Colorado Springs attorney sued for allegedly not allowing a service dog into his office

elaine | March 30, 2010

According to the Associated Press, A federal court has approved a consent decree with a Colorado Springs attorney accused of violating the Americans with Disabilities Act.
The consent decree resolves a lawsuit filed Nov. 3 that alleged Patric LeHouillier wouldn’t allow veterinarian Joan Murnane, her husband or her attorney into his office because Murnane was with [...]

Man accused of dragging dog to death expected to plead guilty

elaine | March 30, 2010

According to the Grand Junction Daily Sentinal, federal prosecutors have struck a plea agreement with a man accused of torturing and killing a stolen dog on Colorado National Monument.
Steven Clay Romero, 38, of Grand Junction, is expected to plead guilty to aggravated cruelty to animals, the lone count lodged against him by a federal grand [...]

Dog that attacked police cruiser now in big trouble

elaine | March 30, 2010

This was all over the news last week, but if you didn’t see it, or if you want to see it again you need to check this out!  This dog latches onto the bumper of a police cruiser, and he won’t let go.   It was great fun to watch, but it could end badly for [...]

Dogs siezed after elderly woman is found in pile of garbage in her home!

elaine | March 29, 2010

The Lamar Police Department is investigating a home full of dogs that was so filthy a hazmat crew had to be called in and the elderly woman living there was found under a pile of trash.
According to the Lamar Ledger, last week the police department arrived at the rental home with at cleaning crew at [...]

Colorado dogs love the snow!

elaine | March 25, 2010

 I love fun dog pictures and when it snows I get some of the best pictures.  Here are some of the dogs that didn’t mind the big snow that brought the Front Range to a halt on Tuesday.
It is like they know that summer is on the way and they enjoyed what might be the [...]

Rich in China are spending exorbitant amounts for certain dogs

elaine | March 24, 2010

BEIJING(AP) — China’s latest must-have luxury for the ultra-rich, to go with mansions and sports cars, is a large dog with massive amounts of hair best known for herding sheep in Tibet.
Once banned by the Communist Party as bourgeois, pet ownership is booming in China, and the Tibetan mastiff is the dog of the moment [...]

Rabies shots are becoming critical for Colorado pets

elaine | March 23, 2010

Skunk rabies cases are on the rise in Colorado.  Last year in El Paso County there were several cases in skunks, and the disease was also confirmed in a horse, mountain lion, and a fox with 41 confirmed cases statewide in 2009.  Already this year we have had 9 cases including 3 in El Paso [...]

Breeder loses license after 8 puppies found frozen

elaine | March 22, 2010

A Loveland dog breeder has lost her license after state inspectors found that several Bernese Mountain Dog puppies that had froze to death at her facility.
The Colorado Department said Friday that the license revocation means that dog breeder Storm Cloudin can’t keep more than 15 dogs at her property south of Loveland called the Blue Wolf [...]

Couple formally charged with felony animal abuse

elaine | March 22, 2010

 
     Felony animal cruelty charges were filed today in Fairplay against the Park County couple accused of starving nearly a hundred of sled dogs.
A Park County Court Clerk tells us Samuel and  Diane Ealker appeared in court today and  they both face 28  counts…..including six for  felony aggravated cruelty to an animal
      Back in December [...]

Sled dog still looking for the perfect home

elaine | March 18, 2010

One of the dogs that was rescued from the Park County sled dog kennel along with about 100 dogs, is still in need of a new home.
“Cupid” is a four year old, neutered male Alaskan Husky mix that is at the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region in Colorado Springs.  Since Cupid has been chained [...]