• Locations: News Published

    Getting by without GarCo animal control

    It’s been more than a year since Garfield County (GarCo) has gone without an animal control (AC) unit. 

    When it came to GarCo’s 2021 budget, the commissioners, faced with a hit in revenue, asked various departments to make cuts where each saw fit. The sheriff’s department set AC on… read more →

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    For pets’ sake, partnerships save lives

    By Cathi Basler
    Special to The Sopris Sun

    A couple of weeks ago, Colorado Animal Rescue (C.A.R.E)’s Strategic Planning Committee met. 

    We did what all committees like us do. We talked about and, frankly, worried about the future of our communities and, of course, animal… read more →

  • Locations: Español Published

    Cuidando los gatos

    Traducción por Dolores Duarte

    Little One extendió su pata, con las garras saliendo por su pelaje marrón atigrado, hasta que se apoyó momentáneamente en la mano derecha extendida de Keira Clark. Keira apretó el dispositivo que descansaba en su mano izquierda y un agudo clic salióread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    CAREing for cats

    Little One reached her paw out, claws poking through her brown tabby fur, until it momentarily rested on Keira Clark’s outstretched right hand. Keira squeezed the device resting in her left hand and a sharp click shot from it. Right after, she set a chunk of tuna next to Little… read more →