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1 year 2 months ago

Animal attacks costing state big bucks

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) - The state agency in charge of managing Colorado's big game population is paying a heavy price for animal incidents. Colorado Parks and Wildlife paid over $1 million in compensation for big game incidents across the state in 2012. According to KREX-TV, Colorado Parks and Wildlife...

2 years 9 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 2 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. ...

3 years 6 months ago

Lawmakers consider flexible Colo. bear hunt

DENVER (AP) - Colorado lawmakers worried about the growing bear population in the state are talking about giving wildlife officials more say over when the animals can be hunted. A proposal set for its first hearing Monday would repeal a 1992 voter-approved initiative that prohibits hunting bears from March...

3 years 11 months ago

Whisker Ball this weekend!

You and your dog are cordially invited to the third annual Whisker Ball! Friends of the Pueblo Animal Shelte r are hosting the 2010 Whisker Ball on Saturday, October 23rd, at the Pueblo Convention Center. The reception starts at 6:00 p.m. with a cash bar and hors d'oeuvres....

4 years 1 month 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 5 months ago

Large animal rescue training scheduled

Pueblo Animal Services is hosting a Large Animal Rescue Course on May 14 and 15, at the Colorado State Fairgrounds. The purpose of this class is to educate first responders, animal control personnel and horse owners in the safe rescue of large animals from emergency situations such as trailer...

4 years 6 months ago

UPDATED: Group fed up with barking dogs

The noise can be irritating, dogs barking throughout the night and day. It became such a nightmare for one Pueblo woman she's taking her neighbor to court. She's on a crusade for tougher animal laws. "There's an epidemic," said Judith Todero. "A barking epidemic in this town," she added. Todero...

4 years 8 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...

4 years 4 months ago

Salmonella warning issued for some dog treats

Consumers should not use certain beef dog treats distributed by Merrick Pet Care because the pet food might be contaminated with salmonella, health authorities warned on Thursday. Merrick Beef Filet Squares for dogs were distributed nationwide through retail stores and the Internet. No illnesses linked to the products have...

4 years 9 months ago

Hippo escapes from flooded zoo

A hippo escaped from a flooded private zoo in Montenegro on Tuesday, shocking villagers who found her strolling near their homes. Even more shocking, the zoo owner plans to wait a bit before trying to recapture the 2-ton hippo named Nikica. Nikica escaped as heavy rains sent water...

4 years 11 months ago

Colorado lynx found killed with bow, arrow

State wildlife officers say someone illegally killed a lynx, which are protected under state and federal laws. The 4 year-old male lynx was found in western Colorado after researchers responded to a signal from the radio collar the cat was wearing. The state Division of Wildlife says the lynx...

5 years 1 month ago

Wildlife officials capture cougar in park

Wildlife officials in Washington state say they've captured a cougar that's been prowling through Seattle and had forced the closure of the city's largest park. Department of Fish and Wildlife spokesman Darren Friedel says the cougar was immobilized with a tranquilizer and captured in Discovery Park at about 2:30 a.m....

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