Washington Nature July 30, 2015
8 Little Known Places In Washington Where Animal Lovers Should Go
Animals are amazing – whether they’re our cute & fluffy pets at home, underwater creatures, or roaming out in the wild, they’re all unique and fascinating in their own ways. If you’re an animal lover too, you’ll definitely want to check out these 8 spots around our state:
1. Dachshund Rescue NW & Dachshund Club, Spokane
If you're on the lookout for a new best friend, you'll feel super awesome about supporting this Eastern Washington animal shelter and bringing home your new lovable wiener dog.
2. Boomer's Pet Boutique, Poulsbo
Your pet deserves only the best, and you'll find nothing but high quality supplies and more at this pet boutique. They even have breed-specific items, and plenty of gems you'll be able to score for yourself too including adorable memorabilia & decor.
3. Northwest Trek Wildlife Park, Eatonville
You'll learn some fascinating animal facts & stories as you travel along this zoo's 435 acres in a tram or on a walking tour. You can spot bison, moose, bighorn sheep and even mountain goats, and if you want to get up real close with an animal you can look into their Animal Trailside Encounters!
4. Fox Hollow Family Farm, Issaquah
It's only about $10 per person to visit this amiable petting farm where you'll be able to interact with all kinds of animals, such as rabbits, goats, kittens, horses, & even chickens. They also have an area where you can ride quads & small tractors!
5. Outback Kangaroo Farm, Arlington
Why spend thousands to go to Australia to witness kangaroos when you can admire them (and other incredible creatures) right here in our Evergreen state, just north of Marysville?
6. The Kitty Rescue, Wenatchee
Just look at this cuteness. How could you not want to bring this little guy home? You'll definitely want to adopt a cuddly feline at this pet rescue in Central Washington!
7. San Juan Safaris Whale Watching
More into marine wildlife? You can watch Orca killer whales only steps away from the ferry landing on San Juan Island! The amazing creatures and informative, entertaining hosts will totally blow your mind.
8. Denny's Pet World, Kirkland
Animal fanatics can pick up all of their pet's needs including food and treats, aquariums, unique accessories & more at this retail store in the Totem Lake Mall!
Where else do you like to go as an animal lover in Washington?? Share your favorite spots with us below!