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  • On Safari Cat Show

    Evergreen Cat Fanciers brought their cat show to Spokane the weekend of Feb. 19-21 at the DoubleTree Inn, drawing hundreds of a cat lovers each of the three days. Meet …

  • “Everyone Needs a Painting”

    Spokane artist Pat Adams has oil-painted scenics and portraits of family at her kitchen table for over 30 years. After the death of her beloved dog Sage, Adams took her …

  • Sandpoint K9 Keg Pull

    The Sandpoint Winter Carnival ended Sunday with a dog lover’s favorite, the annual K9 Keg Pull. Dogs of many sizes allowed themselves to be hitched to empty kegs for a …

  • How to use bear spray

    Preaching bear awareness and the benefits of carrying bear spray is a year-round job for Chuck Bartlebaugh, regardless of whether bears are hibernating or prowling where hunters and hikers roam. …

  • No Kid Can Resist a Mud Puddle

    A remote trail cam focused on a water hole captures an elk calf’s moment of pure bliss — not unlike any youngster at a water park.

  • When a grizzly steps on your face

    Jaime Johnson, a professional photographer from Montana, recently put a video camera on the bank of an Alaska river where brown bears were frequently walking in search of salmon. Let’s …

  • Creatures from the Heart

    Local sculpture artist Bill Sanders, who had a passion for creating exotic animals in bronze and steel, passed away last month. View this video from 2008 about Sanders and his …

  • “Send a Friend a Goat!”

    As part of the “Send a Friend a Goat!” fundraiser for Wishing Star Foundation, deputy city editor Dan Hansen met a new furry friend.

  • Virginia is for dog lovers

    Adrian and John Taylor volunteered to take two Panhandle Animal Shelter dogs hiking with them while on vacation in Sandpoint. Now the two dogs are headed back to Virginia with …

  • Bulldog Club of America National Dog Show

    The 2007 Bulldog Club of America National Specialty has taken over the Red Lion Hotel at the Park in Spokane with over 300 dogs from around the county and world.

  • BLM mustang adoption

    Wild horses are put up for adoption by the BLM at the Kootenai County Fairgrounds.

  • CdA cats

    Taryn Hecker takes a look at the wild cat population in Coeur d’Alene.

  • Going to the Dogs

    Armed with a camera, flash and freshly charged batteries, Courtney Haney of In Home Pet Photography travels to people’s homes to shoot pictures of their beloved animals. Haney, who owns …

  • WSU bees

    Steve Sheppard, a researcher at Washington State University, Sheppard studies bee population genetics and evolution, and he works to produce breeds that are resistant to disease, winter-hardy and gentle.

  • One lucky dog

    SpokAnimal Officer Mike Thames describes rescuing a dog stranded above the Spokane River Tuesday morning in downtown Spokane.

  • Showing of the Lamb

    Derek Turner of Medical Lake, Washington makes his debut performance at the 72nd Spokane Junior Livestock Show. He is the first wheelchair participant to display a lamb in the arena …

  • Paraplegic dog

    From the Spokesman.com 2007 video archive: Paraplegic dog still goes for walks with his owner’s help.

  • Loose Moose

    Mondays usually start slow at the newspaper. When photo assignments editor Larry Reisnouer asked if I wanted to check out a report of two moose in Comstock Park, I was …



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