Places for pets evacuated in Waldo Canyon Fire

elaine | June 23, 2012

Many people are helping by offering a place for evacuated animals.
Large animals can be taken to Norris-Penrose on Rio Grande. If you have a horse or stock trailer and can help move horses and livestock please call the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region at (719) 473-1741. Small animals [...]

Super cold weather can be dangerous for dogs!

elaine | January 31, 2011

A snow storm with bitter cold weather is on the way and it is time to make sure furry family members stay warm.
Although they are equipped with fur coats, dogs and other domestic animals can still suffer from frostbite and exposure, and they can become dehydrated when water sources freeze. So be kind and bring [...]

Reminder to bring your pets in tonight!

elaine | November 29, 2010

Ok… I know I have posted it before, but I have to post it again.
Tonight temperatures will dip around zero, and I am sure this is just one of many cold Colorado winter nights. So a reminder to please bring your pets inside.
I have suggested it as a precaution on most winter nights, but when [...]

Are your pets ready in case of a wildfire evacuation?

elaine | September 6, 2010

With the wildfire and evacuations caused by the Fourmile Canyon Fire just west of Boulder, it is a good time to take a look at our pet emergency plans.
We live in an area where fires are just a fact of life, and right now the fire danger is extreme in many areas.  It is important [...]

Low cost spay and neuters available

elaine | December 9, 2009

If you have a dog or cat that you need to have spayed or neutered, but you don’t have the money, a program in Colorado could be the answer.  Every year thousands of  taxpayers mark the “check off”  on their tax returns to fund low cost spay and neuters.  Then veterinary clinics and animal welfare [...]

Brutally cold weather can be dangerous for pets

elaine | December 7, 2009

Ok… I know I have posted it before, but I have to post it again.  Please bring your pets inside during these cold spells.  I have suggested it as a precaution on most winter nights, but when temperatures dip this low it really does become a matter of life and death.     Although they are equipped [...]

Don’t leave your dog outside when it is cold!

elaine | October 27, 2009

A serious snow storm is on the way and it is time to make sure a furry family members stay out of the wintry weather.  Every year animal control gets many complaints about people who leave dogs outside in the cold. Although they are equipped with fur coats, dogs and other domestic animals can still [...]