Dog save pups from fire and places them on fire truck

elaine | August 13, 2012

A German Shepherd named Amanda has touched the city of Temuco, Chile after she carried her five 10-day old puppies to safety following a house fire on Thursday.
According to Soy Temuco, the dog rescued her pups by picking them up with her snout and placing them on a fire truck.
Amanda could be seen going back [...]

Puppies! The solution to any bad day

elaine | May 2, 2011

Monday got you down?  Well I have the answer:  Puppies! No one I know can watch a little puppy and still have a frown on their face and now there is a live webcam where you can click whenever you need a little pick me up. The six Shiba Inu pups (3 boys and 3 [...]

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 [...]

Little dog survives euthanizia and has hundreds wanting to adopt him

elaine | March 3, 2011

Hundreds of people now want to adopt a puppy that somehow managed to survive euthanasia.
The little puppy was one of five that was dropped off at the Sulpher, Oklahoma animal shelter. The puppies appeared to be thin and sick so control officer Scott Prall put them all to sleep Friday; or so he thought.
One little [...]

Prisoners training dogs that help veterans

elaine | November 10, 2010

Special assistance dogs usually help guide the blind but now some therapy dogs are helping disabled veterans who suffer with PTSD. An interesting twist is that these animals were raised by inmates in some of our nation’s most notorious prisons.

Donations help cover the $30,000 cost to train the dogs. One strong supporter has been the [...]

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 [...]

Dog rescue facing charges after 261 dogs are seized

elaine | May 27, 2010

The owners of a dog rescue organization Florida face animal cruelty charges after authorities reportedly seized hundreds of dogs.
The sheriff’s office reports that deputies and animal control officers responded to the Mid-Florida Retriever Rescue Wednesday following an anonymous complaint. Officials began inspecting and removing dogs from the property. Many of the dogs were malnourished, infested [...]

Dogs siezed after elderly woman is found in pile of garbage in her home!

elaine | March 29, 2010

The Lamar Police Department is investigating a home full of dogs that was so filthy a hazmat crew had to be called in and the elderly woman living there was found under a pile of trash.
According to the Lamar Ledger, last week the police department arrived at the rental home with at cleaning crew at [...]

Puppies… Not news, but fun

elaine | January 7, 2010

Ok, the CDB has been a bit depressing lately with stories of abuse so here is something that is easy on the soul.  Colorado puppies getting out and playing with a little kid in the snow.  It doesn’t get much more pleasant than that!

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