Hamlett gets new digs

elaine | June 8, 2012

The Hamlett Spay and Neuter Clinic is getting a new home.
For 35 years the clinic has been at its home on E. Boulder and has spayed over 148,000 dogs and cats, provided thousands of vaccinations and other services such as micro chipping, feline leukemia testing, heartworm testing and rabies licensing at low costs.
The El Paso [...]

Dogs in Calhan bitten by a rabid skunk

elaine | April 5, 2011

A pair of dogs in Calhan have been bitten by a rabid skunk and may have been exposed to the fatal disease.
The two small dogs got into a scuffle with the skunk over the weekend and were wounded by the wild animal. The dogs were brought to their veterinarian for treatment; the wounds were minor, [...]

Cascade vaccination clinic coming up this weekend

elaine | March 11, 2010

It is starting to warm up and that means dogs and there owners will be out more and wildlife will be out too. It is important to make sure your pet is vaccinated and in order to promote public health and animal welfare the Cascade Volunteer Fire Department will be holding its Annual Vaccination Clinic [...]

Mountain lion attacks family dog near Eagle

elaine | December 29, 2009

Deputies shot and killed a mountain lion after it attacked a family dog at a home in Gypsum on Saturday.
The Eagle County Sheriffs Office says deputies were called to a home around 2 a.m. on a report that a lion had attacked a 150-pound Great Pyrenees.
Once deputies arrived on scene, they found the dog in the [...]

Get your dog vaccinated against rabies!

elaine | September 1, 2009

  Six rabid skunks have been found in El Paso County.   This is an important issue for all pet owners and a wake up call to anyone who hasn’t had their pet vaccinated.  We haven’t seen skunk rabies in this area since 1970, but now the state has confirmed 26 skunks infected with rabies  This [...]