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More than 100 animals seized in Colorado animal cruelty investigation

Sat, Nov 18, 2017 - 5:00 PM 0

DURANGO, Colo. (KKTV) - More than 100 animals were seized from a property in La Plata County on Wednesday in an animal cruelty investigation. The La...

Life: Pets

Missing: Four cats. Reward: $100,000

Thu, Nov 16, 2017 - 2:41 PM 0

Cygnus and Arcturus are two Detroit-area cats with some very big claims to fame. Arcturus, a spotted Savannah who measures 19.05 inches high, in the fall...

Life: Pets

For $50,000 this Texas company will clone your pooch

Thu, Nov 16, 2017 - 8:35 AM 0

You love your dog. But would you spend $50,000 to clone it? If the answer is yes, then a Texas company is standing by and ready to help. The...

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Denver approves first cat-declawing ban in a U.S. city outside California

Mon, Nov 13, 2017 - 9:47 PM 0

A newly passed Denver ordinance that bans elective cat declawing has ignited passions — including among cat owners and veterinarians. But the choice was...

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25 race horses killed by Southern California wildfire
25 race horses killed by Southern California wildfire

By: - 0 Fri, Dec 8, 2017

SAN DIEGO — Approximately 25 race horses were killed when a wildfire engulfed about eight barns at a training center in northeast San Diego County, the...

Veterinarians seek permission to research pot meds for pets 
Veterinarians seek permission to research pot meds for pets 

By: - 0 Thu, Dec 7, 2017

BEND, Ore. — Dr. Byron Maas surveys a supply of marijuana products for dogs that lines a shelf in his veterinary clinic. They're selling well. "The...

Which animals are smartest: Dogs, cats or ... raccoons?
Which animals are smartest: Dogs, cats or ... raccoons?

By: - 0 Thu, Dec 7, 2017

Cat people and dog people long have sparred over which species is smartest. Team Cat points to the feline's self-reliance and ability to hunt, which...

Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting Dec. 5, 2017
Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting Dec. 5, 2017

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Tue, Dec 5, 2017

ADOPTION FAIRS 9-Lives Rescue Inc. - For cats and kittens, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, PetSmart, 2965 New Center Point; 591-4640; colorado9lives.com....

Cat banned from library develops social media following
Cat banned from library develops social media following

By: - 0 Sat, Dec 2, 2017

ST. PAUL, Minn. — A tabby named Max has been playing a game of cat and mouse with some Minnesota college librarians. The furtive feline has been...

Clever beagle at an animal shelter caught in daring escape attempt
Clever beagle at an animal shelter caught in daring escape attempt

By: - 0 Sat, Dec 2, 2017

WINDSOR, Va. — A video of a beagle at a Virginia animal shelter scaling her cage in an escape attempt has generated calls of interest from across the...

Cat’s life saved after surviving a week with head stuck in mayonnaise jar
Cat’s life saved after surviving a week with head stuck in mayonnaise jar

By: - 0 Wed, Nov 29, 2017

WILKES-BARRE -- One lucky cat is counting its nine lives after a wild adventure. The recently rescued cat had to get its head removed from a mayo jar...

Seattle family discovers python in apartment toilet 
Seattle family discovers python in apartment toilet 

By: - 0 Tue, Nov 28, 2017

SEATTLE — A family made an unusual discovery inside the bathroom of their north Seattle apartment on Friday — a snake was hiding in their toilet....

Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting Nov. 28, 2017
Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting Nov. 28, 2017

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Tue, Nov 28, 2017

ADOPTION FAIRS 9-Lives Rescue Inc. - For cats and kittens, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, PetSmart, 2965 New Center Point; 591-4640; colorado9lives.com....

Colorado Springs veterinarian specializes in ears, skin and tail wags
Colorado Springs veterinarian specializes in ears, skin and tail wags

By: Hannah Fleace - 0 Sun, Nov 26, 2017

Squeaky whimpers echo in the small, sterile room. Delilah is nervous. She's a boxer mix with a white nose and black patches around her eyes, now...

Silverton gets its first avalanche rescue dog in decades 
Silverton gets its first avalanche rescue dog in decades 

By: - 0 Sat, Nov 25, 2017

SILVERTON — Meet Ed, Silverton avalanche rescue team's first avalanche rescue dog in training in nearly five decades. With an increasing number of...

Firefighters help rescue dog from tunnel dug by tortoise 
Firefighters help rescue dog from tunnel dug by tortoise 

By: - 0 Fri, Nov 24, 2017

CHANDLER, Ariz. — A dog wouldn't come out after chasing a cat into a tunnel dug by a giant tortoise in the back yard of a home in a Phoenix suburb, so...

Report: Suspect in dog's
Report: Suspect in dog's "horrific" stabbing called himself voodoo priest

By: - 0 Fri, Nov 24, 2017

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — Authorities in Florida say they've made an arrest in the case of a young pit bull that eventually died after being beaten, stabbed...

"She was my best friend": Police K-9 kills family dog in unprovoked attack

By: - 0 Thu, Nov 23, 2017

NEW CITY, N.Y. — The Rockland County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a police K-9 killed a family's dog in an unprovoked attack in New York....

WATCH: Nitro the police dog creates viral workout video 
WATCH: Nitro the police dog creates viral workout video 

By: - 0 Wed, Nov 22, 2017

GULF SHORES, Ala. — An Alabama police dog shown on video doing pushups with two officers is a big hit on the internet — and it's also intended as a...

Colorado woman charged with 105 counts of animal cruelty 
Colorado woman charged with 105 counts of animal cruelty 

By: - 0 Tue, Nov 21, 2017

DURANGO — A Colorado woman has been charged with 105 counts of animal cruelty as a result of a lengthy investigation into mistreatment on her property....

Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting Nov. 21, 2017
Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting Nov. 21, 2017

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Tue, Nov 21, 2017

ADOPTION FAIRS 9-Lives Rescue Inc. - For cats and kittens, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, PetSmart, 2965 New Center Point; 591-4640; colorado9lives.com....

Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting Nov. 14, 2017
Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting Nov. 14, 2017

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Tue, Nov 14, 2017

Adoption fairs and other pet-related events in and around Colorado Springs.

Colorado city to pay woman $150K after taking, euthanizing dogs 

By: - 0 Thu, Nov 9, 2017

GREELEY — The city of Greeley has agreed to pay a woman who says officials wrongfully seized and euthanized her dogs $150,000 as part of a settlement....

Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting Nov. 7, 2017
Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting Nov. 7, 2017

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Tue, Nov 7, 2017

ADOPTION FAIRS Look What the Cat Brought In - 1-5 p.m. Sunday, 2129 E. Boulder St.; lookwhatthecatbroughtin.org. EVENTS SATURDAY Purrsuit of...

Cañon City's 'Miracle Dog' warns owner of gas leak
Cañon City's 'Miracle Dog' warns owner of gas leak

By: - 0 Mon, Nov 6, 2017

Dogs typically are known as man's best friend, but in Kevin Johnson's case, his service dog, Reese's, is more than that. She's a lifesaver....

70 dead cows found on Michigan property, man faces charges
70 dead cows found on Michigan property, man faces charges

By: - 0 Sat, Nov 4, 2017

Authorities in Michigan seek charges against a man after 70 dead cows were found on his property earlier this year. A warrant has been issued for...

AROUND TOWN: Animal Planet, Colorado Rockies stars help make a successful National Mill Dog rescue evening
AROUND TOWN: Animal Planet, Colorado Rockies stars help make a successful National Mill Dog rescue evening

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Wed, Nov 1, 2017

The guests of honor at this benefit gala were cuddled and petted and loved on. How different from their lives two weeks earlier, when many emerged...

Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting Oct. 31, 2017
Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting Oct. 31, 2017

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Tue, Oct 31, 2017

ADOPTION FAIRS 9-Lives Rescue Inc. - For cats and kittens, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, PetSmart, 2965 New Center Point; 591-4640; colorado9lives.com....

Cats mutilated across Britain for two years may be the work of a pet serial killer

By: - 0 Sun, Oct 29, 2017

Scooter slipped out her home on the south coast of England one night in the summer, BBC News reported, and turned up the next morning on a nearby lawn...

French president's dog disrupts meeting, urinates on fireplace
French president's dog disrupts meeting, urinates on fireplace

By: - 0 Sat, Oct 28, 2017

PARIS — French President Emmanuel Macron's dog Nemo interrupted a meeting his master was having with members of his government when he urinated against...

This golden retriever is a quadruple amputee — and, now, a therapy dog
This golden retriever is a quadruple amputee — and, now, a therapy dog

By: - 0 Thu, Oct 26, 2017

Chi Chi, a three-year-old golden retriever, is energetic and loving. She likes squeaky toys and carrots and cuddles with her owners, Elizabeth Howell,...

Colorado animal shelters lending a hand by taking in rescue from Puerto Rico
Colorado animal shelters lending a hand by taking in rescue from Puerto Rico

By: Liz Forster - 0 Wed, Oct 25, 2017

Sixteen dogs transported from Puerto Rico to southern Colorado in the wake of Hurricane Maria will be available for adoption at Pueblo Animal Services...

Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting Oct. 24, 2017
Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting Oct. 24, 2017

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Tue, Oct 24, 2017

ADOPTION FAIRS 9-Lives Rescue Inc. - For cats and kittens, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, PetSmart, 2965 New Center Point; 591-4640; colorado9lives.com....

Lulu the dog flunked out of CIA bomb-sniffer school because she just didn't care
Lulu the dog flunked out of CIA bomb-sniffer school because she just didn't care

By: - 0 Thu, Oct 19, 2017

Thousands apply, but only a select elite few are chosen to serve at the CIA. But even then, sometimes a job so stressful and demanding isn't all that...

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Fish Oil Benefits Dogs and Cats

Mon, Mar 20, 2017 - 12:10 PM 0

You may have heard how wonderful fish oil is for human health. Packed with omega-3 fatty acids, scientific studies have found fish oil to help alleviate...

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