Stories tagged: animals
Wed., Aug. 10, 2016, 1:48 p.m.
Coyotes are reportedly menacing dogs – mostly unleashed dogs – along the South Hill bluff trails below High Drive.
Fri., Aug. 5, 2016, 10:16 a.m.
A Washington attorney says his client has been awarded more than $36,000 after his neighbors shot his English springer spaniel.
Thu., Aug. 4, 2016, 2:18 p.m.
The Oregon Zoo has taken in a 2-month-old bobcat kitten that was removed from the wild near Eagle Point, Oregon by well-intentioned but misguided humans.
Wed., July 6, 2016, 3:13 p.m.
Iris is a very sweet, timid girl. She is young and needs someone to take her through SCRAPS dog training classes. She would do best in a home with no …
Wed., July 6, 2016, 9:48 a.m.
Police say detectives monitoring social media over the holiday weekend watched a live video of two men throwing fireworks at dogs chained in a backyard in South Carolina.
Sat., July 2, 2016, 12:49 p.m.
When the temperature spikes, Phoenix trails will stay open for man but not for man’s best friend. City leaders on Thursday rejected a proposal to prohibit people from hiking in …
Sat., July 2, 2016, 12:48 p.m.
An animal caretaker has been found dead in a nature park in the southern Spanish town of Benidorm after she was attacked by a tiger for reasons that remain unclear.
Mon., June 27, 2016, 12:29 p.m.
Authorities in Vermont say an off-duty police officer shot and killed a pit bull that apparently attacked his dog at a dog park.
Sun., June 26, 2016, 8:33 p.m.
Bard is one of two cats that call the Longview women’s shelter home, and his healing presence has inspired the shelter to begin accepting residents’ pets in the near future.
Sat., June 25, 2016, 4:48 p.m.
A black bear cub scaled a 12-foot fence in its new enclosure at an Ohio zoo and escaped for about 15 minutes before being corralled and sedated.
Thu., June 23, 2016, 2:37 p.m.
The Spokane Valley Parks and Recreation Department turned an area of the park at the northwest corner of Mission and Bowdish streets into the city’s first dog park.
Thu., June 2, 2016, 12:34 p.m.
Fourteen stock and guard dogs in southwestern Idaho have been poisoned and 12 have died as a result of the same type of chemical.
Tue., May 31, 2016, 3:30 p.m.
Alberta is a canine made entirely of synthetic material, created to provide veterinary students with anatomically correct bodies for surgical practice. The product is designed to replace the euthanized shelter …
Mon., May 30, 2016, 11:06 a.m.
Animal rights activists gathered Monday for a Memorial Day vigil for the gorilla killed at the Cincinnati Zoo after a 4-year-old boy slipped into an exhibit and a special zoo …
Sat., May 28, 2016, 8:30 p.m.
Donald Trump criticized the wind-power industry this past week for killing birds. A far bigger threat is real estate developers and their tall buildings.
Thu., May 26, 2016, 2:51 p.m.
A 5-month-old puppy was rescued after falling into a 26-foot deep mine shaft west of Dillon.
Wed., May 25, 2016, 12:09 p.m.
Hope, a rhino mutilated by poachers, has had at least 16 medical procedures requiring anesthetics, testifying to her resilience and the tenacity of caregivers learning about the threatened species as …
Wed., May 11, 2016, 9:55 a.m.
A year ago, a South African rhino survived a horrific attack by poachers who hacked off her horns and part of her face. This month, the rhino dubbed Hope is …
Fri., April 22, 2016, 2:28 p.m.
Army veteran Joe Aguirre opens a restaurant door, then steps aside to let his golden retriever take point. “Clear,” Aguirre commands, and 3-year-old Munger pivots right, left, then right again, …
Fri., April 22, 2016, 6:07 a.m.
The nation’s first and only grizzly bear recovery coordinator is stepping down after 35 years, saying the threatened species has recovered enough for him to retire.
Mon., April 18, 2016, 11:51 a.m.
A duck that lost its feet to frostbite is waddling again thanks to a Wisconsin middle school teacher and a 3D printer.
Sun., April 17, 2016
The humane imperative seems to have become contagious and taken hold. The operating principle: Humane treatment of animals and good business practices are not mutually exclusive.
Fri., April 15, 2016, 9:04 a.m.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has decided against giving federal protections to a weasel-like critter called the West Coast fisher, saying threats to the species weren’t as significant as …
Thu., April 14, 2016, 4:32 p.m.
Longview is considering making the squirrel the city’s official mascot as the furry creatures are already at the center of an annual summer festival.
Thu., April 14, 2016, 8:58 a.m.
Wild horses tamed by 4-H Club members will be available for adoption this weekend in Boise.
Wed., April 13, 2016, 1:06 p.m.
Animal rescuers in Southern California were surprised when X-rays revealed an emaciated coyote found badly wounded at the bottom of an empty reservoir was pregnant.
Wed., April 6, 2016, 7:37 p.m.
The federal, state and tribal agencies that manage Yellowstone National Park bison have agreed to let the animals stay in parts of Montana year-round.
Tue., April 5, 2016, 10:20 a.m.
The Obama administration on Tuesday took steps to strengthen protections for captive tigers held in backyards and private breeding facilities.
Tue., April 5, 2016, 8:52 a.m.
Authorities say they found at least 50 puppies and small dogs in steel crates inside a van behind a northern New Jersey pet store.
Tue., March 29, 2016, 2:18 p.m.
The public is getting its first glimpse of a baby Masai giraffe born over the weekend at the Santa Barbara Zoo.