Stories tagged: dogs
UPDATED: Sat., June 23, 2018, 9:57 p.m.
2018 is the Chinese zodiac Year of the Dog, but on Saturday every dog had its day at the third annual Fido Fete at Southside Senior and Community Center.
UPDATED: Wed., June 20, 2018, 11:32 a.m.
Fido Fete will also continue the fun from previous years, including agility demonstrations, the Spokane Police K-9 unit, a doggy fashion show and a raffle of “doggie goodies.”
Tue., June 12, 2018, 12:54 p.m.
At the annual Sheepdog Classic on Vashon Island, border collies focus on the job at hand: Persuading skittish sheep to walk into a pen.
Tue., June 12, 2018, 9:43 a.m.
Lillie, Butters, Cali, Stella, Molly and Bo-Bo are Asher’s six rescue dogs. Since February he’s been traveling cross-country with them in a 30-foot RV to promote dog adoption. His friend …
Fri., May 25, 2018, 5 p.m.
Dog noses come in all shapes, sizes, and colors, and pretty much all of them are wet. Most often a wet nose is a good sign that they are healthy, …
Fri., May 4, 2018, 6 a.m.
The hunting dogs ranged from rookies to champs on a recent training day organized by the Spokane Bird Dog Association on a little piece of dog heaven near Medical Lake.
Tue., April 3, 2018
Tips for keeping you and Fido healthy while running.
UPDATED: Wed., March 28, 2018, 3:46 p.m.
After nearly a year of campaigning, investigating and pleading, it appears a family’s pursuit to find “Justice for Hank” may be coming to a close.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 14, 2018, 9:54 p.m.
Legislation to grant legal immunity to people who break into a hot car to rescue a suffering pet has cleared an Idaho Senate committee.
Wed., Jan. 17, 2018, 5:55 p.m.
My old English setter was melted into his dog bed Tuesday morning. He was stiff but fulfilled from closing out Washington’s upland bird hunting season Monday afternoon with a nose …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 2, 2018, 8:45 p.m.
Wagemann, an American Society of Canine Trainers instructor and University High School graduate, is coaching six Tanzanian handlers in charge of the dogs in the fight against the country’s poaching …
Mon., Dec. 25, 2017
Spokane’s dogs had a Christmas request for downtown diners: “Please order chicken or turkey and please do not pick the bones too clean.” That was the whimsical message supposedly signed …
Sun., Dec. 17, 2017, 5:03 p.m.
Wanted: Housesitter who watches pets while staying overnight. Rather than having a vacant house and the dog kenneled, some Spokane-area residents who travel prefer to pay someone trustworthy to remain …
Fri., Dec. 15, 2017, 9:28 a.m.
An Arizona jury has refused to award damages against former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio at a civil trial for bringing a since-dismissed criminal case against one of Sen. Jeff …
Thu., Nov. 30, 2017, 9:34 a.m.
True Leaf Medicine International Ltd., a small Canadian company operating in the country’s fast-emerging marijuana industry, plans to sell dog chews containing cannabis extracts.
Sun., Nov. 26, 2017, 6 a.m.
MISSOULA – Fear smells different than apathy. Just ask your dog. It knows.
Wed., Nov. 15, 2017, 3:39 p.m.
The Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Agency says it needs a lot more foster homes to help prepare its animals for life in the shelter, and ultimately for 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 …
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 28, 2017, 8:08 p.m.
A Deer Park couple has been sentenced to jail after nearly 40 dogs and some cats were removed from their property.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 27, 2017, 3:13 p.m.
State officials are warning Oregonians to keep their dogs away from sea lions.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 24, 2017, 9:39 p.m.
Cycling. Baseball. Track. Horse racing. Now dogsledding has become the latest professional sport to be engulfed in a doping scandal, this one involving the huskies that dash across the frozen …
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 22, 2017, 9:36 p.m.
Giving 70 dogs a bath in one day is a surprisingly straightforward operation.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 18, 2017, 3:42 p.m.
For the first time in the history of the world’s most famous sled dog race, several of the high-performance animals have tested positive for a prohibited drug. But race officials …
Sun., Oct. 15, 2017, 9:13 p.m.
A New Hampshire woman charged with animal cruelty after 84 Great Danes were seized from her home is going on trial, but first a judge will consider her request to …
Sun., Oct. 8, 2017, 6 a.m.
Any hunting dog with gift for finding birds also has a nose for trouble. It’s in the contract you accept when pup joins your world. That’s why I’m always prepared …
Sun., Oct. 8, 2017, 5 a.m.
Field dogs do their part on a road trip by being good listeners, taking the blame for occasional foul odors in the cab and being eager for any hiking, hunting, …
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.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 27, 2017, 8:32 p.m.
Police removed a woman from a Southwest Airlines flight before it left Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport on Tuesday night, after she reported a life-threatening allergy to two animals aboard …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 27, 2017, 11:16 p.m.
The Coeur d’Alene Police Department is again looking for a serial animal abuser, suspected most recently of deliberately poisoning pieces of cooked meat and leaving them for dogs to find.
Fri., Sept. 15, 2017, 9:12 p.m.
Authorities say firefighters in Washington state rammed through a driveway gate to save a delivery driver who was being mauled by pit bulls.