Stories tagged: humane society
Thu., Oct. 26, 2017, 5:30 p.m.
Tentative deal reached on deadly ‘cyanide bombs’
U.S. officials have reached a tentative deal with wildlife advocates trying to stop the use of predator-killing traps, including devices called “cyanide bombs” that earlier this year injured an Idaho …
Mon., Aug. 28, 2017
Then and Now: Spokane Humane Society
The Spokane Humane Society is celebrating 120 years of caring for animals. Businessman W.S. McCrea, and others, helped start the SHS in 1897.
Wed., May 31, 2017, 4:36 p.m.
New York Blood Center, Humane Society reach deal on care of chimps
The New York Blood Center has reached a deal to provide for the long-term care of more than 60 Liberian chimpanzees formerly used in medical research.
Wed., May 3, 2017, noon
Spokane Humane Society shelter volunteer receives national Heroes award
Maco and Marco Polo aren’t quite sure what to make of the situation. The two cream-colored, long-haired chihuahuas look at Janie Stowell with a mix of apprehension and relief. They …
Fri., May 6, 2016, 5:09 p.m.
Last dance: Final performance for Ringling Bros. elephants
Six Asian elephants danced, balanced on each others’ backs and sat on their hind legs during their last show in Providence, Rhode Island on Sunday.
Fri., Feb. 12, 2016, 12:03 p.m.
Donkey basketball fundraiser draws opposition
Whatcom County animal advocates are trying to stop a Ferndale High School fundraiser in which people play basketball while riding donkeys.
Mon., Feb. 8, 2016, 11:40 a.m.
Doug Clark: Keyboard Cat has shelter buds’ backs
Keyboard Cat shares the spotlight with two Instagram faves: Hamilton Pug and Toast, a spaniel with a dangling boa-sized tongue in a new PSA to boost pet adoptions.
Tue., Dec. 8, 2015, 6:19 p.m.
Michael Vick lobbies for law to protect animals in hot cars
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Sun., June 15, 2014
Animals always have a home
It took a week for the bullet to start working its way out of Jack’s head. What’s unusual is that when Jack’s owner, Christie Hausman, found out what the problem …
Sun., April 13, 2014
Pit bull attacks prompt debate over breed’s safety
In just seven days, three pit bull attacks in Spokane left a young girl and several adults bloodied and scarred. Two of the dogs were shot and killed by police, …
Wed., Aug. 29, 2012, 11:50 a.m.
Reward offered for arrest in dog-fighting ring
The Humane Society of the United States and private citizens are offering a total $4,250 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of people involved in a suspected …
Mon., April 4, 2011, 1:12 p.m.
Report of puppy in dumpster was false, authorities say
Animal authorities say reports of a Dalmatian puppy abandoned in a dumpster last week were false.
Wed., March 25, 2009, 6:10 p.m.
Stray dogs and cats could roam Spokane streets
Spokane police could double as dog catchers under a scenario being contemplated by at least some city leaders.
Mon., March 9, 2009, 4:55 p.m.
Reward offered in Sandpoint dog poisonings
The Humane Society of the United States is offering a $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest of the person who used strychnine to kill two Sandpoint dogs.
Tue., July 10, 2007
Older pets bring distinct advantages
The saddest stories at humane societies across the country are the older pets that have known the lifelong stability of living with a family or individual and now find their …