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November 17, 2014 at 10:01 PM

Lab mix found emaciated in dumpster finds a new home

The Wenatchee World SOAP LAKE — Late last week, a dog that had been found in a dumpster was released from the Soap Lake animal shelter to a new home. “The person stepped up to the plate within one day of hearing about the situation and offered to home the dog,” said Glenn Quantz, the city’s director of…


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September 17, 2014 at 4:55 PM

Pooch missing from Philadelphia since April turns up in Portland

Gidget, a Jack Russell terrier, had been missing since April. (Washington County, Ore., Animal Services) PORTLAND (AP) — A Jack Russell terrier that went missing from its Pennsylvania home has turned up at an animal shelter nearly 3,000 miles away. A good Samaritan this month spotted the 7-year-old dog named Gidget wandering in the Portland suburb…


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August 27, 2014 at 3:41 PM

Missing dog found dead near Redmond crash site

The dog that went missing after an SUV driven by the animal’s family was hit Sunday night was found dead at the crash site  Wednesday, according to the Redmond Police Department. Jake, a wire-haired griffon, was in a Ford Explorer driven by former Redmond police Chief Steve Harris and disappeared after the crash that killed Harris…


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July 13, 2014 at 8:46 AM

Sunday Memo: 5 wounded in Skyway shooting … Profiting from disaster? … Dogs in hot cars

National Weather Service forecast Skyway shooting: The shooting injured five people, one critically, near Renton early this morning. We’ll have more on this soon. Profiting from disaster? One property owner got $85,000 from the state so a temporary road could be built across their land and around the Oso mudslide, allowing a link between…


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February 13, 2014 at 2:26 PM

Dog missing after Seahawks event; $1,000 reward offered

Ellie A Thurston County family is offering a $1,000 reward for the return of their dog, missing after their SUV was broken into near CenturyLink Field during last Wednesday’s Seahawks victory celebration. Lisa Sorensen of Grand Mound said her missing dog, Ellie, is blond, 2 years old, weighs 10 pounds and has an underbite. Ellie is a…


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December 4, 2012 at 6:23 PM

Woodinville shelter to give free parvo vaccinations for dogs Thursday

To help combat a recent surge in King County of parvovirus, a sometimes deadly canine disease, a Woodinville animal shelter will be offering free vaccinations Thursday. The Homeward Pet Adoptions Center at 13132 N.E. 177th Place will administer parvo combination vaccines from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with a veterinarian on staff. The center’s executive director, Terri…


Comments | Topics: Canine Parvovirus, dogs, Homeward Pet Adoptions Center

October 29, 2012 at 8:47 PM

Overweight Ore. dog to stay in foster care for now

For now, Obie the overweight dachshund will remain with the caretaker who has helped the formerly 70-pound pooch to shed 15 pounds so far. However the custody battle isn’t over. Obie’s former owner in Puyallup gave him up, saying he was unable to care for him. The dog captured national attention as his new caretaker, Nora Vanatta, put…


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