Heartwarming dog rescue could turn into custody fight

elaine | August 15, 2012

Denver – They didn’t know each other, but they were brought together by a dog they had seen in a photograph.
The picture of the dog, a female German shepherd named Missy, was posted on a website along with a message about the dog being injured and stranded near Mt. Bierstadt at around 13,000 feet.
The photo [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]