Stories tagged: dogs
Fri., Sept. 21, 2018, 5 a.m.
The ongoing partnership between the city and Spokane Public Schools may produce a bigger and better dog park, with longer trails and less conflict with neighbors.
Mon., Sept. 17, 2018, 4:04 p.m.
Tony Alsup had been on the road since Monday, when he hopped in his bus and headed toward the coast, committed to rescuing as many animals as possible ahead of …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 12, 2018, 10:59 p.m.
Prosecutors are preparing criminal charges after sheriff’s deputies, animal control officers and volunteers rescued 255 dogs from two illegal breeding sites in southern Stevens County.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 8, 2018, 6:35 p.m.
His muzzle is gray. His joints are sore, and he is undeniably in the twilight of his days. But Cash, our 13-year-old German wire-haired pointer, still has the drive to …
Thu., Sept. 6, 2018, 10:30 a.m.
It was just a week ago that 45 dogs – most of them puppies – were found living among trash and dead rats in a Hermiston-area duplex after the tenant …
Sat., Aug. 4, 2018, 4 a.m.
Dog training program at Airway Heights Corrections Center brings positive changes for inmates and shelter dogs.
Fri., Aug. 3, 2018
The city’s approval of a $495 million bond is sure to displace the wooded, impromptu dog park behind Mullan Road Elementary School.
Mon., July 30, 2018, 8:28 a.m.
The family hit hard times and was unable to pay for surgery Cooper needed for torn ligaments. Ammons, a committee member with the foundation, took Cooper on and raised the …
Mon., July 30, 2018
Dog food containing potatoes, chickpeas, lentils and other legumes as main ingredients – often marketed as “grain-free” to appeal to health-conscious pet owners who are willing to pay a premium …
UPDATED: Sat., June 23, 2018, 9:57 p.m.
2018 is the Chinese zodiac Year of the Dog, but on Saturday every dog had its day at the third annual Fido Fete at Southside Senior and Community Center.
UPDATED: Wed., June 20, 2018, 11:32 a.m.
Fido Fete will also continue the fun from previous years, including agility demonstrations, the Spokane Police K-9 unit, a doggy fashion show and a raffle of “doggie goodies.”
Tue., June 12, 2018, 12:54 p.m.
At the annual Sheepdog Classic on Vashon Island, border collies focus on the job at hand: Persuading skittish sheep to walk into a pen.
Tue., June 12, 2018, 9:43 a.m.
Lillie, Butters, Cali, Stella, Molly and Bo-Bo are Asher’s six rescue dogs. Since February he’s been traveling cross-country with them in a 30-foot RV to promote dog adoption. His friend …
Fri., May 25, 2018, 5 p.m.
Dog noses come in all shapes, sizes, and colors, and pretty much all of them are wet. Most often a wet nose is a good sign that they are healthy, …
Fri., May 4, 2018, 6 a.m.
The hunting dogs ranged from rookies to champs on a recent training day organized by the Spokane Bird Dog Association on a little piece of dog heaven near Medical Lake.
Tue., April 3, 2018
Tips for keeping you and Fido healthy while running.
UPDATED: Wed., March 28, 2018, 3:46 p.m.
After nearly a year of campaigning, investigating and pleading, it appears a family’s pursuit to find “Justice for Hank” may be coming to a close.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 14, 2018, 9:54 p.m.
Legislation to grant legal immunity to people who break into a hot car to rescue a suffering pet has cleared an Idaho Senate committee.
Wed., Jan. 17, 2018, 5:55 p.m.
My old English setter was melted into his dog bed Tuesday morning. He was stiff but fulfilled from closing out Washington’s upland bird hunting season Monday afternoon with a nose …
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 …