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Cat blamed for turning on faucet, flooding Florida shelter

Wed, Jun 29, 2016 - 8:37 AM 0

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

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

Tue, Jun 28, 2016 - 4:38 PM 0

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


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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;...

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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...

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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...

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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;...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting June 16, 2016
By: - 0 Thu, Jun 16, 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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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...

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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;...

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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...

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  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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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;...

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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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Tow truck driver charged with dousing kitten in motor oil
By: - 0 Sat, May 28, 2016

FORT LEE, N.J. — Authorities say a tow truck driver has been charged with animal cruelty for dousing a kitten in motor oil and abandoning it inside a...

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Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting May 26, 2016
By: - 0 Thu, May 26, 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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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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