Stories tagged: dog
Tue., Jan. 28, 2020
It’s Lincoln the goat versus Sammy the dog in the race for honorary mayor of one Vermont town.
Mon., Dec. 30, 2019
Rescuers extricated the agent from the vehicle with a Jaws of Life hydraulic tool, and she was taken to a hospital with multiple injuries that were not life-threatening, the agency …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 13, 2019
The family evacuated after noticing the fire, but the dog died and its body was recovered by firefighters, according to the Coeur d’Alene Fire Department. The family’s cat also went …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 22, 2019
A dog in South Africa has befriended a baby giraffe that was abandoned at birth, rescued and taken to a local orphanage.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 31, 2019
‘I’m going to put a bullet in your brain’: Graphic video shows Spokane officer threatening wanted man before hoisting police dog into truck
The Spokane Police Department on Wednesday released graphic body camera footage of a February incident in which an officer shouted “I will f***ing kill you” and “I’m going to put …
Tue., June 25, 2019
Two women have asked a neighbor in a Spokane Valley mobile home park to remove a toy they believe is racist from the front of his garage. The man said …
Thu., May 30, 2019
Pullman police arrested a teenager suspected of lighting a trailer home on fire last week, killing a dog and cat.
Sat., April 27, 2019
An Eatonville, Washington, man died while hiking, but his dog wouldn’t leave his side and eventually alerted rescuers to their location.
UPDATED: Mon., April 8, 2019
A necropsy showed the dog’s cause of death was starvation and dehydration “attributable to abandonment in her crate.”
UPDATED: Fri., April 5, 2019
SpokAnimal closes dog kennel for quarantine after five puppies adopted at Pet Expo diagnosed with contagious parvovirus; all alive
SpokAnimal, an adoption agency now caring for five puppies adopted during a weekend pet expo that were diagnosed this week with the contagious, sometimes deadly canine parvovirus, has closed its …
UPDATED: Fri., April 5, 2019
Five puppies adopted at the Northwest Pet Expo on Saturday were diagnosed this week with the contagious, sometimes deadly canine parvovirus. None have died.
Fri., March 22, 2019
The Iditarod musher who was hours ahead in the Alaska wilderness race when his dogs refused to keep running dismissed critics who say he ran them too hard and chalked …
Mon., March 11, 2019
Musher Nicolas Petit lost a huge lead in the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race on Monday when his dog team refused to keep going after he yelled at one of …
UPDATED: Fri., March 8, 2019
Spokane police officers arrested a woman Friday after she allegedly hijacked an idling car, pushed a passenger out and drove off with a dog in the car. The suspect crashed …
UPDATED: Fri., March 8, 2019
For 43 days Cookie was in flight mode. After running away from her owner in January, Cookie braved Spokane’s freezing temperatures, snowstorms, coyotes and a property owner wanting to shoot …
Sun., Feb. 24, 2019
After a dog was electrocuted on a sidewalk in downtown Spokane earlier this month, Spokane City Council members are in early talks of creating new laws that would make old …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 7, 2019
Washington Trust Bank at the corner of Wall Street and First Avenue has shut off all outdoor power after a man reported his dog was electrocuted Tuesday. The incident bears …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 5, 2019
Idaho wildlife officials say a woman who thought she was breaking up a dog fight quickly realized she’d grabbed hold of a young mountain lion.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 15, 2019
Sarge, a 16-month-old German shepherd born in the Czech Republic, was hand-picked for Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center and already has been deployed twice to help defuse volatile situations at …
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 15, 2018
The city is considering reviewing safety measures around a stone bridge in Manito Park after a dog jumped off the side and died from injuries, according to KXLY.
Sun., Dec. 9, 2018
The Anatolian shepherd’s owner, Andrea Gaylord, was not able to get to her home in Paradise, California, when the fire began to spread Nov. 8 – meaning Madison was left …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 12, 2018
A Spokane resident locked herself in her bedroom and called 911 while a burglar rummaged through her home early Sunday, prompting a manhunt that ended when a police dog found …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 28, 2018
A Liberty Lake dog was caught on camera ringing a doorbell to get into his locked house, and the video went viral
Marshall the golden retriever was clever enough to ring the doorbell with his paw to get back into his Liberty Lake house after being locked out on Tuesday.
Mon., Sept. 10, 2018
A New York man will be living large thanks to his decision to buy some Slim Jims for his dog.
Tue., Aug. 7, 2018
Prosser police alleged Luis Gonzalez-Fajardo, 29, kicked down the door of a Paterson Road home Saturday because he was after someone’s bicycle. The upset Chihuahua inside “fulfilled his puppy dreams …
Thu., July 5, 2018
A new study provides fresh evidence that the first dogs of North America all but disappeared after the arrival of Europeans.
UPDATED: Mon., July 2, 2018
Rally for Mally: After years of trying to adopt the dog he served with, Marine Nick Montez brings her home to a hero’s welcome
A reunion years in the making was finally completed this week as U.S. Marine Nick Montez brought home Mally, a bomb-sniffing dog he served with while in Afghanistan.
Mon., June 18, 2018
A dog that was shot twice and left for dead in a rugged area of northeast Oregon has been given a new home.
UPDATED: Thu., June 14, 2018
Seven years ago, Marine Nick Montez was unexpectedly ripped away from his bomb-sniffing dog after returning from deployment in Afghanistan. Now, he’s preparing for a heartfelt reunion following years of …
Tue., June 12, 2018
Firefighters in the Minneapolis suburb of Spring Lake Park on Friday managed to help a 180-pound Saint Bernard named Whiskey who had gotten stuck on the small roof of the …