The Southside Senior and Community Center is celebrating man’s best friend on Saturday. “It’s a chance for community to come together around something they love,” said Claudia Craven, a volunteer at the center who’s organizing the event.
Parker Subaru is sponsoring a 5th annual pet adoption day at the dealership on May 15.
Misty Olson takes her three dogs for a drive around Brownes Addition, Wednesday, March 16, 2016, in Spokane, Wash. Olson says the dogs look forward to their daily drive, and she enjoys the social time they have together before she has to go work.
DAVIS, Calif. – Morris has no teeth, the result of a drastic cure for a painful, chronic condition that makes the 8-year-old cat’s mouth sore and painfully inflamed. It’s a debilitating illness that has baffled pet owners and veterinarians alike for decades. “We’re talking about a mouth that is inflamed with ulcers and looks like hamburger meat. It’s completely red and severely inflamed. It’s a very devastating disease in cats,” said Dr. Boaz Arzi, a dental surgeon and researcher with the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine.
Best Buy Surplus, 2516 E. Sprague, is celebrating its 70th birthday this year. Or its 71st birthday, depending on what source you believe. But it doesn’t really matter. The great thing about this Spokane landmark is the sense of timelessness you feel when you wander through the front door.
It’s time for an installment of Furry Talk, the interactive pets column that answers questions from Spokane area cats and dogs.
LOS ANGELES – If it can happen at the White House, it can happen in any house. Sunny, the Portuguese water dog who joined fellow first dog Bo and the Obama family in 2013, has housetraining issues.
K9 Maxx greets his former handler, Officer Amy Knisley, while being led by his current handler, Officer Andy Sterling, during the dog’s retirement party at the Coeur d’Alene Police Department on Thursday, January 21, 2016.
LOS ANGELES – Trips to the veterinarian leave Joy so scared, she gets sick. The black Lab-mix dog shakes and shivers, her heart rate jumps, her blood pressure spikes, her temperature rises, her eyes dilate and she cowers under anything she can get beneath.
“I’m only doing five miles today,” says Jean Carper as she runs with her dogs Cedric, left, and Tucker through her neighborhood in Coeur d’Alene on Tuesday, January 12, 2016.
INVASIVES -- Even though I've already written about dogs being used for a variety of useful purposes, such as for search and rescue, for hunting and even for sniffing out wolf poop for research and management, it's clear we're far from tapping all the possible...
WINTERSPORTS -- It's the only Iditarod and Yukon Quest sled dog race qualifier in the lower 48 that takes place west of the Rocky Mountains -- and it's virtually in our backyard. The 12th annual running of the 200-mile Eagle Cap Extreme sled dog race...