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 [...]

Grant will help spay and nueter 500 Pit Bulls

elaine | April 5, 2011

A new program in Northern Colorado hopes to help keep Pit Bulls out of the shelter.
The Humane Society of Weld County north of Denver received a $19,385 grant from PetSmart Charities to spay/neuter 500 Pit Bulls and Pit Bull mixes in Weld County
The organization’s pet sterilization program successfully alters more than 2,000 pets per year [...]

Fox that went after dogs tests positive for rabies

elaine | June 14, 2010

A fox that reportedly was charging dogs in El Paso County had rabies.
This is the second fox to test positive for rabies in the county, this one was in the Woodmoor neighborhood in the Monument according to the El Paso County Department of Health and Environment.
As of June 8th , 57 animals in Colorado have [...]

Counties are offering low cost vaccinations this weekend!

elaine | May 17, 2010

This weekend there will be a low cost vaccination clinic in Teller County. This event will be taking place the weekend of May 22nd and May 23rd from 9:00 AM until 5:00 PM. The clinic will be held at the Hayden Park in Divide, CO. This clinic will be open to small and large animals. [...]

Low cost rabies clinic planned to raise awareness

elaine | April 12, 2010

Rabies is a growing concern here on the Front Range and in an effort to remind pet owners to protect their pets and their families from rabies, a rabies vaccination clinic is scheduled from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 24, at Big R in Falcon, 14155 E. U.S. Highway 24.    Dogs and cats will [...]