Charity “Puppy Bowl” tonight at Bass Pro

elaine | February 13, 2014

Tonight there will be a “puppy bowl” at the Bass Pro Shop.
People and their pets can hit the allies as part of a charity event to benefit Angel Service Dogs. The non-profit helps families of children with life threatening allergies get dogs trained to find and alert if allergens are present.
Activities start at 6:30pm Thursday [...]

Dogs blessed during Nepali festival

elaine | November 13, 2012

Policemen apply vermillion powder and perform rituals on a dog during the Tihar festival at a police kennel division in Kathmandu, Nepal.
Dogs are worshipped to acknowledge their role in providing security during the Tihar festival, one of the most important Hindu festivals dedicated to the worship of the Goddess of wealth Laxmi.
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Service dogs “lifesavers” for veterans

elaine | November 9, 2012

Service Dogs can be life saving to our veterans,but shrinking federal budgets and the sheer number of injured service members are overwhelming government programs, so there just aren’t enough service dogs to go around.
Colorado organization, Freedom Service Dogs(FSD) continues to rescue shelter dogs, custom train them and then provide them to returning veterans at no [...]

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 [...]

Vote!!! It is your “petriotic” duty

elaine | November 5, 2012

We all know that the 2012 election is serious business. That is why we need to do something fun, like voting for our favorite pet. I know we are not supposed to have a favorite.. but VOTE DOG 2012!!!

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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 [...]

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 [...]