Puppy refuses to leave dead mother

elaine | November 13, 2012

A picture of a little puppy sitting by a corpse is becoming an web sensation.  Photos taken by a Reuters photographer appeared on the NBC News websites showing a sad pup by the remains of a dog who local residents say is its mother.
They told the photographer that the mother was killed in an area [...]

The dogs will be out in Pueblo this weekend

elaine | November 8, 2012

This weekend thousands of dogs will descend on Pueblo this weekend.
The Southern Colorado Kennel Club’s All-Breed Dog Show set for Saturday and Sunday at the Colorado State Fairgrounds.
The two-day  American Kennel Club(AKC) show will feature more than 150 breeds of dogs from across the nation taking part in obedience,  rally obedience, and  conformation competitions.
The [...]

Two dogs allegedly attack puppy at dog park

elaine | June 6, 2012

A leisurely afternoon walk at the dog park turned chaotic after a dog attack left a Weimaraner puppy bleeding and needing a veterinarian.
It started around 2:30 yesterday when a Kari Haugh and Shari Sherman were out walking their dogs at the Bear Creek Dog Park on the west side of Colorado Springs. That’s when they [...]

Family decides to put down pups after they tangle with rabid skunk

elaine | April 6, 2011

Yesterday we told you about a situation in which two dogs in Eastern El Paso County tangled with a rabid skunk over the weekend leaving their owner facing some serious decisions; spend thousands in boarding fees to keep her dogs in quarantine or humane euthanasia.
Today the owner, Deanna Weatherford decided she had no choice but [...]

Florence family looking for lost Australian Shepard pup

elaine | February 28, 2011

Some folks in Florence are looking for help finding their lost pup.
Chloe is a brown and white 4-month old Australian Shepherd that last seen on East 2nd in Florence on February 26th.
Chloe was a Christmas gift for her 13-year old owner. If you have seen Chloe please call 429-5896 or 942-3545 or 371-4928 if you [...]

Injured soldier claims his dog was sold and then euthanized

elaine | January 18, 2011

When a soldier is deployed in a war zone they have a lot to worry about. For one soldier his worry was his American Bulldog, Ava. That worry was put to rest when a local dog training business stepped up and said that they would keep Ava safe. It seemed like a perfect solution, but [...]

Rescue group asking for help finding stolen pup

elaine | November 29, 2010

An animal rescue group is looking for a puppy they say was stolen during an adoption fair this weekend.
The 10-week old Husky-Pit Bull mix was in a crate at the entrance of the North Academy Petsmart when she disappeared last Saturday.
The rescue group, San Luis Animal Welfare, is worried that because the puppy is a [...]

Saving Grover “The Road Dog”

elaine | November 8, 2010

It all started when I went to post a little picture of a dog that needed a home on a website.  It is something that I have done hundreds of times, but  this time the little dog looking back struck a chord.   The dog was on a website called Dogs in Danger and the pup [...]

Man accused of throwing puppy off bridge into raging South Platte

elaine | June 7, 2010

A 10-month-old puppy is missing and a man is in jail after police say he tossed the pup into the South Platte River after a fight with his girlfriend.
Twenty-one-year-old Gary Carville is accused of throwing the  puppy named “Midnight” from a bridge into the South Platte on Thursday after fighting with his girlfriend about the [...]

Babe is home!!!

elaine | May 18, 2010

Good news!  Our Afghanistan pup is stateside!  That’s right our beloved “Babe” has flown into the US and has met her new family.  This is the dog that we featured last month here on the Dog Blog.  Her story got a lot of response and many readers chipped in to help bring her home.  Her [...]