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Tuesday, October 22, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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SCRAPS investigating physical abuse of cat found near Logan Elementary School

The cat, named Achilles, suffered a dislocated pelvis and right hip after a witness said the cat was kicked by students in alleyway near the school.


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Apollo is a very sweet, loving boy with lots of energy, the Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service said in a news release.


Spokane police change dispatch policy for dangerous animals after dog attack

After Bonnie Rae’s dog Downey was killed and her daughter was bitten by a loose dog in north Spokane in September, she reached out to local officials about changing the …


Feature creature: Gypsy

Gypsy is a very adventurous, playful dog who is a toy fanatic, according to the Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service in a news release. Refer to the pet’s ID …


New group aims to shelter animals when animal shelter is closed

The group’s mission is to provide rescue and short-term foster care for up to 72 hours for lost, found or displaced pets during hours when Spokane Regional Animal Protection Service, …


Feature creature: Holly needs a home

Holly the Calico cat needs a new home, the Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service said in a news release.


UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 22, 2019, 8:59 p.m.

SCRAPS investigating reports of poisoned South Hill dogs; no cases confirmed yet

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: Mon., Sept. 16, 2019, 9:29 p.m.

Off-leash pit bull kills terrier and bites person in North Spokane

Bonnie Rae was on her regular evening walk with her terrier mix, Downey, on the 2500 block of North Morton Street on Sunday when a loose pit bull charged at …


Feature creature: SCRAPS volunteers rate Riker as ‘gentle, sweet and adventurous’

Riker is a very happy, fun-loving dog, the Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service said in a news release.


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 29, 2019, 9:29 p.m.

Judge dismisses felony cruelty charges in squirrel deaths

A Greenacres woman is no longer facing nine felony charges for her efforts to prevent squirrels from raiding her beloved walnut tree. But for the nine squirrels, the death penalty …


Feature creature: Ruby needs a one-pet home

This loving gal is somewhat cautious around new people, the Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service said in a news release.


Feature creature: Cami needs new home

is an energetic and happy dog who is looking forward to meeting and going home with his new family


Feature creature: Buddy eager for new home

Buddy was featured here on July 11.


Feature creature: Honey awaits family to take her home

Brindle-colored Honey is available for adoption from the Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service.


Visit the library, cuddle with a cat in Cat Cafe

Prepare yourself for cuddly, furry and purring bundles of cuteness to take over a portion of the Downtown Spokane Library on Friday – the kittens are coming for the library’s …


UPDATED: Thu., April 25, 2019, 3:26 p.m.

Greenacres woman faces animal abuse charges over nine electrocuted squirrels

A Greenacres woman is accused of electrocuting nine squirrels that tried to scale her electric fence and steal walnuts from her backyard tree.


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.”


UPDATED: Tue., April 2, 2019, 9:49 p.m.

SCRAPS asks for donations to care for 43 cats that were ‘living in decrepit conditions’

Nearly four dozen cats “living in decrepit conditions” were seized Monday afternoon by Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service workers from a home in Spokane Valley.


Feature creature: Dutches needs a family to share her love

Dutches the black and tan colored dog was picked up and taken to the Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service in Spokane Valley.


Feature creature: HarleyDavidson needs home with lots of love

A dog named HarleyDavidson has been surrendered to the Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service.


Feature creature: Alma will sit for treats, SCRAPS says

Alma, a large white-and-black female dog, was found and brought to Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service.


Feature creature: Benny is ready for obedience training and long walks

Benny, a white-and-brown male dog, is a “great guy with lots of energy,” a Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service news release says.


Feature Creature: Clyde

Clyde, a brindle and white pit bull terrier, was found and brought to the Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service. Clyde is “a great guy that is happy and playful …


Feature creature: Tucker the blue heeler dog wants to play

Tucker the blue heeler dog was surrendered to the Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service.


Feature creature: ‘Big beautiful’ Sasha needs quiet, loving home

Sasha the tan and white mix breed medium dog was found and brought to the Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service.


Feature creature: L.A.

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 …


Feature creature: Lulu has a lot of energy

Lulu, a blue with white chest and toes mix breed medium size dog, awaits a new family while sheltering at the Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service. Lulu has a …


Feature creature: Smart Cookie is upbeat and curious

Cookie is energetic, curious and intelligent.


UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 15, 2018, 12:41 p.m.

Dogs that survived three weeks in a silo named winners of national Hambone Award

Two German shepherds from Medical Lake will receive an award from an insurance company after they were trapped in a silo for 21 days.


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 9, 2018, 6:59 a.m.

Pair of German shepherds are award finalists following three weeks trapped in underground missile silo

A pair of German Shepherds, rescued in April from an abandoned underground silo in Medical Lake after surviving for more than 21 days, are among a dozen pets nominated for …