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Help Protect Wildlife By Removing Summer Toys

With the warm summer weather behind us and winter on the horizon, now is a good time to remove all the summer toys and equipment from your yard for the winter.  Elk and deer are especially active this time of year due to their mating season, resulting in additional Continue reading

It’s Now Legal To Break Into Hot Cars

People who break into a car to save an animal or human may now be immune to criminal charges in Colorado. The law provides immunity from civil and criminal liability to any person who forcibly enters a locked vehicle with the intent to save an at risk person or animal. To receive the immunity, the situation must meet certain criteria.  The person Continue reading

Roll-Over On East Victory

A single vehicle roll-over accident occurred yesterday afternoon on East Victory Way in Craig. A man lost control of his pickup near the Bear Creek Animal Hospital just before 5:30, resulting in his vehicle ending up in the ditch next to the hospital entrance. According to Detective Bill Continue reading

Animal Nest Causes Car To Catch Fire

An animal nest is believed to have caused a vehicle fire yesterday afternoon in Steamboat. The vehicle had reportedly been in storage for a period of time before it was driven yesterday. The driver was able to pull the vehicle over and exit safely, after smoke became visible in the cab of the car. Other drivers in Continue reading

UPDATE: New Animal Regulations For MOCO Parks

Dogs will no longer be allowed off leash at parks in Moffat County. The Moffat County Commissioners adopted new regulations for the county’s parks at their meeting yesterday. The new rules remove voice control as an acceptable means of animal control and establish a maximum leash length of 8 feet for all animals within the parks.  Moffat County Sheriff KC Continue reading

Felony Charge May Result For Killing Animals

It may soon be a felony in Wyoming to shoot and kill an animal or pet on someone else’s property. A bill was passed out of a State House committee yesterday would increase the charge for killing someone else’s animals from a misdemeanor to a felony. Ranchers and pet owners have lost animals in the state after someone shoots the Continue reading

Beware Of Animals Following Time Change

deer-vs-carWith the time change this weekend, drivers need to be aware that with the sun setting earlier next week, the chance of collisions between evening commuters and wildlife increases dramatically. The time change coincides with the wildlife mating season.  Drivers will also Continue reading

Drivers Beware Of Migrating Animals

deer-vs-carWith fall in the air and winter on the horizon Colorado drivers need to be on the lookout for migrating wildlife. Fall is the breeding season for elk, deer and moose so they are especially active during this time period. Males will pursue mates aggressively and may not be deterred by traffic. Bears are also Continue reading

Protect Your Pets From Harsh Weather

snow dogThe cold weather can be just as hard on your pets as it is on you.  A few simple changes in your routine can help to keep your four-legged family members safe and warm this winter.  When walking your dog, keep wind chill in mind as Continue reading