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Pets and Animals

Shelter puppy's 'broken heart' mended by local vet

Shelter puppy's 'broken heart' mended by local vetOne of Sprout's heart vessels was wrapped around his esophagus, becoming tighter as he grew and making it hard to eat.
  • Pets and Animals
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Pets and Animals

Firefighters rescue 11 ducklings from storm drain

Firefighters rescue 11 ducklings from storm drainResident Amy Shieff called Fire District 1 after she spotted a duck circling a storm drain grate and heard the ducklings.
  • Pets and Animals
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Pets and Animals

Seattle apartments use DNA to find dog poop violators

Seattle apartments use DNA to find dog poop violatorsWhen stray poop is found, it can be collected and sent to a lab for a DNA comparison.
  • Pets and Animals
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
The Pet Dish

Woman feigns injury to lure in terrified dog

Woman feigns injury to lure in terrified dogTwo young women went to great lengths to rescue a scared and starving dog - now they're looking for his owners.
  • The Pet Dish
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
The Pet Dish

Deadly fungus can sicken pets and people

Deadly fungus can sicken pets and peopleA rare, but potentially deadly fungus found in the Northwest can sicken both animals and humans
  • The Pet Dish
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Pets and Animals

Inspectors search for 'illegal' pets

Inspectors search for 'illegal' petsInspectors are tracking down the friendliest fugitives who don't even know they're supposed to hide
  • Pets and Animals
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Seattle

Judge rules Woodland Park has authority to move elephants

Judge rules Woodland Park has authority to move elephantsA King County judge ruled that the Woodland Park Zoo has the legal authority to move its two elephants to Oklahoma City.
  • Seattle
  • 2 weeks ago
Pets and Animals

Baby No. 4 born to J Pod orcas

Baby No. 4 born to J Pod orcasPacific Whale Watch Association crews on Monday reported yet another new calf.
  • Pets and Animals
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Pets and Animals

Rescue dog from Thailand lost in Seattle

Rescue dog from Thailand lost in SeattleA dog that had just arrived in Seattle from Thailand was spooked by traffic last week and is now lost in the city.
  • Pets and Animals
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Pets and Animals

Cinder the bear enjoying playtime with male cub

Cinder the bear enjoying playtime with male cubCinder, the black bear cub burned in a massive Washington state wildfire last summer, is out of hibernation and will soon be released back into the wild.
  • Pets and Animals
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Pets and Animals

Goats gone wild! Seattle police take 10 goats into custody

Goats gone wild! Seattle police take 10 goats into custodyThe goats reportedly chased a group of children before they were captured by police in South Seattle.
  • Pets and Animals
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Pets and Animals

Tacoma Police K-9 dies after ingesting meth during raid

Tacoma Police K-9 dies after ingesting meth during raidBarney, an 11-year-old Tacoma police K-9 officer Barney was rushed to the vet Tuesday after ingesting methamphetamine.
  • Pets and Animals
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Pets and Animals

Drones being used to track Houston's stray dogs

Drones being used to track Houston's stray dogsDrones are being used to find out just how many stray dogs are in the Houston area.
  • Pets and Animals
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Pets and Animals

National Puppy Day: Choosing the right puppy

National Puppy Day: Choosing the right puppyChoosing a puppy is a long-term commitment, so you want to look for one that fits your life (not just the cutest one).
  • Pets and Animals
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Pets and Animals

SPD to honor K-9 officer diagnosed with terminal cancer

SPD to honor K-9 officer diagnosed with terminal cancerHe's patrolled CenturyLink and Safeco fields, but cancer has slowed down Dennis the police dog. He will retire this week.
  • Pets and Animals
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Pets and Animals

Dogs saved from Korean dog-meat farm arrive in Calif.

Dogs saved from Korean dog-meat farm arrive in Calif.Nearly 60 South Korean dogs raised for slaughter have arrived in Northern California to begin new lives.
  • Pets and Animals
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Pets and Animals

Washington health dept. asks dog owners to track ticks

Washington health dept. asks dog owners to track ticksTick season has begun in Western Washington and health officials are working to keep track of tick-borne disease.
  • Pets and Animals
  • 1 month ago
Pets and Animals

Sea-Tac crew adopts newborn pups discovered on flight

Sea-Tac crew adopts newborn pups discovered on flightThe puppies were too fragile to fly, so the ground crew took them in. But some have criticized the decision.
  • Pets and Animals
  • 1 month ago
Pets and Animals

Aging dog finds relief in hydrotherapy

Aging dog finds relief in hydrotherapyOne particular service provides special relief for pets and their humans — hydrotherapy.
  • Pets and Animals
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Seattle

Lawsuit challenges ownership of Seattle elephants

Lawsuit challenges ownership of Seattle elephantsThe Elephant Justice Project alleges in a lawsuit that the city of Seattle did not have legal authority to give away the elephants.
  • Seattle
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Features

Explore the PNW: Transient orcas near Point No Point

Explore the PNW: Transient orcas near Point No PointA local photographer spotted a few transient orcas southeast of Point No Pointin Puget Sound on Thursday morning.
  • Features
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Pets and Animals

2 llamas on the loose cause social media craze

2 llamas on the loose cause social media crazeTwo llamas, one white, the other black, were running around a neighborhood in northwest Phoenix on Thursday.
  • Pets and Animals
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Pets and Animals

Seattle Animal Shelter offers free spay/neuter this week

Seattle Animal Shelter offers free spay/neuter this weekThe Seattle Animal Shelter is offering free spay/neuter packages this week.
  • Pets and Animals
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Pets and Animals

Shelters offer low-cost services for World Spay Day

Shelters offer low-cost services for World Spay DayFeb. 24 is World Spay Day, and several local shelters are celebrating this month by offering low-cost spay and neuters.
  • Pets and Animals
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Pets and Animals

On video: Shelter manager catches loose rooster in mid-air

On video: Shelter manager catches loose rooster in mid-airThe manager of an Olympia animal shelter made a great catch Friday night and managed to capture a rooster that had been on the loose.
  • Pets and Animals
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Environment

Entangled humpback whale freed from fishing line

Entangled humpback whale freed from fishing lineOfficials say a 45-ton humpback whale entangled with fishing line in Hawaii waters for more than a week is finally free.
  • Environment
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Local

Facebook plea for help with dogs prompts police action

Facebook plea for help with dogs prompts police actionDozens of dogs were found in a Belfair home, living in what police say were filthy conditions.
  • Local
  • 2 months ago
Pets and Animals

Live piggy cam: Newborn piglets at Pasado's Safe Haven

Live piggy cam: Newborn piglets at Pasado's Safe HavenThe folks at Pasado's Safe Haven in Monroe on Tuesday welcomed five new piglets to the sanctuary.
  • Pets and Animals
  • 2 months ago
Local

Good news: new J pod orca calf spotted

Good news: new J pod orca calf spottedThe calf, named J51, was seen with J19, an orca that goes by the nickname Shachi.
  • Local
  • 2 months ago
Pets and Animals

Dog walks 20 blocks to visit owner in hospital

Dog walks 20 blocks to visit owner in hospitalA dog in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is proof of the incredible bond that can develop between humans and their canines.
  • Pets and Animals
  • 2 months ago