Stories tagged: animals
Thu., Sept. 6, 2018, 6:25 p.m.
A Washington state family is mourning after a neighbor shot and killed their dog – a Labradoodle they got to help deal with stress and anxiety following last year’s mass …
Sat., Aug. 4, 2018, 4 a.m.
Dog training program at Airway Heights Corrections Center brings positive changes for inmates and shelter dogs.
Sat., July 21, 2018, 5 a.m.
Tiny, shy and nocturnal, swift foxes have stealthily invaded pockets of Montana where they haven’t been seen for almost a century. Or maybe folks just weren’t looking for them and …
UPDATED: Mon., July 9, 2018, 11:45 p.m.
Anyone seen a pterodactyl in Browne’s Addition? Or maybe just a moose?
Sat., July 7, 2018, 6:52 p.m.
A man who was gored and three others who were trampled in the first running of the bulls of this year’s San Fermin festival were hospitalized Saturday, officials in the …
UPDATED: Sat., June 30, 2018, 9:24 p.m.
Health officials are concerned someone may have touched a bat found dead Thursday near the playground at Don Morse Park.
UPDATED: Wed., June 27, 2018, 10:29 p.m.
The Spokane Valley Fire Department got new lifesaving equipment for the dogs and cats of Spokane Valley Wednesday.
Wed., May 23, 2018, 6:33 p.m.
Describing gang violence inflicted by MS-13 members in chilling and gruesome detail, President Donald Trump vowed Wednesday to make “radical” changes to U.S. aid practices by withholding government assistance from …
UPDATED: Fri., May 18, 2018, 9:19 p.m.
President Donald Trump is defending his use of the word “animals” to describe some immigrants who enter the country illegally, saying he would continue to use the term to refer …
Thu., May 17, 2018, 7:55 a.m.
While railing against California for its so-called sanctuary immigration policies, President Donald Trump referred to some people who cross the border illegally as “animals” – drawing a sharp rebuke from …
Wed., May 16, 2018, 5:34 p.m.
Yellowstone National Park is launching a new program to capture and quarantine wild bison with the goal of establishing new, disease-free herds across the nation, park officials said Tuesday.
Wed., May 16, 2018, 5:27 p.m.
Prosecutors in Oregon have filed more than a hundred charges in an investigation of wildlife poaching that has spanned state lines and allegedly left dozens of animals shot illegally and …
Thu., April 26, 2018, 8:32 a.m.
The owners of an Oregon-based private wildlife center are petitioning to get their exotic animals back after Olympia animal control officers seized them a few weeks ago.
UPDATED: Fri., April 20, 2018, 11:55 a.m.
N. Atlantic right whales will be extinct in 25 years, scientists say – unless we act now to save them
For years, spring has signaled the return of North Atlantic right whales – one of Earth’s most endangered species – to Cape Cod Bay. But lately the imperiled animals have …
Wed., March 14, 2018, 4:32 p.m.
Pets can help calm their owners and reduce stress. That can be key for people who are living in poverty, say volunteers who run a low-cost vet clinic out of …
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 11, 2018, 9:22 p.m.
Cougars are far more social than previously thought, a Sequim scientist told a Peninsula College audience.
Sun., Feb. 11, 2018, 4:47 p.m.
Ember the golden retriever may never have as many friends, Facebook followers or book deals as JJ, her predecessor at Samaritan Evergreen Hospice House.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 8, 2018, 10:06 a.m.
During difficult financial times for the nonprofit organization, SpokAnimal C.A.R.E. has announced plans to shut down its veterinary clinic in Spokane’s East Central neighborhood.
Sun., Jan. 28, 2018
One of the earliest and most potent forces dividing the haves and have-nots may have pretty humble roots: the agricultural beast of burden.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 18, 2018, 10:23 p.m.
An environmental group has asked Idaho officials to prosecute a trapper who killed a wolverine and ban lethal traps in areas inhabited by wolverines, but state officials say they will …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 10, 2018, 6:30 p.m.
The U.S. government will temporarily stop killing beavers in Oregon after environmental groups threatened a lawsuit alleging the practice reduces the number of dams that create deep pools that are …
Sat., Dec. 16, 2017, 6:29 p.m.
Nine burros that are a favorite of visitors to South Dakota’s Custer State Park have been burned in a wildfire and it’s not known if all of them will survive, …
Sun., Nov. 26, 2017, 5:30 a.m.
Badgers are native to prairies in Montana and parts of Idaho and Washington, so why are they so rarely seen?
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 15, 2017, 7:06 a.m.
A trucker found Charlie, a 3-month-old puppy, sealed in a plastic bin near an Interstate 90 exit on Tuesday. The pup is now in the custody of SCRAPS as adoption …
Sun., Nov. 5, 2017, 5:30 a.m.
The future for mountain goats on North Idaho’s Scotchman Peak is brighter, thanks to “goat ambassadors” who have been hiking the popular trail to educate hikers on avoiding contact with …
Thu., Oct. 26, 2017, 9:17 p.m.
A rhinoceros that was a longtime favorite at the Toledo Zoo has died.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 11, 2017, 3:25 p.m.
Aries is a very friendly, social boy. He would do well with a family that can train and exercise him. Refer to the pet’s ID number when contacting SCRAPS with …
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 7, 2017, 12:53 a.m.
Kids will get expert insight on the largest member of the deer family this month as state wildlife biologists have scheduled 45-minute “On the Trail of the Moose” programs at …
Thu., Sept. 28, 2017, 11:56 a.m.
Vietnam’s annual water buffalo fighting festival resumed Thursday despite calls for an end to the traditional event because of its violence.
Thu., Sept. 28, 2017, 9:41 a.m.
Tacoma parks officials are asking for pets to stay out of a city park while they investigate reports that three dogs died from a possible bacterial disease.