Police officers save injured Dog

elaine | January 22, 2013

Earlier this month, three Los Angeles police officers stopped to help a 2-year-old Pit Bull mix who’d been struck by a car. Officers Jennifer Cohen, Cindy Herrera and Valerie Lancaster drove the dog to a veterinarian, and where the injured dog had emergency surgery on a broken front leg and two fractured ribs.   During the [...]

Best friends on sale this weekend!

elaine | June 9, 2011

If you have been thinking about getting a dog; check out the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region this weekend.
This weekend is “Doggie Discount Days” and that means that all dogs are available for a very low $50 adoption fee.

Adoption fees for cats and dogs include vaccinations, a microchip, a free health exam at [...]

Grant will help spay and nueter 500 Pit Bulls

elaine | April 5, 2011

A new program in Northern Colorado hopes to help keep Pit Bulls out of the shelter.
The Humane Society of Weld County north of Denver received a $19,385 grant from PetSmart Charities to spay/neuter 500 Pit Bulls and Pit Bull mixes in Weld County
The organization’s pet sterilization program successfully alters more than 2,000 pets per year [...]

Finding “Fido”; Making sure your pet’s info is up to date.

elaine | November 5, 2009

A purebred boxer was found wandering the streets and is now up for adoption at an animal shelter in Charleston, SC.   Shelter Operations Supervisor Staycee Dains knows he has an owner. With one scan she found an ID microchip implanted between his shoulder blades.   “They gave us a name and an address that’s outdated,” Dain [...]