Blind sled dog thrives with brothers help

elaine | January 25, 2013

JEFFERSON, N.H. – When Gonzo started tripping over his food dish three years ago, no one could explain or stop the Alaskan husky’s quickly advancing blindness. But a veterinarian offered some simple advice: “Run this dog.”
Gonzo, one of 120 dogs at Muddy Paw Sled Dog Kennel, was happy to comply. With help from his brother, [...]

Dog fighting app causes fur to fly

elaine | April 26, 2011

There’s an “app” for just about  everything, but a  new dog fighting game made for Android phones has animal rights activists fighting mad, so mad that they may have actually stopped the game’s distribution.  Even former dog fighting kennel owner Michael Vick has taken a stand against the game.
The “Dog Wars” app by Kage Games [...]

State trying to shut down kennel after finding frozen puppies

elaine | March 1, 2010

On Tuesday in Larimer County  state animal inspectors will be in court to ask a district judge to label the manager of Blue Wolf Ranch, Storm Cloudin, an “unfit owner”, that label could lead to the revocation of Cloudin’s state license.
The move comes after inspectors found several dead, frozen Bernese Mountain Dog puppies at the [...]