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Epicurean delights in the pet food aisle

Thu, Jul 21, 2016 - 4:20 AM 0

Imagine a warm, fragrant entree of oven-baked chicken with whole-grain brown rice, steamed yellow squash and pan-wilted spinach. Or slow-roasted leg of...

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Pet treat truck set for Colorado Springs stop

Thu, Jul 14, 2016 - 5:57 PM 0

Free treats, free training sessions with a local trainer and a backyard style lounge perfect for selfies with your dog are on the way to Colorado Springs...

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So 1 dog year equals 7 people years? Not so fast...

Thu, Jul 14, 2016 - 4:15 AM 0

Everyone says it: One year for a dog equals seven years for a human. But like a lot of things everyone says, it's wrong. Dogs do have life stages a lot...

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Boulder companies offer bonded, insured doggie hikes

Sat, Jul 9, 2016 - 12:31 PM 0

BOULDER, Colo. — Dog owners in just about any city in America can hire someone to walk their dogs. But only in a few special places can you hire someone...

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Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting July 21, 2016
Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting July 21, 2016

By: - 0 Thu, Jul 21, 2016

ADOPTION FAIRS

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

Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting July 14, 2016
Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting July 14, 2016

By: - 0 Thu, Jul 14, 2016

ADOPTION FAIRS

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

Man charged with animal cruelty after firefighters found a dead cat cooking in his oven
Man charged with animal cruelty after firefighters found a dead cat cooking in his oven

By: - 0 Wed, Jul 13, 2016

BATAVIA, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a New York man has been charged with cruelty to animals after firefighters found a dead cat cooking in his...

Colorado Springs-area dog with cancer finds support from national Magic Bullet Fund
Colorado Springs-area dog with cancer finds support from national Magic Bullet Fund

By: Kelsey Kendall - 0 Thu, Jul 7, 2016

Since 2005, Magic Bullet Fund has helped almost 500 dogs with cancer get the treatment they need to survive, according to Laurie Kaplan, the fund's...

Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting July 7, 2016
Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting July 7, 2016

By: - 0 Thu, Jul 7, 2016

ADOPTION FAIRS

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

Many ways to capture your pet's personality in a portrait

By: - 0 Mon, Jul 4, 2016

Want to record your beloved pet's likeness in a work of art?

There are many unusual options, from artfully designed throw pillows to stained...

Fourth of July can be frightful for Fido
Fourth of July can be frightful for Fido

By: - 0 Sun, Jul 3, 2016

The Fourth of July, with its flashing lights and booming fireworks, is here. And while many people enjoy setting off fireworks to celebrate the...

Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting June 30, 2016
Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting June 30, 2016

By: - 0 Thu, Jun 30, 2016

ADOPTION FAIRS

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

Fire chief: Man saved from blaze by son's cackling chickens
Fire chief: Man saved from blaze by son's cackling chickens

By: - 0 Wed, Jun 29, 2016

CREEKSIDE, Pa. — A Pennsylvania fire chief says some cackling chickens turned out to be cock-a-doodle-do-gooders.

Creekside Fire Chief Pete...

Cat blamed for turning on faucet, flooding Florida shelter
Cat blamed for turning on faucet, flooding Florida shelter

By: - 0 Wed, Jun 29, 2016

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. — A cat came with a flood warning when it was adopted from a Florida animal shelter.

Officials at the Florida Humane...

New cat adoption center in Colorado Springs gives felines more opportunity to be seen, space, sunlight
New cat adoption center in Colorado Springs gives felines more opportunity to be seen, space, sunlight

By: Cassie Heeke - 0 Tue, Jun 28, 2016

Humane Society Pikes Peak Region President Jan McHugh-Smith ducked under a ribbon held by young summer campers before turning to face her audience, a...

New Colorado Springs Humane Society adoption center to feature 'cat condos'
New Colorado Springs Humane Society adoption center to feature 'cat condos'

By: Tiffany Ditto - 0 Sat, Jun 25, 2016

The Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region is opening a new cat adoption center on Monday.

The new center, at 610 Abbot Lane in Colorado...

Dock diving a joy for dogs and owners alike
Dock diving a joy for dogs and owners alike

By: Seth Boster - 0 Thu, Jun 23, 2016

VAIL - It was hard to tell who was more eager: Yvet Montiel, preparing the video on her iPhone as she stood beside the 40-foot pool, or Trouble, the...

Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting June 23, 2016
Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting June 23, 2016

By: - 0 Thu, Jun 23, 2016

ADOPTION FAIRS

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

9 dog-friendly breweries in the Colorado Springs area
9 dog-friendly breweries in the Colorado Springs area

0 Mon, Jun 20, 2016

If your pup’s polite, leashed and content to chill while you chug, here’s a list of 9 breweries in and around Colorado Springs where you both can...

Drinking your dinner, with dog, OK at many Colorado Springs-area breweries
Drinking your dinner, with dog, OK at many Colorado Springs-area breweries

By: Stephanie Earls - 0 Mon, Jun 20, 2016

That plaintive whine you hear echoing down from the north? Likely Denver's craft brewery-loving dog owners.

Health codes long on the books but...

Colorado company makes wine for cats (sort of)
Colorado company makes wine for cats (sort of)

By: - 0 Mon, Jun 20, 2016

A company in Colorado hopes to capitalize on both people’s love for wine as well as their propensity for spending money on their animals by...

Canines brighten up workplaces in Colorado Springs
Canines brighten up workplaces in Colorado Springs

By: Cassie Heeke - 0 Mon, Jun 20, 2016

Meet Brutus.

Brutus is 183 pounds, very hairy and adored by his co-workers at Vladimir Jones, though he spends most of his workday stretched...

Baltimore Ravens' Ronnie Stanley adopts 'not-so-adoptable' dog from animal shelter
Baltimore Ravens' Ronnie Stanley adopts 'not-so-adoptable' dog from animal shelter

By: - 0 Sun, Jun 19, 2016

Baltimore Ravens rookie Ronnie Stanley walked into an area animal shelter last week with a very specific request.

"'We are looking for [a] dog...

WATCH: Man breaks BMW window to rescue dog trapped in hot car
WATCH: Man breaks BMW window to rescue dog trapped in hot car

By: - 0 Fri, Jun 17, 2016

A determined man broke the window of a BMW with a rock on Saturday to save a dog that appeared to be overheating in the parking lot of a festival in...

Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting June 16, 2016
Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting June 16, 2016

By: - 0 Thu, Jun 16, 2016

ADOPTION FAIRS

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

Leaving pet in car can be hazardous to its health
Leaving pet in car can be hazardous to its health

By: - 0 Thu, Jun 16, 2016

As temperatures continue to rise, extreme caution should be used when bringing pets along for the ride. Animals can be in danger of heat stress when...

Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting June 9, 2016
Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting June 9, 2016

By: - 0 Thu, Jun 9, 2016

ADOPTION FAIRS

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

Puppy playground: Etiquette tips for the dog park
Puppy playground: Etiquette tips for the dog park

By: - 0 Wed, Jun 8, 2016

Whether you’re an urban or suburban dog owner, chances are, you are familiar with your local dog park. It is a canine playground where your off-leash...

   A rescue, or what was simply meant to be?
  A rescue, or what was simply meant to be?

By: - 0 Mon, Jun 6, 2016

Some Dogs are Custom Made

Jessica, a Maltese, had a perfect home. Jim and Marietta Bollinger bought her as a puppy and couldn't have loved the...

Happy 4th for Fido? New doggy med for noise-related anxiety
Happy 4th for Fido? New doggy med for noise-related anxiety

By: - 0 Mon, Jun 6, 2016

Fido and Spot may not have to cower under the bed this summer when fireworks and thunderstorms hit.

The first prescription veterinary medicine...

Have cat? Band-Aids? Happy Hug Your Cat Day!
Have cat? Band-Aids? Happy Hug Your Cat Day!

By: Stephanie Earls - 0 Sat, Jun 4, 2016

If recent reports that warn against cuddling your canine have you aching for a pet-squoosh, perk up and grab the Kevlar: Saturday is Hug Your Cat...

Food truck for Fido: New business caters to canines
Food truck for Fido: New business caters to canines

By: - 0 Thu, Jun 2, 2016

Stand on any block around lunchtime near Amazon.com's downtown Seattle headquarters and there are two common sights: people walking their dogs and...

Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting June 2, 2016
Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting June 2, 2016

By: - 0 Thu, Jun 2, 2016

ADOPTION FAIRS

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

Trail running with your four-legged friend
Trail running with your four-legged friend

By: - 0 Thu, Jun 2, 2016

When Amanda Tichacek began running eight years ago, she found a friendly sidekick in Roxie, her 2-year-old greyhound mix. They started out slowly,...

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Cattifying a home can help ease behavior issues, Colorado Springs-area expert says

Mon, Dec 7, 2015 - 9:48 AM 0

It's said that dogs play checkers and cats play chess. When the game board is your home - and you're living with a feline grandmaster - the dynamic can be...

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