Happy New Year!!!!

elaine | December 31, 2009

New Year’s Eve traditionally is a time to reflect on our past, and more importantly, look forward to the changes we want to make in the coming year. In addition to your own New Year’s resolutions, your dog might have a few of his own. The American Kennel Club put out a list of  some resolutions [...]

Man arrested in dragging death of dog

elaine | December 31, 2009

 
 
An arrest has been made in yesterdays dragging death of a Blue Heeler/German Shepard mix near Grand Junction.  Steven Clay Romero, age 36,  of Mesa County, Colorado, was arrested without incident this morning for aggravated cruelty towards an animal, the U.S. Attorney’s Office and the National Park Service announced today.  Romero made his initial appearance [...]

Cow thinks he is a dog

elaine | December 30, 2009

Lately the Dog Blog has been a bit depressing with animal cruelty issues, so we are going to lighten it up just a bit.  NBC News did a story about a cow that was raised with dogs and well now “Chuck” thinks he IS a dog.

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Dog dragged to death near Grand Junction

elaine | December 30, 2009

From the Associated Press
  The body of a dog with rope around its neck
has been found in the Colorado National Monument, apparently
dragged to its death by a car.
    Monument superintendent Joan Anzelmo says the adult male German
Shepherd was found at about 4:30 a.m. Wednesday.
    She says tracks left in the snow tell the story. She [...]

Mountain lion attacks family dog near Eagle

elaine | December 29, 2009

Deputies shot and killed a mountain lion after it attacked a family dog at a home in Gypsum on Saturday.
The Eagle County Sheriffs Office says deputies were called to a home around 2 a.m. on a report that a lion had attacked a 150-pound Great Pyrenees.
Once deputies arrived on scene, they found the dog in the [...]

Not the first time sled kennel has been in trouble with the law

elaine | December 29, 2009

The recent confiscation of dogs and consequent arrest of a couple that run a sled dog kennel in Hartsel isn’t the first time the one of the dog owners has been in trouble with animal control officers.
 
 In an arrest affidavit, Park County Sheriff’s Deputies stated that they have dealt with Sam Walker, owner of Pawsatrack [...]

Felony warrents issued in abuse case

elaine | December 25, 2009

      Last we told you about a horrible case of abuse at a husky kennel here in Colorado.  Now arrest warrants have been issued for the couple that owns the sled dog kennel where investigators say they found dozens of dogs near death.
      Eight dogs from “Pawsatrak Racing Sled Dog Kennel” located near Hartsel died, [...]

Merry Christmas!

elaine | December 25, 2009

This picture was sent by a NewsFirst 5 Viewer.  “Keebler” seemed to really enjoy his Christmas.
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What is your dog’s carbon pawprint? New book says it is huge

elaine | December 23, 2009

Say it ain’t so Fido!  A new study which says the carbon footprint of a pet dog is more than double that of a gas-guzzling SUV.  According to a new book “Time to Eat the Dog: The Real Guide to Sustainable Living” by New Zealanders Robert and Brenda Vale; the land required to generate food [...]

Dog catches big fish!

elaine | December 23, 2009

I love this video!

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