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 [...]

Dogs maul and kill woman in New Mexico

elaine | April 26, 2011

(AP) A woman from Truth or Consequences has died after being attacked by four dogs while taking a walk Easter Sunday, New Mexico authorities said.
Officer James Harrington said he found four pit bulls mauling Margaret Salcedo, 48, when he arrived in response to a 911 call.
The department said his attempt to drive the animals off [...]

Dog saves his own life when locked in hot car

elaine | July 12, 2010

Even with all the warnings, this time of year many dogs end up dying in hot cars.  This could have been the fate of one dog in Pennsylvania, but he took it upon himself to get out alive.
One local Labrador helped himself get out of a scorching situation by taking matters into his own “paws.”   Eleven-year-old [...]