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  • Creature Feature: Rocky, a pit bull mix

    Rocky came to the Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service shelter on March 2. He’s about 2 years old, very playful and would fit in well in a loving, active …


  • Creature Feature: Tristan, an adult tabby

    Tristan came to the Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service shelter on March 7. This adult male tabby is friendly, outgoing and loaded with personality, shelter staff say. He’s also …


  • Creature Feature: Achilles, a Lab mix

    Achilles came into the Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service shelter on Feb. 18. He is active and loves to go for walks. He knows basic commands and is house-trained. …


  • County seeks animal shelter site

    Spokane County commissioners are continuing to work on a regional animal shelter to replace the Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service facility, despite voters’ rejection of a levy to pay …


  • Program helps at-risk teens and shelter dogs

    Seirra Howard’s future may be brighter thanks to a heeler mix named Diesel. Classified as an at-risk youth following a 2009 arrest, 18-year-old Howard came to know and train Diesel …


  • Creature Feature: T-Bone, a male lab mix

    T-Bone arrived at SCRAPS on Jan. 24. He is a very playful adult neutered male lab mix. T-Bone is housebroken, knows “sit” and loves to walk on a leash. He …


  • Creature Feature: Scarlet, a Persian mix

    Scarlet came to the Spokane County animal shelter on Jan. 26. She is very gentle and easy to handle adult female Persian mix who is a little quiet and shy …


  • 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. …


  • Creature Feature: Spencer, a pit mix

    Spencer arrived at Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service shelter on Jan. 10. He’s a neutered male pit mix about 4 years old. He is playful, knows some basic commands …


  • Creature Feature: Ace, a Jack Russell terrier

    Ace came to the Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service shelter five months ago. When he came in, he was lethargic and overweight. He has since been in foster care …


  • Couple in North Side house said they have 39 cats

    Animal control officers wore white hazardous material suits as they worked to remove potentially dozens of cats from a Spokane home Wednesday. The couple who live at the residence, located …


  • Creature Feature: Dante, a short-haired cat

    Dante came to the Spokane County animal shelter on Dec. 15. He is a neutered male short-haired cat currently at Petco, 10 N. Sullivan Road. He’s a mellow fellow and …


  • Take care mixing cats, houseplants

    Cats like houseplants, but houseplants don’t like cats. Or, at least, cats don’t do houseplants any good. Take my ponytail palm, for example. My cat is an outdoor cat, but …


  • Creature Feature: Angel, a shepherd mix

    Angel is a young adult female shepherd mix looking for an active, loving home. She is a little shy and eager to learn new things. She is sweet and gentle …


  • Creature Feature: Casey, a Russian blue cat

    Casey is an adult spayed female Russian blue cat. She is shy and needs a gentle hand. She can easily bond with someone who is patient and kind. A home …


  • Creature Feature: Lulu, a Rottweiler/pit mix

    Lulu came into SCRAPS Nov. 29. She’s a female Rottweiler/pit mix around 3 years old who just had puppies. She is fun-loving and happy-go-lucky. She always goes potty in the …


  • Creature Feature: Sandy, a yellow Lab mix

    Sandy came to SCRAPS Nov. 29. She’s a spayed female yellow Lab mix around 10 years old. She always goes potty in the play yard and knows sit. She is …


  • Creature Feature: Angel, a short-haired cat

    Angel came into the Spokane County Animal Shelter Saturday. She is a short-haired female cat, less than a year old. She is quite the cuddler and eager to please. She’s …


  • Creature Feature: Malone, a Lab mix

    Malone is a neutered Lab mix around 4 years old. He’s great on leash and a volunteer favorite. He knows “sit” and “down.” Leashed introductions to cats and dogs are …


  • Creature Feature: Leonardo, a long-haired tabby

    Leonardo came into SCRAPS Nov. 12. He’s a long-haired male orange tabby – talkative and outgoing. He likes to roll around and tell you how much he adores you. He …


  • Creature Feature: Ruby, a shepherd mix

    Ruby came into SCRAPS Oct. 28. She is an adult spayed-female shepherd mix around 7 years old. She is gentle on the leash and loves to go for walks. She …


  • Creature Feature: Toby, a young Maine coon cat

    Toby is a young male Maine coon cat loaded with personality and good looks. He is very attentive – always the first one to the door to say hello. He’s …


  • Creature Feature: Mason, a pit bull mix

    Mason is a 2-year-old male pit bull mix. He knows “sit” and always goes potty in the play yard, He enjoys walks, is easy on the leash and loves squeaky …


  • Creature Feature: Duke, a male shepherd mix

    Duke came into SCRAPS Sept. 23. He’s a neutered male shepherd mix around 6 years old. He’s outgoing and lovable. He knows “sit,” walks easy on the leash, and always …


  • Lucky Milo back home after thrown from pickup

    Milo, a 6-year-old Jack Russell terrier, took an unexpected ride last week, apparently in a thief’s getaway car. The dog’s owner, Paul De Fazio, said someone stole items from his …


  • Creature Feature: Bolt, a 2-year-old Lab mix

    Bolt arrived at SCRAPS on Sept. 21. He is a 2-year-old neutered male. He loves belly rubs, and volunteers think he is housebroken, too. He has a noncontagious skin condition …


  • Creature Feature: Fiona, a mellow kitty

    Fiona is a staff and volunteer favorite and is a loving and mellow female kitty. If you are you looking for a soft love bug to cuddle with after a …


  • Creature Feature: Keifer, a young Lab mix

    Keifer arrived at SCRAPS Sept. 15. He is a high-energy Lab mix around a year old. He is playful and eager to learn. He knows sit and walks well on …


  • Creature Feature: Balto, a husky mix

    Balto came into SCRAPS on Sept. 8. He is a neutered male husky mix around 4 years old. He is a little shy at first but is so sweet. Balto …


  • Creature Feature: Bentley, a Pomeranian mix

    Bentley arrived at SCRAPS on Sept. 3. He is a senior male Pomeranian mix. He gets along well with cats and dogs, and loves walks and head scratches. He may …


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