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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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 [...]
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.
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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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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
elaine | August 10, 2011
Due to the increased number of Rabies cases in Southern Colorado, Pueblo Animal Services is offering low cost rabies shot clinic on Saturday, August 13th
The clinic will run from 9am to 1pm. Rabies vaccinations will be $8 per animal and other vaccines will be available for only $10 each.
“There have been several confirmed Rabies cases [...]