Show dogs stolen at AKC Championship

elaine | November 30, 2010

UPDATE!!!! 
Good news! All four dogs were found safe and sound in the Los Angeles area. 
Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies are looking for four valuable show dogs in a white cargo van stolen from a Motel 6 parking lot in Bellflower California.
The dogs were in town for the big AKC/Eukanuba National Championship dog show.
The van was [...]

Dog rescue facing charges after 261 dogs are seized

elaine | May 27, 2010

The owners of a dog rescue organization Florida face animal cruelty charges after authorities reportedly seized hundreds of dogs.
The sheriff’s office reports that deputies and animal control officers responded to the Mid-Florida Retriever Rescue Wednesday following an anonymous complaint. Officials began inspecting and removing dogs from the property. Many of the dogs were malnourished, infested [...]

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 [...]

Animals siezed from El Paso County Woman

elaine | January 18, 2010

An elderly woman in El Paso County is facing some serious charges after allegedly threatening officers who tried to take her dogs.
  It started on January 15 when the Sheriff’s Office received a complaint about a dog that had severe injuries and had been taken to a rescue for assistance.  The dog later died from [...]

Couple in court on felony animal abuse charges

elaine | January 4, 2010

     The couple accused of starving dozens of  their sled dogs at their Park County kennel appeared in court today.  
     Sam and Diane Walker’s hearing was continued and now they are scheduled be formally charged on Jan. 26 in Fairplay.
     The Walkers turned themselves in to Park County authorities on Christmas Day, more than a [...]

Mountain lion attacks family dog near Eagle

elaine | December 29, 2009

Deputies shot and killed a mountain lion after it attacked a family dog at a home in Gypsum on Saturday.
The Eagle County Sheriffs Office says deputies were called to a home around 2 a.m. on a report that a lion had attacked a 150-pound Great Pyrenees.
Once deputies arrived on scene, they found the dog in the [...]