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UPDATED: Wed., June 26, 2019, 10:16 p.m.

Dog walking, sitting provider Rover moves to new Spokane quarters

Rover, the Seattle-based dogsitting and walking startup, moved into Spokane’s Wonder building Wednesday.

UPDATED: Mon., April 8, 2019, 9:12 p.m.

Dog abandoned in crate in Spokane Valley died from dehydration and starvation, SCRAPS says

A necropsy showed the dog’s cause of death was starvation and dehydration “attributable to abandonment in her crate.”

Passing off a pet as a service animal could result in a fine

New law defines what a service animal is.

Delivery service Instacart ready to serve many Spokane area households

Starting Tuesday, Spokane area residents can have groceries delivered to their front door in about an hour from four grocers and a pet store by delivery service Instacart.

Pet squirrel that foiled Idaho home burglary returns to wild

Joey the squirrel, who police credited with scaring off a burglar trying to break into his home’s gun safe, made his long goodbyes earlier this month, then scampered up a …

Outpouring of cash and love go to dog rescued by Tri-Cities group

Tri-Cities area residents opened their hearts and wallets to help a dog left for dead on the side of an Idaho road.

Policeman charged after dog found in trash bag dumped in park

A Philadelphia policeman has been accused of putting his adopted dog in a trash bag and dumping it at a park.

Dog pulled from California fire revived after 20 minutes

California firefighters who spent 20 minutes performing mouth-to-snout resuscitation on a dog they rescued from a burning apartment are being hailed as heroes.

Oregon dog that lost pups in barn fire adopts eight others

A dog named Daisy that stopped eating after losing her seven puppies in a barn fire is described as being in heaven after adopting eight other pups whose mother died …

UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 23, 2017, 5:49 p.m.

Iceland’s hottest new reality TV show is just a livestream of cats

There’s a new show in Iceland that offers all the intrigue, drama and suspense of your favorite reality series. It’s an online livestream of four kittens living in an oversized …

Taking junkyard dog nets fine, shelter service order

An Okanogan County woman who says she rescued a junkyard dog from deplorable conditions in December must pay a $768 court fine and serve 100 hours at area animal shelters. …

Okanogan woman fined, sentenced to community service in dog theft case

Judy Camp must serve 100 hours of community service and pay $768 in fines after being found guilty of obstructing justice last month. Camp took a blue heeler, which she’s …

Boa doing well in foster home

The boa constrictor is now called Hercules. Since no one has claimed the reptile discovered in a Post Falls yard last week, the snake’s “foster parent” apparently felt safe giving …

Fine-Feathered Friend

Cheek to beak. Edward Cenis treats his pet quail, Henrietta, like a member of the family, right down to the good-night kiss. Photo by Fenton Roskelley/The Spokesman-Review

And These Little Potbellied Piggies Go All The Way To Slaughterhouses Cute Piglets Can Grow Up To Be 120-Pound Bullies

A decade after people began going hog-wild for Vietnamese potbellied pigs, the pets are turning nasty and owners are abandoning them. These little piggies aren’t even good for sausage. There’s …