Local woman honored for her work saving dogs

elaine | November 9, 2012

A local woman has been named a “Hero Among Us” in People Magazine for her work saving dogs.
Theresa Strader, founder of Colorado Springs based National Mill Dog Rescue (NMDR) is being honored in the current issue of the magazine. Theresa hopes the story will spread awareness about the cruel reality of puppy mills.
Theresa had [...]

Pit Bull advocates plan large gathering in Colorado Springs

elaine | October 26, 2012

Many people love them and many people fear them, but a local group says that if the folks that fear Pit Bulls got to know the dogs, they would change their mind about the controversial “bully” breeds, so they are having a rally.
Tomorrow is Pit Bull Awareness Day, and Pit Bull owners and other advocates [...]

Colorado Springs goes to the dogs this weekend

elaine | June 5, 2012

Colorado Springs is known as a dog friendly town, but this weekend it will even be more dog friendly.
Thousands of pooches from around the country  will meet at the Norris-Penrose Event Center Friday through Sunday for the Colorado Springs Kennel Club All-Breed Dog Show.
Not only will there be lots of dogs, there will also be [...]

Join News 5 in helping shelter animals

elaine | September 29, 2011

Hey Colorado Dog Blog fans, next weekend me and some of my co-workers here at News 5 are going to be participating in Pawtowberfest and we would love it if you would join us.
The money raised at Pawtoberfest helps the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region that has facilities in both Colorado Springs and [...]

Humane Society looking for someone who killed German Shepherd

elaine | June 30, 2011

The Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region was called by Colorado Springs Police, to investigate a potential dog shooting in the 1600 block of Highland Way. Once they got there, they found that the dog had been killed by a human, with a large blade of some sort. The dog was a German Shepherd.
“This [...]

Check out the dog show in Colorado Springs this weekend

elaine | June 9, 2011

Dog lovers won’t want to miss the Colorado Springs Kennel Club Dog Show going on this weekend.
15-hundred dogs from around the country will be at the show which starts on Friday, June 10th and runs through Sunday.  Show hours are 8am to 6pm.
The event will be held at the Norris-Penrose Event Center just off [...]

Colorado Springs girl gets new service dog

elaine | May 4, 2011

The 12-year old daughter of an Army soldier is being given the gift of a service dog this weekend.
Cameron Biebuyck was diagnosed with Spinal Bifida at birth and is in a wheelchair. Now she will be given a “Canine Assistants” service dog.  
The dogs are trained to assist children and adults with physical disabilities or other [...]

FUR~R~R Ball coming up this weekend

elaine | April 28, 2011

The Annual FUR~R~R BALL to benefit the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region is coming up this Saturday.  The event will be at the Cheyenne Mountain Resort ;The theme, “All Creatures Great and Small”.  The theme was chosen to honor companion animals and the unconditional devotion and friendship they give us. From extra-large dogs [...]

Pit Bull rescue could be shut down

elaine | April 12, 2011

A dog rescue specializing in Pit Bulls is facing a possible shut down if they can’t get up to code.
Mariah’s Promise is a non-profit dog rescue that is based in Teller County west of Colorado Springs. For years the rescue was operated in a location in Divide; becoming very well known after taking in Pit [...]

More details come out in dog shooting

elaine | March 3, 2011

More details are coming out on the shooting of a dog last night in the northeast part of Colorado Springs.
This afternoon the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region held a press conference to talk about the incident. According to the investigators the both parties could face charges. Animal Cruelty for the man with the [...]