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  • TUESDAY, NOV. 27, 2012, 4:05 A.M.

    ‘Sneaker waves’ blamed for deaths of Calif. family

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Howard Kuljian and his family were out for a walk on a damp, overcast morning at Big Lagoon beach, playing fetch with their dog Fran as …


  • TUESDAY, NOV. 27, 2012, 12:16 A.M.

    Family swept out to sea in attempt to save dog

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Howard Kuljian and his family were out for a walk on a damp, overcast morning at Big Lagoon beach, playing fetch with their dog Fran as …


  • MONDAY, NOV. 26, 2012, 4:44 P.M.

    N. California community mourns family swept to sea

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Howard Kuljian and his family were out for a walk on a damp, overcast morning at Big Lagoon beach, playing fetch with their dog Fran as …


  • MONDAY, NOV. 26, 2012, 3:42 P.M.

    Northern CA community mourns family swept to sea

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Howard Kuljian and his family were out for a walk on a damp, overcast morning at Big Lagoon beach, playing fetch with their dog as 10-foot …


  • MONDAY, NOV. 26, 2012, 9:56 A.M.

    Search ends for boy swept to sea in California

    EUREKA, Calif. (AP) — The Coast Guard ended a search Monday for a teenager whose parents were killed when the three family members tried to rescue their dog from powerful …


  • THURSDAY, NOV. 15, 2012

    Loose canines killing cats in S. Perry Street area

    When Russ Nobbs put his cat Kelly on the front porch on Oct. 29, it was a routine matter. He was leaving for work and the cat wanted out. But …


  • TUESDAY, NOV. 13, 2012, 12:08 A.M.

    Superstorm priorities for some include saving pets

    NEW YORK (AP) — Superstorm Sandy drove New York and New Jersey residents from their homes, destroyed belongings and forced them to find shelter for themselves — and for their …


  • SUNDAY, NOV. 11, 2012

    Idaho wolf trapping to open, dog owners warned

    For the second year, wolves will join furbearers as targets during Idaho’s winter trapping season. Although trappers must take a course in safe techniques before they can purchase a wolf-trapping …


  • SUNDAY, NOV. 4, 2012

    New national monument honors military service canines

    LOS ANGELES — The act of Congress is in the books, the bills are paid, the sculptures are being cast, and one of the biggest parades in the world will …


  • THURSDAY, OCT. 18, 2012

    Dachshund group hosting open house

    The Dachshund Club of Spokane is getting ready for Halloween with its Happy Halloweenie Open House Oct. 27, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., to benefit the Dachshund Rescue Northwest. …


  • FRIDAY, OCT. 12, 2012, 2:57 P.M.

    Dog that lost snout saving girls arrives in Calif.

    DAVIS, Calif. (AP) — A dog that lost its snout while saving two girls in the Philippines has been brought to the University of California, Davis, where veterinarians will try …


  • THURSDAY, SEPT. 27, 2012

    Bird dog savvy

    Here’s a wake-up call for upland bird hunters, not a day too soon: “It takes six to eight weeks to get your dog into shape for hunting season,” said gun …


  • THURSDAY, SEPT. 20, 2012, 12:20 P.M.

    Saving Sammy

    Two major transitional moments stand out when I think of my 17-year old dog Sammy, or Pup, which is what all who knew him well called him.


  • FRIDAY, SEPT. 14, 2012, 1:44 P.M.

    First Calif. otter to survive oil spill has a pup

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Just three years after she was found covered in oil and near death, a California sea otter called Olive is a new mom — another milestone …


  • FRIDAY, SEPT. 14, 2012, 12:38 P.M.

    First CA sea otter to survive oil spill has a pup

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Just three years after she was found covered in oil and near death, a California sea otter called Olive is a new mom — another milestone …


  • SUNDAY, JULY 29, 2012

    Snow Lake a cool destination for hikers, and their dogs

    One of the lesser-visited high lakes in the Idaho Selkirk Mountains offers a wealth of overlooked reasons to shoulder a pack and take an extended hike. Snow Lake is a …


  • FRIDAY, JULY 20, 2012, 9:53 A.M.

    Pennsylvania police find 185 Chihuahuas in home

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The scene was shocking — 185 Chihuahuas were being kept at a home in northeastern Pennsylvania. The corpses of 30 more were packed in a freezer.


  • FRIDAY, JULY 13, 2012, 11:07 A.M.

    Three people cited for leaving dogs in cars

    Three Spokane County residents were cited on charges ranging from unsafe confinement to animal cruelty for keeping their dogs in hot cars on Thursday.


  • THURSDAY, JULY 12, 2012

    Dog club puts on annual Fun Match at Shadle Park

    Dog owners headed to Shadle Park Wednesday night for a friendly little competition with man’s best friend. Local club Disc Dogs held its annual Fun Match disc throwing and catching …


  • WEDNESDAY, JULY 11, 2012, 4:51 P.M.

    Charges filed in Hillyard animal cruelty case

    A Spokane woman who had 50 dogs and cats packed into a squalid bungalow in Hillyard has been charged with animal cruelty.


  • WEDNESDAY, JULY 11, 2012

    Deadly dog days

    Animal protection Officer Francie Rapier last week responded to a complaint of two dogs left inside a parked car at Spokane Valley Mall. When she arrived, the outside temperature was …


  • FRIDAY, JUNE 1, 2012

    Man sentenced for killing dog with hammer

    A Post Falls man who beat his dog with a hammer as his neighbor watched in horror has been sentenced to six months in jail. Calvin Franklin Palmer, 53, who …


  • FRIDAY, MAY 18, 2012

    No holds barred

    Kim Imel held back tears as Spencer, a 1-year-old dachshund mix, sniffed around his new home and played with his new companions. The dachshund was in prison – literally.


  • THURSDAY, MAY 3, 2012

    Landers: Coyotes aren’t the main issue

    Coyotes defending their pups on the bluff below High Drive last week – sending a few dogs to the vet for stitches – created a minor stink on the South …


  • THURSDAY, APRIL 26, 2012

    Franklin students are helping shelter dogs and cats

    What began as a project aimed at mixing students who attend the APPLE program at Franklin Elementary School with other Franklin students turned into a community service project that will …


  • SATURDAY, MARCH 31, 2012

    Study finds bringing pets to work helps reduce stress

    If your office seems like it’s going to the dogs, try bringing your dogs to the office. Researchers reported Friday that bringing Rover to work seems to reduce stress on …


  • MONDAY, MARCH 26, 2012, 4:15 P.M.

    Body of missing Moses Lake man found in reservoir

    Authorities today found what they believe to be the body of a Moses Lake man missing since Dec. 23.


  • THURSDAY, FEB. 9, 2012

    30 animals taken from Hillyard home

    Spokane Police assisted SpokAnimal CARE officers Wednesday in removing more than 30 dogs and cats from a Hillyard bungalow that carried such a heavy stench that workers were forced to …


  • THURSDAY, FEB. 2, 2012, 9 A.M.

    Happy ending for dog missing after murder-suicide

    WASHOUGAL, Wash. - His hind legs trembled uncontrollably, and everyone who saw him agreed he desperately needed a bath to wash the grime off his black and white coat. Yet …


  • THURSDAY, JAN. 26, 2012

    7-month-old dog rescued by forestry trainees

    Nothing prepares adventurers for the anxiety of looking for a lost dog, especially in the backcountry as the sun sinks below the horizon and the coyotes yip in the distance. …


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