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Spaying and Neutering:

Most people are aware of the enormous pet overpopulation problem in the United States and are also probably aware that many animals are euthanized on a daily basis because of this problem. Spaying and neutering pets is probably the single most effective means of tackling this problem and we offer some statistics, information, and resources to help you combat this problem.

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Adopting a New Puppy:

Bringing in a new member of the family can be quite challenging, especially when the new member is a new to the world, loving, energetic, wriggly puppy (who is also totally undisciplined!). Find out some tips and techniques to help make the transition smoother.


Owning a Herding Breed:

Border collies and Australian Shepherds are dog breeds that have been extensively bred over the years to be working dogs. As such, these breeds can be a challenge to a dog owner unfamiliar with the behaviors that drive these dogs and what they may need to be happy companions.


Wildlife Problems:

Our mountain community offers diverse wildlife to enjoy. As we encroach on their homes, we need to understand how to deal with problems we may cause the animal wildlife.


Emergency Shelters and Preparedness:

Living in the mountains of Colorado can be one of the most enjoyable aspects of our lives. The evergreen forests that surround our homes provide us with a daily sense of beauty, but that beauty can turn into a nightmare when wildfires threaten. Learn what you can do to save your animals during these rare threats.


Grief Support:

The loss of a cherished pet can be a life altering event producing grief and all of its accompanying symptoms such as depression. Find some information to help you with your grief.


Pet Friendly Housing:

If there is one thing certain about life, it is that things change, including having to move sometimes.  Finding houses, apartments, and hotels that will rent to both you and your pet can be challenging.


Safe Travel with Pets:

Road trips with your furry friends can be a blast, but responsible pet ownership calls for caution when loading up and hitting the road.


Bringing A New Pet Home:

Tips on how to help your new adopted dog settle in By Jane Sandwood.


8 Myths About Fostering a Shelter Pet:

Here are some of the most common fostering myths, debunked!


5 Benefits of Adopting an Adult Pet

Here are five reasons to adopt an adult pet rather than a puppy or kitten.