Firefighter to be recognized for saving Chihuahua in fire

elaine | February 3, 2011

The  firefighter who used mouth-to-snout resuscitation to revive a little dog last month will be recognized tonight by Dreampower Animal Rescue.
 No people were in the home when the fire broke out on January 24th near Colorado Springs.   Three dogs were saved from a house fire in the 19-hundred block of Chamberlin South. 
One dog, a Chihuahua [...]

New addition livens up Colorado fire station

elaine | December 7, 2010

A Denver area fire department has a new team member.  Firefighters at a Westminster Fire Department Station have a new baby; Julep, a half-Labrador half-Golden Retriever puppy. 
Westminster Firefighters Karen Consigny and Kurt Morris recently got Julep, as a candidate for Canine Companions for Independence (CCI).  The puppy lives with them at home and at work [...]

Rabies shots are becoming critical for Colorado pets

elaine | March 23, 2010

Skunk rabies cases are on the rise in Colorado.  Last year in El Paso County there were several cases in skunks, and the disease was also confirmed in a horse, mountain lion, and a fox with 41 confirmed cases statewide in 2009.  Already this year we have had 9 cases including 3 in El Paso [...]