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 [...]

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 [...]

Local girl wins big at Eukanuba!

elaine | December 6, 2010

Katie Mazurowski awarded Best Junior Handler (Photo Courtesy American Kennel Club/DogPhoto.com)

A local teen won big at the AKC/Eukanuba National Championship dog show in California this weekend. 
Colorado Springs teen, Katie Mazurowski and her English Setter, Lamont took the top prize for the Junior Handler competition at the show. Junior Handlers are judged on how they groom [...]

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 [...]

Great Dane rescue hits the streets to educate Marmaduke fans

elaine | June 3, 2010

This weekend the movie Marmaduke hits theaters nationwide and while kids are looking forward to seeing a dancing talking dog, Great Dane fanciers are a little concerned.
Typically with dog “stars”, the popularity of breeds involved tend to spike.  This was seen during the Lassie heyday when there was a collie in almost every yard. More [...]

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 [...]

Dog that attacked police cruiser now in big trouble

elaine | March 30, 2010

This was all over the news last week, but if you didn’t see it, or if you want to see it again you need to check this out!  This dog latches onto the bumper of a police cruiser, and he won’t let go.   It was great fun to watch, but it could end badly for [...]

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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