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Animals

Disabled kittens "Cha-Cha" and "Hustle" need new homes

Disabled kittens "Cha-Cha" and "Hustle" need new homesTwo adorable kittens with leg deformities have become stars at a Sherwood animal shelter, and staff are hoping their fame will help them find forever homes.
  • Animals
  • 4 months, 1 week ago
Vancouver

Bacteria from dead fetus killed Orca off Vancouver Island

Bacteria from dead fetus killed Orca off Vancouver IslandCanadian officials have released the official cause of death for an orca found Dec. 3 off Vancouver Island near Comox.
  • Vancouver
  • 4 days, 10 hours ago
Salem

Bighorn sheep reintroduced along Klamath River Canyon

Bighorn sheep reintroduced along Klamath River CanyonOregon wildlife officials captured and relocated California bighorn sheep at several locations this week in an effort to restore the animal to its native range.
  • Salem
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Local

Endangered Puget Sound killer whale found dead

Endangered Puget Sound killer whale found deadThe death of an endangered Puget Sound orca found on Vancouver Island in Canada might have been related to pregnancy issues, a research group said Friday.
  • Local
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Animals

Study: Killing wolves means more livestock attacks

Study: Killing wolves means more livestock attacksScientists have found that, contrary to what many people think, killing wolves does not always reduce attacks on livestock.
  • Animals
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Local

OR Zoo polar bears' birthday marks oldest in the world

OR Zoo polar bears' birthday marks oldest in the worldThe Oregon Zoo is celebrating the birthdays of two of the oldest polar bears known to be in existence in the U.S. - Conrad and his twin sister, Tasul turned 30 Monday.
  • Local
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Animals

Donations pour in for 68 cats found in van

Donations pour in for 68 cats found in vanRescue workers in Eastern Oregon say they have received an outpouring of donations for 68 cats found nearly three weeks ago hoarded in a van.
  • Animals
  • 3 weeks ago
Animals

Cannon Beach police dog "Cash" fired for poor performance

Cannon Beach police dog "Cash" fired for poor performanceA 2-year-old Belgian Malinois was supposed to be the ninth member of the police force in the Oregon coastal town of Cannon Beach, but "Cash" just didn't have what it takes.
  • Animals
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Animals

Crows found dead in several downtown Portland parks

Crows found dead in several downtown Portland parksPolice are investigating what caused approximately 30 crows to die in several downtown Portland parks.
  • Animals
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Animals

Seattle zoo to phase out elephants

Seattle zoo to phase out elephantsSeattle's Woodland Park Zoo says it is ending its on-site elephant program and will find a new home for its two endangered Asian elephants.
  • Animals
  • 1 month ago
Animals

Oregon Zoo lion cubs exploring outdoor habitat

Oregon Zoo lion cubs exploring outdoor habitatThe Oregon Zoo's three lion cubs began exploring their outdoor habitat this week.
  • Animals
  • 1 month ago
Animals

Estate of worker killed by cougar sues sanctuary

Estate of worker killed by cougar sues sanctuaryThe estate of a young woman who was mauled to death by a cougar while working at a suburban Portland wild cat sanctuary is suing the sanctuary and its owners.
  • Animals
  • 1 month ago
Animals

Horse has to be put down after brutal dog attack

Horse has to be put down after brutal dog attackA horse owner hasn't been able to sleep for days and reached out to KGW after witnessing a brutal attack on Friday.
  • Animals
  • 1 month ago
Animals

Deputies rescue 8 kittens from stolen SUV

Deputies rescue 8 kittens from stolen SUVDeputies rescued eight 6-week-old kittens from an SUV stolen outside an Aloha animal shelter and abandoned in Hillsboro on Friday afternoon.
  • Animals
  • 1 month ago
Animals

Protecting your pets from cold weather

Protecting your pets from cold weatherLocal veterinarians are reminding pet owners about the dangers of cold weather, and how you can keep them safe.
  • Animals
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Animals

Woman attacked by pit bull wants neighbor's dogs gone

Woman attacked by pit bull wants neighbor's dogs goneA woman attacked by a pit bull is recovering from her injuries and wants its owner to get all of his dogs out of the neighborhood.
  • Animals
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Education

Ore. family angered over school's rule about autism dog

Ore. family angered over school's rule about autism dogThe mother of a 6-year-old boy with autism is livid that his school is requiring the family to provide a handler for the dog.
  • Education
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Vancouver

Veterinarians operate on badly injured spotted owl

Veterinarians operate on badly injured spotted owlVeterinarians operated on a badly injured spotted owl Tuesday in hopes they can get it back into the wild.
  • Vancouver
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Southern Oregon

Cat found in Ore. reunited with family in Ohio

Cat found in Ore. reunited with family in OhioA cat from Ohio that got separated from her family while they were visiting the Oregon Coast is now back with her loved ones.
  • Southern Oregon
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Bend

Rustlers grab baby calves from Central Ore. ranches

Rustlers grab baby calves from Central Ore. ranchesThe Jefferson County sheriff's office says there have been three recent reports of cattle rustling in the Juniper Butte area near Culver.
  • Bend
  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Animals

Owner of dog killed by Idaho police seeks $350K

Owner of dog killed by Idaho police seeks $350KA man whose dog was shot and killed by a northern Idaho police officer has filed a $350,000 claim against the city of Coeur d'Alene.
  • Animals
  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Animals

Fido will cost you: Pet rents become apartment fad

Fido will cost you: Pet rents become apartment fadMan's best friend is taking a bite out of renters' wallets.
  • Animals
  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Animals

Second dog in 2 weeks survives Gorge cliff fall

Second dog in 2 weeks survives Gorge cliff fallA 1 ½-year-old dog survived a fall of more than 100 feet in the Columbia Gorge, less than two weeks after a Labradoodle survived a similar tumble.
  • Animals
  • 2 months ago
Local

Farmer hunts down, kills endangered wolf in Washington

Farmer hunts down, kills endangered wolf in WashingtonState wildlife officials are investigating a farmer in connection with the shooting of an endangered gray wolf in Whitman County.
  • Local
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Animals

Pug dies after attack by pit bulls

Pug dies after attack by pit bullsTwo pit bulls are in quarantine at the Multnomah County Animal Shelter after attacking a pug.
  • Animals
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Animals

Ranchers want more precise info on wolf location

Ranchers want more precise info on wolf locationRanchers in eastern Oregon say they want to have more precise information on the location of wolves, which has conservation groups worried about the increased threat of poaching.
  • Animals
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Animals

Police warn of wildlife collisions in Oregon

Police warn of wildlife collisions in OregonOregon officials say there have been several deer-involved traffic collisions as deer rut season begins.
  • Animals
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Animals

Blind bison named Helen moves to new home

Blind bison named Helen moves to new homeA blind bison named Helen, whose Salem owner could no longer care for her, now has a new home in Scio.
  • Animals
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Animals

Coyote spotted roaming around inner Northeast Portland

Coyote spotted roaming around inner Northeast PortlandKGW viewer and former reporter Collette Wieland spotted an unusual sight near Northeast Fremont Street and 18th Avenue Friday morning.
  • Animals
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Animals

Raw: Coyote in NE Portland

Raw: Coyote in NE PortlandRaw video: Coyote just hangin' out in Northeast Portland (KGW viewer Collette Wieland)
  • Animals
  • 2 months, 1 week ago