dogs

This photo from August shows Kaya, who was among the dogs who participated in Capital Kennel Club of Juneau’s Obedience Trials. Not every dog in Juneau is well-fed. That is something the Grateful Dogs of Juneau organization aims to remedy as it holds a food drive for cats and dogs living in food-insecure homes for the holidays, with drop-off locations at Petco and the Southeast Alaska Animal Medical Center. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire File)

Merry Christmas, ya animals: Local nonprofit holds pet food drive

The drive has two drop off locations for dog and cat food.

 

Juneau Police Department narcotics dog Buddy and handler Officer Mike Wise pose with Buddy’s new kennel, assembled with funds raised by the Juneau Crime Line. (Courtesy photo / Robin Paul)

Juneau Crime Line helps fund police dog kennel

The police station did not previously have an “office” for the narcotics dog.

 

Capital Kennel Club of Juneau stays dogged, holds first post-pandemic trials

Capital Kennel Club of Juneau stays dogged, holds first post-pandemic trials

Past events had been scratched — and not behind the ears.

 

Archie (center), Ella (left) and Arrow (right) enjoy the dog-friendly Field 2 in Melvin Park on April 26, 2020. The field, Dimond Park, and the grassy area on top of Gold Street are all closed to dogs indefinitely due to a rising amount of unremoved dog poop. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)

Poop piles pose problem for parks

Three areas are closed, and more may follow if behavior does not improve.

Archie (center), Ella (left) and Arrow (right) enjoy the dog-friendly Field 2 in Melvin Park on April 26, 2020. The field, Dimond Park, and the grassy area on top of Gold Street are all closed to dogs indefinitely due to a rising amount of unremoved dog poop. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)
Jack the dog and researchers from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game look for crannies where bats hibernate in the winter. (Courtesy photo | Tory Rhoads)

A nose for searching: Scientists use dog to find bats

Studying the places bats lair will help us count them.

Jack the dog and researchers from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game look for crannies where bats hibernate in the winter. (Courtesy photo | Tory Rhoads)
Outcry over dog being shot turned out to be fishy

Outcry over dog being shot turned out to be fishy

Concerns about his odor are very real, though.

Outcry over dog being shot turned out to be fishy
Truck plowing snow hits, kills dog

Truck plowing snow hits, kills dog

“She was part of our family.”

Truck plowing snow hits, kills dog
Executive Director Samantha Blankenship gets a kiss from Willie, a Dachshund puppy, at the Gastineau Humane Society on Friday, Dec. 28, 2018. The society is starting the new year with a name change to Juneau Animal Rescue. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Executive Director Samantha Blankenship gets a kiss from Willie, a Dachshund puppy, at the Gastineau Humane Society on Friday, Dec. 28, 2018. The society is starting the new year with a name change to Juneau Animal Rescue. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
The New Office Building at the Treadwell Mine Historic Area, shown on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, has received a new metal roof and a fresh coat of paint inside and out. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
The New Office Building at the Treadwell Mine Historic Area, shown on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, has received a new metal roof and a fresh coat of paint inside and out. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)