Man gets maximum jail sentence for dog abuse

elaine | February 7, 2011

The man accused in the abuse of nearly 100 sled dogs in Park County back in 2009 was sentenced in court today, and received the maximum jail sentence.
Last December Samuel Walker pleaded guilty to Felony Aggravated Animal Cruelty.
In the Park County Courthouse in Fairplay this afternoon Walker was sentenced to the maximum 90 days in [...]

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 [...]

Man could serve jail time for dog abuse

elaine | December 15, 2010

A man who had his dogs seized last year in Park County has pleaded guilty to felony aggravated cruelty to animals.
 
Samuel Walker made the agreement today in a Park County Courthouse. Walker owned a sled dog kennel in Hartsel and last December, Park County Sheriff’s Office found 8 dead and nearly 100 malnourished husky mix [...]

A new bill could have convicted animal abusers online like sex offenders

elaine | February 23, 2010

Soon convicted animal abusers could be listed on an online registry just like sex offenders if a California Law Maker has his way.
The bill introduced Friday by the State Senate’s majority leader, Dean Florez, would be the first of its kind in the country and is just the latest law geared toward animal rights in [...]

Affidavit available in dog dragging case that even inmates find unacceptable

elaine | January 7, 2010

     The United States Attorney’s Office here in Colorado has released the arrest affidavit on Steven Romero.  Romero is accused of dragging a dog to its death in Colorado National Monument near Grand Junction.  This case is being herd in Federal Court because the incident took place in National Park Service land. The story of “Buddy”, the [...]