Places for pets evacuated in Waldo Canyon Fire

elaine | June 23, 2012

Many people are helping by offering a place for evacuated animals.
Large animals can be taken to Norris-Penrose on Rio Grande. If you have a horse or stock trailer and can help move horses and livestock please call the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region at (719) 473-1741. Small animals [...]

How you can help animals affected by High Park Fire

elaine | June 12, 2012

LARIMER COUNTY — Larimer Humane Society is providing temporary shelter for cats, small mammals and farm animals (the size of a goat or smaller) for evacuees displaced during the High Park Fire.
The agency has taken in 200 cats, dogs, birds, small mammals and other exotic animals, which doesn’t include a few large animals.
The Humane Society [...]

Hamlett gets new digs

elaine | June 8, 2012

The Hamlett Spay and Neuter Clinic is getting a new home.
For 35 years the clinic has been at its home on E. Boulder and has spayed over 148,000 dogs and cats, provided thousands of vaccinations and other services such as micro chipping, feline leukemia testing, heartworm testing and rabies licensing at low costs.
The El Paso [...]

Fox that went after dogs tests positive for rabies

elaine | June 14, 2010

A fox that reportedly was charging dogs in El Paso County had rabies.
This is the second fox to test positive for rabies in the county, this one was in the Woodmoor neighborhood in the Monument according to the El Paso County Department of Health and Environment.
As of June 8th , 57 animals in Colorado have [...]

Still have to do your taxes? If so don’t forget to help animals!

elaine | April 12, 2010

Last year over 38,000 of the 158,000 dogs and cats that entered Colorado shelters were euthanized. Although this is a large number of euthanasias, it reflects a decrease of 2,000 from 2007 – thanks in large part to Pet Overpopulation Fund donors!
 In 2001, the Colorado State Legislature created the Fund to provide subsidized spay and [...]

Low cost rabies clinic planned to raise awareness

elaine | April 12, 2010

Rabies is a growing concern here on the Front Range and in an effort to remind pet owners to protect their pets and their families from rabies, a rabies vaccination clinic is scheduled from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 24, at Big R in Falcon, 14155 E. U.S. Highway 24.    Dogs and cats will [...]

Group claims PETA kills more shelter animals than it helps

elaine | March 10, 2010

      People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals(PETA) is known for calling out organizations for their unethical treatment of animals, but now another organization is saying that PETA kills more animals than they help.  The Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF), a non-profit “watchdog” organization, is claiming that PETA euthanized 97% of the adoptable pets at their [...]

Spring bouquets can be deadly to pets

elaine | February 10, 2010

Valentines Day is coming up soon and right behind that is Easter, and that means it is time for beautiful spring bouquets, but before you set them out you should know some of our favorite spring time flowers are poisonous to pets.
     Different flowers in the lily family are extremely poisonous to pets. Cats are [...]

Low cost spay and neuters available

elaine | December 9, 2009

If you have a dog or cat that you need to have spayed or neutered, but you don’t have the money, a program in Colorado could be the answer.  Every year thousands of  taxpayers mark the “check off”  on their tax returns to fund low cost spay and neuters.  Then veterinary clinics and animal welfare [...]