“Octomom” newest PETA spokesperson.. Sort of

elaine | May 18, 2010

Nadya Suleman is back in the news.  Known as “Octomom” after she gave birth to octuplets last year, Suleman has taken an animal rights group up on their offer to help spread the word about spaying and neutering.
PETA(People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) offered the financially strapped mother of 14 cash if she would [...]

Salida dog makes hospital stays a little easier

elaine | April 5, 2010

Few hospital visitors get the kind of greeting Gabriel does. The five-year-old Golden Retriever, and his owner Gill Engles, visit Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center patients and staff  in Salida each week as part of the Delta Society Pet Partners program.
  “It happens a lot that Gabriel will get such a greeting when [...]

Updates from the search and rescue teams in Haiti

elaine | January 20, 2010

Yesterday I posted some pretty cool news about the canine search and rescue crews in Haiti. 
The searches have not all had happy endings however, with the days come fewer survivors and more dissapointments.  “Hunter has searched hard today, last building lots of dead,” Monahan texted yesterday.  “Stepping over bodies, crawling as far as forty feet [...]