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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 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 1 month ago

Pet Dental Care Month

February is pet dental care month, and vets say your dog's teeth are just as important as yours. A local vet suggests a cleaning once or twice a year to eliminate plaque and make sure there are no growing diseases. If their teeth are neglected, infections can spread to other...

3 years 1 month ago

Dog saved from icy lake

The Westminster Fire Department was called to an icy lake yesterday because a pet was in trouble. The crew from Station #1 donned ice rescue gear and were able to reach the dog and bring it to safety. Fire rescue crews ask dog owners to keep their pets on...

3 years 2 months ago

Meet Mr. Magoo!

Thursday morning for out Pet on the Set we met Mr Magoo. He's a beautiful 2 year old Maine Coon cat. He's available for adoption from Pueblo Animal Services. They're at 4600 Eagleridge Place, or call them at 719-544-3005.

3 years 7 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. ...

4 years 4 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 4 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 7 months ago

Alligator spotted in Chicago River

The Chicago River is beginning to resemble the Everglades. For the second time in a month an alligator has been spotted sunning himself along the banks of the North Branch of the Chicago River. The most recent gator is a little less shy, coming into view of neighbors and...

4 years 7 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...

4 years 9 months ago

Salmonella recalls in two separate pet products

The Food and Drug Administration says a company is voluntarily recalling all unexpired lots of its "Pro-Pet Adult Daily Vitamin Supplement" tablets for dogs due to possible Salmonella contamination. The company, United Pet Group, says the product was sold nationally at various retailers. The supplement comes in 100-count...

4 years 9 months ago

Bark at Briargate coming up this weekend

The Promenade Shops at Briargate will hold it's 5 th Annual Bark at Briargate this Saturday, June 12 th . The free outdoor expo will have vendors, groomers, trainers, rescue organizations, veterinarians and a charity dog wash. If you can't make the event Saturday, you'll be happy to...

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 3 weeks ago

Missing dog turns up 600 miles from home

About two weeks before Christmas, Deacon, an 85-pound German shepherd, went missing from his family home in rural Stuart, Va. During the first couple of days, Pamela Holt, her husband Keith, and their daughter Brooklyn, 3, weren't terribly worried because they figured their nearly 2-year-old pet was running in...

5 years 5 months ago

Woman fried, ate goldfish amid fight with ex

Authorities say a Houston-area woman, who was burned up at her former common-law husband, fried their pet goldfish and ate some of them. Pasadena police say it's a civil matter and no charges will be filed. The seven goldfish were purchased together by the couple during happier times. Police spokesman,...

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