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1 year 7 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...

2 years 11 months ago

A doggie affair in the Springs

All Breed Rescue and Training hosted its 13th annual Romp in the Park at the Norris-Penrose Event Center on Saturday. "It's a big carnival for dogs," says Lauren Fox of All Breed Rescue and Training. The event is held in recognition of the international homeless animal day. ...

2 years 11 months ago

Cat hoarder in Greeley

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) - The Weld County Humane Society says it's in desperate need of cat food and money after dealing with a sixth cat hoarder in the last 18 months. Some 60 cats were seized Thursday from the home of an elderly Greeley man. Greeley police say neighbor complaints...

3 years 1 month ago

Cat blamed for hundreds of burglaries

SAN MATEO, Calif. (AP) - A prolific cat burglar has stolen hundreds of precious possessions from homes near San Francisco. But police are staying off the case - the burglar really is a cat. Dusty, a 5-year-old feline from San Mateo, has taken hundreds of items during his...

3 years 3 months ago

No-Kill cat shelter needs help

A no -kill cat shelter in the Springs recently received a dozen cats that need extensive medical care. They are pure bred cats. They came to the LookWhatTheCatBroughtIn.org shelter from Arizona after being seized from a hording situation, "The cats that we received have had terrible dental health and...

3 years 5 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...

3 years 5 months ago

Dogs in the library

The Pikes Peak Library District opens its doors to the dogs, and children absolutely love it. Inside the library, a special program called Paws to Read encourages kids to speak aloud, and for one girl, this was her first time. You would not know by the look of her...

3 years 6 months ago

Free spay and neuter for cats offered

The Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region is offering free spay and neuter surgeries to low-income cat owners during the month of January. Appointments are available on a first-come, first-serve basis and space is limited. "We are jump starting our new Subsidized Spay-neuter Program by offering free sterilizations...

3 years 7 months ago

Toxic versus non-toxic: Pets can't tell

Pets could land themselves in the animal hospital if owners do not keep a few holiday foods and items out of paws reach. Rich foods and shiny holiday decorations fill most homes during the holiday season and pets are naturally fascinated by these items; but certain things could be...

3 years 9 months ago

Keep your pets safe on Halloween

Halloween is a holiday known for its tricks as well as its treats and can be very fun for people, but for animals it can be dangerous. Pets like a familiar environment, and an evening with the doorbell ringing nonstop and strangers with masks and frightening costumes coming to...

3 years 11 months ago

Pet food causing salmonella in kids

Keep young kids away from the pet food. That advice comes from researchers who are reporting the first known salmonella outbreak in humans linked to dry pet food. Most of the victims are young children. And the experts don't think they're actually eating the pet food. They think the...

3 years 11 months ago

Dogs and cats looking for foster families

Every year in southern Colorado, eight to nine-thousand cats and dogs need a temporary home while they prepare for adoption. The Humane Society of the Pikes Peak region and Pueblo Animal Services are looking for foster families who can take these animals into their homes. The big need...

4 years 2 weeks ago

71 cats removed from Greeley home

Animal control officers have removed 71 cats from the home of an elderly Greeley woman. Officers began gathering the cats last month after firefighters and paramedics went to the house to treat the 85-year-old woman for an undisclosed medical condition. The woman has been moved to a nursing home....

4 years 3 months ago

AP-Petside poll: Pets listen better than husbands

Husbands, if you end up in the doghouse, consider it a promotion. In an Associated Press-Petside.com poll released Wednesday, a third of pet-owning married women said their pets are better listeners than their husbands. Eighteen percent of pet-owning married men said their pets are better listeners than their wives. Overall,...

4 years 3 months ago

Low cost rabies clinics planned

With rabies cases on the rise in Colorado, the Pueblo City-County Health Department reminds individuals that vaccination against rabies is mandatory for all dogs, cats, and ferrets in Pueblo County. Pueblo Animal Services is offering rabies vaccine for $8 and other vaccines at the following low cost vaccine clinics:...

4 years 4 months ago

EPA investigating flea and tick products

The Environmental Protection Agency is trying to improve the safety of flea and tick treatments after seeing a significant increase in pets harmed by the products. The EPA says it will develop stricter testing and evaluation requirements for topical flea and tick treatments. The agency also will begin reviewing...

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