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1 year 7 months ago

Your Healthy Family: Pet Physical Therapy

Tools like treadmills and techniques like underwater exercise have been staples of physical therapy for humans for some time. In today's Your Healthy Family, pets are now reaping the benefits as well. There's a specialized water treadmill being used by veterinarians to help rehabilitate dogs and, believe it...

1 year 7 months ago

Pet lovers watch out for "Pet Flipping"

Pet owners beware! The latest new heartless crime is called "pet flipping." Criminals find lost dogs, and instead of returning them, they sell them for a quick buck online. They'll also answer "found dog" ads pretending to be the owner, or they'll just steal pets right out of yards....

1 year 7 months ago

Tips for boarding your pets

Our four-legged friends often have to sit out summer vacations. If you're looking for boarding options, Angie's List has some tips to find the best fit. Make sure the place is a member of the Pet Care Services Association. Check the license and certification. Find out how much time...

1 year 10 months ago

Do you spend a lot on your pet?

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 Nearly a quarter of pet owners fess up to holding or attending a birthday...

2 years 6 months ago

Rabid kitten found in Rhode Island

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - State officials say a kitten in Jamestown has tested positive for rabies and that other animals and possibly humans may have been exposed. The Rhode Island health and environmental management departments said Wednesday that the kitten, which has died, was found near Highland Drive and Fort...

2 years 8 months ago

Mobile facility offers dog and cat daycare

For evacuees, going about your daily lives can be difficult, especially if you have pets. A mobile unit of North Shore Animal League America from New York is parked at the recovery center on Spruce. They've helped out in several disasters, including Hurricane Katrina. From free pet food to care...

2 years 10 months ago

Rabid bat found at Pueblo Zoo

A wild bat has tested positive for rabies. It was found at the Pueblo Zoo. It was discovered in front of the vulture stork pen. The Health Department is concerned people may have come in contact with it. If you or your child possibly came into contact with...

3 years 10 months ago

Animal shelter wants managed cat colonies

Animal control officers says the stray cat population in Pueblo is out of control. Right now, Pueblo Animal Services traps and removes cats from the street, but the feral felines are wild, aggressive and antisocial. "If they're not handleable, they're not adoption candidates," said Julie Justman, Associate Director of Pueblo...

4 years 6 days ago

Couple fights eviction over service cat

Michelle McCabe is a stroke survivor and traumatic brain injury patient. Her service dog Keva helps her physically to get around and her cat Mossimo helps her emotionally as a companion animal. "I'm not one who likes to take pills everyday for depression and stuff and he keeps me...

4 years 1 month 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 5 months ago

Shelter extends hours

The Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region has lengthened its hours in hopes of helping more people retrieve their lost pets. Effective November 1, hours will be extended to 8 a.m.- 8:00 p.m. during the winter months and 8 a.m. - 9 p.m. during the summer months. Adoption...

4 years 6 months ago

Almost free cats to be offered Sunday

An overpopulation of cats at Pueblo Animal Services has prompted a cat sale. Sunday, the first 10 adopters will get a free feline. The only cost is the $10 license fee. Pueblo Animal Services is located at 4600 Eagleridge Place. Animal Services opens Sunday at 10 a.m.

4 years 9 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...

4 years 9 months ago

Cat credited with saving owner's life

A cute cat named Oz is credited with saving the life of Damon Osborne. Osborne has diabetes and recently fell into a diabetic coma. His girlfriend was asleep in another room. That's when Oz went into action. He started bother Leah Anderson and wouldn't give up. "I was woken...

4 years 10 months ago

House cat nurses abandoned bobcats

In just a few months, three baby bobcats found in South Carolina could be a danger to a gray tabby named Zoe. But these days, the fuzzy felines are just members of the family for the nursing mother. The bobcats, orphaned after the abandoned house they were living under in...

5 years 2 weeks ago

Manufacturer expands pet food recall

Nature's Variety has expanded its recall of chicken-flavored pet food because of concerns over salmonella. The Lincoln, Neb.-based company said Monday that the raw, frozen food is being recalled because it could be contaminated with salmonella. The recall includes three-pound packages of chicken medallions, six-pound packages of chicken patties and...

5 years 1 month ago

Cat of death the focus of new book

A cat that lives at a nursing home in Rhode Island has made big news in the past for his uncanny ability to predict when people are about to die. Now the cat, named "Oscar", is the subject of a new book called "Making Rounds With Oscar: The Extraordinary Gift...

5 years 4 months ago

Town puts limits on cat ownership

A Massachusetts town has made it illegal to own more than three cats without getting a special license. Voters at a town meeting in Dudley added language to a town bylaw on Monday night that makes it illegal to own more than three cats without a $50 residential kennel license....

5 years 5 months ago

Stowaway kitten needs a lift home

If you have plans to head to Texas, a kitten named "Thumbs" would like to "thumb" a ride. The kitten actually stowed away under an R.V., making the three-day trip from Texas to Colorado. The R.V.'s owner had no idea that Thumbs was even there. "When he arrived...

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