Mountain lion attacks family dog near Eagle

elaine | December 29, 2009

Deputies shot and killed a mountain lion after it attacked a family dog at a home in Gypsum on Saturday.
The Eagle County Sheriffs Office says deputies were called to a home around 2 a.m. on a report that a lion had attacked a 150-pound Great Pyrenees.
Once deputies arrived on scene, they found the dog in the [...]

Dogs are often caught in the middle of Ranching vs. Suburbia fight.

elaine | November 28, 2009

I recently read a Los Angeles Times story about a Colorado situation that pitted a rancher against a mountain biker.  A couple of Great Pyrenees guarding their sheep herd attacked a bicyclist that was in no way a threat to the sheep, but obviously the dogs couldn’t have known that.  So the story has a [...]