Dog fighting app causes fur to fly

elaine | April 26, 2011

There’s an “app” for just about  everything, but a  new dog fighting game made for Android phones has animal rights activists fighting mad, so mad that they may have actually stopped the game’s distribution.  Even former dog fighting kennel owner Michael Vick has taken a stand against the game.
The “Dog Wars” app by Kage Games [...]

Sled dog abuse cases cause some to question sport

elaine | February 10, 2011

Sled dogs and their care, or lack of has been in the news a lot lately.  The slaughter of 100 sled dogs in Canada has re-energized efforts by some animal activists to ban or boycott dog sled rides, a popular activity among tourists in many winter vacation spots, including here in Colorado.
Closer to home a [...]

Heat may have killed 7 puppies in airplane cargo hold

elaine | August 17, 2010

Heat might have killed seven puppies that died in the cargo hold of an American Airlines jet this month.
American Airlines spokeswoman Mary Frances Fagan said Tuesday that necropsies on the puppies were inconclusive but found that heat “may have been a factor.”
The puppies died soon after the flight from Tulsa, Okla., landed in Chicago on [...]