Stories tagged: dogs
Tue., June 11, 2019, 3:48 p.m.
The Spokane Bird Dog association is hosting a rattlesnake avoidance clinic on June 28 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Tue., May 14, 2019, 5 a.m.
Whitworth students agree: Airway Heights prison’s dog training program is a net positive for all involved
Whitworth University junior Hannah Stafford had never met a prison inmate before. Especially not one whose job it is to train and rehabilitate rescue dogs inside the high, razor sharp …
UPDATED: Sat., March 30, 2019, 3:42 p.m.
More than 3,500 people, including exhibitors, flooded the fairgrounds Saturday to celebrate, advertise and showcase all things pets, including a “Smooch booth” and “Kitty City” during the second annual Northwest …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:21 p.m.
Washington lawmakers consider banning transport of horses for meat, strengthening dog fighting prohibition
Washington could make it easier to crack down on dog fighting and selling horses to be slaughtered for human consumption under bills trying to survive a deadline in a House …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 6, 2019, 6:56 a.m.
Research dogs and cats from UW, WSU and other institutions deserve second chance, advocates tell Washington Legislature
Dogs and cats used for laboratory research would be offered for adoption before being euthanized.
Thu., Jan. 31, 2019
Otis Hardware in Otis Orchards has an employee that doesn’t appear on the payroll, but Sam the English springer spaniel is still there every day, rain or shine.
Fri., Jan. 25, 2019, 5:34 p.m.
Longtime President Donald Trump adviser Roger Stone was charged Friday with lying and witness tampering in connection with the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 16, 2019, 1:43 p.m.
Two of Washington’s most famous and accomplished employees died in 2018: Mishka and Cash, the Karelian Bear Dogs.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 12, 2018, 7:44 p.m.
The Transportation Security Administration has begun approving private explosive-detection canine firms to screen cargo flying from U.S. airports under a new program finalized last month. The change offers freight haulers …
Tue., Nov. 27, 2018, 9:08 a.m.
Another “America’s Got Talent” competitor is coming to the Tri-Cities – and this one is bringing a herd of furry co-stars.
Thu., Nov. 22, 2018, 5 a.m.
When giving thanks this time of year, the big things come to mind – good health, the safety of loved ones, a happy marriage. But sometimes, it can be for …
Thu., Nov. 15, 2018
LA is a great gal with lots of energy. LA enjoys playing with toys and is food motivated. She will need an active home that keeps her engaged and provides …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 13, 2018, 3:59 p.m.
Several dozen low-income and homeless people took advantage of the WSU Colleges of Nursing and Veterinary Medicine’s free health screening and vaccination clinic on Friday.
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 20, 2018, 5:02 p.m.
Five in-training service dogs paid a visit to Beck’s Harvest House in Green Bluff Saturday.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 19, 2018, 7:18 p.m.
K9 Laslo, a prolific police dog that helped apprehend nearly 500 suspects, died early Friday morning
Laslo, the former police dog that apprehended more than 480 suspects in four years as a Spokane County Sheriff’s Office K-9, died early Friday morning after months battling intense seizures. …
Fri., Sept. 21, 2018, 5 a.m.
The ongoing partnership between the city and Spokane Public Schools may produce a bigger and better dog park, with longer trails and less conflict with neighbors.
Mon., Sept. 17, 2018, 4:04 p.m.
Tony Alsup had been on the road since Monday, when he hopped in his bus and headed toward the coast, committed to rescuing as many animals as possible ahead of …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 12, 2018, 10:59 p.m.
Prosecutors are preparing criminal charges after sheriff’s deputies, animal control officers and volunteers rescued 255 dogs from two illegal breeding sites in southern Stevens County.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 8, 2018, 6:35 p.m.
His muzzle is gray. His joints are sore, and he is undeniably in the twilight of his days. But Cash, our 13-year-old German wire-haired pointer, still has the drive to …
Thu., Sept. 6, 2018, 10:30 a.m.
It was just a week ago that 45 dogs – most of them puppies – were found living among trash and dead rats in a Hermiston-area duplex after the tenant …
Sat., Aug. 4, 2018, 4 a.m.
Dog training program at Airway Heights Corrections Center brings positive changes for inmates and shelter dogs.
Fri., Aug. 3, 2018
The city’s approval of a $495 million bond is sure to displace the wooded, impromptu dog park behind Mullan Road Elementary School.
Mon., July 30, 2018, 8:28 a.m.
The family hit hard times and was unable to pay for surgery Cooper needed for torn ligaments. Ammons, a committee member with the foundation, took Cooper on and raised the …
Mon., July 30, 2018
Dog food containing potatoes, chickpeas, lentils and other legumes as main ingredients – often marketed as “grain-free” to appeal to health-conscious pet owners who are willing to pay a premium …
UPDATED: Sat., June 23, 2018, 9:57 p.m.
2018 is the Chinese zodiac Year of the Dog, but on Saturday every dog had its day at the third annual Fido Fete at Southside Senior and Community Center.
UPDATED: Wed., June 20, 2018, 11:32 a.m.
Fido Fete will also continue the fun from previous years, including agility demonstrations, the Spokane Police K-9 unit, a doggy fashion show and a raffle of “doggie goodies.”
Tue., June 12, 2018, 12:54 p.m.
At the annual Sheepdog Classic on Vashon Island, border collies focus on the job at hand: Persuading skittish sheep to walk into a pen.
Tue., June 12, 2018, 9:43 a.m.
Lillie, Butters, Cali, Stella, Molly and Bo-Bo are Asher’s six rescue dogs. Since February he’s been traveling cross-country with them in a 30-foot RV to promote dog adoption. His friend …
Fri., May 25, 2018, 5 p.m.
Dog noses come in all shapes, sizes, and colors, and pretty much all of them are wet. Most often a wet nose is a good sign that they are healthy, …
Fri., May 4, 2018, 6 a.m.
The hunting dogs ranged from rookies to champs on a recent training day organized by the Spokane Bird Dog Association on a little piece of dog heaven near Medical Lake.