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TUESDAY, MAY 19, 2015

Rattlesnake (Jaime Johnson /

Rattlesnake aversion clinic offered for dogs

HUNTING DOGS -- A rattlesnake aversion clinic for dogs is being offered June 26 in Lewiston by California-based Natural Solutions. The clinic is being promoted by Lewiston-area resident Shelly DeAtley, who lost her dog to a rattlesnake bite two years ago. "This is the second...

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FRIDAY, MARCH 13, 2015

THURSDAY, JAN. 22, 2015

TUESDAY, JAN. 20, 2015

Gary Keller and his dog, Sherman, wear fluorescent orange while day hiking. (Rich Landers)

Video: how to keep your dog out of a trap

TRAPS -- A new educational video – Avoiding Wildlife Traps While Walking your Dog -- is available on Idaho Fish and Game’s website. The 9-minute video shows the variety of traps and snares dog owners may encounter while hiking or walking their pets and how...

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TUESDAY, OCT. 21, 2014

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MONDAY, SEPT. 15, 2014

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 27, 2014

A great Pyrenees guard dog keeps a watchful eye over a large band of ewes at Lava Lake Land & Livestock, grazing near the North Fork of the Big Lost River northeast of Ketchum, Idaho, to help keep the sheep from falling prey to wolves. (Jason Kauffman / Associated Press)

Dogs protecting sheep from predators testy toward hikers 

HIKING -- The large guard dogs such as great Pyrenees and Akbash that pro-wolf groups recommend for guarding livestock from predators such as cougars, bears and wolves don't necessarily distinguish between 4-legged and 2-legged critters passing through public lands: Guard dogs for sheep herds continue...

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FRIDAY, JUNE 13, 2014

FRIDAY, APRIL 18, 2014


Preseason bird dog training is essential for the dog and the hunter. (Dan Hoke)

Bird dog club invites public to training day

HUNTING -- The Spokane Bird Dog Association is inviting hunters to bring their dogs to a training day, which includes expert help for all breeds, starting Saturday at 8 a.m., at the Espanola training grounds managed by the club west of Medical Lake. This session...

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