Stories tagged: spokane humane society
Thu., Feb. 18, 2016, 5:09 p.m.
Rescue cats among those at Spokane cat show this weekend
When the “On Safari 2016” cat show hosted by the Evergreen Cat Fanciers kicks off Friday at the downtown DoubleTree Hotel, there will be some rescue cats showing up on …
Sun., Dec. 6, 2015, 4:25 p.m.
Front & Center: Dave Richardson found a good home at Spokane Humane Society
Since taking the reins 10 years ago, Dave Richardson has stabilized the Spokane Humane Society’s finances, increased the animal save rate to 98 percent, and eliminated euthanasia as a means …
Wed., July 1, 2015, 5:14 p.m.
Spokane Humane Society seeks mower thief
A thief stole a mower belonging to a Spokane Humane Society employee early Monday morning. The organization installed a security camera after three break-ins this year, said Dave Richardson, the …
Wed., Sept. 24, 2014, midnight
Jim Kershner’s this day in history
From our archives, 100 years ago Joe Rudersdorf, Spokane’s dogcatcher and “humane society” officer, announced a plan to prevent the abuse of horses by wagon drivers going up the South …
Sun., May 25, 2014, midnight
Spotlight: IRT holds reading of Caisley’s ‘Happy’
Idaho Repertory Theatre in Moscow is hosting a reading of Robert Caisley’s play “Happy” on June 27. Caisley, who lives in Moscow, has seen his play become a finalist for …
Tue., Feb. 25, 2014, midnight
Spokane Humane Society aiding dozens of dogs rescued from property
Spokane Humane Society staff members hope some of the more than two dozen dogs rescued from squalid conditions in rural Stevens County earlier this month will be ready to adopt …
Fri., Feb. 21, 2014, 11:44 a.m.
Dogs rescued from ‘wretched’ conditions in Stevens County
Stevens County authorities in northeast Washington say deputies found more than a dozen dogs dead and about three dozen others living in wretched conditions at a property in Ford.
Tue., Nov. 5, 2013, midnight
As SCRAPS prepares to run city animal control, others pursue joint efforts
Matthew Copeland spent Halloween morning getting to know Omar, a 7-month-old Australian Kelpie puppy who lapped at Copeland’s hands and sniffed around the spacious pen at a north Spokane PetSmart …
Thu., Sept. 26, 2013, midnight
Booktober to benefit Humane Society animals
The Spokane Humane Society is hosting Booktober Fest – a used book sale to help raise money for dog food and cat litter – on Oct. 5 from 8 a.m.-4 …
Sun., July 1, 2012, midnight
Gains over five years have cut sharply the use of euthanasia
Spokane animal shelters are nearing a long-sought goal of not killing healthy cats or dogs, in large measure by increasing pet sterilizations in recent years. The “live release rate” in …
Sat., March 24, 2012, midnight
Spokane shelters get $10,000 grant to find a few good owners
Four local animal groups are teaming up with the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals to host a mega-adoption event this week to give hundreds of animals …
Sun., March 18, 2012, midnight
St. Patrick’s Parade includes shelter pups, bagpipes, green horse
St. Patrick’s Day even brings out the Irish in animals. The St. Patrick’s Day Parade in downtown Spokane on Saturday included the usual civic groups, bagpipe and drum groups, politicians, …
Thu., Feb. 23, 2012, midnight
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 …
Thu., Feb. 16, 2012, midnight
Education Notebook: Collection helps Humane Society
Students at Mountainside Middle School in the Mead School District will help fill the shelves at the Spokane Humane Society and keep dogs and cats fed during the winter months. …
Thu., Nov. 3, 2011, midnight
Stray cat finds friend near Gonzaga
Don Winant said he’s not an animal rights activist, but when a personable little tuxedo cat showed up at his door about a month ago he did exactly what “they” …
Fri., April 1, 2011, 5:10 p.m.
Puppy abandoned in trash bin
A 6-week-old Dalmatian puppy found abandoned in a trash bin is now in foster care.
Thu., Feb. 24, 2011, midnight
Cat spay/neuter offered for $15
SPOKANE – The Spokane Humane Society, Pet Savers and SpokAnimal have joined for SCAT, a one day Cat Spay/Neuter event, on Saturday. Adult cats and kittens 8 weeks and older …
Fri., Dec. 24, 2010, midnight
Vestal: Quiet woman had big heart, loved giving
Barbara Bethards loved Christmas. She’d gather gifts with personal touches. Items that reflected her friends’ pets, hobbies, passions. Charm bracelets. Pet photos. Cross-stitching. Bags filled with emblems of thoughtfulness.
Tue., Dec. 7, 2010, midnight
Seized dogs, pups up for adoption
Sixty dogs from a Labradoodle breeding operation that was raided in July are now available for adoption. Thirty-nine of the dogs were seized July 30 at Wilma L. Turner’s Ironhorse …
Thu., Sept. 2, 2010, midnight
47 dogs rescued from kennel near Deer Park
It may take Lightning, a Labradoodle with yellow fur matted by filth, weeks or even months to not shy away from people at the door of his kennel. Lightning is …
Thu., July 1, 2010, midnight
Pet adoption fees waived till Saturday
SPOKANE – The Spokane Humane Society will waive adoption fees through Saturday on cats, kittens and select dogs, during their “Freedom by the 4th” event.
Thu., May 21, 2009, midnight
Veterinarian’s license suspended
The veterinary license of Douglas C. Mohney, a former veterinarian at the Spokane Humane Society, has been suspended by state regulators. Mohney, of Post Falls, who now works at Liberty …
Wed., May 20, 2009, 12:11 p.m.
State suspends Spokane veterinarian
The veterinary license of Douglas C. Mohney, a former veterinarian at the Spokane Humane Society, has been suspended by state regulators.
Wed., March 25, 2009, midnight
Animal shelters to split $1.1 million bequest
A gift of more than $1 million from an animal lover’s estate will go a long way toward protecting and sheltering unwanted or abused animals in the Spokane area. The …
Thu., Feb. 19, 2009, midnight
In brief: Windfall plans $5 bag sale
Windfall, a thrift store at 1024 S. Perry St., will have a bag sale Friday and Saturday. From 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., all of the bags, shoes, and clothes …