Little Pekingese big winner at Westminster

elaine | February 15, 2012

An 11-pound Pekingese took Best in Show at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on last night.
“Malachy” beat out more than 2,000 dogs and 185 different breeds and varieties to win the most prestigious story in dogdom.
The now retired “Peke” has won 115 best in shows. “He’s a lot of dog in a small [...]

April Stools Day this Saturday!

elaine | April 13, 2011

This Saturday will be a big day at the Bear Creek Dog Park!  It is time for the annual “April Stools Day”.
This event combines a spring clean up of left behind dog poop with prizes for finding a “Golden Stool” while searching for real poop to clean up. There will be about 9 or 10 [...]

Another dog shot and killed in Colorado Springs

elaine | March 9, 2011

For the second time in two weeks, a dog has been shot and killed in the City of Colorado Springs. This time around though; the shooting might not be legal. 
Police say a man called police  around 1pm after he shot a Pitbull with a .44 caliber handgun point blank in his yard in the 41-hundred [...]

Local dogs winning big at Westminster

elaine | February 14, 2011

Every year local dogs head east to New York in hopes of making it big at the most prestigious dog show in the United States, The Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.
Today is only day one but several dogs have done us proud. Tonight we’ll see Colton Johnson and his dog, Georgie Girl won best Old [...]

Puerto Rican stray finds home in Colorado

elaine | August 23, 2010

By: MIKE PETERS
Greeley Tribune
When you hear the story of Francisco, you know he shouldn’t be here.  He’s a dog, after all, a stray dog from a country with an estimated 400,000 stray dogs who fight every day for survival.  But the story of Francisco and how he got to Greeley, how he adopted an American, [...]

Justice for Buddy

elaine | July 31, 2010

A man who pleaded guilty to dragging a dog to death in western Colorado has been sentenced to three years in federal prison.
Thirty-eight-year-old Steven Clay Romero of Grand Junction was sentenced Friday by U.S. District Judge Philip Brimmer in Denver.
The dog, named Buddy, was found dead on Dec. 30 on the Colorado National Monument. He [...]

Man accused of throwing puppy off bridge into raging South Platte

elaine | June 7, 2010

A 10-month-old puppy is missing and a man is in jail after police say he tossed the pup into the South Platte River after a fight with his girlfriend.
Twenty-one-year-old Gary Carville is accused of throwing the  puppy named “Midnight” from a bridge into the South Platte on Thursday after fighting with his girlfriend about the [...]

Stray dog becomes mascot of anti-government protesters in Greece

elaine | May 10, 2010

They roam the streets wearing a blue collar around their necks indicating that they have been neutered by the city authorities. There are many stray dogs in Athens, Greece, but there is one, or several similar dogs, that have been seen during the many riots plaguing the country.
Photographers have documented the presence of yellowish dogs [...]

Help bring Babe home!

elaine | April 15, 2010

  
I rarely solicit for causes, but this one is pretty cool and I hope you can help.
     A group of Fort Carson soldiers in Afghanistan have made a close friend, and they need our help bringing her home.
    “Babe” started hanging around some of our soldiers in Afghanistan.     Devon Warren is the wife of one of [...]

Colorado dog works hard to keep the bed bugs at bay

elaine | April 6, 2010

    A little 30-pound rescued shelter dog named Macaroni is helping Coloradoans sleep tight!  How?  Well, you see, Macaroni has a very special talent.  He can find tiny little bedbugs lurking in places you can’t see. 
     The little blood sucking bugs have been making a huge comeback in recent years “Bedbugs are just going ballistic [...]