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 [...]

Family decides to put down pups after they tangle with rabid skunk

elaine | April 6, 2011

Yesterday we told you about a situation in which two dogs in Eastern El Paso County tangled with a rabid skunk over the weekend leaving their owner facing some serious decisions; spend thousands in boarding fees to keep her dogs in quarantine or humane euthanasia.
Today the owner, Deanna Weatherford decided she had no choice but [...]

Dogs in Calhan bitten by a rabid skunk

elaine | April 5, 2011

A pair of dogs in Calhan have been bitten by a rabid skunk and may have been exposed to the fatal disease.
The two small dogs got into a scuffle with the skunk over the weekend and were wounded by the wild animal. The dogs were brought to their veterinarian for treatment; the wounds were minor, [...]

Firefighter saves dogs in Colorado Springs fire

elaine | January 24, 2011

This afternoon a near tragedy turned into a heroic story when a local firefighters pulled some little dogs out of a burning house to safety. One little dog even needed “snout to mouth” resuscitation after he was found unconcious and struggling to breathe.
Fire crews were called to a home on Chamberlin South in El Paso [...]

What a difference a few letters make

elaine | January 18, 2011

I would like to add a note about the Soldier story. 
Several times we mention a business by the name of Rocky Mountain Dog Trainers. This was a dog training business in Colorado Springs that was involved in a controversy that aired on a local television station.   
The owner, Scott Martin, was also caught with fake [...]

Clean up day at the dog park!!

elaine | September 30, 2010

For all of you who love to take your dog out to the Bear Creek Dog Park, here is a way you can give back to a place that gives your dogs so much to enjoy! 
El Paso County Parks and the Pikes Peak United Way will host a clean up day at the Bear Creek [...]

Giving the working dogs their due on Labor Day

elaine | September 6, 2010

Labor Day is a time for rest and relaxation for many of us, a time we take a break from a hard day’s work, but it is not just people that work.  Dogs are increasingly joing the workforce, being trained in jobs that can not only make our lives better, but they can also save our [...]

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 [...]

Counties are offering low cost vaccinations this weekend!

elaine | May 17, 2010

This weekend there will be a low cost vaccination clinic in Teller County. This event will be taking place the weekend of May 22nd and May 23rd from 9:00 AM until 5:00 PM. The clinic will be held at the Hayden Park in Divide, CO. This clinic will be open to small and large animals. [...]

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 [...]