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2 years 4 months ago

Holiday pet advisory

COLORADO SPRINGS- While giving pets as gifts have become increasingly popular in recent years, they may not be the best present this holiday season. Unwanted pets often end up back in shelters or abandoned on the streets. "I just want all the dogs and cats here to find...

3 years 7 months ago

"Puppy Mill Day" in Colorado Springs

Today is National Puppy Mill Day in Colorado Springs. To help celebrate the organization held an open house for dog owners, and their faimilies. During the event, the National Mill Dog Rescue rolled out a very generous grant by the Petco Foundation. In order to further NMDR's commitment to...

4 years 2 months ago

Wanted: Kitty lovers

The Humane Society wants you to share your love this Valentine's Day by adopting a kitty. Almost fifty cats are available for adoption at their Colorado Springs location. The fees for the cats and kittens will only be $14 dollars on February 14, 2011. All the cats will...

4 years 9 months ago

22 orphaned Haitians adopted in Colorado

It's a life-changing day for 22 orphaned Haitian children--they're getting permanent families. Arapahoe County District Judge William B. Sylvester will preside over formal adoption proceedings for the children. All of them were orphaned by the Jan. 12 earthquake in Haiti. Thirteen families are adopting the children.

4 years 10 months ago

Too many cats

The Pikes Peak Humane Society is facing a "catastrophe." Too many cats, not enough room. Each day in Colorado Springs forty to fifty cats come in to the office. Some are strays, some are simply given away by an owner. Strays must be kept for five days in...

5 years 2 months ago

8 Americans held in Haiti released

Eight of the 10 Americans being held in Haiti are being allowed to come home. A judge made the ruling this afternoon. The missionaries have been held for nearly three weeks on child kidnapping charges after being caught trying to take more than 30 children out of the country....

5 years 2 months ago

Find love this Valentines Day

Many people are looking for a special Valentine to call their own, and for some folks the perfect one to cuddle might just have four legs and a cold nose! This upcoming Valentine's Weekend Dreampower Animal Rescue and Petsmart will be holding a special Adopt-A-Thon. The event will be at...

5 years 2 months ago

32 Haitian orphans arrive in Denver

Thirty-two Haitian children whose adoption by Colorado families was placed in limbo after a magnitude-7 earthquake struck Haiti arrived at Denver International Airport. The flight that arrived Sunday afternoon capped a 10-day effort by Gov. Bill Ritter, Colorado authorities, physicians, and businesses to help children unite with their adoptive families....

5 years 2 months ago

Haitian orphan comes home to Colorado

Meet the Thomas family. Ryan, Naomi, Corina, Zach and Emma. This weekend they welcomed a new member to the family, 23 month old Jeffry. "This is just unbelievable!" says Naomi, "We just keep looking around saying, oh my gosh! We have four kids now!" Jeffry, a Haitian orphan, has...

5 years 3 months ago

Springs Parents Search for Hope in Haiti

During worship service, members of the Mountain Springs Church pray over one another. Many of these families are adopting kids from Haiti. When the earth quake hit the country their children's orphanage was one of the hardest hit leaving it open to looting. "Since the majority of the orphanage walls...

5 years 4 months ago

Local group makes a big rescue

A Southern Colorado group has been rescuing dogs from puppy mills for the past couple of years. The kennels at National Mill Dog Rescue usually stay pretty full. Many of the pups, there now, are part of 51 dogs rescued from two closing breeding companies in Missouri. Many...

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