Stories tagged: dogs
Fri., Oct. 18, 2019, 4:44 p.m.
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, 4:30 p.m.
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, 8:59 p.m.
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, 9:31 p.m.
As hunters, fetchers, and vigilant protectors, dogs have honed a wide array of specialized skills through centuries of breeding.
Thu., Aug. 22, 2019, 5 a.m.
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, 6 a.m.
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, 6 p.m.
Dogs are important to humans in all kinds of ways. The connection between the two goes back thousands of years.
Fri., Aug. 9, 2019, 5:59 p.m.
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, 5 p.m.
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, 10:55 a.m.
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, 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 …