Stories tagged: dogs
Fri., Nov. 1, 2019
A day hike along Yakima County’s steep and rocky hillsides offers a tough fitness test in a harsh environment.
Fri., Oct. 18, 2019
I think the early October snows must have short-circuited my brain because absolutely out of the blue and for no apparent reason, I have caved to my children’s relentless requests …
Wed., Oct. 16, 2019
Some tips for living a long, healthy life: Eat right. Get plenty of sleep and exercise. And get a dog. That last item comes courtesy of a new study published …
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 22, 2019
Spokane County is investigating multiple cases of South Hill residents reporting their dogs were poisoned based on information from a local animal clinic. The Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service, …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 4, 2019
As hunters, fetchers, and vigilant protectors, dogs have honed a wide array of specialized skills through centuries of breeding.
Thu., Aug. 22, 2019
Spokane Valley pools will be open until Labor Day, and will have a day set aside for dogs to swim before the summer swim season ends.
Sun., Aug. 18, 2019
Standing behind the kitchen window, I sipped tentatively from a cup of morning coffee, watching a pair of roosters strut along the eastern side of the garden fence.
Fri., Aug. 16, 2019
Dogs are important to humans in all kinds of ways. The connection between the two goes back thousands of years.
Fri., Aug. 9, 2019
A month after a flight attendant was bitten by an emotional support animal, the U.S. Department of Transportation told the airline industry Thursday that carriers can’t bar certain dog breeds …
Fri., Aug. 2, 2019
For many residents, dogs and cats are part of the family. People have more choices to protect or enhance pets’ lives. CBD pet products are on the rise. Regional fire …
UPDATED: Tue., June 25, 2019
Through it all weave hundreds of dogs, whose presence may be the ultimate workplace perk – especially in Seattle, where canines outnumber kids. More than 7,000 dogs are registered to …
Tue., June 11, 2019
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
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
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
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
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
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
Two of Washington’s most famous and accomplished employees died in 2018: Mishka and Cash, the Karelian Bear Dogs.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 12, 2018
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
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
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
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
Five in-training service dogs paid a visit to Beck’s Harvest House in Green Bluff Saturday.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 19, 2018
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
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
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
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
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 …