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GPS collars help hunters keep track of their dogs

It can be one of the lowest feelings in bird hunting. Darkness is falling across a rugged and remote landscape at least five miles from the nearest house and 15 …


Animals play starring roles in traveling comedy theater

Not very long ago, the stars of Popovich Comedy Pet Theater were shelter animals, waiting for someone to give them a home and family. When Gregory Popovich adopted them, they …


Military dogs feel stress of combat duty

LACKLAND AIR FORCE BASE, Texas – Not long after a Belgian Malinois named Cora went off to war, she earned a reputation for sniffing out the buried bombs that were …


‘Sneaker waves’ blamed for deaths of Calif. family

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Howard Kuljian and his family were out for a walk on a damp, overcast morning at Big Lagoon beach, playing fetch with their dog Fran as …


Family swept out to sea in attempt to save dog

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Howard Kuljian and his family were out for a walk on a damp, overcast morning at Big Lagoon beach, playing fetch with their dog Fran as …


N. California community mourns family swept to sea

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Howard Kuljian and his family were out for a walk on a damp, overcast morning at Big Lagoon beach, playing fetch with their dog Fran as …


Northern CA community mourns family swept to sea

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Howard Kuljian and his family were out for a walk on a damp, overcast morning at Big Lagoon beach, playing fetch with their dog as 10-foot …


Search ends for boy swept to sea in California

EUREKA, Calif. (AP) — The Coast Guard ended a search Monday for a teenager whose parents were killed when the three family members tried to rescue their dog from powerful …


Loose canines killing cats in S. Perry Street area

When Russ Nobbs put his cat Kelly on the front porch on Oct. 29, it was a routine matter. He was leaving for work and the cat wanted out. But …


Superstorm priorities for some include saving pets

NEW YORK (AP) — Superstorm Sandy drove New York and New Jersey residents from their homes, destroyed belongings and forced them to find shelter for themselves — and for their …


Idaho wolf trapping to open, dog owners warned

For the second year, wolves will join furbearers as targets during Idaho’s winter trapping season. Although trappers must take a course in safe techniques before they can purchase a wolf-trapping …


New national monument honors military service canines

LOS ANGELES — The act of Congress is in the books, the bills are paid, the sculptures are being cast, and one of the biggest parades in the world will …


Dachshund group hosting open house

The Dachshund Club of Spokane is getting ready for Halloween with its Happy Halloweenie Open House Oct. 27, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., to benefit the Dachshund Rescue Northwest. …


Dog that lost snout saving girls arrives in Calif.

DAVIS, Calif. (AP) — A dog that lost its snout while saving two girls in the Philippines has been brought to the University of California, Davis, where veterinarians will try …


Bird dog savvy

Here’s a wake-up call for upland bird hunters, not a day too soon: “It takes six to eight weeks to get your dog into shape for hunting season,” said gun …


Saving Sammy

Two major transitional moments stand out when I think of my 17-year old dog Sammy, or Pup, which is what all who knew him well called him.


First Calif. otter to survive oil spill has a pup

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Just three years after she was found covered in oil and near death, a California sea otter called Olive is a new mom — another milestone …


First CA sea otter to survive oil spill has a pup

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Just three years after she was found covered in oil and near death, a California sea otter called Olive is a new mom — another milestone …


Snow Lake a cool destination for hikers, and their dogs

One of the lesser-visited high lakes in the Idaho Selkirk Mountains offers a wealth of overlooked reasons to shoulder a pack and take an extended hike. Snow Lake is a …


Pennsylvania police find 185 Chihuahuas in home

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The scene was shocking — 185 Chihuahuas were being kept at a home in northeastern Pennsylvania. The corpses of 30 more were packed in a freezer.


Three people cited for leaving dogs in cars

Three Spokane County residents were cited on charges ranging from unsafe confinement to animal cruelty for keeping their dogs in hot cars on Thursday.


Dog club puts on annual Fun Match at Shadle Park

Dog owners headed to Shadle Park Wednesday night for a friendly little competition with man’s best friend. Local club Disc Dogs held its annual Fun Match disc throwing and catching …


Charges filed in Hillyard animal cruelty case

A Spokane woman who had 50 dogs and cats packed into a squalid bungalow in Hillyard has been charged with animal cruelty.


Deadly dog days

Animal protection Officer Francie Rapier last week responded to a complaint of two dogs left inside a parked car at Spokane Valley Mall. When she arrived, the outside temperature was …


Man sentenced for killing dog with hammer

A Post Falls man who beat his dog with a hammer as his neighbor watched in horror has been sentenced to six months in jail. Calvin Franklin Palmer, 53, who …


No holds barred

Kim Imel held back tears as Spencer, a 1-year-old dachshund mix, sniffed around his new home and played with his new companions. The dachshund was in prison – literally.


Landers: Coyotes aren’t the main issue

Coyotes defending their pups on the bluff below High Drive last week – sending a few dogs to the vet for stitches – created a minor stink on the South …


Franklin students are helping shelter dogs and cats

What began as a project aimed at mixing students who attend the APPLE program at Franklin Elementary School with other Franklin students turned into a community service project that will …


Study finds bringing pets to work helps reduce stress

If your office seems like it’s going to the dogs, try bringing your dogs to the office. Researchers reported Friday that bringing Rover to work seems to reduce stress on …


UPDATED: Mon., March 26, 2012, 6:53 p.m.

Body of missing Moses Lake man found in reservoir

Authorities today found what they believe to be the body of a Moses Lake man missing since Dec. 23.