Low cost rabies clinic planned to raise awareness

elaine | April 12, 2010

Rabies is a growing concern here on the Front Range and in an effort to remind pet owners to protect their pets and their families from rabies, a rabies vaccination clinic is scheduled from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 24, at Big R in Falcon, 14155 E. U.S. Highway 24.    Dogs and cats will [...]

Rabies shots are becoming critical for Colorado pets

elaine | March 23, 2010

Skunk rabies cases are on the rise in Colorado.  Last year in El Paso County there were several cases in skunks, and the disease was also confirmed in a horse, mountain lion, and a fox with 41 confirmed cases statewide in 2009.  Already this year we have had 9 cases including 3 in El Paso [...]

Mountain lion attacks family dog near Eagle

elaine | December 29, 2009

Deputies shot and killed a mountain lion after it attacked a family dog at a home in Gypsum on Saturday.
The Eagle County Sheriffs Office says deputies were called to a home around 2 a.m. on a report that a lion had attacked a 150-pound Great Pyrenees.
Once deputies arrived on scene, they found the dog in the [...]