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Wednesday, January 16, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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We know you love them — whether they’re dogs or cats, goats, birds or pot-bellied pigs. They’re your pets and they’re part of the family. We wanted to create a place for people to share their love for their pets and to find positive news about pets so we created The Pet Shop. Please enjoy the stories and upload your photos to the readers’ photo gallery. We will continue to add links to valuable resources for you and your pets. Thanks for participating


News >  Idaho

Courthouse dog puts children, the vulnerable at ease

The criminal justice system in Bonner County has a new resource: a dog specially trained to comfort witnesses and victims who are nervous, scared, angry or experiencing other high emotions in the courtroom or in meetings with investigators and attorneys.

Blog Posts

Sports >  Outdoors

Dogs trained to sniff out invasive species harbored on boats

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...
Sports >  Outdoors

Eagle Cap Extreme sled dog races ready to roll

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...