<![CDATA[Colorado Springs Gazette RSS - life >> pets]]> http://gazette.com/rss/life/pets Sun, 07 Feb 2016 05:57:51 -0700 Zend_Feed http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss <![CDATA[Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting Feb. 4, 2016]]> http://gazette.com/colorado-springs-area-pet-adoption-fairs-and-events-starting-feb.-4-2016/article/1569260?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/colorado-springs-area-pet-adoption-fairs-and-events-starting-feb.-4-2016/article/1569260?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.

Pals Forever - For dogs and puppies, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Wag N' Wash, 1234 E. Woodmen Road; 528-6590; palsforever.org.

SAINT Animal Rescue - For dogs, puppies, cats, kittens and



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<![CDATA[Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting Jan. 28, 2016]]> http://gazette.com/colorado-springs-area-pet-adoption-fairs-and-events-starting-jan.-28-2016/article/1568764?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/colorado-springs-area-pet-adoption-fairs-and-events-starting-jan.-28-2016/article/1568764?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.

Pals Forever - For dogs and puppies, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Wag N' Wash, 1234 E. Woodmen Road; 528-6590; palsforever.org.



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Thu, 28 Jan 2016 09:29:53 -0700
<![CDATA[Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting Jan. 21, 2016]]> http://gazette.com/colorado-springs-area-pet-adoption-fairs-and-events-starting-jan.-21-2016/article/1568261?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/colorado-springs-area-pet-adoption-fairs-and-events-starting-jan.-21-2016/article/1568261?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, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Pet Pantry, 5148 N. Academy Blvd.; 629-9274.

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.; lookwhatthe catbroughtin.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.

Rocky Mountain Cocker Rescue - 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Petco, 3050 N. Powers



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<![CDATA[7 half-pound mutts become first test-tube puppies in world]]> http://gazette.com/7-half-pound-mutts-become-first-test-tube-puppies-in-world/article/1568260?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/7-half-pound-mutts-become-first-test-tube-puppies-in-world/article/1568260?custom_click=rss

A team of veterinarians, scientists and lab workers gathered around a surrogate hound and watched her give birth to seven half-pound puppies, the first dogs ever conceived in a test tube.

"We each took a puppy and rubbed it with a little towel, and when it started to squiggle and cry, we knew we had success," said Dr. Alexander Travis, who runs the lab at the Baker Institute for Animal Health at Cornell University's College of Veterinary Medicine in Ithaca, N.Y.

"Their eyes were closed. They were just adorable, cute, with smooshed-in faces. We checked them to make sure they looked normal and were all breathing," he said.

The puppies born July 10 are a mix of beagle, Labrador and cocker spaniel and are now healthy

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