Show dogs stolen at AKC Championship

elaine | November 30, 2010

UPDATE!!!! 
Good news! All four dogs were found safe and sound in the Los Angeles area. 
Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies are looking for four valuable show dogs in a white cargo van stolen from a Motel 6 parking lot in Bellflower California.
The dogs were in town for the big AKC/Eukanuba National Championship dog show.
The van was [...]

Non-profit to help cruelty investigations in several Colorado counties

elaine | November 30, 2010

A new nonprofit organization says it is bringing animal welfare investigations to several underserved counties in Colorado.
The new Colorado Humane Society & SPCA says they will work with local law enforcement and government agencies to investigate and prevent the cruelty and neglect of companion animals and horses within the state.
“We are honored to have the [...]

Reminder to bring your pets in tonight!

elaine | November 29, 2010

Ok… I know I have posted it before, but I have to post it again.
Tonight temperatures will dip around zero, and I am sure this is just one of many cold Colorado winter nights. So a reminder to please bring your pets inside.
I have suggested it as a precaution on most winter nights, but when [...]

Rescue group asking for help finding stolen pup

elaine | November 29, 2010

An animal rescue group is looking for a puppy they say was stolen during an adoption fair this weekend.
The 10-week old Husky-Pit Bull mix was in a crate at the entrance of the North Academy Petsmart when she disappeared last Saturday.
The rescue group, San Luis Animal Welfare, is worried that because the puppy is a [...]

Thanksgiving turkey can be trouble for your dog

elaine | November 23, 2010

Thanksgiving is a day when we love to stuff ourselves full of fabulous treats.  While this might be the plan for many, it is best to make sure the family dog doesn’t do the same. Holiday treats can cause problems ranging from minor stomach upset to death.
Cooked turkey meat is not bad for dogs, but dogs [...]

Dogs are smarter than cats! We can prove it.

elaine | November 23, 2010

Here is something that isn’t too surprising to us dog lovers.  An Oxford study charted the evolutionary history of the brain across different groups of mammals and decided dogs are smarter than cats.
Over millions of years, the intelligence of social animals – like man’s best friend – has improved at a greater rate than that [...]

Pueblo Sheriff’s Office rescues dog

elaine | November 16, 2010

Pueblo Sheriff’s Office workers rescued a dog Friday morning that had fallen into a ravine near the Pueblo Reservoir.
The dog, a Springer Spaniel, was training with its master when it fell off an 80 foot cliff. The dog was not injured but it was too dark to retrieve it. Friday morning officers rappelled down the [...]

Dog war hero accidentally euthanized at animal shelter

elaine | November 16, 2010

Target lived through a war in Afghanistan and an attack by a suicide bomber, but she couldn’t survive a brief stay at an Arizona animal shelter.
After spending a weekend at the shelter the Shepard-mix was accidentally euthanized before her owners could pick her up. That employee is now on administrative
“When it comes to euthanizing an [...]

Saluting the military dogs on Veteran’s Day

elaine | November 11, 2010

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Dog enjoys flooding in Washington

elaine | November 11, 2010

Heavy rains pushed a river in Mason County, Washington over its banks, along with some migrating salmon, and that was Heaven for Honey the Labrador.   A KIRO-TV  photographer caught Honey on video as she caught a fish and proudly headed home.

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