MONDAY, DEC. 5, 2016, 11:05 P.M.
Neither the city of Spokane nor Spokane Valley regulates or inspects pet-sitting operations in private homes, unless neighbors complain about the number of animals.
THURSDAY, NOV. 24, 2016, 8:09 P.M.
Joyce Schroeder threw on her robe and hurried outside in below freezing temperatures to grab the morning newspaper. It was Nov. 20, 1976, the day the Washington State Cougars would …
THURSDAY, NOV. 24, 2016, 12:40 P.M.
Dogs and their people took part in a 2-mile walk Thursday morning at High Bridge Park to raise funds for the dog park there.
TUESDAY, NOV. 15, 2016, 12:50 P.M.
Dogs trained to detect aquatic invasive species have alerted Montana officials to the presence of invasive mussels in two reservoirs.
SATURDAY, NOV. 12, 2016, 10 A.M.
There are as many ideas for do-it-yourself pet beds as there are kinds of pets. Projects range from simple sewing patterns to complex woodwork. But the goal is a safe, …
THURSDAY, OCT. 13, 2016, 4:30 A.M.
The work of a Clarkston, Washington, woman will be in the wallets of thousands of sportsmen in Delaware next fall.
SUNDAY, OCT. 9, 2016, 2 A.M.
Sporting dog clubs in Washington are joining under a new umbrella group to have a stronger statewide voice, especially in maintaining public areas to train and trial their dogs.
SUNDAY, OCT. 2, 2016, 5:18 P.M.
From the pews in the back of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, the pastor’s voice sounded a bit muffled – drowned out by a chorus of panting dogs.
SUNDAY, OCT. 2, 2016, 2 A.M.
A praying mantis is a tough dude among bugs. It’s born to fight, not to flee even a bone-crunching dog.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 30, 2016, 6 P.M.
Young girls may be discarding their princess wands for superhero capes this Halloween, but not so in the canine world. The glass ceiling appears to be firmly in place at …
FRIDAY, 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, …
SUNDAY, AUG. 28, 2016, 5:15 P.M.
More than 100 dogs have been seized at a Charlo kennel after prosecutors and the kennel’s owner’s reached an agreement to defer prosecution of felony aggravated animal cruelty charges.
TUESDAY, AUG. 23, 2016, 4:54 P.M.
Pools in Spokane and Spokane Valley are going to the dogs this weekend to give pups a chance to frolic before the pools are closed for the year.
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 10, 2016, 1:48 P.M.
Coyotes are reportedly menacing dogs – mostly unleashed dogs – along the South Hill bluff trails below High Drive.
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 3, 2016, 7 P.M.
Our biological clocks spare most 60-something couples from the life-changing accident of producing another offspring. This is nature’s way of protecting mature adults from torturous sleepless nights, potty training and …
WEDNESDAY, JULY 6, 2016, 9:48 A.M.
Police say detectives monitoring social media over the holiday weekend watched a live video of two men throwing fireworks at dogs chained in a backyard in South Carolina.
SATURDAY, JULY 2, 2016, 12:49 P.M.
When the temperature spikes, Phoenix trails will stay open for man but not for man’s best friend. City leaders on Thursday rejected a proposal to prohibit people from hiking in …
MONDAY, JUNE 27, 2016, 12:29 P.M.
Authorities in Vermont say an off-duty police officer shot and killed a pit bull that apparently attacked his dog at a dog park.
THURSDAY, JUNE 23, 2016, 2:37 P.M.
The Spokane Valley Parks and Recreation Department turned an area of the park at the northwest corner of Mission and Bowdish streets into the city’s first dog park.
SATURDAY, JUNE 18, 2016, 7 P.M.
This time a Lab won the grand prize.
THURSDAY, JUNE 2, 2016, 12:34 P.M.
Fourteen stock and guard dogs in southwestern Idaho have been poisoned and 12 have died as a result of the same type of chemical.
TUESDAY, MAY 31, 2016, 3:30 P.M.
Alberta is a canine made entirely of synthetic material, created to provide veterinary students with anatomically correct bodies for surgical practice. The product is designed to replace the euthanized shelter …
WEDNESDAY, MAY 25, 2016
From our archives, 100 years ago The city’s Civil Service Commission reinstated two Spokane policemen who had been suspended for failing to prevent a bandit from holding up a streetcar …
MONDAY, MAY 16, 2016, 12:44 P.M.
Fido and Spot may not have to cower under the bed this summer when fireworks and thunderstorms hit, thanks to the first prescription medicine for treating anxiety over loud noises.
SATURDAY, MAY 14, 2016, 1:06 P.M.
Barking at bears, romping through the forest, sniffing for poaching evidence, getting petted by a child and maybe cooling off with a swim in the Pend Oreille River…. It’s all …
FRIDAY, APRIL 22, 2016, 2:28 P.M.
Army veteran Joe Aguirre opens a restaurant door, then steps aside to let his golden retriever take point. “Clear,” Aguirre commands, and 3-year-old Munger pivots right, left, then right again, …
TUESDAY, APRIL 5, 2016, 8:52 A.M.
Authorities say they found at least 50 puppies and small dogs in steel crates inside a van behind a northern New Jersey pet store.
FRIDAY, MARCH 18, 2016, 5:30 A.M.
SAN DIEGO – It sounds like a pitch for a far-fetched movie: “Cast Away,” but with a dog instead of Tom Hanks. Only this sea tale is true. A California …
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16, 2016, 4:44 P.M.
Mary Franzel and her pets almost made it through Idaho’s 2015-16 wolf trapping season unscathed. On Friday, the Clark Fork resident was cross-country skiing north of town on Lightning Creek …
TUESDAY, MARCH 8, 2016, 3:21 P.M.
Hospital officials say a 92-year-old Washington woman has died after she was mauled by dogs.