• Blog: Speaking with the Animal Whisperer

    Bill Radford
    Updated: 9 hr ago

    I talked this week with Herbert Aparicio, aka the Animal Whisperer. He’s teaching a class in April titled “Raising Backyard Chickens.” I’ll have some of his advice on raising chickens in an upcoming column. But I also wanted to know: Why is he known as the Animal Whisperer? It’s even...

  • Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting March 26, 2015

    By Carlotta Olson -
    Published: Thu, Mar 26, 2015

    ADOPTION FAIRS 9-Lives Rescue Inc. - For cats, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, PetSmart, 2965 New Center Point; 591-4640; colorado9lives.com. Chihuahua and Small Dog Rescue - For dogs less than 15 pounds, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Petco, 5020 N. Nevada Ave.; 266-1224. Dreampower -...

  • Pet of the week: Doodlebug

    The Gazette -The Gazette -
    Yesterday

    Name: Doodlebug Breed: Jack Russell Terrier Owner: Beth Cutter Doodlebug's story: Eight years ago this month, I adopted my Jack Russell Terrier Doodlebug from an animal rescue group in Bristow, Okla. Up to then, I had been indifferent to dogs (including all the hunting dogs my...

  • Humane Society kicks off March Madness-themed fundraiser in Colorado Springs

    BY STEPHANIE EARLS stephanie.earls@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Mar 23, 2015

    The Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region is channeling the increasing popularity of March Madness, the annual men's and women's college basketball tournaments, with a BasketBowl fundraising campaign that aims to feed 500 homeless shelter animals. "We were trying to think of new...

  • Colorado Springs man kills three pit bulls that came into garage through dog door

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Mar 21, 2015

    A man said he shot and killed three pit bulls early Saturday morning after they came into his garage, Colorado Springs police said. The shooter, who police did not identify, said he woke up to sounds coming from the garage at his home on the 2100 block Eddington Way, grabbed a...

  • Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting March 19, 2015

    By Carlotta Olson -
    Published: Thu, Mar 19, 2015

    ADOPTION FAIRS 9-Lives Rescue Inc. - For cats, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, PetSmart, 2965 New Center Point; 591-4640; colorado9lives.com. AWR Cat Tails Rescue - 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Pet Pantry, 5148 N. Academy Blvd.; 369-5107, awrcattailsrescue.com. Dreampower -...

  • Fat camps offer pudgy pets a variety of exercises

    The Associated Press -
    Published: Thu, Mar 19, 2015

    It's not only a people problem: Growing rates of obesity in pets have led to the emergence of fat farms offering "pawlates," "doga" and "Barko Polo," doggie versions of Pilates, yoga and Marco Polo, to help slim down man's best friend. In the U.S., 53 percent of dogs are overweight or...

  • Pet of the week: Cali

    The Gazette -
    Published: Thu, Mar 19, 2015

    Name: Cali Breed: Corgi Owner: Susan Wright Cali's story: My 7-month-old corgi, Cali, has figured out if she stands on my little chair in my bathroom she can look out the window and see the neighbor's dogs and bark at them. She is an amazing dog. - Wright. To have your pet...

  • Red Cross Hometown Heroes: 'Animal Hero' has nose for diabetes

    By BILLIE STANTON ANLEU billie.stantonanleu@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Mar 13, 2015

    At any given moment, Missy Lynn May Doremus might save your life. At the very least, she'll steal your heart. The affable, 4½-year-old yellow pup - half Labrador retriever and half blue-nose pit bull - has become such a star that she'll have to wear sunglasses when she leaves the...

  • Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting March 12, 2015

    By carlotta Olson -
    Published: Thu, Mar 12, 2015

    ADOPTION FAIRS 9-Lives Rescue Inc. - For cats, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, PetSmart, 2965 New Center Point; 591-4640; colorado9lives.com. Colorado Greyhound Adoption - 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Petco, 1820 W. Uintah St.; Jane Troyer, 633-2524. Dreampower - For dogs, cats and small caged pets,...

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