Prisoners training dogs that help veterans

elaine | November 10, 2010

Special assistance dogs usually help guide the blind but now some therapy dogs are helping disabled veterans who suffer with PTSD. An interesting twist is that these animals were raised by inmates in some of our nation’s most notorious prisons.

Donations help cover the $30,000 cost to train the dogs. One strong supporter has been the [...]

Saving Grover “The Road Dog”

elaine | November 8, 2010

It all started when I went to post a little picture of a dog that needed a home on a website.  It is something that I have done hundreds of times, but  this time the little dog looking back struck a chord.   The dog was on a website called Dogs in Danger and the pup [...]

Holiday gift event perfect for dog owners!

elaine | November 4, 2010

“Holiday Gifts For Pets and Their People” is a holiday craft event for and about pets and their people. It emphasizes hand-made crafts (no imports here!) and animal-related and themed activities.
The event celebrates and honors animals as our pets and our partners, as well as provides a venue to raise funds for smaller, less-publicized Colorado [...]

“Puppy Up!” for canine cancer this weekend

elaine | November 4, 2010

Cancer is the number one cause of death in dogs. One out of every three dogs will get cancer and 50% of those will die. That is why this Sunday might be the most important walk you ever take with your dog.
The first ever, ,“2 Million Dogs, “Puppy Up!” walk to benefit canine cancer research [...]

Popular pooch at Mill Dog Rescue dies

elaine | November 3, 2010

 A popular face at the Mill Dog Rescue kennel has died.
Chance was a little rescued dog that shouldn’t have lived, but somehow he managed to pull through.  After that he became the unofficial mascot of the organizations.  Chance died today after a battle with cancer.
 He didn’t live long after being rescued, but many are comforted [...]

Now down to serious business… picking the perfect puppy!

elaine | November 3, 2010

Well it looks as though Michael Bennet will remain as our Senator. It was definitely a nail biter with the race going back and forth with Bennet who finally came out on top, unofficially anyway.
Now the real campaigning begins, at least for the Bennet girls. You see the family has been looking for a family [...]