Russia celebrates 50th anniversary of dogs’ space flight

elaine | August 19, 2010

Russia is marking the 50th anniversary of the space flight of two mongrel dogs — Belka and Strelka — who became the first living creatures to circle the Earth and come back alive.
The August 1960 mission helped test the equipment which was used to carry the first human, Yuri Gagarin, into space on April 12, [...]

Help local shelter animals on your happy hour tomorrow

elaine | May 12, 2010

Come out to the Will Rogers Lounge at the Cheyenne Mountain Resort on Thursday and help out some local rescues at the “Pouring for Pets” event. Local celebrities will be on hand to serve you drinks and 10% of all money spent in the bar will be split between the charities represented at the event.  There [...]