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SpokAnimal Care’s thrift store Bark It Market opens to aid shelter

SpokAnimal Care has taken a page from its successful yard sales and opened a thrift store at its facility as a way to raise money.

Community remembers corrections officer’s leading role in canine rehab program

A retired prison corrections officer was remembered this week for his leading role in the development of a canine training program inside the walls at the Airway Heights Corrections Center.

Spokane opts for SCRAPS contract

After 30 years, SpokAnimal will no longer serve as the city of Spokane’s animal control agency. The Spokane City Council voted unanimously Monday to approve a 20-year contract to join …

Animal control to embark regionally

Spokane Valley’s expected decision to keep partnering with Spokane County to perform its animal control work has made the creation of a single regional animal control agency almost certain starting …

30 animals taken from Hillyard home

Spokane Police assisted SpokAnimal CARE officers Wednesday in removing more than 30 dogs and cats from a Hillyard bungalow that carried such a heavy stench that workers were forced to …

City Council OKs two-year contract with SpokAnimal

Voter rejection of new taxes last month to pay for a regional animal control system sent Spokane city leaders back to their old standby. The City Council voted unanimously Monday …

Lost cat reunited with owner after nine years

Stephanie Fulkerson could hardly believe her ears. Her cat Rusty had disappeared nine years ago but showed up last week after being captured in the wild near Felts Field, just …

Park Board, SpokAnimal to let loose the hounds

A Spokane park soon will host its first frolicking off-leash canine – legally. The Spokane Park Board is scheduled today to approve a contract with SpokAnimal C.A.R.E. to open and …

Board set to OK contract for High Bridge dog park

A Spokane park soon will host its first frolicking off-leash canine – legally.

Homeless dogs find homes

Eight homeless hounds are no longer living in a broken-down Toyota Corolla. Five of the dogs were adopted early Saturday, after a story about them appeared on the front page …

Animal control options limited

Almost two years after completing an agreement hailed as the solution to Spokane’s ongoing animal control problem, leaders again are debating how to regionalize dog and cat licensing and other …