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Rumor the German shepherd comes out of retirement, wins best in show at Westminster

Wed, Feb 15, 2017 - 7:13 AM 0

NEW YORK — Rumor the German shepherd has become America's top dog. Cheered loudly all around the ring by a packed crowd at Madison Square Garden, Rumor...

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Rumor has it: German shepherd scores at Westminster dog show

Tue, Feb 14, 2017 - 9:12 AM 0

NEW YORK — She's no longer a Rumor at America's top dog show. A German shepherd called Rumor who just missed winning at the Westminster Kennel Club last...

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Evergreen dog park will likely close over health, safety and hundreds of pounds of dog poop

Sat, Feb 11, 2017 - 10:02 PM 0

Hundreds of pounds of dog poop and other health and safety issues at Evergreen’s Elk Meadow dog park has open space officials considering closing the...

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The truth about cats at the Westminster dog show

Fri, Feb 10, 2017 - 4:10 AM 0

For fans of the Westminster Kennel Club dog show, the headline might have been alarming: "The Westminster dog show is adding cats this year," Newsweek...

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Dog seriously injured after run-in with skier in Aspen
Dog seriously injured after run-in with skier in Aspen

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A dog named Snoopy received 66 stitches during the course of a three-hour surgery Monday, but his injuries weren't because of a brawl with another...

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

By: - 0 Tue, Feb 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....

Toughening penalties if pets are harmed during crimes
Toughening penalties if pets are harmed during crimes

By: - 0 Sun, Feb 19, 2017

FLORIDA, N.Y. — When Denise Krohn came home to find her goldendoodle Kirby bleeding on the kitchen floor, she at first thought it was a terrible...

Pet rats from El Paso County linked to multi-state virus outbreak
Pet rats from El Paso County linked to multi-state virus outbreak

By: Rachel Riley - 0 Thu, Feb 16, 2017

A rat breeding facility in El Paso County is linked to an outbreak of a rodent-borne virus that has reached 15 states. El Paso County public health...

VIDEO: Pet squirrel hailed a hero for fighting off a burglar
VIDEO: Pet squirrel hailed a hero for fighting off a burglar

By: - 0 Thu, Feb 16, 2017

MERIDIAN, Idaho — A pet squirrel named Joey prevented a burglary attempt in Idaho last week by scratching the teen suspect when he tried to break into...

Don't stop believin': Journey of Colorado Springs headed to Westminster dog show
Don't stop believin': Journey of Colorado Springs headed to Westminster dog show

By: Rachel Riley - 0 Thu, Feb 9, 2017

Journey, a locally bred grand-champion collie, performs unfazed under the critical eye of the world's top dog show judges. But offer up a nibble of...

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

By: - 0 Tue, Feb 7, 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....

Final dog found after running away from fatal I-25 crash
Final dog found after running away from fatal I-25 crash

By: - 0 Mon, Feb 6, 2017

PUEBLO — The fourth and final dog that ran away after a fatal crash on Interstate 25 has been found. KUSA-TV reported Saturday...

VIDEO: Annual Puppy Bowl in Colorado Springs promotes adoption
VIDEO: Annual Puppy Bowl in Colorado Springs promotes adoption

By: - 0 Thu, Feb 2, 2017

The Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region had its 3rd annual Puppy Bowl on Thursday. Each pup wore red or blue to represent the Atlanta Falcons and...

Searchers find 3 of 4 dogs missing after fatal I-25 crash
Searchers find 3 of 4 dogs missing after fatal I-25 crash

By: - 0 Thu, Feb 2, 2017

PUEBLO, Colo. — Three of four dogs that ran away after a fatal crash on Interstate 25 have been found. The Pueblo Chieftain reported (bit.ly/2j3ZZMg)...

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

By: - 0 Tue, Jan 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....

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

By: - 0 Tue, Jan 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....

Human foods pets should avoid
Human foods pets should avoid

By: - 0 Mon, Jan 23, 2017

The revenue of the pet care industry is testament to the lengths people will go to ensure their pets are comfortable and receiving a high level of...

11 goats, sheep and rabbits killed at urban farm in Denver
11 goats, sheep and rabbits killed at urban farm in Denver

By: - 0 Sun, Jan 22, 2017

Eleven animals were killed late Saturday or early Sunday at the Urban Farm at Stapleton, a nonprofit on Smith Road in Denver where kids learn about...

More than 60 horses seized during animal cruelty investigation in southern Colorado
More than 60 horses seized during animal cruelty investigation in southern Colorado

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Fri, Jan 20, 2017

An animal cruelty investigation led authorities to seize 63 horses from an owner in Penrose on Friday. The horses were taken from the 1000 block of L...

There's a bus tour in London for dogs (and their humans)
There's a bus tour in London for dogs (and their humans)

By: - 0 Thu, Jan 19, 2017

Dogs, the primary beneficiaries of the pet-humanization trend, get to go a lot of places these days - restaurants, workplaces, yoga. So perhaps it was...

Dog found brutally disfigured with nose, ears ripped off
Dog found brutally disfigured with nose, ears ripped off

By: - 0 Thu, Jan 19, 2017

DETROIT — A brown and tan Rottweiler was found with most of its nose and ears torn off on Detroit's southwest side. The dog also had deep cuts to its...

Bobcat spotted at Colorado Railroad Museum in Golden
Bobcat spotted at Colorado Railroad Museum in Golden

By: - 0 Thu, Jan 19, 2017

GOLDEN, Colo. -- A woman working at the Colorado Railroad Museum spotted something unexpected outside her window this week -- a bobcat. "We’ve had...

Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting Jan. 17, 2017
Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting Jan. 17, 2017

By: - 0 Tue, Jan 17, 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 Jan. 10, 2017
Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting Jan. 10, 2017

By: - 0 Tue, Jan 10, 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....

The importance of good nutrition for pets
The importance of good nutrition for pets

By: - 0 Mon, Jan 9, 2017

Good nutrition for companion animals helps increase the longevity of the pet; and over time can reduce trips to the veterinarian and resolve common...

How often should you walk your dog?
How often should you walk your dog?

By: - 0 Mon, Jan 9, 2017

Dogs of all sizes and age ranges need ample exercise daily to maintain optimal wellness. According to archaeological research and genome sequencing, it...

Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting Jan. 3, 2017
Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting Jan. 3, 2017

By: - 0 Tue, Jan 3, 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 Jan. 27, 2017
Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting Jan. 27, 2017

By: - 0 Tue, Dec 27, 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; colorado9lives.com....

Humane Society celebrating surge in pet adoptions in Colorado Springs
Humane Society celebrating surge in pet adoptions in Colorado Springs

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Wed, Dec 21, 2016

It was a first - by the end of the day on Monday, every available dog had been adopted. What else was there for staff and volunteers to do at the...

Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting Dec. 20, 2016
Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting Dec. 20, 2016

By: - 0 Tue, Dec 20, 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; colorado9lives.com....

Three-legged rescue dog protects woman with seizure
Three-legged rescue dog protects woman with seizure

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Sat, Dec 17, 2016

When an employee had a seizure at a Colorado Springs pet day care center, a three-legged rescue dog saved the day. Tika, an 8-year-old Siberian...

16 horses found dead in Colorado barn fire
16 horses found dead in Colorado barn fire

By: - 0 Tue, Dec 13, 2016

BRIGHTON, Colo. — Firefighters say 16 horses were killed after a fire broke out in a barn north of Denver. The fire was reported just after 1 a.m....

Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting Dec. 13, 2016
Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting Dec. 13, 2016

By: - 0 Tue, Dec 13, 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; colorado9lives.com....

Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting Dec. 6, 2016
Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting Dec. 6, 2016

By: - 0 Tue, Dec 6, 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; colorado9lives.com....

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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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