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  • More than 4 million people watched 1st dog telethon

    SUE MANNING, Associated Press
    Yesterday

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — More than 4,400 people filed adoption papers for homeless dogs during what was billed as the first all-star dog adoption telethon, producers say. "If only half of those result in adoptions, that would be huge," director Michael Levitt said. Seventy dogs from...

  • Food fads: Navigate trends, ingredient lists to choose pet best diet

    By Russell Welfare, DVM, North Powers Animal Hospital
    Updated: Fri, Dec 19, 2014

    Sponsored: More people are trying to give their pets better, healthier, longer lives. What your pet eats can have a direct effect: the better the food, the healthier the animal. Unfortunately, interpreting pet food labels is difficult, and too much incorrect information regarding the...

  • Wellness Program for Pets provides care for pets of terminally ill

    By Hannah Blick, PETacular
    Updated: Fri, Dec 19, 2014

    Eighteen years ago, a Colorado Springs hospice nurse named Joanne Bonicelli realized there wasn’t a safe place her patients could send their pets when they could no longer care for them. She made up her mind to do something about it, and Safe Place for Pets was born. Nearly two decades...

  • Gift ideas for pet lovers

    Updated: Fri, Dec 19, 2014

    A Charmed Impression Dog Paw Necklace $42 Order a custom made, personalized necklace for the pet lover in your life! This also makes a touching gift for someone who has recently lost a furry loved one. -Originally posted on www.etsy.com, via Pinterest.com. I Could Pee on...

  • Having pets in classroom remains tradition for Colorado Springs school

    BY CAROL MCGRAW carol.mcgraw@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Dec 19, 2014

    Draco won't have to fight traffic and airport lines Friday like the millions heading out on holiday. Instead, the bearded dragon will be wrapped in a warm beige towel and stuffed into a blue bag for the short ride to Palmer Elementary School teacher Laura Wirsig's home. It's a...

  • Cat books: Purrfect holiday gifts for feline fans

    The Associated Press -
    Published: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    The felines are fighting back - on the bookshelf. Cats outnumber dogs in the U.S., but in bookstores, dog titles reign, the American Pet Products Association says. Fans insist felines are getting more popular as they ride the coattails of online sensations such as Grumpy Cat, Lil Bub...

  • Pet of the week: Eamon

    The Gazette -
    Updated: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    Name: Eamon Breed: Yellow Labrador retriever Owner: Vicky Campbell Eamon's story: Read how this dog went from being the runt of the litter to a dog-angel at gazette.com/pets. 
To have your pet considered, email a high-resolution photo to pets@gazette.com. Please include the...

  • Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting Dec. 18, 2014

    By Carlotta Olson -
    Published: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    ADOPTION FAIRS 9-Lives Rescue Inc. - For cats, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, PetSmart, 2965 New Center Point; 591-4640; colorado9lives.com. Dreampower - For dogs, cats and small caged pets, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday and noon-3:30 p.m. Sunday, PetSmart, 571 N. Academy...

  • Pampered pets that don duds move to the mainstream

    Updated: Wed, Dec 17, 2014

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — These clothing designers have to think about pattern, fabric and fit — as well as where to put the poo bags. Creating on-trend outfits is a whole different animal for pet fashion designers, whose work is becoming mainstream as animal lovers look to further pamper...

  • Elsa, kitten found in frigid Denver, finds a home

    Associated Press
    Updated: Mon, Dec 15, 2014

    DENVER — The story of a kitten found in sub-zero weather in Denver and named after Elsa from "Frozen" has a happy ending. The Dumb Friends League said Monday that the orange tabby has been adopted by the volunteer who helped nurse her back to health. Elsa was found tangled in some...

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