BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - Firefighters, neighbors and animal control officers have rescued a pregnant cow that crashed through a wooden cover and fell eight feet to the bottom of a wide, rectangular well northwest of Denver. The cow, named Lucky, was hoisted to safety Saturday afternoon.
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"I came over here to trim up my daisies," Heidi Reagan says as she walks towards her garden, but she found a surprise in her east Colorado Springs backyard. It was a dead skunk, and it's concerning to her because she's hearing about more animals getting rabies.
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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... more »
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.... more »
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... more »
Authorities are investigating a Park County rancher after animal control officers found two dozen of his cows dead on grazing land. No one has been arrested and the Park County Sheriff's Office says investigators will decide Monday whether animal neglect charges are warranted. Park County Animal Control spokeswoman Bobbi Priestly... more »
A Fort Collins woman says a neighbor's pit bull that broke through a fence attacked her dog and bit her hand when she tried to protect her pet.
Barbara Berry says her 10-year-old Sheltie remains hospitalized after the attack Saturday. The 57-year-old woman says she suffered puncture wounds to... more »
El Paso County may soon be contracting out, once again, for animal control.
Right now, the city works with the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region for field calls, but the county had to drop its contract because of budget constraints. However, on Thursday, Commissioners will be voting... more »