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Three Rivers Dog Training busy all winter

Three Rivers Dog Training busy all winter

By Laurelle Walsh
Puppies, dogs and their humans are learning positive social behavior, obedience and agility skills out of the snow this winter thanks to Three Rivers Dog Training’s new year-round training facility. “The new building is wonderful,” said Three Rivers owner Lynne Wasson. “It’s not …
Sharp Canines

Sharp Canines

OSARC trains dogs and their humans for search and rescue missions
By Laurelle Walsh
Have you ever had that sinking feeling of being turned around in the woods? You most likely got out of your predicament…
Rescue team plucks dog from Chewuch River

Rescue team plucks dog from Chewuch River

By Don Nelson

Several dozen spectators watched from the Highway 20 bridge on Saturday (May 31) as members of the county’s Swiftwater Rescue Team plucked a dog from the bed of a pickup truck that had inadvertently rolled into …

Photo gallery of rescue operation for dog trapped in truck that rolled into Chewuch River in Winthrop

Photo gallery of rescue operation for dog trapped in truck that rolled into Chewuch River in Winthrop

On May 31, a truck rolled into the Chewuch river with only a dog on board. This is the story, in pictures, of Jessie's rescue.
Dog rescued from truck that rolled into Chewuch River in Winthrop

Dog rescued from truck that rolled into Chewuch River in Winthrop

By Don Nelson

Several dozen spectators watched from the Highway 20 bridge on Saturday (May 31) as members of the county’s Swiftwater Rescue Team plucked a dog from the bed of a pickup truck that had inadvertently rolled into …

Winthrop Town Council backs law to prevent animal abuse

Winthrop Town Council backs law to prevent animal abuse

By Don Nelson
It’s enough to cause a “small riot,” acting Marshal Ken Bajema told the Winthrop Town Council last week: someone leaves a dog locked in a parked vehicle with the windows closed …
Camp sentenced in dog-taking incident

Camp sentenced in dog-taking incident

By Ann McCreary

A Carlton woman who admitted taking home a dog that she found chained outside in sub-zero weather last December has been sentenced to community service, a fine and two years of probation in connection with the incident. A jury in Okanogan County District Court last month found …

Carlton woman found not guilty of pet theft

Carlton woman found not guilty of pet theft

By Ann McCreary
Judy Brezina Camp of Carlton has been found not guilty of stealing a pet and lying to a police officer, but was convicted of obstructing a law enforcement officer by a jury in Okanogan County District Court last week.
Local dogs — and humans — compete at Moses Lake

Local dogs — and humans — compete at Moses Lake

Five Methow Valley dogs got their human handlers out of bed early and led them to the Moses Lake Agility Trial at Moses Lake last Friday and Saturday (March 21 – 22) for a couple days of fun and competition where all five had successful qualifying runs. Local competing dogs included “Flynn” with owner Janet...
Woman charged with dog theft says she was on a rescue mission

Woman charged with dog theft says she was on a rescue mission

By Ann McCreary
A Carlton woman who is scheduled for trial this month on charges that she stole a dog says she was “rescuing” the animal because it was chained up outdoors in sub-freezing weather last December. Judy Brezina Camp has been charged with …