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 [...]

Thanksgiving turkey can be trouble for your dog

elaine | November 23, 2010

Thanksgiving is a day when we love to stuff ourselves full of fabulous treats.  While this might be the plan for many, it is best to make sure the family dog doesn’t do the same. Holiday treats can cause problems ranging from minor stomach upset to death.
Cooked turkey meat is not bad for dogs, but dogs [...]

Popular pooch at Mill Dog Rescue dies

elaine | November 3, 2010

 A popular face at the Mill Dog Rescue kennel has died.
Chance was a little rescued dog that shouldn’t have lived, but somehow he managed to pull through.  After that he became the unofficial mascot of the organizations.  Chance died today after a battle with cancer.
 He didn’t live long after being rescued, but many are comforted [...]

Popular “Pooches in Pink” coming up.

elaine | September 4, 2010

I wish I could take part in this.  Unfortunately , this is the same weekend as the Bernese Regional Specialty in Greeley, but I would love for folks to take pics and send them to me!
SATURDAY, THE DAY BEFORE the Race for the Cure, on September 11th.
This walk is at 3:00 p.m. and goes around [...]

A favorite Dog Blog destination will close its doors

elaine | September 1, 2010

A dog favorite spot will soon be no more.  Buckskin Joe’s has reportedly been sold. 
Buckskin Joe’s was named as a Colorado Dog Blog  Destination Pooch!  because dogs were welcome. 
Well you and Fido have one more weekend to check it out, so load up and head the western theme town just west of Cañon City. 
Employees have [...]

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 [...]

Another great destination for you and your pooch!

elaine | June 3, 2010

We at Colorado Dog Blog are always looking for good places that we can bring our dogs along. 

Gloria Holden let us know about the uber pet friendly Buckskin Joe Frontier Town and Railway near the Royal Gorge west of Canon City. 
Dogs are welcome just about everywhere at this popular attraction.  Your dog can ride the [...]

Biker dog spotted in Colorado Springs

elaine | June 1, 2010

This “biker dog” was spotted this afternoon by News First 5 Reporter John Romero  in dowtown Colorado Springs.  We don’t know who he/she  is or who owns him/her,  but if you do we’d love to know more about this mysterious pooch!
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Firefighters are called in to rescue dog from a chair

elaine | April 27, 2010

    A fat old dog found himself in quite a predicatment last week when a killer chair attempted to swallow him whole. 
  According to the Associated Press, it took three suburban Chicago firefighters to rescue the small dog that became trapped inside a mechanized recliner chair .  The dog was deep inside the chair and [...]

Missing pooch on the west side is a rescued puppy mill dog

elaine | December 22, 2009

Have you seen this dog?  He is missing and folks at the Mill Dog Rescue need help finding him.  “Wyatt” is a 3-year old Cocker Spaniel recently rescued for a Missouri puppy mill. While being cared for in a loving foster home, he escaped and has been running at large in the Uintah/Mesa Ave. area [...]