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The Slice: Good dogs, one and all

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, …

Dog swims over 6 miles, walks 12 more to find family

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.

Insurer agrees to $100,000 settlement after dog shooting

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.

Puppy begins training to become funeral-home therapy dog

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.

Jury awards Franklin County man $36K for wrongful death of dog

A Washington attorney says his client has been awarded more than $36,000 after his neighbors shot his English springer spaniel.

Poop-sniffing dog finds human waste in Whatcom County waterways

A dog trained to sniff out water pollution has detected human waste in many of the water samples taken from Whatcom County waterways.

Feature Creature: Iris

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 …

Central Idaho man charged after puppy dies on tangled leash

A central Idaho man police say killed an English bulldog puppy by dragging it with a leash looped around its neck has been charged with cruelty to animals.

Movie review: Max the dog adds depth to family drama

“Semper fidelis,” the Romans used to purr into their dogs’ ears long before the Marine Corps adopted the Latin for “Always faithful” as their motto. Most faithful of all? Marine …

Family files $175,000 claim over dog killed by deputy

The owners of a dog shot and killed by a Spokane County sheriff’s deputy while he returned keys to a Greenacres home last summer have filed a complaint against the …

Family of dog killed by Spokane County deputy have filed a $175,000 complaint

The owners of a dog shot and killed by a Spokane County Sheriff’s deputy while he returned keys to a Greenacres home last summer have filed a complaint against the …

Dog rescuer’s injury forces search for help

One year after taking a blind blue heeler she named Tank from deplorable conditions at a junkyard near Twisp, Washington, Judy Camp is looking for a new home for the …

Woman looking for new home for rescued junkyard dog

One year after taking a blind blue heeler she named “Tank” from deplorable conditions at a junkyard near Twisp, Judy Camp is looking for a new home for the pooch.

Cheers to the canine crowd

Leftover grain from brewing often ends up in the stomachs of farm animals. But Pete Franz and Katie Wilds Wardall are steering some toward the mouth of man’s best friend …

Twisp police chief’s dog finds human skull

The family dog of a Methow Valley police chief brought home a human skull scavenged from the remains of a man missing for two years.

Custom fit for dogs, cats at Max’s

It all began when Roxie was a puppy. The now-4-year-old Chihuahua mix was rescued by Cathleen Powell from a puppy mill. Roxie had a broken tail, many health problems and …

Taking junkyard dog nets fine, shelter service order

An Okanogan County woman who says she rescued a junkyard dog from deplorable conditions in December must pay a $768 court fine and serve 100 hours at area animal shelters. …

Okanogan woman fined, sentenced to community service in dog theft case

Judy Camp must serve 100 hours of community service and pay $768 in fines after being found guilty of obstructing justice last month. Camp took a blue heeler, which she’s …

Okanogan woman cleared of pet theft

The woman who said she rescued a blue heeler named “Tank” from an Okanogan County junkyard in December was found guilty of obstructing justice Thursday. She was cleared of pet …

Woman faces jail time after taking guard dog

A woman who took a chained-up dog from deplorable and freezing conditions near Twisp last December will be on trial today in Okanogan County. Prosecutors accuse Judy Camp of pet …

Man has car, dog stolen at gunpoint Monday night

A second suspect and the victim’s dog remain unaccounted for after a carjacking at gunpoint Monday night, the Spokane Police Department said. One suspect is in custody after a chase …

Agency spays endangered wolf after dog impregnated it

A domestic dog that took a monthlong romp on the wild side in Pend Oreille County forced Washington wildlife officials to capture and spay an endangered female gray wolf on …

SCRAPS seeks tips in suspected dog neglect case

The Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service is asking the public to help identify those responsible for a four-year-old pit bull found Saturday weighing just 31 pounds.

Humane Society offering reward for info on dog poisonings

Two dogs in northwest Spokane were rendered seriously ill in potential poisoning incidents, the Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service said. Investigators are asking the public’s help pinning down the …

Dog blamed for Wenatchee apartment fire

Fire officials say a dog reaching for treats turned on a stove and started a fire causing smoke damage to an apartment in the central Washington city of Wenatchee.

Aging dog on steep hike needs help getting home

A steep hike on a hot day proved too much for a large, 12-year-old golden retriever with arthritis, so 18 volunteer rescuers came to the dog’s aid.

Landers: A recipe to de-skunk your dog

I’m always prepared for the day my bird dog sniffs the business end of a skunk.

Man who stabbed dog sentenced to 2-plus years

A man who broke into a home last November and stabbed a dog will spend almost two years in jail in a plea agreement approved Thursday.

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 29, 2012, 1:17 p.m.

Intruder stabs dog in Spokane home

A knife-wielding man suspected of breaking into a Spokane home Wednesday night and stabbing the family’s dog is in custody after the homeowners, with help from a neighbor, subdued the …

Man arrested for stabbing dog

A Spokane man who reportedly stabbed his own dog in the throat was arrested early this morning in the 3700 block of North Regal.