animal rescue

Pet Rescue
4:50 pm
Fri February 27, 2015

Washington Animal Cruelty Law Could Be Enhanced To Cover Pets in Hot Cars

File photo. Police and animal control officers in Washington may soon get explicit license to break into cars to rescue animals in distress.
Lynn Friedman Flickr

Originally published on Fri February 27, 2015 4:39 pm

When temperatures rise this spring, you're bound to hear the occasional sad tale of a dog locked in a hot car in the sun.

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Osprey Rescue
5:51 pm
Thu August 14, 2014

Triple Osprey Rescue And Rehab Ends Well

Rehabbed osprey flies away after its release Wednesday in Finley, Wash.
Andrea Berglin

Three young ospreys and a parent are flying free along the Columbia River today after surviving close calls with litter.

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Rescued Horse
7:14 am
Fri August 8, 2014

Oregon Court Backs Warrantless Rescue Of Sick Horse

This photo of 'Grace' was taken shortly after she was rescued.
Credit Strawberry Mountain Mustangs

An Oregon police officer was justified in seizing someone's horse without getting a warrant first. The Oregon Supreme Court ruled Thursday that warrantless searches are allowed when the life of an animal is on the line.

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