E. Coli Levels In Local Stream Skyrocket As People In Colorado Refuse To Pick Up Dog Poop
The piles of dog feces left over by irresponsible owners at dog parks caused the amount of E. coli to skyrocket to 20 times normal levels in a stream that flows into Denver's drinking water.
Food Cart For Dogs Delights Colorado’s Canine Customers
Colorado's Smart Cookie Barkery has a food cart full of natural, handmade treats for dogs who are out and about as the weather warms up.
Soldier’s ex-girlfriend sells dog while owner deployed to Afghanistan
While deployed overseas in Afghanistan, a soldier from Colorado was horrified to discover that his then-girlfriend sold his beloved 3-year-old Shiba Inu.
Man caught on video ditching dog at shelter is charged with cruelty, neglect
A man tried to surrender his dog to Denver Animal Control twice, but each time he refused to fill out the required paperwork and fled the building as his dog followed.
Memorial held for Denver dog hit by car and left to die by police
A dog who was struck and critically injured by a car lay on the ground for 90 minutes before help arrived; police allegedly kept anyone from helping the injured animal.
Dying woman’s last wish: To find a happy home for her dog
Diagnosed with stage-four breast cancer, 62-year-old Patricia Cudd has a short time to live, but before she departs this world, she’d like to see her faithful dog find a home.
For real: Dog eats girl’s science homework
It’s probably the most-popular excuse for not doing homework, but in this instance a dog did actually consume a girl’s science project, but with life-threatening consequences.
Canine escape artist breaks out of shelter, finds new home
A 5-year-old Australian Shepherd dog escaped his kennel and then got through two locked doors and fled the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Regio building on Colorado.
Rescuer keeps giving back despite losing home in wildfire
Theresa Strader has devoted her life to rescuing vulnerable dogs from some of the worst situations imaginable. For the past five years, Strader, founder of the Peyton, Colo., organization National Mill Dog Rescue, has saved nearly 8,000 dogs from horrific living conditions at puppy mills. “If they don’t wind up in a home, they end […]
UPDATE: Colorado signs pro-animal bills into law
DogTime.com first told you about Colorado Senate Bill 226 back in April, when dog owners and animal advocates across the state joined legislators on both sides of the aisle in calling for mandatory police training as a means to prevent tragic dog shootings. Well, it looks like state policymakers have taken notice. After gaining unanimous […]
Army veteran needs your help to save his dog
Disabled U.S. Army veteran Jeremy Aguilar couldn’t imagine his life without his dog, Dutch. But today, the veteran of both the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq is fighting for Dutch’s life, and he is asking for your help. Dutch, a 4-year-old American Allaunt, is a certified AKC Canine Good Citizen and Jeremy’s registered service dog. […]