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UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 16, 2019, 9:29 p.m.

Off-leash pit bull kills terrier and bites person in North Spokane

Bonnie Rae was on her regular evening walk with her terrier mix, Downey, on the 2500 block of North Morton Street on Sunday when a loose pit bull charged at …


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 20, 2019, 4:32 p.m.

Dad ‘empty’ after 9-year-old Detroit girl killed by dogs

A man was in police custody Tuesday in connection with the death of a 9-year-old girl in Detroit who was mauled by three dogs despite efforts by neighbors and her …


UPDATED: Fri., June 15, 2018, 9:19 p.m.

Be careful at dog parks, experts say. Furry friends need help to interact safely with others.

After a Chihuahua was killed by a larger dog at Patricia Simonet Laughing Dog Park, trainers offer tips for safer interactions between animals.


Montana girl released from hospital after dog attack

Family members say the 3-year-old Montana girl who was attacked by a dog in Billings has been released from the hospital.


Owner’s dogs killed pet wallabies, investigation concludes

A veterinarian’s report shows that three wallabies killed in their northeast Spokane yard in mid-December were mauled and partially eaten by their owner’s two dogs, a mastiff named Mischief and …


Dogs kill five petting zoo animals at Yakima County farm

The director of a Yakima County farm says several dogs attacked and killed five of the farm’s petting zoo animals.


Spokane County deputy shoots dog attacking him and K9 Laslo

A Spokane County deputy shot and killed a pit bull that was attacking him and his police dog early Tuesday morning, the sheriff’s office said in a news release. Deputy …


Jim Kershner’s this day in history

From our archives, 100 years ago Edward Nelson, 11, was standing astride his bicycle when a “maddened bulldog” broke through a garage window, bounded toward the boy and seized his …


Pit bull euthanized after attacking child in DeSmet

A pit bull that mauled a 5-year-old boy Friday evening in DeSmet, Idaho, was euthanized over the weekend, and the dog’s owner was cited by Coeur d’Alene tribal police. The …


Bite victim doesn’t blame pit bull for attack

Christy Baker doesn’t blame the pit bull that attacked her last week, leaving her with a broken arm, 44 stitches and multiple bruises. “He can’t help it,” Baker said of …


Pit bull attacks police dog in burglary case

A pit bull attacked a police dog chasing a burglary suspect Monday evening, sending the K9 to a emergency veterinarian.


Blows to dog ‘did nothing’

Craig Randleman describes it as a minute of pure terror. It started with the sounds of children’s screams on Thursday, coming from the alley behind his home in the 1800 …


SpokAnimal memorial fund will help sick, injured dogs

Hoping his dog’s death will mean new life for other shelter dogs, a Spokane man whose family dog was mortally wounded by two pit bulls last week has established a …


SCRAPS holding dog involved in deadly attack on another dog

Animal authorities on Sunday impounded one of two pit bulls that mortally wounded a Spokane family’s dog last week and were working to verify that the second pit bull had …


Two pit bulls attack, kill family pet near Spokane’s Chase Middle School

The Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service is investigating a deadly attack by two pit bulls on another dog near Chase Middle School. Spokesman-Review photographer Dan Pelle was walking Koko, …


SCRAPS investigating deadly attack on dog near Chase Middle School

The Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service is investigating a deadly attack by two pit bulls on another dog near Chase Middle School.


Idaho wildlife official clears wolves in dog death

WALLACE — A state wildlife official says an investigation has failed to find clear evidence that a dog died in an attack by wolves last week in northern Idaho.