Local event is betting on a cure for canine cancer

elaine | September 30, 2010

Camp Bow Wow of Colorado Springs is hosting its first annual “Casino Night to Cure Canine Cancer” from 7 to 10 p.m. on October 1st at the Phantom Canyon Brewing Company (3rd Floor) on Pikes Peak Ave.
The event aims to raise awareness and funds for three key canine cancer nonprofits including the Colorado State University’s Animal [...]

Snakes!!!! How to protect your pet on the hiking trail from the natives

elaine | June 1, 2010

Veterinarians in the Denver metro area say they have seen an unusual number of pets bitten by snakes in May and one dog park in Aurora has had to close because of two recent incidents.
Dr. Jeff Mullen with the Seven Hills Veterinary Clinic says his office usually sees or two cases each season but they’ve [...]

Tick season strikes fear in pet owners! Ok it strikes fear in me anyway.

elaine | March 15, 2010

 The weather is starting to warm up, and if you are like me and most Colorado dog owners you are itching to hit the trail with your four legged hiking partner, but you will want to make sure that “itching” is just a figure of speech.  In my opinion there is not a lot of [...]

CSU has a new cancer study for dogs!

elaine | August 25, 2009

A study at Colorado State University’s Animal Cancer Center is looking at a new way to treat cancer in animals and people. The study is investigating the impact of a drug on cells that suppress the immune system and allow cancer tumors to grow. Initial results in mice and dogs show that the drug can [...]