Low cost spay and neuters available to low income pet owners

elaine | August 2, 2011

Pueblo Animal Services is offering low cost spay-neuter surgeries to income qualified pet owners thanks to grant funds from the Colorado Pet Overpopulation Fund (CPOF).
“We hope that by offering spay and neuter surgeries at drastically reduced co-pays, the Pueblo community will be encouraged to use our services. Our goal is to help remedy the issue [...]

Rumors of poisonings worry area pet owners

elaine | August 26, 2010

Posters showing up in stores around Penrose have pet owners in Fremont County on edge.
The hand written posters have been placed in windows, bulletin boards, and counters and they warn pet owners about someone who is randomly poisoning dogs with anti-freeze in meat.
The signs don’t tell people where the poisonings took place or who is [...]

Woman claims she found frog in can of dog food

elaine | August 17, 2010

My dogs would have considered this find a bonus, but most pet owners wouldn’t agree with them!
An Illinois pet owner says she made  a “disgusting” discovery when she recently opened a can of Pedigree dog food.   Inside the can of chicken with gravy food Dianne T. says she found a dead frog.
“It was the most disgusting thing,” [...]

Hot temps can be deadly for dogs! Help inform others about this danger.

elaine | June 7, 2010

Ahh.  Summertime!  It is a great time to get out, and we often take our favorite dogs with us, but a little warning..  even running into the store for five minutes can be very dangerous, even with the windows cracked.   Don’t get me wrong, I think pets need to go out during the summer, but [...]

Many think dogs listen better than spouses… Hummm

elaine | April 28, 2010

Here is something many dog owners probably already know; Dogs are great listeners!  In fact, according to a new poll, about one in 10 pet owners in the United States would confide in a pet,. 
The Associated Press-Petside.com poll  surveyed 1,112 pet owners nationwide and found that one-third of pet-owning married women and 18 percent of [...]

Tick season strikes fear in pet owners! Ok it strikes fear in me anyway.

elaine | March 15, 2010

 The weather is starting to warm up, and if you are like me and most Colorado dog owners you are itching to hit the trail with your four legged hiking partner, but you will want to make sure that “itching” is just a figure of speech.  In my opinion there is not a lot of [...]

A new bill could have convicted animal abusers online like sex offenders

elaine | February 23, 2010

Soon convicted animal abusers could be listed on an online registry just like sex offenders if a California Law Maker has his way.
The bill introduced Friday by the State Senate’s majority leader, Dean Florez, would be the first of its kind in the country and is just the latest law geared toward animal rights in [...]

Learn to save your pet in an emergency for free!

elaine | November 3, 2009

We often learn what to do for people in the event of an emergency, but is your pet ready too?  If not you may want to head out to the “Bow Wows and Meows” event on Saturday.  It is designed to provide the community with a number of resources to help them prepare themselves and [...]

Dogs as dependants? A new bill could make it so.

elaine | November 2, 2009

    Pets have been feeling the pain of the recession as economy bites down hard.  Many shelters say that they are seeing more and more pets come in where the owners say it was either feed the dog or feed the kids.   The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals reports the number of [...]