Stories tagged: dogs
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.
Mon., June 19, 2017, 11:56 a.m.
Police and animal welfare workers in New Hampshire say they’ve seized 84 neglected Great Danes, most of them from an eight-bedroom mansion that had floors covered with feces.
Sat., June 17, 2017, 4 p.m.
The politics of dog ownership are more fraught than a middle school playground. What we have in common is that we love our canine companions and see them as family …
UPDATED: Wed., June 14, 2017, 9:04 p.m.
Two dogs died in a mobile home fire Wednesday evening despite the efforts of neighbors and crews from the Spokane Valley Fire Department.
Wed., May 17, 2017, 2:37 p.m.
The annual hunting dog event that pits flushers against pointers is set for June 9, hosted by the Spokane Bird Dog Association. It’s all in the name of good times, …
Wed., May 10, 2017, 5:50 a.m.
Members of Congress sent a letter to the Department of Veterans Affairs asking for more information about the department’s experiments on dogs.
Fri., April 21, 2017, 6:25 p.m.
The new online business How I Met My Dog works like Match or eHarmony, fitting humans with dogs based on what really matters: personality, lifestyle and behavior. Several other online …
UPDATED: Tue., April 11, 2017, 11:12 p.m.
Taiwan’s legislature has explicitly banned the sale and consumption of dog and cat meat and increased the penalty for animal cruelty, underscoring growing awareness of animal welfare in one of …
Fri., April 7, 2017, 6:08 a.m.
Booming online retail sales are good news for the U.S. Postal Service, but its carriers are incurring a cost: more dog bites.
Wed., April 5, 2017, 6 a.m.
Where’s the dividing line between chasing impossible dreams, and bringing home a new puppy? Ask Penny Simonson’s husband.
Fri., March 31, 2017, 8:36 a.m.
Animal control officials have euthanized eight of 11 dogs that attacked and seriously injured a 2-year-old boy north of Pocatello.
UPDATED: Mon., March 27, 2017, 12:39 p.m.
In collaboration with two instructors from Ravalli County Search and Rescue in Hamilton, Montana, about 16 volunteers took lessons on first aid, restraining techniques for other animals, and how to …
Sun., March 26, 2017
Thu., March 23, 2017, 7 p.m.
I have never had a dog. I seem like a dog sort of person, what with all my outdoorsing and needing Lassie to fetch help. I grew up with dogs …
Tue., March 21, 2017, 10:13 a.m.
Labrador retrievers have extended their record run as America’s most popular dog breed, leading the American Kennel Club’s new rankings for a 26th straight year. But Rottweilers are enjoying renewed …
Thu., March 9, 2017, 6:36 a.m.
People who let their dogs run loose with them in the Dishman Hills have prompted at least one neighbor to hike the trails packing bear spray – and sometimes a …
Thu., March 9, 2017, 6:32 a.m.
Being a Spokane County commissioner didn’t give Mark Richard any special protection from a terrifying encounter with off-leash dogs.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 30, 2017, 3:57 p.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: Sat., March 4, 2017, 6:33 p.m.
The sound of howling dogs filled downtown Anchorage on Saturday as mushers from around the world gathered for the ceremonial start of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
Fri., March 3, 2017
100 years ago in Spokane: Quarantine ordered for dogs in Eastern Washington in response to feared rabies outbreak
A quarantine was in effect against unmuzzled, free-running dogs in Spokane and nine other Eastern Washington counties – yet The Spokesman-Review reported that “unmuzzled dogs cavorted gleefully in the downtown …
UPDATED: Wed., March 1, 2017, 12:35 p.m.
Legislators pass two bills to give greater protections to dogs.
Tue., Feb. 28, 2017, 7:53 a.m.
A proposed downtown dog ban in Eugene is being criticized as discriminatory against homeless people and impossible to enforce.
Sun., Feb. 26, 2017, 5 a.m.
Spokane County sheriff’s K-9 Laslo is retiring after assisting in nearly 500 apprehensions.