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Outdoors blog dogs archive

THURSDAY, JULY 27, 2017

Rich Landers hikes with his dogs and met a wolf on the way.

Video: Hiking safely with dogs in wolf country 21 

CARNIVORES -- Wolves have posed little threat to humans as they recover in their native range of the Northern Rockies, but they are known to be aggressive toward dogs that enter their territory. What could have been a tense encounter recently with two wolves during...

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MONDAY, MARCH 27, 2017

Ranger, age 1, meets porcupine, for the second time. (Rich Landers)

Pup learns about porcupines the hard way 

HUNTING DOGS -- Ranger, my Brittany pup, appears to be one of those slow learners when it comes to porcupines. The photos show his first encounter two weeks ago and his second encounter on Saturday. The first amounted to one quill that I pulled out...

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TUESDAY, DEC. 27, 2016

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WEDNESDAY, MAY 18, 2016

Josh Rindal of Spokane and Bob Jones of Kettle falls picked up more than 3,000 dog booties as they snowmobiled behind the 2016 Iditarod Sled Dog Race.  (Robert Jones)

Iditarod dogs looking for a better bootie

OUTDOOR DOGS -- I've had moments of feeling sorry for myself when my bird dog lost a couple of booties while hunting in cold snowy weather. But I'm humbled in the perspective of Alaska mushers with 16-dog teams running the 1,400-mile Iditarod trail. Here's the...

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