Reward offered after dogs are found tied to railroad tracks

elaine | August 16, 2012

CLEVELAND — A $5,000 reward has been offered for information leading to an arrest and conviction for whoever tied three dogs to railroad tracks in Ohio. Two dogs were killed by a train and one survived by crouching off the rails.
The reward was offered Wednesday by the group People for the Ethical [...]

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 [...]

Dog is left for dead after someone slits her throat

elaine | June 28, 2010

According to a story by the Associated Press, A German Shepard-mix in Minnesota is lucky to be alive after someone slit her throat and left her for dead.
The dog , now called “Star”, was found after she wandered into a yard last week, suffering from serious injuries according to Ericka Stoltenberg, manager of the Otter [...]

Will Vick’s new reality show help his image?

elaine | February 2, 2010

 

 

 
 

Tonight  “The Michael Vick Project”  will premier on BET.   This latest reality show revolves around the controversial professional football player who pleaded guilty to running an illegal dog fighting ring three years ago.
In this 10-part series, BET producers say “cameras will not only capture the NFL star’s return to football after a two-year prison term [...]

Go Biddy, Go! The secret of the pet Greyhound.

elaine | October 12, 2009

When I was a little kid my grandparents owned a Greyhound kennel.  In those days Greyhounds weren’t even considered as pets, they were trained to “kill” and therefore when they didn’t run and were not used as breeding stock, they were usually put to sleep.  While most people never had them as pets, my grandparents [...]

Dogs in danger? You might be able to help.

elaine | October 1, 2009

These two dogs don’t have long to live. 
In fact they only have until November 1st until they are euthanized.  A pretty harsh reality that is brought to light by a cool website called “Dogs in Danger.com”.  This website helps shelters that are over crowded showcase pets that have been in the shelter too long.
The site [...]

Famous artist donates talents to help unwanted pets.

elaine | September 22, 2009

We here at Colorado Dog Blog love rescue dogs and we aren’t alone.  Well known artist Shepard Fairey loves them too and now he is donating his talent to help homeless pets.  Fairey might be best known for his red, white, and blue “HOPE” print of Barack Obama.  Now he has produced a similar print [...]

Twitter a Critter

elaine | August 25, 2009

Hey Twitter fans!  You can now use your favorite social networking site to help shelter animals.      “TwitterACritter” a new social media campaign created by Adopt-a-Pet is now Twitter to spread the word about adoptable pets in shelters.    Pet lovers can select one of the 130,000 homeless dogs, cats, and other pets listed on Adopt-a-Pet.com and tweet [...]