Man could serve jail time for dog abuse

elaine | December 15, 2010

A man who had his dogs seized last year in Park County has pleaded guilty to felony aggravated cruelty to animals.
 
Samuel Walker made the agreement today in a Park County Courthouse. Walker owned a sled dog kennel in Hartsel and last December, Park County Sheriff’s Office found 8 dead and nearly 100 malnourished husky mix [...]

Help cure canine cancer one click at a time

elaine | December 8, 2010

For every new “Like”  received on the  Orvis Dogs Facebook page in the month of December, Orvis will donate $1 to the Morris Animal Foundation’s Canine Cancer Campaign up to $10,000!
Orvis customers have given more than $300,000 to the Morris Animal Foundation’s Canine Cancer Campaign—half of that sum was raised in 2010 alone!  
Orvis says [...]

Help needed finding a missing dog in the Black Forest area!

elaine | December 7, 2010

The search is on for a dog that has been missing since November 15th. The Colorado Dog Blog Community has helped find missing dogs in the past, so lets see if we can help bring Wings home too.
The female Keeshond named Wings was lost in the Black Forest area and was last seen on Baker [...]

New addition livens up Colorado fire station

elaine | December 7, 2010

A Denver area fire department has a new team member.  Firefighters at a Westminster Fire Department Station have a new baby; Julep, a half-Labrador half-Golden Retriever puppy. 
Westminster Firefighters Karen Consigny and Kurt Morris recently got Julep, as a candidate for Canine Companions for Independence (CCI).  The puppy lives with them at home and at work [...]

Little dog lands a jetliner after biting people on plane

elaine | December 6, 2010

A dog accompanying an elderly New Jersey woman on a US Airways flight to Phoenix became agitated and bit a passenger and a flight attendant today, forcing the pilot to make an unexpected stop in Pittsburgh.
The 12-pound Manchester terrier named Mandy was riding in an approved carrier on Flight 522 from Newark, airline and local [...]

Local girl wins big at Eukanuba!

elaine | December 6, 2010

Katie Mazurowski awarded Best Junior Handler (Photo Courtesy American Kennel Club/DogPhoto.com)

A local teen won big at the AKC/Eukanuba National Championship dog show in California this weekend. 
Colorado Springs teen, Katie Mazurowski and her English Setter, Lamont took the top prize for the Junior Handler competition at the show. Junior Handlers are judged on how they groom [...]

Police dog killed by suspect

elaine | December 1, 2010

Officials say a New Jersey police dog was killed when the suspect he was apprehending threw the dog into traffic.
Gloucester Township Police Chief Harry Earle said that the 3-year-old German Shepherd named Schultz, was released by an officer when the suspect in a restaurant robbery was spotted.
Earle says the dog began to make the apprehension when [...]