Giant George is officially the world’s tallest dog

elaine | February 23, 2010

A 250-pound blue Great Dane from Arizona gives new meaning to the term “big dog.”
Guinness World Records says Giant George from Tucson is the tallest dog ever on record.
Guinness said Monday that he stands 3 feet, 7 inches tall from paw to shoulder, which is three-quarters of an inch taller than his closest rival — [...]

A new bill could have convicted animal abusers online like sex offenders

elaine | February 23, 2010

Soon convicted animal abusers could be listed on an online registry just like sex offenders if a California Law Maker has his way.
The bill introduced Friday by the State Senate’s majority leader, Dean Florez, would be the first of its kind in the country and is just the latest law geared toward animal rights in [...]

Boulder County has new animal abuse case protocol

elaine | February 18, 2010

This is a story from the Boulder Daily Camera:
Local law-enforcement officers investigating reports of suspected animal abuse should consult with the Boulder County District Attorney’s Office before determining charges, according to the DA’s new protocol.
Suspected incidents involving serious animal injury or neglect, torture, mutilation, repeated patterns of abuse or death should be brought to the [...]

Sadie brings luck to the NYSE!

elaine | February 18, 2010

The Westminster Kennel Club’s Best in Show dog Sadie kicked off trading this morning when shehelped ring the opening bell at the NYSE.  The little Scottish Terrier might be a good luck charm because stocks ended up closing up.  The Dow added nearly 84 points to 10,393. The S&P added 7 and the Nasdaq surged [...]

Biggest dog show in region coming to Denver this weekend!

elaine | February 10, 2010

 

Tomorrow the largest dog show in the region begins at the National Western Complex in Denver.    Nearly 4-thousand dogs will compete for top prizes at the prestigious show.  The event starts on Thursday where working dogs will show in a special competition. Then on Friday through Monday will have all 173 AKC breeds competing in [...]

Spring bouquets can be deadly to pets

elaine | February 10, 2010

Valentines Day is coming up soon and right behind that is Easter, and that means it is time for beautiful spring bouquets, but before you set them out you should know some of our favorite spring time flowers are poisonous to pets.
     Different flowers in the lily family are extremely poisonous to pets. Cats are [...]

Colorado pet airline helps with dog rescue

elaine | February 7, 2010

A pet only airline crew out of Denver is making sure that some rescued dogs get a safe flight out of danger.
  The Dogs were taken from a suspected puppy mill in Mississippi and today the American Humane Association’s animal emergency responders will load 34 of the seized dogs onto a plane today operated by [...]

Missing dog blog friend has been found!

elaine | February 7, 2010

Good News!!!  Missing dog “Na Woll” is home.  I am waiting to hear from his owner Darlene about how they found him, but the important thing is that they found him.  NaWoll darted out of his garage last month.  Welcome home NaWoll!
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Colorado dog keeps Super Bowl fans safe

elaine | February 7, 2010

  The Denver Broncos didn’t make it to this year’s Super Bowl, but that doesn’t mean that Colorado won’t be represented at the big game. 
 
    The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco Firearms and Explosives (ATF) have fielded their best players to help prepare for a safe and secure Super Bowl XLIV.  These pros include ATF K-9 [...]

Will Vick’s new reality show help his image?

elaine | February 2, 2010

 

 

 
 

Tonight  “The Michael Vick Project”  will premier on BET.   This latest reality show revolves around the controversial professional football player who pleaded guilty to running an illegal dog fighting ring three years ago.
In this 10-part series, BET producers say “cameras will not only capture the NFL star’s return to football after a two-year prison term [...]