Deputy shoots and kills 4-H Dog Obedience Champion

elaine | April 14, 2011

A family in eastern Colorado is upset after a sheriff deputy shot and killed their dog.
It happened last week in the small town of Wiley a few miles northwest of Lamar. Seonie Paintin says that her two dogs, a Border Collie and a Great Dane, got out of their fenced yard when the wind blew [...]

How you can help keep local dogs out of the shelters!

elaine | June 22, 2010

From Now until July 10th, Pikes Peak Pet Pantry is trying to gather 10,000 pounds of dry dog and cat food. 
They are also trying to get 500 pounds of bird, rabbit, ferret, horse, and reptile food.
If you don’t know, the Pikes Peak Pantry is a pretty cool organization.  They give pet food to help local [...]

Dogs stuck in gold mine are out and back home

elaine | April 15, 2010

     
       Two dogs that were trapped in a gold mine shaft near Cripple Cripple have gotten out and animal control took them home.
Yesterday rescuers were trying to coax the dogs out of a Cripple Creek and Victor Gold Mine with   food, treats and water. It didn’t work.
      Sheriff’s spokesman Deputy Mikel Baker said officials couldn’t go [...]

Couple in court for allegedly leaving dogs to die

elaine | March 1, 2010

A couple accused of leaving their dogs to fend for themselves after being evicted from their home were in court this morning.
  Cody and Jessica Manning are facing animal cruelty charges after El Paso County Sheriff’s deputies found a dead Labrador Retriever tied to a tree without food, water, and shelter and a Border Collie [...]

Search and rescue dog team saves lives in Haiti

elaine | January 19, 2010

One of the search and rescue teams highlighted in a Dog Blog post last week has located three girls trapped alive in the rubble of Haiti’s devastating earthquake. According to an AP Report,  Bill Monahan and his Border Collie, “Hunter”, were searching a neighborhood near the Presidential Palace, concentrating on a large bowl-shaped area of [...]

Dog show photos are in!

elaine | November 10, 2009

Here are a few of the moments caught on tape this weekend at the Pueblo Dog Show!  I don’t have all of them up, but I hope to get them all up this week.
 
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The results are in, but the pictures are not.

elaine | November 9, 2009

Well the Southern Kennel Club Dog Show is over… It was a pretty fun weekend over all, but not my best from a competitive standpoint.  First the Greyhound I was supposed to show broke his toe and couldn’t show, then my Bernese Mountain Dog puppy had a hormonal panic attack and I decided to pull [...]

Murphy gets a second chance.

elaine | September 23, 2009

Today’s dog story is about a rescue dog that got a second chance and has never looked back.  Meet Murphy!  Murphy like many Border Collies was a little too much for his first owners handle, and he ended up as a stray.   Often times these dogs are chosen because they are so pretty and people know [...]