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PAWS Wildlife Center holds ribbon cutting ceremony for new facility

PAWS Wildlife Center

SNOHOMISH—Lynnwood-based PAWS Wildlife Center held a ribbon cutting ceremony Saturday, April 20, for its brand-new, state-of-the-art rehabilitation facility in Snohomish which, when it opens on May 15, will be the largest wildlife center in Washington State. Since 1981 PAWS Wildlife Center has rehabilitated over 140,000 different injured animals and reintroduced them back into the wild. […]

Lynnwood-based PAWS opening state’s largest wildlife center in Snohomish

PAWS wildlife center

SNOHOMISH—Since 1981 PAWS Wildlife Center has rehabilitated over 140,000 different injured animals and reintroduced them back into the wild. But for the last 25 years rapid urbanization, an increase in nearby forest fires, and the center’s limited size has left the Lynnwood-based facility grossly unequipped to serve the region’s increasing need for wildlife care. In […]

PAWS for the holidays: the do’s and don’ts

By Erin Freeman | Lynnwood Times Staff Amidst the holiday season, people are searching for the perfect gifts for their loved ones. The comfort and happiness a pet provides may seem like an excellent choice, especially in a pandemic inducing isolation for many, yet animal shelters are discouraging people from surprising others with pets. While […]

Progressive Animal Welfare Society (PAWS)- rescue during disaster

PAWS

Progressive Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) – Perpetually prepared for rescue during disaster By: Erin Freeman | Lynnwood Times Staff When and sometimes even before a disaster strikes, the Progressive Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) acts as a safety net for impacted pets and wildlife. “Whether it’s taking in severely matted and scared dogs from a puppy […]

PAWS rehabilitates and release seven black bears

PAWS Bears

By Erin Freeman | Lynnwood Times Staff Seven American Black Bears were successfully rehabilitated and recently released back into the wild, after receiving care for upwards of a year at PAWS, a Lynnwood nonprofit providing wildlife rehabilitation, animal sheltering and adoption services, and educational programs.  After spending nearly 200 days together, the bears, who were […]

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