Local woman honored for her work saving dogs

elaine | November 9, 2012

A local woman has been named a “Hero Among Us” in People Magazine for her work saving dogs.
Theresa Strader, founder of Colorado Springs based National Mill Dog Rescue (NMDR) is being honored in the current issue of the magazine. Theresa hopes the story will spread awareness about the cruel reality of puppy mills.
Theresa had [...]

Now down to serious business… picking the perfect puppy!

elaine | November 3, 2010

Well it looks as though Michael Bennet will remain as our Senator. It was definitely a nail biter with the race going back and forth with Bennet who finally came out on top, unofficially anyway.
Now the real campaigning begins, at least for the Bennet girls. You see the family has been looking for a family [...]

New puppy mill bill introduced in DC today

elaine | May 25, 2010

In response to a scathing report by the USDA Inspector General critical of the government’s handling of puppy mill investigations, Assistant Senate Majority Leader Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Senator David Vitter (R-LA) today called for immediate changes at the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service’s (APHIS) and promised to work with Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack [...]

43 dead dogs found in freezer

elaine | April 6, 2010

ELKMONT, Ala. (AP)
Nannie Johnson is charged with more than 40 counts of cruelty to animals after police say 43 dogs were found dead in her freezer.
Limestone County authorities said the 63-year-old woman, of Elkmont, Ala., is accused of operating a puppy mill and keeping the dead dogs on ice.

Sheriff’s Department investigator Eric King says one [...]

Colorado pet airline helps with dog rescue

elaine | February 7, 2010

A pet only airline crew out of Denver is making sure that some rescued dogs get a safe flight out of danger.
  The Dogs were taken from a suspected puppy mill in Mississippi and today the American Humane Association’s animal emergency responders will load 34 of the seized dogs onto a plane today operated by [...]

Lost pup finds a home and lots of love

elaine | January 14, 2010

A dog we told you was lost a few weeks ago has not only been found, he has also found a permanent home.
     3-year old “Wyatt” was rescued from a puppy mill by the National Mill Dog Rescue and was living in a foster home.  “Wyatt” could not be adopted right away because a lack [...]

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 [...]

Colorado dog wins a million dollars that will help less fortunate!

elaine | November 28, 2009

A little Chihuahua’s million dollar  looks will soon help a lot of  dogs in Colorado.  The adorable pooch from Parker won the “cutest dog competition” from the All American Pet Brands Company.   The prize for winning; one million dollars!  But Instead of keeping the money, his owner decided to give it away.
Dr. Leslie Capin told [...]