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Raju, the crying elephant, declared free by India court

Raju, the crying elephant, declared free by India courtRaju the elephant who appeared to cry tears of joy when he was freed from a life of beatings and chains, has been declared free.
  • News
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Life

Neglected, dying dog gets epic send-off

Neglected, dying dog gets epic send-offBoston terriers thrive on human companionship, and they deteriorate in the absence thereof, notes the Boston Terrier Club of America
  • Life
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Evening Magazine

Velvet Hippo sighting in Tacoma

Velvet Hippo sighting in TacomaStand Up for Pits is coming Tacoma Comedy Club this weekend.
  • Evening Magazine
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
The Pet Dish

1 year after Bellevue fire, Ellie cat has recovered

1 year after Bellevue fire, Ellie cat has recoveredA year after she was seriously hurt in a Bellevue apartment fire, Ellie the cat has made a complete recovery.
  • The Pet Dish
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Features

Llama helps Oregon students de-stress at finals time

Llama helps Oregon students de-stress at finals timeAn unusual visitor moved through the halls of Valley Catholic Middle School in Beaverton, Oregon, on Tuesday.
  • Features
  • 3 days, 7 hours ago
Nation Now

Love at first sight when war vet meets his service dog

Love at first sight when war vet meets his service dogDogs rescued from death row are trained to help veterans living with PTSD cope with everyday struggles.
  • Nation Now
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Animals

Labradoodle falls off 200-foot cliff in Gorge, survives

Labradoodle falls off 200-foot cliff in Gorge, survivesA family thought they lost their beloved labradoodle, Gracie, Sunday afternoon after she fell 200 feet off a cliff.
  • Animals
  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Pets and Animals

Protecting your pet from fleas

Protecting your pet from fleasDespite our cold weather, your pet can still get fleas. Dr. Cherri Trusheim has some guidance about what to look or and what to do.
  • Pets and Animals
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Pets and Animals

Ask the Vet: Dr. Cherri Trusheim answers your question

Ask the Vet: Dr. Cherri Trusheim answers your questionDr. Cherri Trusheim of Urban Animal answers viewers' questions about their pets' health.
  • Pets and Animals
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Local

Smartphone app records crimes, animal abuse

Smartphone app records crimes, animal abuseThe app is designed to provide police with videos and keep people and animals safe.
  • Local
  • 3 months ago
The Pet Dish

Warning from local family whose dogs died from mushrooms

Warning from local family whose dogs died from mushroomsTwo years after their dogs died from eating mushrooms, Bill and Renee Bliss feel compelled to warn other dog owners
  • The Pet Dish
  • 3 months ago
Environment

Seven-week-old orca calf has died, group says

Seven-week-old orca calf has died, group saysL86 was seen Friday, Saturday and Monday without her calf L120, the Center for Whale Research said.
  • Environment
  • 3 months ago
Local

Canine Connections turns to crowdfunding to continue

Canine Connections turns to crowdfunding to continueA program that pairs at-risk kids with death row dogs is struggling.
  • Local
  • 3 days, 13 hours ago
Local

Firefighters use jaws of life to free stuck deer

Firefighters use jaws of life to free stuck deerEastside firefighters used the jaws of life to free a deer that had gotten stuck in a metal fence in Sammamish on Monday.
  • Local
  • 3 months, 1 week ago
The Pet Dish

FBI to start tracking animal cruelty cases

FBI to start tracking animal cruelty casesThe FBI will begin tracking animal cruelty cases just as they track other crimes.
  • The Pet Dish
  • 4 months, 1 week ago
News

Owl blamed for attacks Oregon jogger

Owl blamed for attacks Oregon joggerAn Oregon man thought he got hit by lightning when he felt a big blow to the head last week as he was jogging.
  • News
  • 4 days, 4 hours ago
Pets and Animals

Bear necessities: Cub ventures into Ashland Rite Aid

Bear necessities: Cub ventures into Ashland Rite AidA little bear cub surprised shoppers when he somehow got inside a Rite Aid store in Ashland last weekend.
  • Pets and Animals
  • 3 months ago
Pets and Animals

Animal advocate seeks ban on pet sales in Tacoma

Animal advocate seeks ban on pet sales in TacomaA grassroots campaign is underway to ban retail pet sales in Tacoma and Pierce County.
  • Pets and Animals
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Features

Dog abandoned with suitcase needs surgery

Dog abandoned with suitcase needs surgeryA crowdfunding page is raising money for Kai's care, who needs surgery on his eyes.
  • Features
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Seattle

Elephants could have just 10 years left, UW prof says

Elephants could have just 10 years left, UW prof saysSeattle was one of the dozens of countries participating in the Global March for Elephants and Rhinos on Saturday
  • Seattle
  • 3 months, 3 weeks ago
The Pet Dish

'Tortellini' the tortoise wears his 12th Man cozy

'Tortellini' the tortoise wears his 12th Man cozyKatie Bradley's tortoise cozies are all the rage - and a tortoise named "Tortellini" is enjoying his 12th Man outfit.
  • The Pet Dish
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Local

Tropical sea turtle stranded on NW beach dies

Tropical sea turtle stranded on NW beach diesA cold sea turtle that washed ashore on the Long Beach Peninsula was dead on arrival at the Seattle Aquarium.
  • Local
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Pets and Animals

Petco pulls Chinese-made pet treats from shelves

Petco pulls Chinese-made pet treats from shelvesPetco has announced it has completely removed all China-made dog and cat treats from shelves at more than 1,300 retail stores.
  • Pets and Animals
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Features

Dog and his suitcase of belongings left at train station

Dog and his suitcase of belongings left at train stationThe Scottish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is trying to find who abandoned a shar-pei mix named Kai.
  • Features
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Local

Reward offered for missing service dog

Reward offered for missing service dogYottabyte the Husky ran away December 5th.
  • Local
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Local

Orca midwife? Scientists say it may have happened

Orca midwife? Scientists say it may have happenedOrca experts say it is possible that one or more orcas acted as midwives during the birth of a calf last week.
  • Local
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Pets and Animals

Reward offered after coyote's death in illegal trap

Reward offered after coyote's death in illegal trapA $2,500 reward is being offered for information after an illegal, leg-hold trap led to the death of a female coyote in Lake Forest Park.
  • Pets and Animals
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago