Sled dogs allegedly slaughtered in Canada after Olympics tourism doesn’t pan out

elaine | February 1, 2011

100 dogs were allegedly shot and killed in Vancouver  after an expected post-Olympics boon in dogsledding business at an adventure company didn’t pan out.  Most died instantly, but others suffered according to a former employee at the sled dog company .
The gruesome event was described in documents awarding compensation to a worker, who claimed post-traumatic [...]

Subaru donates a CSI vehicle to ASPCA

elaine | May 17, 2010

The ASPCA (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) has a new  ”Animal Crime Scene Investigation (CSI)” response vehicle, a 2010 Subaru Outback donated by Subaru of America that has been customized for the ASPCA’s Veterinary Forensics team.  The new vehicle was unveiled at the Veterinary Forensic Sciences Conference in Orlando, Fla.
The [...]

Local park “goes orange” for animals

elaine | April 1, 2010

Landmarks around the country including one right here in Colorado Springs  will be lighting up in orange to commemorate “Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month”  .
 
 America the Beautiful Park is joining the ASPCA (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) in the nationwide celebration of  animals. 
“We’re deeply honored by the support of landmarks [...]

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 [...]