Dogs blessed during Nepali festival

elaine | November 13, 2012

Policemen apply vermillion powder and perform rituals on a dog during the Tihar festival at a police kennel division in Kathmandu, Nepal.
Dogs are worshipped to acknowledge their role in providing security during the Tihar festival, one of the most important Hindu festivals dedicated to the worship of the Goddess of wealth Laxmi.
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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 [...]

Family claims puppy was abused at boarding facility

elaine | September 11, 2012

FORT COLLINS – Animal Protection and Control has opened an investigation against a Fort Collins boarding and training facility following a complaint from a Fort Collins family.
Tiffany Brown of Fort Collins said her 13-week-old purebred German shepherd puppy, Baron, suffered blunt force trauma and injuries that resulted in the surgical removal of the dog’s eye [...]

How to get revenge on your four-legged criminal

elaine | August 23, 2012

Has your dog done something terrible… so terrible you want to out him or her?    Well apparently you are not alone.
“Dog shaming ” is the latest craze to hit the Internet on a site in which canines are forced to confess their sins while looking guilty.

There are two rules when it comes to “shaming” [...]

Popular “Romp in the Park” tomorrow

elaine | August 10, 2012

The 14th annual Romp in the Park will take place Saturday, August 11th at the Norris-Penrose Event Center (indoor arena).
The event is a fundraiser for All Breed Rescue and Training(ARBT) and of course they welcome all well behaved leashed dogs.  There are a ton of activities including a doggie water park, training demonstrations, vendors and [...]

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 [...]

Little Pekingese big winner at Westminster

elaine | February 15, 2012

An 11-pound Pekingese took Best in Show at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on last night.
“Malachy” beat out more than 2,000 dogs and 185 different breeds and varieties to win the most prestigious story in dogdom.
The now retired “Peke” has won 115 best in shows. “He’s a lot of dog in a small [...]

New CD offers music that will have feet tappin’ and tails waggin’

elaine | April 5, 2011

Dogs love the country and most folks in the country love their dogs so it is no wonder that some musicians in Nashville have put out a CD called  “Dog Country” that is filled with dog songs.
Like many county songs these tunes will have you laughing or crying.  If you are a dog lover; and if [...]

Guilty dog

elaine | March 21, 2011

There are times when all dog owners come into a room to find that Fido has done something naughty.  Some dogs don’t really worry about consequences, but others make it obvious that they know they did something wrong.   This is a video of one dog that doesn’t have a very good poker face.

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Touching video show dog loyalty after Japanese Tsunami

elaine | March 16, 2011

As videos from the disaster in Japan continue to circulate, one that shows the extreme loyalty of dogs has gained popularity on YouTube.
The Japanese news clip shows two canine victims of the earthquake and tsunami. While the one dog lays injured, the second dog leads the cameramen over and sits in front of its friend.
There [...]