Firefighter killed by her own dog

elaine | November 15, 2012

A suburban firefighter and paramedic from the Chicago area was found dead in her home.  Investigators say she died as a result of an attack by her own dog, a Mastiff.
Dawn Brown, 44, of the 400 block of Jefferson Street in Big Rock, was found dead by her husband at the bottom of the [...]

Dogs attack police officers in Denver suburb

elaine | August 2, 2011

EDGEWATER- Two officers were injured Monday afternoon after they were called to a home where dogs were attacking a postal carrier.
It happened in the Denver suburb of Edgewater. Police say the officers responded to the call after the postal carrier called 9-1-1 stating he was being attacked by large dogs. The carrier claimed [...]

Pit Bull rescue could be shut down

elaine | April 12, 2011

A dog rescue specializing in Pit Bulls is facing a possible shut down if they can’t get up to code.
Mariah’s Promise is a non-profit dog rescue that is based in Teller County west of Colorado Springs. For years the rescue was operated in a location in Divide; becoming very well known after taking in Pit [...]

Another dog shot and killed in Colorado Springs

elaine | March 9, 2011

For the second time in two weeks, a dog has been shot and killed in the City of Colorado Springs. This time around though; the shooting might not be legal. 
Police say a man called police  around 1pm after he shot a Pitbull with a .44 caliber handgun point blank in his yard in the 41-hundred [...]

More details come out in dog shooting

elaine | March 3, 2011

More details are coming out on the shooting of a dog last night in the northeast part of Colorado Springs.
This afternoon the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region held a press conference to talk about the incident. According to the investigators the both parties could face charges. Animal Cruelty for the man with the [...]

Police say Beagle dies after owner tapes puppy’s mouth shut

elaine | December 14, 2009

The little baby Beagle was just being a puppy, but that could have cost him is life.  Boulder police say a 26-year old man faces an animal cruelty charge after police say a 4-month-old Beagle asphyxiated after having its mouth taped shut for barking and chewing things up.
Kenneth Gookin was arrested Friday following a two [...]