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Another natural disaster is eating up the headlines this week: flooding in Colorado. After unprecedented rainfall, torrents of water have swept down streets and into homes and buildings, stranding both people and their pets. Raging streams have isolated livestock and put the animals in harm’s way. The Humane Society of …

When Michelle Sikorski and her father were ordered by the fire marshal to leave their home as the Black Forest fire raced toward it, they couldn’t locate their pets and time was running out, according to a USA Today video report. Imagine their anguish of having to leave without them. …

Jessica Willard of Denver, CO, was going through a bad patch. She’d grown up with all kinds of animals, from frogs to dogs. But she says her “true passion” for animals started to develop around three years ago when she got a job at Petco. Unfortunately, at the same time, …

It’s official: The Petfinder iPhone app has won a People’s Voice Webby award in the category Mobile: Utilities and Services! The People’s Voice awards are determined by votes from the public, so thank you to all of you who voted and asked your friends to vote. (Thanks especially to IAMS …

Staffers at Pine Forest Animal Clinic. Pam is in the front row, with the dog. Last week, I had to interrupt the “Dog Wars” to jump up and down like I just sacked Peyton Manning on a fourth-down game clincher. One very special dog was adopted at a book signing …

Greg Kincaid at home with his dogs Editor’s note: Greg Kincaid’s first novel, A Dog Named Christmas, hit shelves on Tuesday. The book tells the story of a special young man who inspires his entire town to take in dogs from the local shelter. Greg lives on a farm in …

Montana and her two siblings were ditched, literally, beside a road in Georgia. The abandoned litter was taken to the Humane Society of Statesboro and Bulloch County where they were treated for mange and malnutrition. Montana was diagnosed with parvovirus as well and was placed in isolation. Fortunately, she survived. …

“Gentle, affectionate, curious” girl Kinzie is adoptable from BAD RAP October 25 is Pit Bull Awareness Day, so in its honor, we’re highlighting a group doing amazing things for Pits: BAD RAP, which stands for Bay Area Doglovers Responsible About Pitbulls. The San Francisco-based organization provides rescue services as well …