted in August of 2017, the story is even more relevant today. Photo credit: Jen Blackwood, Seattle WA, September 14, 2020 By Gordon Williams We certainly love our pets: How else to explain why Americans own an estimated 78 million dogs and 86 million cats. Because you do love your pets, and want to … Continue reading Keep pets healthy when it’s smoky outside