How you can help animals affected by High Park Fire

elaine | June 12, 2012

LARIMER COUNTY — Larimer Humane Society is providing temporary shelter for cats, small mammals and farm animals (the size of a goat or smaller) for evacuees displaced during the High Park Fire.
The agency has taken in 200 cats, dogs, birds, small mammals and other exotic animals, which doesn’t include a few large animals.
The Humane Society [...]

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 [...]

Dogs in Calhan bitten by a rabid skunk

elaine | April 5, 2011

A pair of dogs in Calhan have been bitten by a rabid skunk and may have been exposed to the fatal disease.
The two small dogs got into a scuffle with the skunk over the weekend and were wounded by the wild animal. The dogs were brought to their veterinarian for treatment; the wounds were minor, [...]

Little dog survives euthanizia and has hundreds wanting to adopt him

elaine | March 3, 2011

Hundreds of people now want to adopt a puppy that somehow managed to survive euthanasia.
The little puppy was one of five that was dropped off at the Sulpher, Oklahoma animal shelter. The puppies appeared to be thin and sick so control officer Scott Prall put them all to sleep Friday; or so he thought.
One little [...]

Snakes!!!! How to protect your pet on the hiking trail from the natives

elaine | June 1, 2010

Veterinarians in the Denver metro area say they have seen an unusual number of pets bitten by snakes in May and one dog park in Aurora has had to close because of two recent incidents.
Dr. Jeff Mullen with the Seven Hills Veterinary Clinic says his office usually sees or two cases each season but they’ve [...]

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 [...]