Stories tagged: dogs
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.
Sat., Sept. 9, 2017, 5:55 a.m.
The only thing more obnoxious than a parent who thinks their kids are infallible is a dog owner blind to the grievances of their dog. Thank goodness both my child …
Fri., Sept. 1, 2017, 5:25 a.m.
Escalating complaints about loose-running dogs weighed heavy in the decision by the city of Salem, Oregon’s capital city, to hire its first city parks ranger.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 29, 2017, 3:38 p.m.
A dog died in a house fire in Spokane Valley early Tuesday morning.
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 27, 2017, 9:57 p.m.
Dozens of dogs swam, played and barked for an hour and a half during Doggie Dip – a yearly event that brings hundreds of dogs to city pools for the …
Thu., Aug. 24, 2017, 10 p.m.
They were a mix of breeds and sizes, ranging from puppies to seniors. All faced a grim future in Puerto Rico animal shelters, where chronic overcrowding results in many dogs …
Fri., Aug. 18, 2017, 9 a.m.
The Pet Passion index, a tracker created by Motif Investing that follows pet-related companies, has returned 19 percent over the past year as of Thursday’s stock-market close, sprinting well ahead …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 14, 2017, 10:39 p.m.
Adopting the safety requirements laid out in a new state law will allow agents from SCRAPS, the region’s animal control agency, to issue citations within city limits, Director Nancy Hill …
Mon., Aug. 14, 2017, 2:57 p.m.
Calling all dog parents: We’re looking for photos of the best local dogs for National Dog Day.
Wed., Aug. 9, 2017, 3:37 p.m.
Mona Lisa is a sweet, quiet dog.
Mon., Aug. 7, 2017, 5:27 a.m.
I’d planned a July day hike with my dog along a North Idaho stream for a good dose of outdoor exercise and a cool respite from the summer heat. The …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 5, 2017, 8:45 p.m.
Unlike many dogs, George isn’t partial to walks. His speedometer is used to a quicker pace, one with a touch more zip.
Wed., Aug. 2, 2017, 2:47 p.m.
Benjamin Read and his dog, Piton, stay cool while wet wading to fish at a North Idaho lake.
Fri., July 28, 2017, 10:44 a.m.
When Deb Lynam’s golden retriever Benny suffered a major medical episode, she initially sought out traditional veterinary medicine.
Fri., July 21, 2017, 8:15 a.m.
It was a typical day Thursday at the Whitman County Humane Society in Pullman – dogs barked, rats paced, cats meowed. The only thing missing was a human volunteer.
Thu., July 20, 2017, 5:55 a.m.
To neuter or not to neuter? Our family has pondered this decision six times and it still sinks my wife into a bog of anxiety, at least in the case …
Mon., July 17, 2017, 2:01 p.m.
Commissioners in an Oregon county must decide the fates of four dogs that seriously injured a 10-year-old girl.
Sun., July 9, 2017
Idaho is beginning to embrace the concept of pairing state Department of Fish and Game conservation officers with service dogs.
Sat., July 1, 2017
Leslie Mitcham is tired of being called an abusive pet owner.
UPDATED: Mon., June 26, 2017, 8:22 p.m.
A Montana woman is on life support after she was mauled by two dogs over the weekend.
Mon., June 26, 2017, 1:17 p.m.
A Portland woman says she used a car jack to break a window after spotting a dog stuck inside of a Mercedes in 89 degree- weather with little air.
Fri., June 23, 2017, 10:06 p.m.
Martha is big, ugly, lazy and gassy. And a world champion.