Huskies siezed in abuse case are available for adoption

elaine | January 20, 2010

     Some of the huskies that were confiscated from a sled dog kennel in Park County last month will soon be available for adoption.
Three of the four Huskies brought to Colorado Springs will be made available for adoption this Saturday at the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region.
     These dogs are seeking special homes [...]

Updates from the search and rescue teams in Haiti

elaine | January 20, 2010

Yesterday I posted some pretty cool news about the canine search and rescue crews in Haiti. 
The searches have not all had happy endings however, with the days come fewer survivors and more dissapointments.  “Hunter has searched hard today, last building lots of dead,” Monahan texted yesterday.  “Stepping over bodies, crawling as far as forty feet [...]

Search and rescue dog team saves lives in Haiti

elaine | January 19, 2010

One of the search and rescue teams highlighted in a Dog Blog post last week has located three girls trapped alive in the rubble of Haiti’s devastating earthquake. According to an AP Report,  Bill Monahan and his Border Collie, “Hunter”, were searching a neighborhood near the Presidential Palace, concentrating on a large bowl-shaped area of [...]

Help find missing dog in Colorado Springs

elaine | January 18, 2010

 
Ok Dog Bloggers, we are missing one of our pups and we need to keep an eye out for him. 
“NaWoll” darted out of his garage earlier this month and has yet to make his way home.
 He was last seen in the Union Ave./Academy Blvd. area behind the  Union Heights Apartments near Grant Elementary.   Some kids [...]

Animals siezed from El Paso County Woman

elaine | January 18, 2010

An elderly woman in El Paso County is facing some serious charges after allegedly threatening officers who tried to take her dogs.
  It started on January 15 when the Sheriff’s Office received a complaint about a dog that had severe injuries and had been taken to a rescue for assistance.  The dog later died from [...]

US search and rescue dogs to deploy to Haiti

elaine | January 14, 2010

        
The Haitian government has requested help from the U.S. since the devastating earthquake Tuesday.    Now some ofthe most elite search and rescue teams in the country are preparing to deploy.  Of course a lot of search and rescue dogs will be part of the deployment. 
That means the National Search Dog Foundation is now in action mode.   “Our [...]

Lost pup finds a home and lots of love

elaine | January 14, 2010

A dog we told you was lost a few weeks ago has not only been found, he has also found a permanent home.
     3-year old “Wyatt” was rescued from a puppy mill by the National Mill Dog Rescue and was living in a foster home.  “Wyatt” could not be adopted right away because a lack [...]

New drug gives dogs with cancer hope

elaine | January 13, 2010

A new drug could give dog’s with a certain kind of cancer a little hope now that a pharmaceutical company was given the thumbs up to market the vaccine in the US. 
    Vical Corporation is planning to launch the drug called “Oncept” this weekend at a veterinary conference in Orlando.   The company’s licensee Merial [...]

Puppies… Not news, but fun

elaine | January 7, 2010

Ok, the CDB has been a bit depressing lately with stories of abuse so here is something that is easy on the soul.  Colorado puppies getting out and playing with a little kid in the snow.  It doesn’t get much more pleasant than that!

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Affidavit available in dog dragging case that even inmates find unacceptable

elaine | January 7, 2010

     The United States Attorney’s Office here in Colorado has released the arrest affidavit on Steven Romero.  Romero is accused of dragging a dog to its death in Colorado National Monument near Grand Junction.  This case is being herd in Federal Court because the incident took place in National Park Service land. The story of “Buddy”, the [...]