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First parrot cafe in the United States to open in Colorado Springs

Mon, Apr 25, 2016 - 9:04 AM 0

Sterling is having a tantrum on his perch at The Perch, the first parrot cafe in the nation. The 13-year-old, sky blue, golden yellow and...

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VA study on whether dogs can heal vets with PTSD has critics

Thu, Apr 21, 2016 - 3:47 PM 0

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — Army veteran Joe Aguirre opens a restaurant door, then steps aside to let his golden retriever take point. "Clear,"...


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Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting April 28, 2016
By: - 0 Thu, Apr 28, 2016

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

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Why we love dogs and cats but not bats or rats
By: - 0 Fri, Apr 22, 2016

Why do we adore hamsters but abhor rats? Cuddle kittens but curse raccoons? Pay to keep birds inside and bats outside?

A big reason, say...

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Colorado Springs Pet Expo returns, with starring duo's farewell tour
By: Stephanie Earls - 0 Fri, Apr 22, 2016

Eric Melvin didn't realize his Australian cattle dog puppy was deaf until several weeks after adopting her. By then, he was too in love with Angelyne...

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Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting April 21, 2016
By: - 0 Thu, Apr 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;...

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Animal Planet explores ASPCA program for second chance dogs
By: - 0 Mon, Apr 18, 2016

Animal Planet soon will celebrate the success of a unique program aimed at second chance dogs, often shy and traumatized victims of puppy mills,...

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Sizzling Signature Gala Is Helping Local Animals
By: - 0 Thu, Apr 14, 2016

In just a few weeks, one of Colorado Springs must-attend galas of the year, the 2016 Fur Ball is being hosted by the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak...

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Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting April 14, 2016
By: - 0 Thu, Apr 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;...

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PHOTOS: Your favorite pets on #NationalPetDay
By: - 0 Tue, Apr 12, 2016

It was #NationalPetDay on various social media networks Monday. The Gazette asked friends and followers for their pet photos, and they...

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Like magic, large rabbit nabbed from Utah farm reappears
By: - 0 Tue, Apr 12, 2016

SALT LAKE CITY — Like a magic hat trick, a large rabbit named Dolly Parton who disappeared from a Salt Lake County farm has suddenly reappeared.

...

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Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting April 7, 2016
By: - 0 Thu, Apr 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;...

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Some seek alternatives to pets' post-surgery 'cone of shame'
By: - 0 Thu, Apr 7, 2016

Call it the cone of shame. Radar dish. Elizabethan collar.

Whatever the name, pets seem to hate the stiff, lampshade- like piece of plastic...

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Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting March 31, 2016
By: - 0 Tue, Apr 5, 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;...

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Pet tech offers to keep animals safe, healthy and connected
By: - 0 Mon, Apr 4, 2016

Technology isn't only for humans anymore. It's also for their furry friends.

In Silicon Valley and beyond, a growing number of startups are...

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Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting March 24, 2016
By: - 0 Fri, Mar 25, 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;...

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The Country Life: For some, the countryside is a dumping ground for animals
By: Bill Radford - 0 Mon, Mar 21, 2016

Cheryl Sellin was driving on Meridian Road in Black Forest when the car in front of her "just swerved like crazy."

The car kept going, but...

Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting March 17, 2016
By: - 0 Thu, Mar 17, 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;...

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Dogs, like people, need surgery to repair cleft palates
By: - 0 Thu, Mar 17, 2016

Dogs, like people, can be born with cleft palates. Some die from pneumonia or malnourishment. Some with the defect, which is basically a hole in the...

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Dog with no legs leaves Korea for new life in Arizona
By: - 0 Mon, Mar 14, 2016

PHOENIX — A dog that was left in a garbage bag behind a South Korea meat market has a new life — and new limbs — on the other side of the world in...

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Dog lands on wrong side of law _ underside of patrol car
By: - 0 Fri, Mar 11, 2016

PHOENIX — A puppy landed on the wrong side of the law with the Phoenix police, or rather the underside of it.

Police say the dog became stuck...

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Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting March 10, 2016
By: - 0 Thu, Mar 10, 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;...

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Colorado dog wins national contest to aid medical care via National Mill Dog Rescue
By: - 0 Tue, Mar 8, 2016

Four-year-old English bulldog Regina has a true rags-to-riches story – from abused mill dog to pet celebrity – thanks to the team at National Mill...

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Colorado skijoring accidents lead to horse euthanasia, increased scrutiny
By: - 0 Tue, Mar 8, 2016

The niche sports of skijoring is under increased scrutiny after recent accidents lead to the euthanization of two...

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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...

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