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 [...]

Low cost spay and neuters available to low income pet owners

elaine | August 2, 2011

Pueblo Animal Services is offering low cost spay-neuter surgeries to income qualified pet owners thanks to grant funds from the Colorado Pet Overpopulation Fund (CPOF).
“We hope that by offering spay and neuter surgeries at drastically reduced co-pays, the Pueblo community will be encouraged to use our services. Our goal is to help remedy the issue [...]

World’s Ugliest Dog goes to, well… One ugly dog.

elaine | June 29, 2010

It is one of the most coveted awards in the dog world, no I am not talking about Westminster’s Best in Show. I am talking about the World’s Ugliest Dog Contest at the Sonoma-Marin Fair in Petaluma, Calif.
Last years winner, a Boxer named “Pabst” that had a face only a mother could love,  came up [...]

Still have to do your taxes? If so don’t forget to help animals!

elaine | April 12, 2010

Last year over 38,000 of the 158,000 dogs and cats that entered Colorado shelters were euthanized. Although this is a large number of euthanasias, it reflects a decrease of 2,000 from 2007 – thanks in large part to Pet Overpopulation Fund donors!
 In 2001, the Colorado State Legislature created the Fund to provide subsidized spay and [...]

Group claims PETA kills more shelter animals than it helps

elaine | March 10, 2010

      People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals(PETA) is known for calling out organizations for their unethical treatment of animals, but now another organization is saying that PETA kills more animals than they help.  The Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF), a non-profit “watchdog” organization, is claiming that PETA euthanized 97% of the adoptable pets at their [...]