Posted 2:05 AM 5/22/2013 by Lacey Steele
Pet parents are going to the dogs.
Nearly half of dog owners spend $50 a month on their animals, compared to fewer than 40% of cat owners.
That's according to a survey from CouponCabin.com.
Nearly a quarter of pet owners fess up to holding or attending a birthday celebration for an animal.
That number is also higher for dog owners than cat owners.
Posted 8:28 AM 5/19/2013 by Jeff Langan
Meet Susie Q and Tootsie!
They are a bonded pair of spayed terriers. Susie Q is 11 and Tootsie is 10.
The girls have been together their whole lives, and are looking for a home where they can stay together.
Their adoption fee is $67 for both, and each dog gets a voucher for a (More)
Posted 8:18 AM 5/18/2013 by Jeff Langan
He is a six-year-old black Labrador retriever mastiff mix.
Goliath is a big boy, at 110 pounds, and can be quite strong. He's looking for an experienced owner to help with some leash manners.
His adoption fee is $130, and includes a voucher for a vet exam, a (More)
Posted 5:02 PM 5/13/2013 by Alyse Rzemek
The "City Bark at City Park" on Goodnight Avenue is undergoing renovations. On Monday, crews started working on areas of the dog park. The Pueblo City Parks and Recreation division plan to add restrooms, turf, trees and an area for small dogs.
The dirt section of "City Bark" is open, while renovations get started. However, the dog park will be closed completely in the next month as work progresses.
The estimated cost for the renovations are at $100,000.
Posted 8:49 AM 5/11/2013 by Jeff Langan
He is a six-month-old black terrier. Filled with a lot of energy, he is just too much fun to play with.
Raisin's adoption fee is $200, which includes a voucher for a vet exam, vaccinations, 45-days of pet health insurance, and a microchip.
For more information on Raisin, and any other animal, visit the Pueblo Animal Service's website, or stop by their office by 4600 Eagleridge Place.
Posted 9:09 AM 5/5/2013 by Jeff Langan
He is a three-year-old neutered black and white kitty.
Oreo can be a little hard on the outside, but once you get to know him, he is very sweet.
His adoption fee is $50, and includes a voucher for a vet exam, vaccinations, 45-days of pet health insurance, and a (More)
Posted 4:24 PM 4/29/2013 by Elaine Sheridan
A horse in Logan County was confirmed to have rabies according to the Colorado Department of Agriculture. "The department would like to stress two very important points," said State Veterinarian, Dr. Keith Roehr. "One--owners should monitor their animals for clinical signs of rabies (More)
Posted 8:32 AM 4/28/2013 by Jeff Langan
He is a seven-year-old, neutered, brown lop-mini.
He is old, and is looking for a quiet new home. Human companionship is very important, so he needs an owner who can spend some time and cuddle every day.
His adoption fee is $20.
For information about Henry, or any other animal, visit the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region's website, or stop by their office at 610 Abbot Lane.
Posted 11:56 AM 4/26/2013 by Elaine Sheridan
Colorado Parks and Wildlife is looking for information on a poaching incident that took place last weekend.
Wildlife officers say that two cow elk were shot early Saturday, April 20 about 20-miles south of Westcliffe. The elk were found in a hay field adjacent to Highway 69 on (More)
Posted 5:32 PM 4/24/2013 by Alyse Rzemek
DENVER (AP) - Shelter dogs and cats could be designated Colorado's state pet with a bill under consideration by lawmakers. The bill cleared a House committee on a 6-5 vote Wednesday. The proposal was brought forward by Colorado schoolchildren. Colorado already has an (More)
Posted 8:46 AM 4/20/2013 by Jeff Langan
He is a five-month-old cocker spaniel puppy, who is neutered. He can be a little shy, but loves being social once he gets to know you.
Max's adoption fee is $200, which included a voucher for a vet exam, vaccinations, and a microchip.
For more information on Max, or any other animal, visit the Pueblo Animal Services website, or stop by their office by 2600 Eagleridge Place.
Posted 2:20 PM 4/19/2013 by Elaine Sheridan
Investigators are looking for someone who may have thrown a 4-month old puppy out of a moving vehicle this morning.
The Humane Society of the Pikes Peak region says a witness said they saw the dog tossed from a a newer, dark gray, small SUV at about 7:45 a.m. near the Village Inn (More)
Posted 5:09 PM 4/18/2013 by Juice Godfrey
PAVILLION, Wyo. (AP) - A thief has snipped the hair off another horse tail in Wyoming. The latest theft happened in the Pavillion area. The Fremont County Sheriff's Office says the owner of the mare reported the theft Saturday but said the theft could have happened as long ago as (More)
Posted 3:22 PM 4/16/2013 by Juice Godfrey
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - An excessively wrinkled dog has had surgery to help him see and hear better as caregivers in South Texas seek a home for the animal. The San Antonio Humane Society says a 2-year-old Chinese shar-pei named Sesame is available for adoption beginning Tuesday. Dr. (More)...
Posted 8:16 AM 4/13/2013 by Jeff Langan
He is a four-year-old male Chihuahua. He is very shy, enjoys gentle attention, and is great on a leash. He will need an experience owner who is patient, and can help Henley through some of his fear and behavior issues.
The adoption fee is $130, which includes a voucher (More)
Posted 11:13 AM 4/12/2013 by JD Downing
LAMAR - Boys, girls, moms, dads or anyone interested in fishing is invited to attend any or all of Colorado Parks and Wildlife's free fishing clinics in lower Arkansas River Valley this spring. "These events are geared toward children of all ages and are a great way for people to (More)
Posted 5:08 AM 4/11/2013 by Jeff Langan
He is a one-year-old white Australian Shepherd, who enjoys being a lap puppy.
The adoption fee is $80, which includes a voucher for a vet exam, vaccinations, and a microchip.
If you are interested in adopting Mason, or any other animal, head to the Pueblo Animal Service's website, or stop by their office by 4600 Eagleridge Place, for more information.