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Scared dog at vet's office

Big dogs, big love

With big dogs, as with big people, there’s just more to love. And when a big dog gets scared, say, at the vet’s office, it calls for big sympathy and […]

Denver: Have you seen these birds?

This is Peanut, a Sun Conure. Isn’t he beautiful? Apparently someone else thought so too. He and his feathered housemates Yellow and Green, sibling Gold Cap/Jenday hybrids, were stolen recently […]

dandelion dog

Dandelion dog

It’s always dry in Colorado, but I’ve never noticed it being this dry.

"License Plate" or "LP"

Colorado wildfires: The animal stories

(Updated July 9, 2012) Wildfires in Colorado have dominated our news for several weeks, understandably; the toll in property, environment, and lives has been mind-numbing. Not making as many headlines, […]

Mugly, World's Ugliest Dog 2012

Unlikely look-alikes

I just came across this photo of the winner of the 2012 World’s Ugliest Dog competition. His name is Mugly and he’s a Chinese crested from England. I was instantly […]


Wabbits. No weason. I just needed the gwins.

Denver the guilty lab

Revisiting Denver, the guilty lab

Chances are you’ve seen this video of Denver, the guilty lab. After all, it’s gotten over 18 million hits since it first appeared in March 2011. But on the off […]

Flea circus

(Updated Oct. 13, 2012 at 2 pm MDT) For the last week, my home has been a three-ring flea circus. And I mean that in the most negative way possible. […]

rescue dog

Retriever turns rescuer

This is my feel-good moment for the day. The lesson seems to be if you’re going to be a drowning puppy, make sure mom is a retriever: I love dogs!