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PDX Pet Connection

By Kim Hoshal

Welcome! You've just hit the play button on the most pawsome podcast in all of Portland - the PDX Pet Connection! 🐾 I'm Kim Hoshal, your host, lover of all things pet and proud owner of Kim Hoshal Photography and Butthead Bandanaz. Dive in as we explore local pet businesses, get to know our city's incredible pet non-profits, and share exclusive insights on upcoming events. Need tips or want to find the best pet spots in town? We've got you covered. Plus, join our vibrant Facebook community at www.facebook.com/groups/pdxpetconnection. So, grab a snack and your favorite furry friend, and enjoy!
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PDX Pet ConnectionJul 18, 2023

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Kim and William talk Pet-Friendly Holiday Events

Kim and William talk Pet-Friendly Holiday Events

On this episode of the PDX Pet Connection podcast, we discuss some of the fun events that you can do with your furry companions during the holidays. Below you will find detailed info.

November


Lights and Leashes

Winter wonderland Lights

Monday, November 27th and Wednesday, November 29th

https://winterwonderlandportland.com/special-events/

There will be two periods for tickets, 4:15 pm – 7:00 pm and 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm.

Tickets cost $15 per General Admission Adult Ticket and $5 for General Admission Kids ticket (ages 6 – 12). Children 5 and under are free.

Benefits the Sunshine Division


Oregon Gardens Lights, Silverton Market and Holiday Bazaar

Holiday Bazaar and visits with Santa- Saturday, December 16 and Sunday, December 17 from 10am-3pm

https://www.oregongarden.org/holiday-bazaar/

Adults: $8
Garden members always free.


Silverton Christmas Market

https://silvertonchristmasmarket.com/

November 17 – December 31, 2023

(Closed Nov. 22-23 & Dec. 24-25)

Monday-Thursday- $15, Friday-Saturday $20 and Sunday $18 entry fee



Artshitz

Monday, November 20th and Monday, December 18th from 6pm-10pm

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/artshitz-art-flea-market-tickets-576567357487

Free

The High Water Mark Lounge


Thanks-Giving Pie Pickup Party

November 20th, 4pm-7pm

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/martin-family-real-estate-community-event-thanks-giving-pie-pickup-party-tickets-742756503697?aff=oddtdtcreator&fbclid=IwAR2WROM65KrlGVR_9Q9Eo2ctwVga3rMLsbWEwmGM-mU_JLlBhmESTn9A8pc

There will be free pie, hot drinks and music

They will have adoptable dogs and a food drive


Santa Paws Pet Photos

November 25th, 1pm-3pm

Location: Diamond Dogs Grooming Salon

$15

Benefitting Street Savvy Dog Rescue

There will also be treats by Sugah’s Cookies and Cakes


Downtown Experience

Tree Lighting-November 24, 5:30pm-6:30pm

Free


Saturday Market

Saturdays, 10am-5pm through December 23rd

Open every day the week before Christmas (Festival of the Last Minute)


The Benson

The perfect place to have lunch or a cocktail while enjoying downtown

Beautiful decorations and Massive gingerbread house premiering November 29th


Pet photos at Washington Square Mall

Monday, November 27th and December 4th from 4pm-7pm

https://www.shopwashingtonsquare.com/santaphotos

Packages start at $40


Pet Photos at Bridgeport Village

Tuesday, November 28th, December 5th and 12th from 4pm-7pm

https://amusemattebooksanta.com/bridgeport-village/

Packages start at $20


December



Christmas Ships

December 1st- 17th, times and routes vary

https://www.christmasships.org/

Free

Columbia and Willamette Rivers


Oregon Humane Society Santa Paws

Saturday, December 2 and Sunday, December 3, 11AM-3PM

$20

Subaru Dealers around the Portland Metro Area

https://www.oregonhumane.org/santa-paws/

Benefits Oregon Humane Society


Pet Photos with Santa Paws and festivities

Sunday, December 10th, 10am-3pm

https://www.pawteam.org/calendar/2023/10/12/photos-with-santa-paws

$15 donation

Benefits PAW Team


Pet Photos with Santa

Theresa’s Country Feed and Pet in Wood Village

https://www.facebook.com/tcfpwoodvillage/

December 10 from 12pm-4pm

Free


Farmington Gardens Holiday Market and Santa Photos

Saturday, December 10th, 12:30pm-3pm

https://farmingtongardens.com/event/holiday-market-w-santa-2/2022-12-10/

Free to go to the market

Santa photo $15


Peacock Lane

Pedestrian-only nights will be December 15, 16, and 17.

https://www.peacocklane.org/faq

Free


Food no-nos for pets

.https://be.chewy.com/what-can-dogs-not-eat/?utm_source=google&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=12473032557&utm_content=118814524259&gad_source=1&gclid=Cj0KCQiAr8eqBhD3ARIsAIe-buPWcx8DCK3gnVVFv1O5oe6cikF0THcm7V9xKpXAWvKjLz498lBmG88aAuv1EALw_wcB


If you enjoyed this podcast and would like to become part of the PDX Pet Connection community, join our ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Facebook group⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ and connect with other pet parents, businesses, services, and charities.

Nov 14, 202331:21
Celebrating 100 episodes!

Celebrating 100 episodes!

Today on the PDX Pet Connection podcast, we are celebrating our 100th episode. My husband, sound editor, and composer, William joins me as we look back at how it all began and what we learned along the way. This episode is dedicated to my original co-host, Lucas who went to the Rainbow Bridge.


You can find more information about William on his ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠website⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠. If this is the first time you are hearing about Kim Hoshal Photography or Butthead Bandanaz, you can check them out here...kimhoshalphotography.com and buttheadbandanaz.com I hope you enjoy this episode with your furry best friend.

We will be back with Season 5 in a little while so stayed tuned and be sure to check out the Facebook group.

If you enjoyed this podcast and would like to become part of the PDX Pet Connection community, join our ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Facebook group⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ and connect with other pet parents, businesses, services, and charities.

Sep 26, 202343:42
Interview with Kimber Hysell of Waggin' Tails Search and Rescue

Interview with Kimber Hysell of Waggin' Tails Search and Rescue

Today on the PDX Pet Connection podcast, I have Kimber Hysell of Waggin' Tails Search and Rescue. Stay tuned to hear how they help pet parents locate their lost dogs with methods that have brought home over 600 dogs to date. You can find more information about Waggin' Tails Search and Rescue on their ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠website⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ and by following them on ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Instagram⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ and ⁠⁠Facebook⁠⁠. I hope you enjoy this episode with your furry best friend.

If you enjoyed this podcast and would like to become part of the PDX Pet Connection community, join our ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Facebook group⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ and connect with other pet parents, businesses, services, and charities.

Aug 29, 202322:47
Interview with Chuck Spidell of Pooch Patrol

Interview with Chuck Spidell of Pooch Patrol

Today on the PDX Pet Connection podcast, I have Chuck Spidell of Pooch Patrol. Stay tuned to hear about their boarding, daycare, and drop-in services, and more with a specialty in rescue, senior, and anxious dogs and cats. You can find more information about Pooch Patrol on their ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠website⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ and by following them on ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Instagram⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ and ⁠Facebook⁠. I hope you enjoy this episode with your furry best friend.

If you enjoyed this podcast and would like to become part of the PDX Pet Connection community, join our ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Facebook group⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ and connect with other pet parents, businesses, services, and charities.

Aug 22, 202330:44
Interview with Kerri Russell of Body Balance for Pets

Interview with Kerri Russell of Body Balance for Pets

Today on the PDX Pet Connection podcast, I have Kerri Russell of Body Balance for Pets. Stay tuned to hear how Kerri uses Whole Energy Body Balance and Reiki to improve your animal’s emotional health and mobility. You can find more information about Body Balance for Pets on their ⁠⁠⁠⁠website⁠⁠⁠⁠ and by following them on ⁠⁠⁠⁠Instagram⁠⁠⁠⁠ and Facebook. I hope you enjoy this episode with your furry best friend.

If you enjoyed this podcast and would like to become part of the PDX Pet Connection community, join our ⁠⁠⁠⁠Facebook group⁠⁠⁠⁠ and connect with other pet parents, businesses, services, and charities.

Aug 15, 202320:36
Interview with Denise Woods and her team from The Pampered Pet Lodge
Aug 08, 202331:11
Interview with Mark Gibbs of Scoop Soldiers
Aug 01, 202315:05
Interview with Denise Dunlavy, Animal Communicator
Jul 25, 202331:35
Interview with Virginia Borden of OCCRA

Interview with Virginia Borden of OCCRA

Today on the PDX Pet Connection podcast, I have Virginia Borden of On Call Community Rescue for Animals. Stay tuned to hear how they assist first responders and citizens in Multnomah County with the aid and transport of animals in emergencies. You can find more information about OCCRA on their ⁠⁠website⁠⁠, ⁠⁠⁠Facebook⁠⁠⁠⁠, and ⁠⁠⁠Instagram⁠⁠⁠. I hope you enjoy this episode with your furry best friend.

Other links to ways you can help.

AMAZON WISHLIST: https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/33B6G3HTGQO7H?ref_=wl_share
PATREON:https://www.patreon.com/OCCRA?fan_landing=true
VOLUNTEER APPLICATION:https://www.occrapdx.org/get-involved.html

If you enjoyed this podcast and would like to become part of the PDX Pet Connection community, join our ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Facebook group⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ and connect with other pet parents, businesses, services, and charities.

Jul 18, 202342:21
Interview with Marie Boisvert of Rabbit Advocates
Jul 11, 202332:43
Interview with Natalie Miller of Fuzzy Bunz Treatz
Jun 27, 202328:08
Interview with Carrie Niemiec of the Portland Metro Canine Disc Club
Jun 20, 202323:51
Interview with Darin Campbell of Working Dogs Oregon

Interview with Darin Campbell of Working Dogs Oregon

Today on the PDX Pet Connection podcast, I have Darin Campbell of Working Dogs Oregon. Stay tuned to hear how they are helping to educate people about working dogs of all kinds as well as providing K9s for various service jobs from police work to victim support.  You can find more information about Working Dogs Oregon on their ⁠website⁠ and by following them on ⁠Instagram⁠ and ⁠Facebook⁠.  I hope you enjoy this episode with your furry best friend.

If you enjoyed this podcast and would like to become part of the PDX Pet Connection community, join our ⁠Facebook group⁠ and connect with other pet parents, businesses, services, and charities.

Jun 13, 202352:12
Interview with Lindsey Quinn of Oregon Dog Rescue

Interview with Lindsey Quinn of Oregon Dog Rescue

Today on the PDX Pet Connection podcast, I have Lindsey Quinn of Oregon Dog Rescue. Stay tuned to hear how they help dogs from overcrowded rescues, owner surrenders. and high-kill shelters find the perfect forever home. You can find more information about Oregon Dog Rescue on their ⁠⁠website⁠⁠ and by following them on ⁠⁠Instagram⁠⁠ and ⁠Facebook⁠.  I hope you enjoy this episode with your furry best friend.


If you would like to help raise money for the Oregon Dog Rescue and have your dog published in an international dog photography book than keep reading to find out more.

Tails of the World, The Book features 65 pet photographers from around the world. 100% of the photo session fees and book sales go to help pets in need. The session fee of $99 will go to benefit the Oregon Dog Rescue. Your session will include a custom photography session with Kim Hoshal Photography and one of your dog's portraits will appear in the Tails of the World, The Book. The book will be coming out in the Spring of 2024 and will benefit Second Chance Animal Rescue.


There are only 10 spots available. Once I have reviewed the application, you will be notified that you have been accepted for your dog to take part in this international project.

Things to consider:

-Do you live in the Portland area?

-Is your dog motivated by treats, funny sounds, or toys?

-Are they outgoing and not too shy? (These are quicker sessions than normal so I don't get my usual warm-up time)

-Are you available on any of the following days for either early morning or early evening shoots? May 19th, 20th, 26th, 27th or June 4th or 11th

If you said yes to all of these then your dog sounds like a perfect fit for this project.


Just click the link below to apply for your dog's chance to take part in this amazing project.

https://form.jotform.com/230796746364165


If you enjoyed this podcast and would like to become part of the PDX Pet Connection community, join our ⁠⁠Facebook group⁠⁠ and connect with other pet parents, businesses, services, and charities.

Apr 11, 202321:45
Interview with Paul Mardesich and Scott Waggener of Fetch
Apr 04, 202318:17
Interview with Shawn and Dan Lioy-Ryan of Cats in the City
Mar 28, 202346:49
Interview with Dianne Lamberty of Out to Pasture Animal Sanctuary
Mar 21, 202330:00
Interview with Kimberly Gehl of Alice in Bunderland
Mar 14, 202317:08
Interview with Brad Clinthorne of Steve's Real Food

Interview with Brad Clinthorne of Steve's Real Food

Today on the PDX Pet Connection podcast, I have Brad Clinthorne of Steve’s Real Food. Stay tuned to hear how they have made feeding a balanced fresh raw diet convenient and affordable.  You can find more information about Steve's Real Food on their website and by following them on Instagram and Facebook.  I hope you enjoy this episode with your furry best friend.

If you enjoyed this podcast and would like to become part of the PDX Pet Connection community, join our Facebook group and connect with other pet parents, businesses, services, and charities.

Mar 07, 202339:54
Interview with Karen Kraus of the Feral Cat Coalition

Interview with Karen Kraus of the Feral Cat Coalition

Today on the PDX Pet Connection podcast, I have Karen Kraus of the Feral Cat Coalition. Karen talks about how they are improving the welfare and decreasing the population of feral cats through their spay and neuter program and how you can help.  You can find more information about the Feral Cat Coalition on their website and by following them on Instagram and Facebook.  I hope you enjoy this episode with your furry best friend.

If you enjoyed this podcast and would like to become part of the PDX Pet Connection community, join our Facebook group and connect with other pet parents, businesses, services, and charities.


Feb 28, 202328:11
Interview with Mary Renouf of Harmony New Beginnings Rescue
Feb 21, 202330:52
Interview with Billy Hoekman of Green Juju

Interview with Billy Hoekman of Green Juju

Today on the PDX Pet Connection podcast, I have Billy Hoekman of Green Juju. In this episode, Billy discusses their fresh whole food products and treats that you can add to your pet’s diet to improve their quality of life.  You can find more information about Green Juju on their website and by following them on Instagram and Facebook.  I hope you enjoy this episode with your furry best friend.

If you enjoyed this podcast and would like to become part of the PDX Pet Connection community, join our Facebook group and connect with other pet parents, businesses, services, and charities.

Feb 07, 202328:04
Interview with Erin Frantz of Rainbow Bridge Hearts
Jan 31, 202319:55
Interview with Dr. Clara Medalen of Cloudberry Lane Animal Chiropractic
Jan 24, 202323:27
Interview with Pet Communicator, Shawna Marie Fischer

Interview with Pet Communicator, Shawna Marie Fischer

Today on the PDX Pet Connection podcast, I have Pet Communicator, Shawna Marie Fischer. In this episode,  Shawna talks about her dog, Luna who was the inspiration for the work she does today. Shawna uses her talents to help pet parents communicate with the pets, both the ones currently with us and those that have passed. She also offers massage, healing energy treatments, and assists with finding lost pets. You can find more information about Shawna on her website and by following them on Instagram, Facebook, and on YouTube. To find out more about Luna and her journey with Shawna that informed so much of what she does, check out her book, Soulmate Dog. I hope you enjoy this episode with your furry best friend.

If you enjoyed this podcast and would like to become part of the PDX Pet Connection community, join our Facebook group and connect with other pet parents, businesses, services, and charities.

Jan 17, 202327:50
Interview with Kyle Camberg of The Sunshine Division
Nov 22, 202220:03
Interview with Ashley Drew with Pet Partners
Sep 06, 202210:47
Interview with Tyler Malek of Salt & Straw

Interview with Tyler Malek of Salt & Straw

On this special episode of the PDX Pet Connection podcast, I was joined by Tyler Malek co-founder and Head Ice Cream Maker at Salt & Straw. Salt & Straw has just released a dog-friendly ice cream called a pup cup. It is available online currently but will be available in stores starting with their kick-off celebration for National Dog Day. Hope to see you all there.

If you have enjoyed this episode and want to learn more about all things pet in Portland, join our Facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/pdxpetconnection. Come join the fun.


Aug 18, 202206:38
Canine Community Carnival at Garden Home Recreation Center

Canine Community Carnival at Garden Home Recreation Center

On this special episode, I am joined by Jennifer Chapin and Karol Johnston of the Garden Home Recreation Center. The center is having a Canine Community Carnival on Sunday, August 21st from 10 am-1 pm at the Recreation Center at 7475 SW Oleson Rd Portland, OR 97223. There will be vendors of all kinds, lots of fun activities for every family member, those with four legs and with two, and a raffle for amazing prizes.

To learn more about the Tualatin Hills Parks and Recreation District, check out their website at http://www.thprd.org/.

 If you have enjoyed this episode and want to learn more about all things pet in Portland, join our Facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/pdxpetconnection. Come join the fun.

Aug 11, 202209:11
Interview with Dylan Lawrence of The Howliday Inn

Interview with Dylan Lawrence of The Howliday Inn

Today on the PDX Pet Connection podcast, I have Dylan Lawrence of The Howliday Inn. Stay tuned to hear about how they create a fun and safe environment where your dog can stay and play. You can find more information about The Howliday Inn on their website and by following them on Instagram and Facebook. I hope you enjoy this episode with your furry best friend.

That's a wrap on Season 3. Thank you to all of the listeners and guests who have joined us this season.

If you enjoyed this podcast and would like to become part of the PDX Pet Connection community, join our Facebook group and connect with other pet parents, businesses, services, and charities.

May 24, 202248:22
Interview with Shannon Walker of Northwest Battle Buddies
May 17, 202234:60
Guest Host, Marika Moffitt Interviews Kim Hoshal
Apr 26, 202246:50
Interview with Lanette Fidrych of Cycle Dog
Apr 19, 202227:32
Interview with Carlos Arismendez of Doggy Mobile Gym
Apr 12, 202211:46
Replay of the Wine Dogs Calendar Contest and Apolloni Canine Club

Replay of the Wine Dogs Calendar Contest and Apolloni Canine Club

On today’s episode, I have Laurine Apolloni of Apolloni Vineyards. Stay tuned to hear about their new Canine Club. Your pooch can become a club member at Apolloni Vineyards. They can join for just $10 which gets them a custom Cycle Dog toy and discounts on barkuterie boards, and a special offer from Kim Hoshal Photography.

You can find more information and make a reservation on their website and by following them on Instagram and Facebook.

In conjunction with the Canine Club launch, Apolloni Vineyards is partnering with Kim Hoshal Photography for a fundraiser benefitting the Oregon Humane Society. For a $5 donation, your dog is entered to win a spot in the 2023 Wine Dogs Calendar Contest. The top 13 vote-getters will have a free photo session with Kim Hoshal Photography for their calendar photo. The weekly mini-contest prizes are bigger and better than ever.

To enter your dog in the 2023 Wine Dogs Calendar Contest, click here.

If you enjoyed this podcast and would like to become part of the PDX Pet Connection community, join our Facebook group and connect with other pet parents, businesses, services, and charities.

Apr 05, 202219:49
Interview with Megan Boyd of Portland Pugaholics Pet Care
Mar 29, 202213:44
Interview with Tasha Giacomazzi of Family Dogs New Life
Mar 22, 202238:04
Interview with Hannah Complin of Hannah Complin Art
Mar 15, 202215:20
Interview with Dr. Mike Salewski of Hindsight Veterinary Care

Interview with Dr. Mike Salewski of Hindsight Veterinary Care

Today on the PDX Pet Connection podcast, I have Dr. Mike Salewski of Hindsight Veterinary Care. Stay tuned to hear about how Dr. Mike uses acupuncture, chiropractic, and herbs to help pets big and small live their best life. You can find more information about Hindsight Veterinary Care on their website and by following them on Instagram and Facebook. I hope you enjoy this episode with your furry best friend.

If you enjoyed this podcast and would like to become part of the PDX Pet Connection community, join our Facebook group and connect with other pet parents, businesses, services, and charities.

Mar 08, 202216:37
Interview with Lori Froese of Pawsh Pet Cafe

Interview with Lori Froese of Pawsh Pet Cafe

Today on the PDX Pet Connection podcast, I have Lori Froese of Pawsh Pet Cafe. Stay tuned to hear about this Multnomah Village pet store that combines baked goodies, toys, and a self-service dog wash. You can find more information about the Pawsh Pet Cafe on their website and by following them on Instagram and Facebook. I hope you enjoy this episode with your furry best friend.

If you enjoyed this podcast and would like to become part of the PDX Pet Connection community, join our Facebook group and connect with other pet parents, businesses, services, and charities.

Mar 01, 202219:34
Interview with Julie Houser of Pet Wants Pearl District

Interview with Julie Houser of Pet Wants Pearl District

Today on the PDX Pet Connection podcast, I have Julie Houser of Pet Wants Pearl District. Stay tuned to hear about their healthy small-batch food and treat delivery service. They can even help you find the best food for your pet. You can find more information about the Pet Wants Pearl District on their website and by following them on Instagram and Facebook. I hope you enjoy this episode with your furry best friend.

If you enjoyed this podcast and would like to become part of the PDX Pet Connection community, join our Facebook group and connect with other pet parents, businesses, services, and charities.

Feb 22, 202239:32
Interview with Joyce Briggs from 911 Foster Pets
Feb 17, 202224:31
Interview with Abhi Vasa of the Good Paws app
Feb 08, 202220:01
Interview with Dr. Mandi Blackwelder of Healing Arts Animal Care
Feb 01, 202234:45
Interview with Amy Snell of Northwest Naturals

Interview with Amy Snell of Northwest Naturals

Today on the PDX Pet Connection podcast, I have Amy Snell of Northwest Naturals. Stay tuned to hear about how they use the Biologically Appropriate Raw Food (BARF) premise to create delicious and nutritious foods and treats for your pets. You can find more information about Northwest Naturals on their website and by following them on Instagram and Facebook. I hope you enjoy this episode with your furry best friend.

If you enjoyed this podcast and would like to become part of the PDX Pet Connection community, join our Facebook group and connect with other pet parents, businesses, services, and charities.

Jan 25, 202221:32
Interview with Leah Dietzen of Leah Dietzen Healing Arts
Jan 11, 202235:56
Interview with Kaleen Deatherage of Project POOCH
Jan 04, 202223:15
Interview with Heather Svoboda Miller of Cat Adoption Team (CAT)
Dec 14, 202141:05
Interview with Steven Guarino of Pup Passport
Dec 07, 202118:49
Interview with Jeff Evans of Angels with Misplaced Wings
Nov 30, 202156:18