Welcome to America! Displaced Sochi Pups Get New Life

elaine | March 28, 2014

From the streets of Sochi to a new home in the United States, 10 lovable stray dogs arrived in Washington, D.C., on Thursday for adoption thanks to the efforts of rescue organizations and athletes like U.S. Olympian Gus Kenworthy.
Humane Society International worked with organizations in Sochi to help bring the dogs to America after they [...]

The dogs will be out in Pueblo this weekend

elaine | November 8, 2012

This weekend thousands of dogs will descend on Pueblo this weekend.
The Southern Colorado Kennel Club’s All-Breed Dog Show set for Saturday and Sunday at the Colorado State Fairgrounds.
The two-day  American Kennel Club(AKC) show will feature more than 150 breeds of dogs from across the nation taking part in obedience,  rally obedience, and  conformation competitions.
The [...]

Pit Bull advocates plan large gathering in Colorado Springs

elaine | October 26, 2012

Many people love them and many people fear them, but a local group says that if the folks that fear Pit Bulls got to know the dogs, they would change their mind about the controversial “bully” breeds, so they are having a rally.
Tomorrow is Pit Bull Awareness Day, and Pit Bull owners and other advocates [...]

Popular “Romp in the Park” tomorrow

elaine | August 10, 2012

The 14th annual Romp in the Park will take place Saturday, August 11th at the Norris-Penrose Event Center (indoor arena).
The event is a fundraiser for All Breed Rescue and Training(ARBT) and of course they welcome all well behaved leashed dogs.  There are a ton of activities including a doggie water park, training demonstrations, vendors and [...]

Colorado Springs goes to the dogs this weekend

elaine | June 5, 2012

Colorado Springs is known as a dog friendly town, but this weekend it will even be more dog friendly.
Thousands of pooches from around the country  will meet at the Norris-Penrose Event Center Friday through Sunday for the Colorado Springs Kennel Club All-Breed Dog Show.
Not only will there be lots of dogs, there will also be [...]

Top winning show dogs in Denver this weekend

elaine | February 17, 2012

Dog shows have been in the news a lot lately with Westminster happening in New York this week.
Well if you would like to check out one live and in person, here is your chance.  Starting today and running through Monday the Rocky Mountain Cluster Dog show will be going on at the National Western Complex [...]

Fall fun with Fido!

elaine | October 11, 2011

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Rumors of nails being found in cheese worrying dog park users

elaine | October 4, 2011

An alarming report of someone deliberately poisoning or injuring dogs has been freaking out dog owners who enjoy dog parks; but is there really anything to worry about?
The story circulating like wildfire throughout social media sites like Facebook looks like this:

PARK ALERT: We have received two notices. (1) Nails wrapped in cheese at dog [...]

Join News 5 in helping shelter animals

elaine | September 29, 2011

Hey Colorado Dog Blog fans, next weekend me and some of my co-workers here at News 5 are going to be participating in Pawtowberfest and we would love it if you would join us.
The money raised at Pawtoberfest helps the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region that has facilities in both Colorado Springs and [...]

Couldn’t make it to Westminster? Check out the same dogs in Denver

elaine | February 17, 2011

Dog shows have been in the news a lot lately with Westminster happening in New York this week.
Well if you would like to check out one live and in person, here is your chance.  Starting today and running through Monday the Rocky Mountain Cluster Dog show will be going on at the National Western Complex [...]