Low cost rabies clinic in Pueblo this weekend

elaine | August 10, 2011

Due to the increased number of Rabies cases in Southern Colorado, Pueblo Animal Services is offering low cost rabies shot clinic on Saturday, August 13th
The clinic will run from 9am to 1pm. Rabies vaccinations will be $8 per animal and other vaccines will be available for only $10 each.

“There have been several confirmed Rabies cases [...]

Therapy dog used in court raised legal questions

elaine | August 8, 2011

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y.(New York Times) — Rosie, the first judicially approved courtroom dog in New York, was in the witness box here nuzzling a 15-year-old girl who was testifying that her father had raped and impregnated her. Rosie sat by the teenager’s feet. At particularly bad moments, she leaned in.
When the trial ended in June with [...]

Police kill second dog in just over a week

elaine | August 8, 2011

For the second time in a little over a week, an officer with the Colorado Springs Police Department has had to shoot and kill a dog that was attacking them.
Police say that a maintenance man was trying to help a woman who was being beat up by her boyfriend this afternoon, but found himself in [...]

Low cost spay and neuters available to low income pet owners

elaine | August 2, 2011

Pueblo Animal Services is offering low cost spay-neuter surgeries to income qualified pet owners thanks to grant funds from the Colorado Pet Overpopulation Fund (CPOF).
“We hope that by offering spay and neuter surgeries at drastically reduced co-pays, the Pueblo community will be encouraged to use our services. Our goal is to help remedy the issue [...]

Dogs attack police officers in Denver suburb

elaine | August 2, 2011

EDGEWATER- Two officers were injured Monday afternoon after they were called to a home where dogs were attacking a postal carrier.
It happened in the Denver suburb of Edgewater. Police say the officers responded to the call after the postal carrier called 9-1-1 stating he was being attacked by large dogs. The carrier claimed [...]