Subaru donates a CSI vehicle to ASPCA

elaine | May 17, 2010

The ASPCA (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) has a new  ”Animal Crime Scene Investigation (CSI)” response vehicle, a 2010 Subaru Outback donated by Subaru of America that has been customized for the ASPCA’s Veterinary Forensics team.  The new vehicle was unveiled at the Veterinary Forensic Sciences Conference in Orlando, Fla.
The [...]

Local park “goes orange” for animals

elaine | April 1, 2010

Landmarks around the country including one right here in Colorado Springs  will be lighting up in orange to commemorate “Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month”  .
 
 America the Beautiful Park is joining the ASPCA (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) in the nationwide celebration of  animals. 
“We’re deeply honored by the support of landmarks [...]

Spring bouquets can be deadly to pets

elaine | February 10, 2010

Valentines Day is coming up soon and right behind that is Easter, and that means it is time for beautiful spring bouquets, but before you set them out you should know some of our favorite spring time flowers are poisonous to pets.
     Different flowers in the lily family are extremely poisonous to pets. Cats are [...]

Colorado pet airline helps with dog rescue

elaine | February 7, 2010

A pet only airline crew out of Denver is making sure that some rescued dogs get a safe flight out of danger.
  The Dogs were taken from a suspected puppy mill in Mississippi and today the American Humane Association’s animal emergency responders will load 34 of the seized dogs onto a plane today operated by [...]

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 [...]

The story of Oreo

elaine | November 16, 2009

It started as a story of triumph.  A dog is thrown from the roof of a 6-story building in Brooklyn, New York and survived.  It was the kind of story that you would see in movie or read in a book.  Super dog lives through a unthinkable abuse and lives happily ever after.  That is [...]