Labradors stay on top of most popular breed list, but the Bulldog is on the move

elaine | January 26, 2011

The American Kennel Club  announced its nationwide registration statistics today and once again the Labrador Retriever came out on top.
 While the lovable Lab has sat at the top of the list for 20 years, other breeds were on the move.  The Beagle overtook the Golden Retriever for the 4th spot and the Bulldog, who has [...]

Saving your pet, no matter what the cost

elaine | March 16, 2010

This is a story I found on the National Post website. 
 
Joanne Laucius, Canswest News Service
The range of medical treatments available for animals continues to grow, but where do you draw the line?
When four-year-old Abbey needed cruciate ligament surgery, her owners didn’t hesitate to spend the $3,000 necessary to keep the yellow Labrador retriever mobile.
About half [...]

Couple in court for allegedly leaving dogs to die

elaine | March 1, 2010

A couple accused of leaving their dogs to fend for themselves after being evicted from their home were in court this morning.
  Cody and Jessica Manning are facing animal cruelty charges after El Paso County Sheriff’s deputies found a dead Labrador Retriever tied to a tree without food, water, and shelter and a Border Collie [...]

Colorado dog keeps Super Bowl fans safe

elaine | February 7, 2010

  The Denver Broncos didn’t make it to this year’s Super Bowl, but that doesn’t mean that Colorado won’t be represented at the big game. 
 
    The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco Firearms and Explosives (ATF) have fielded their best players to help prepare for a safe and secure Super Bowl XLIV.  These pros include ATF K-9 [...]