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 [...]

Check out the dog show in Colorado Springs this weekend

elaine | June 9, 2011

Dog lovers won’t want to miss the Colorado Springs Kennel Club Dog Show going on this weekend.
15-hundred dogs from around the country will be at the show which starts on Friday, June 10th and runs through Sunday.  Show hours are 8am to 6pm.
The event will be held at the Norris-Penrose Event Center just off [...]

Man pays 1.5 million dollars for puppy

elaine | March 16, 2011

Money might not be able to buy love, but it can buy you the title of owner of the world’s most expensive dog. 
That’s the price a Chinese business tycoon paid for a purebred Red Tibetan Mastiff
The proud new owner – reportedly a coal baron from northern China – will need plenty of space for his [...]

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 [...]

Rich in China are spending exorbitant amounts for certain dogs

elaine | March 24, 2010

BEIJING(AP) — China’s latest must-have luxury for the ultra-rich, to go with mansions and sports cars, is a large dog with massive amounts of hair best known for herding sheep in Tibet.
Once banned by the Communist Party as bourgeois, pet ownership is booming in China, and the Tibetan mastiff is the dog of the moment [...]

Dog show photos are in!

elaine | November 10, 2009

Here are a few of the moments caught on tape this weekend at the Pueblo Dog Show!  I don’t have all of them up, but I hope to get them all up this week.
 
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Woman pays over a half million dollars for a dog!

elaine | September 16, 2009

 
Often purebred dogs can fetch several thousand dollars, but one woman just recently spent a stagering amount of cash on her new four-legged friend.
The  Chinese woman has reportedly paid nearly $600,000 for a Tibetan Mastiff, making it what many believe to be the world’s most expensive dog.
The 18-month old dog, named “Yangtze River Number Two,” [...]