• Animal Care

    Grand County officials investigating 2 ‘significant animal welfare’ incidents this week

    GRAND COUNTY, Colo. — The Grand County Sheriff’s Office is investigating two “significant” animal welfare incidents this week, with one involving dogs and another involving horses. On Sunday morning, the sheriff’s office received a tip regarding possible animal neglect at a home in the Gore Pass subdivision in unincorporated Grand County. Deputies, along with animal control officers, responded to the property, where they found several short-haired mixed breed dogs. They evaluated the dogs’ condition. Deputies spoke with the homeowners, who agreed to allow the officers to take 15 dogs to the Grand County Animal Control and Shelter in Granby, according to the sheriff’s office. The dogs were evaluated by a…

  • Animal nutrition

    ‘Big’ Grand Opening for ‘Small Paws’ Expansion of Hill’s Pet Nutrition Center

    The opening of the Small Paws Innovation Center makes Hill’s the only pet food company in the U.S. with an innovation center specially designed for small and mini dogs. It will be a place to study their nutrition as well as behaviors, genetics, genomics, and microbiomics to support development of food to meet the special needs of small and miniature breeds, which represent more than half of pet dogs in the U.S. and around the world. The Engagement Center will host seminars, continuing education programs and other activities for thousands of veterinary students and professionals each year. “Hill’s is excited to announce the opening of an expansion of our global…