Stories tagged: animal shelter
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 2, 2017, 10:25 p.m.
Texas pups arrive at the Spokane shelters as donations for hurricane relief head south
The cuteness level went into overdrive Saturday at the Spokane Humane Society as more than 40 dogs arrived from Texas to find their new forever homes.
Fri., Sept. 1, 2017
Local groups lend a hand to animal shelters overwhelmed by Hurricane Harvey
Local animal shelters prepare to take in animals from shelters in Texas and Louisiana, which are overwhelmed with rescuing pets displaced by Hurricane Harvey.
Wed., Dec. 28, 2016, 12:23 p.m.
Woman leaves entire $1.2 million estate to animal shelter
A Tennessee woman’s $1.2 million estate has gone to the dogs – and cats, too.
Sun., Sept. 4, 2016, 5:22 p.m.
Dogs from shelters in flooded Louisiana bound for North Idaho
Some dogs rescued from Louisiana floodwaters will arrive Wednesday at a North Idaho animal shelter.
Thu., Feb. 18, 2016, 8:52 a.m.
Shelter director who lied about euthanized dog fired
A shelter director who told the owners of a euthanized dog that the animal had been adopted has been fired.
Sat., July 7, 2012
Find a friend for a low price from SCRAPS
The cat room at the Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service is bursting at the seams, prompting the shelter to offer a sale on cat adoptions that ends today. The …
Thu., April 19, 2012
County answers animal shelter questions
The Spokane Valley City Council spent the bulk of its time Tuesday going over responses from Spokane County to questions the city asked about a proposed regional animal shelter. The …
Thu., Oct. 13, 2011
Spokane Valley critical of Spokane’s stand on regional animal shelter
The city of Spokane Valley is not interested in subsidizing the city of Spokane in a regional animal shelter, the City Council said Tuesday. The council agreed to send a …
Wed., Sept. 7, 2011
County edits shelter proposal
A proposal to build a new regional animal shelter will be a ballot “measure,” not a “proposition,” in the Nov. 8 general election. Spokane County commissioners approved a new designation …
Thu., Sept. 1, 2011
County, Valley look at Spokane-less deals
Spokane County and Spokane Valley officials wondered Wednesday what their kennel would look like with only two big dogs. They agreed it’s time to start planning a solid-waste system that …
Tue., Aug. 16, 2011, 6:30 p.m.
Commission puts animal shelter levy on November ballot
Voters will decide this fall whether to replace the overcrowded, awkwardly located Spokane County animal shelter. Divided county commissioners decided Tuesday to place a nine-year property tax levy on the …
Sun., May 1, 2011
Kootenai Humane Society seeks to replace medicine
A refrigerator at the Kootenai Humane Society in Hayden was accidentally left open recently, causing a number of expensive veterinary medicines to spoil. The nonprofit organization is asking for the …
Sun., Feb. 20, 2011
City-owned warehouse seen as ideal for regional animal shelter
A regional task force believes it has found the perfect site for a new animal-control shelter if not a way to pay for it. Numerous questions remain unanswered, but Spokane …
Sat., Nov. 6, 2010
Animal shelter plans advance
Plans for a new regional animal-control shelter took a step forward this week when public officials warmed to a site near the county fairgrounds. County Commissioner Todd Mielke said city …
Fri., Nov. 5, 2010, 6:40 p.m.
Warehouse idea for SCRAPS gains traction
Plans for a new regional animal-control shelter took a step forward this week when public officials warmed to a site near the county fairgrounds.
Sat., Jan. 23, 2010
Animal control options limited
Almost two years after completing an agreement hailed as the solution to Spokane’s ongoing animal control problem, leaders again are debating how to regionalize dog and cat licensing and other …
Thu., Jan. 8, 2009
SCRAPS seeks help with record influx of puppies
Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service, 2521 N. Flora Road, is looking for help from the community. Since October SCRAPS has received more than 200 puppies, more than any other …
Sat., March 22, 2008
Pets at heart of two-part plan
A big chunk of vacant land in the middle of Coeur d’Alene is going to the dogs – for North Idaho’s first dog park and a new animal shelter large …
Sat., Sept. 1, 2007
Joint animal shelter considered
Coeur d’Alene and Kootenai County may team up to build a regional animal shelter, possibly on property near the county’s garbage transfer station on Ramsey Road. Kootenai County Commissioner Rick …