Woof! Dog lovers have several events to enjoy this weekend

elaine | June 11, 2011

The dog day of summer is here with several events for the dog lover in Colorado Springs today.
The Colorado Springs Kennel Club Dog Show going on this weekend. 15-hundred dogs from around the country will be at the show which runs through Sunday. Show hours are 8am to 6pm.  The event will be held at [...]

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 [...]

Stock Show place to be for dog fans!

elaine | January 19, 2011

Many people think that the National Western Stock Show is just for people who like cows and horses, but it is a Mecca for dog lovers too!
Let’s start first with all the dog events. This year they had several dog competitions including a dog weight pull, fly ball, agility, and the ever popular stock dog [...]

Dogs are smarter than cats! We can prove it.

elaine | November 23, 2010

Here is something that isn’t too surprising to us dog lovers.  An Oxford study charted the evolutionary history of the brain across different groups of mammals and decided dogs are smarter than cats.
Over millions of years, the intelligence of social animals – like man’s best friend – has improved at a greater rate than that [...]

Dock Dogs a must see at the State Fair!

elaine | August 31, 2010

The Colorado State Fair in going on all week in Pueblo and this year there is a special treat for dog lovers.   Dock Dogs is holding a competition at the fair.   This is an event where water loving dogs sail into a pool.  The competition features dogs of all shapes and sizes.   I went this [...]

Last “Bark in the Park” tonight!

elaine | August 25, 2010

Tonight is the last night you will be able to take your dog out to a Sky Sox ball game this season. 
The popular “Bark in the Park’ wraps up tonight at Security Service Field where the Sox
will take on the Salt Lake Bees at 6:05pm.
Fans that purchase a ticket to the game can bring their [...]

Lovable mutts coming to an AKC show near you

elaine | May 24, 2010

When you think of dog shows, you think of perfectly coifed purebreds strutting their stuff, but things are a changing.
After 125 years of its existence, the American Kennel Club is letting mutts, or “All Americans,” compete in AKC shows in their own category as part of their  “Canine Partners” program. The mixed breed dogs won’t [...]

Baseball, hot dogs, and your favorite dog… Could it be any better?

elaine | May 10, 2010

 
Love baseball and your dog?  Who doesn’t?  That is why I am happy that Bark in the Park is back!
The Colorado Springs Sky Sox announced that “Bark in the Park” nights at Security Service Field are once again returning for the 2010 season. On three select Wednesdays this season, May 12th, August 4th and August [...]

Dog lovers will give this artist “a hand”

elaine | April 27, 2010

This is a collection of hand (literally) painted animals by  Italian artist, Guido Daniele.   

Daniele has worked for years using his talents as an illustrator for advertisers on canvas and buildings, but in 1990 he started painting bodies. His famous body painting techniques were used in many different situations such as advertising pictures and commercials, [...]

A toast to wineries that help dogs!

elaine | April 12, 2010

 
  Dogs and wine, now how can you beat that combination?  I often enjoy a glass with my furry friends at my feet.  Now I tend to go for the Chardonnays and Rieslings because, well I like them better, but also when my dogs’ tails send a glass flying across the room clean up is a [...]