<![CDATA[Colorado Springs Gazette RSS - life >> pets]]> http://gazette.com/rss/life/pets Sat, 16 Dec 2017 08:05:24 -0700 Zend_Feed http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss <![CDATA[12 Strays of Christmas: Colorado Springs-area animal rescues encourage folks to open hearts, homes]]> http://gazette.com/12-strays-of-christmas-colorado-springs-area-animal-rescues-encourage-folks-to-open-hearts-homes/article/1617276?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/12-strays-of-christmas-colorado-springs-area-animal-rescues-encourage-folks-to-open-hearts-homes/article/1617276?custom_click=rss

Adding a dog to your family can be one of your best decisions ever.

The warm fuzzies grow exponentially if you open your arms, hearts and homes to a pooch who might be overlooked by those wanting puppies or purebreds.

National Mill Dog Rescue and the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region have thrown open their kennels in hopes of finding loving families for one dozen special pooches.

Click here for the gallery.



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<![CDATA[Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting Dec. 12, 2017]]> http://gazette.com/colorado-springs-area-pet-adoption-fairs-and-events-starting-dec.-12-2017/article/1617033?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/colorado-springs-area-pet-adoption-fairs-and-events-starting-dec.-12-2017/article/1617033?custom_click=rss

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.

Chihuahua and Small Dog Rescue - For dogs less than 15 pounds, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Petco, 1650 E. Cheyenne Mountain Blvd. Check event calendar for changes: chihuahua-smalldogrescue.org.

Four Paws Rescue - 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Wag N' Wash, 1625 W. Uintah St.; 475-9274, wagnwash.com.

Happy Cats Haven - Kitten adoption fair, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, PetSmart, 571 N. Academy Blvd.; 362-4600, happycatshaven.org, office@happycatshaven.org.

Look What the Cat Brought In - 1-5 p.m. Sunday, 2129 E. Boulder St.; lookwhatthecatbroughtin.org.

New Hope Rescue Inc. -

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]]> Tue, 12 Dec 2017 04:15:14 -0700 <![CDATA[Which animals are smartest: Dogs, cats or ... raccoons?]]> http://gazette.com/which-animals-are-smartest-dogs-cats-or-...-raccoons/article/1616724?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/which-animals-are-smartest-dogs-cats-or-...-raccoons/article/1616724?custom_click=rss

Cat people and dog people long have sparred over which species is smartest.

Team Cat points to the feline's self-reliance and ability to hunt, which isn't great for wildlife but showcases the cunning predator lurking within lap kitties. Cats also clean themselves, relieve themselves in tidy litter boxes - or even toilets - and are generally better at food portion control than their canine housemates.

Team Dog cites the canine's ability to learn complex tasks, especially those that benefit humans. Dogs guide the blind, herd livestock, sniff out explosives and find survivors buried beneath earthquake rubble. They also have strong memories and an impressive capacity to understand human language.

But all this boasting may



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<![CDATA[Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting Dec. 5, 2017]]> http://gazette.com/colorado-springs-area-pet-adoption-fairs-and-events-starting-dec.-5-2017/article/1616573?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/colorado-springs-area-pet-adoption-fairs-and-events-starting-dec.-5-2017/article/1616573?custom_click=rss

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 Greyhound Adoption - 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Petco, 1820A W. Uintah St.; Jane Troyer, 633-2524.

Four Paws Rescue - 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Wag N' Wash, 1625 W. Uintah St.; 475-9274, wagnwash.com.

Look What the Cat Brought In - 1-5 p.m. Sunday, 2129 E. Boulder St.; lookwhatthecatbroughtin.org.

New Hope Rescue Inc. - Dogs, cats, puppies and kittens, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Petco, 1650 E. Cheyenne Mountain Blvd.; newhoperescue.homestead.com.

SAINT Animal Rescue - For dogs, puppies, cats, kittens and small caged animals, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Petco,

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]]> Tue, 05 Dec 2017 04:15:38 -0700 <![CDATA[Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting Nov. 28, 2017]]> http://gazette.com/colorado-springs-area-pet-adoption-fairs-and-events-starting-nov.-28-2017/article/1616102?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/colorado-springs-area-pet-adoption-fairs-and-events-starting-nov.-28-2017/article/1616102?custom_click=rss

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.

Four Paws Rescue - 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Wag N' Wash, 1625 W. Uintah St.; 475-9274, wagnwash.com.

Look What the Cat Brought In - 1-5 p.m. Sunday, 2129 E. Boulder St.; lookwhatthecatbroughtin.org.

New Hope Rescue Inc. - Dogs, cats, puppies and kittens, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Petco, 1650 E. Cheyenne Mountain Blvd.; newhoperescue.homestead.com.

SAINT Animal Rescue - For dogs, puppies, cats, kittens and small caged animals, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Petco, 3060 N. Powers Blvd.; 541-3099, saintanimalrescue.org.

SLV Animal Welfare Society - 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

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