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Monday, April 22, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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This home can’t stay dogless long

I miss having a dog. In addition to being the wonderful creatures that they are all by themselves, dogs really do inspire the humans around them to be better people. …


Dog beating suspect turns himself in

The man accused of beating a dog outside Spokane City Hall in June turned himself in early this morning.


Without money for shelter, animal control’s in tight spot

Spokane’s inability to pay for an expanded dog and cat shelter has put the future of animal control in question four months before the city is scheduled to join a …


Oldest pooch dies at 147 – in dog years

NEW YORK – A wire-haired dachshund that held the record as the world’s oldest dog has died on Long Island at age 21 – or 147 in dog years. Chanel …


One nation, under dog

A dog pack blamed for the killings of a Georgia couple is a reminder of the fragility of mankind’s pact with canines. Underlying the relationship between the species is a …


Feature Creature: Smokey

Smokey is a young guy who was picked up running around on his own. Plain looking black dogs are often overlooked at the shelter, but Smokey is so special he …


More charges filed in Kennewick puppy mill

KENNEWICK — More charges have been filed against a Kennewick, Wash., woman who is accused of failing to feed and care for 370 American Eskimo dogs.


Feature Creature: Griffey

What a happy dog! Griffey is more than 10 years old and still has the heart of a much younger dog. He is neutered and ready to come on home …


Falling into puppy love

She wakes you up at 4 a.m. with her yowling, and you’d best respond by throwing on a jacket and dashing outdoors. Sadie needs to pee. Sadie is our six-week-old …


Ticks ready to feast

Ticks are becoming active in areas around Spokane. Check yourself and your pet after being out. Ticks usually probe around a potential host for a few hours before choosing a …


Bears dogged in King County

Three Karelian bear dogs are being employed by the Washington Fish and Wildlife Department this year to help deal with bear problems, primarily in eastern King County. The medium-size, Finnish …


Sandpoint dogs poisoned by strychnine

When Frank and Carrie Corallino, of Sandpoint, returned home from work on Jan. 30, they instantly knew something was wrong with Scooby, their 2-year-old Labrador retriever-Rhodesian ridgeback mix. He greeted …


Reward offered in Sandpoint dog poisonings

The Humane Society of the United States is offering a $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest of the person who used strychnine to kill two Sandpoint dogs.


Missing K-9 dog found, back on duty

SAGLE, Idaho – A K-9 drug-detection dog named Zip is back on the job in North Idaho. The 7-year-old border collie with a white stripe down his face and black …


Update to dog law unleashes outcry

OLYMPIA – No, lawmakers aren’t declaring open season on Fido. On Monday, Washington’s state Senate approved one of the most misunderstood bills of the year: Senate Bill 5200.


Unwanted dogs serve as guards

BOISE – Cookie glowers from behind the razor wire, lips curled back in a snarl. Deemed too dangerous to be pets, Cookie and the rest of his pack were to …


Once ill and retired, spaniel is best in show

NEW YORK – This old dog taught Westminster a new trick. At 10, a Sussex spaniel called Stump became the oldest best in show winner at America’s top canine competition, …


Snow hounds game

Deep snow isn’t the only curse dogging wildlife in the region this week. “Loose dogs are taking a toll on deer,” Wanda Clifford, Inland Northwest Wildlife Council executive director, said …


SCRAPS seeks help with record influx of puppies

Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service, 2521 N. Flora Road, is looking for help from the community. Since October SCRAPS has received more than 200 puppies, more than any other …


In this game of tug, the dog’s the prize

Every dog has his day, and it looks as if Harlee the black Pomeranian will have his day in court. The Spokane County family that lost Harlee in summer 2007 …


Best friends, big bucks

Dave Scott has a University of Washington diploma and season football tickets at Husky Stadium. But lately, a lot of his time and money have gone to a certain cross-state …


Day of wet fur, toothy grins

Max had no problem with it. Neither did Charlie. And after a few swims and jumps, Baxter could barely contain himself. “Take a deep breath, OK?” Kimberly Morse told the …


A Winning Mix

The American Kennel Club recently announced that the Labrador retriever was America’s most popular dog. Wrong.


Train dog to handle your absence

One of the most common and frustrating behavior disorders in dogs is separation anxiety. Most dogs experience some stress or anxiety when we leave them to go to work or …


Shelter sets no-kill policy

Arthur was as nervous as a college student before a final exam. Only for Arthur – he’s a stray dog turned in to SpokAnimal CARE – passing this test was …


Woman’s dog training ability a ‘gift’

It’s impossible to sneak into Kat Peterson’s Spirit Lake home unnoticed. While security systems may fail, the natural instincts of her seven German shepherds never falter. “Their job is to …


Hypothyroidism common in dogs

The thyroid gland, located in the neck, produces thyroid hormone thatregulates metabolism and affects every organ in the body. Millions of Americans must take an oral thyroid supplement each day …