Resources

Here you’ll find our full collection of resources for pet owners, including helpful links, tips and tricks, and assistance to help keep your pet with you.

Don’t Give up Your Dog without a Warrant!

At The Animal Law Firm, our Colorado animal lawyers see a lot of good dogs turned over to animal control under pressure from animal control officers. However, you do not have to do this! Make them get a warrant! If your dog is accused of violating Colorado's Unlawful...

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What To Do If You Find An Injured Wild Animal

What To Do If You Find An Injured Wild Animal

When most people see an injured animal, they want to help. That is a very natural response; however, if the animal is wild, you need to take certain precautions. Wild animals are not like domesticated animals in that they do not wholeheartedly trust humans. Depending...

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Puppy & Dog Tips – Training

Puppy & Dog Tips – Training

Training  Importance of Training  Obedience training is one of the most important aspects of owning a dog. A well trained dog is a happier dog and is much more accepted in public. Training also strengthens the bond you have been building since the day you brought your...

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Puppy & Dog Tips – Grooming and Medical Care

Puppy & Dog Tips – Grooming and Medical Care

Grooming An important part of your dog’s overall health and well being is routine grooming.  Dogs of any age can be taught to enjoy being groomed and this one on one time will strengthen your relationship with your dog. In addition, regular grooming will help you...

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Puppy & Dog Tips – Bringing Home Your New Puppy or Dog 

Puppy & Dog Tips – Bringing Home Your New Puppy or Dog 

What You Need for Pick-up  The day has finally arrived to bring your dog or puppy home. You already have your crate or harness in your vehicle to secure your new family member. There are a few other items to remember that are necessary to keep your new pup safe for...

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Licensing and Financial Information

Colorado Licensing and Registration Animal Rescue of the Rockies is licensed by the Colorado Department of Agriculture’s PACFA Division.  PACFA (Pet Animal Care Facilities Act) requires shelters and rescues to provide standards of care ensuring the health and safety...

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Inappropriate Elimination

Inappropriate Elimination

One of the most common behavior complaints about cats is inappropriate elimination outside the litter box. It is also a common reason why healthy cats are relinquished to shelters (and consequently euthanized). You should take heart, however, since this problem can...

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Think Twice Before You Declaw

Think Twice Before You Declaw

The Itch to Scratch Cats do write. They don’t communicate  with a pen and paper or by using a computer keyboard. Instead, their prose is cat scratch—literally. They scratch to  express their excitement and pleasure.  They scratch to leave messages, both visual and...

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Cats and Dogs

Humans domesticated the dog’s wolf ancestors more than 15,000 years ago. Being pack animals, the wolves responded to humans acting as pack leaders. Cats, according to recent studies, were attracted to humans due to the presence of rats and mice feeding on human food...

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Cats Who Stop Using the Litterbox

Cats Who Stop Using the Litterbox

Cats stop using their litter boxes for a number of reasons, including issues with the box or litter, dissatisfaction with the placement or number of boxes, changes in the environment inside or outside the house, and undiagnosed medical conditions. You may have to...

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Urine Marking in Cats

Urine Marking in Cats

One of the most common behavior complaints about cats is urine marking, or spraying. It is also a common reason why healthy cats are relinquished to shelters (and consequently euthanized). You should take heart, however, since this problem can almost always be...

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Roto Rooter Pet Rescues

Pipes, drains and other openings can be dangerous for cats, dogs and wildlife Roto-Rooter is often called upon to save pets and wildlife stuck in precarious and oftentimes dangerous situations. Our expert technicians use state-of-the-art machinery, drain/sewer video...

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