Stories tagged: dogs
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.
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 …