Support for Colorado Pitbull in trouble coming from around world

elaine | August 15, 2012

BRIGHTON – The story of a dog in Brighton named ‘Dre’ has gone viral. Tens of thousands of people across the country are expressing their support for Dre and his family.
According to a report done by our sister station, 9News in Denver, Dre has been in quarantine for more than a week and is facing [...]

Wall-E update; Could the puppy be getting too much attention?

elaine | March 17, 2011

A stray dog we told you about last week that who survived an attempt to put him to sleep at an Oklahoma animal shelter has become a canine celebrity, but that might not be all good.
Thousands seeking to adopt the now famous Wall-E after his unusual story made national news causing growing concerns about his [...]

Little dog survives euthanizia and has hundreds wanting to adopt him

elaine | March 3, 2011

Hundreds of people now want to adopt a puppy that somehow managed to survive euthanasia.
The little puppy was one of five that was dropped off at the Sulpher, Oklahoma animal shelter. The puppies appeared to be thin and sick so control officer Scott Prall put them all to sleep Friday; or so he thought.
One little [...]

Dog war hero accidentally euthanized at animal shelter

elaine | November 16, 2010

Target lived through a war in Afghanistan and an attack by a suicide bomber, but she couldn’t survive a brief stay at an Arizona animal shelter.
After spending a weekend at the shelter the Shepard-mix was accidentally euthanized before her owners could pick her up. That employee is now on administrative
“When it comes to euthanizing an [...]

More on Oreo

elaine | November 19, 2009

Earlier this week I told you about Oreo.  Oreo stole the hearts of New Yorkers when she was thrown off a six story building by her owner last June.  She managed to live through the physical damage, but the emotional damage made her un-adoptable according to the ASPCA, and she ended up being euthanized last [...]

Finding “Fido”; Making sure your pet’s info is up to date.

elaine | November 5, 2009

A purebred boxer was found wandering the streets and is now up for adoption at an animal shelter in Charleston, SC.   Shelter Operations Supervisor Staycee Dains knows he has an owner. With one scan she found an ID microchip implanted between his shoulder blades.   “They gave us a name and an address that’s outdated,” Dain [...]