More details come out in dog shooting

elaine | March 3, 2011

More details are coming out on the shooting of a dog last night in the northeast part of Colorado Springs.
This afternoon the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region held a press conference to talk about the incident. According to the investigators the both parties could face charges. Animal Cruelty for the man with the [...]

Tearful dog owner says her dog didn’t need to be killed

elaine | March 3, 2011

It started out as a nice evening walk in a northeast Colorado Springs neighborhood with her dog, but Tammira Martinez says it ended terribly.
Last night a man walking  a Greyhound shot and killed Martinez’ dog after the two dogs got into a fight.
The man pulled out a gun and fired point blank at her Bullmastiff [...]

My smelly summer ritual and the lessons learned from it

elaine | June 9, 2010

Every year it happens.  It is pretty much a given that at one point in the summer one or both of my Bernese Mountain Dogs will end up on the wrong end of a skunk.  
Last summer while on a leisurely evening walk my pack was hit by a roadside stink bomb. It started when [...]