Stories tagged: dog
Wed., May 10, 2017, 9:58 p.m.
A 23-year-old woman who spent a week lost in a Montana wilderness area with her dog thanked her rescuers Wednesday and said she and her parents planned to go get …
UPDATED: Wed., April 19, 2017, 10:11 p.m.
Dog owners could face new penalties in Washington state if they tie up or “tether” their dogs in an inhumane way.
UPDATED: Tue., March 28, 2017, 2:55 p.m.
A cyanide device for killing coyotes that spewed the poison on a boy and killed his dog was set up on public land in Idaho in February despite a decision …
Thu., March 23, 2017, 8:17 p.m.
A Philadelphia policeman has been accused of putting his adopted dog in a trash bag and dumping it at a park.
Thu., March 23, 2017, 5:06 p.m.
California firefighters who spent 20 minutes performing mouth-to-snout resuscitation on a dog they rescued from a burning apartment are being hailed as heroes.
Wed., March 22, 2017, 4:07 p.m.
The efforts of an alert dog saved a Spokane Valley family recently when the animal warned them of a fire in their kitchen.
Mon., March 20, 2017, 5:18 p.m.
A 5-year-old Bucks County, Pennsylvania, boy, who was choked when the family dog pulled his scarf while playing in the snow last week, has died.
UPDATED: Thu., March 16, 2017, 10:49 p.m.
Spokane hearing examiner upholds ‘dangerous dog’ label for pit bull that bit 5-year-old girl on her face
The city hearing examiner sided with Spokane County Regional Animal Protection in its decision to declare a pit bull
Sun., Feb. 26, 2017, 6:05 p.m.
A dog named Daisy that stopped eating after losing her seven puppies in a barn fire is described as being in heaven after adopting eight other pups whose mother died …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 14, 2017, 9:40 p.m.
Quite a rally for Rumor – a commanding comeback for German shepherds, too. Rumor was crowned America’s top dog Tuesday night when, a year after a near miss, she came …
Sat., Feb. 4, 2017, 9:47 p.m.
Leaked video showing a frightened dog being forced into churning water during filming of “A Dog’s Purpose” was misleadingly edited and the German shepherd was unharmed, according to third-party findings …
Wed., Jan. 18, 2017, 6:02 p.m.
The organization that ensures animal safety in film and television productions said Wednesday it is investigating whether a frightened dog was forced into churning water during the making of “A …
Sun., Jan. 15, 2017, 4:54 p.m.
A toy poodle who ran away after a car crash in Eastern Montana has been reunited with its owners after managing to survive in severe winter weather for over a …
Sun., Jan. 15, 2017, 1 a.m.
Giny Woo grew up learning that dog meat, a main ingredient in soup prepared in her native South Korea, had medicinal qualities. She’s launched a petition-writing campaign, including Spokane, asking …
Tue., Jan. 3, 2017, 11:55 a.m.
Officials say a dog that attacked a Florida family who tried to put a sweater on it has been euthanized.
Wed., Dec. 28, 2016, 4:12 p.m.
Cane is available for adoption at Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service. Shelter workers said he’s “an adorable, silly guy that is full of potential.” Cane knows how to sit, …
Wed., Dec. 21, 2016, 2 p.m.
Three pet wallabies were killed in north Spokane Wednesday, launching an investigation into whether the deaths were deliberate.
Mon., Dec. 12, 2016, 5:03 p.m.
The Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service is asking for the public’s help in locating the owner of a black Labrador retriever that nearly drowned in Newman Lake.
Mon., Dec. 12, 2016, 12:58 p.m.
Nikita Gilbert adopted her dog, a pitbull-boxer mix named Cinnamon, from the Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Agency more than a year ago.
Mon., Oct. 31, 2016, 12:07 p.m.
A new federal lawsuit says Tukwila police were so concerned about a police dog’s propensity to bite suspects and officers themselves that they had the animal’s teeth filed down. Nevertheless, …
Sun., Oct. 30, 2016, 4:39 p.m.
Tukwila police were so concerned about a police dog’s propensity to bite suspects and officers themselves that they had the animal’s teeth filed down. But just weeks later the K-9 …
Wed., Oct. 19, 2016
Harley is available for adoption at Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service. Shelter workers say he’s a mild manner and loves to cuddle. He would do best in a quiet …
Mon., Oct. 3, 2016, 4:36 p.m.
A Quebec Superior Court judge on Monday temporarily suspended Montreal’s pit bull ban on the same day the new law was to come into effect.
Fri., Sept. 2, 2016, 7 p.m.
There’s a temptation to declare every one of the canines entered in The Slice’s contest to be co-winners. They’re all good dogs. But the idea was to select the best, …
Wed., Aug. 31, 2016, 6:17 a.m.
A dog swam more than 6 miles and walked a dozen more to find its family after falling overboard into Lake Michigan during the weekend.
Sun., Aug. 14, 2016, 7:37 p.m.
An insurance company contesting an arbitrator’s award following the shooting death of a dog by a neighbor has agreed to settle for $100,000.
Wed., Aug. 10, 2016
Hennessey Funeral Home is training a black labradoodle to be a therapy dog for anyone who needs the kind of cheering up only a dog can provide.
Fri., Aug. 5, 2016, 10:16 a.m.
A Washington attorney says his client has been awarded more than $36,000 after his neighbors shot his English springer spaniel.
Sun., July 17, 2016, 9:19 a.m.
A dog trained to sniff out water pollution has detected human waste in many of the water samples taken from Whatcom County waterways.
Wed., July 6, 2016, 3:13 p.m.
Iris is a very sweet, timid girl. She is young and needs someone to take her through SCRAPS dog training classes. She would do best in a home with no …