Bomb-Sniffing War Dog Shows Heart, Gets Veterinary Care

FORT COLLINS - A bomb-sniffing war dog that saved thousands of American lives in Iraq and Afghanistan has a new lease on life after heart surgery Sept. 16 at CSU's Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Kay, a 9-year-old pit bull and Labrador mix, served two tours in Iraq hunting down improvised explosive devices. Then U.S. Army Spc. Brandon Donahu... more

How to Save Money and Look Great at the Military Ball

Marine Corps ball toast.

Fall is here, and we all know what that means: military ball season! Military balls are fun nights out with your spouse. Unfortunately, between dresses, shoes, accessories and babysitters, one night of fun can be costly. But it doesn’t have to be. Before hitting the department stores and preparing to max out your credit cards, try the followin... more

Understanding the "Special" in Special Needs Pets


Special needs pets are among the most challenging for shelters and rescue groups to adopt out, and many never find a loving home. Yet your perfect companion might just have her own pair of wheels to get around, or rely on visual commands instead of verbal ones. Three Legs, One Eye and Limitless Love In a survey conducted by Petfinder, it was ... more

Dark Memories Bind Vietnam Veteran and Adopted Dog

Jerome and Scruffy

As an Army veteran of the Vietnam War who had worked tirelessly his entire life, Jerome found himself struggling to stay busy during retirement. Work was his only antidote for keeping the dark memories of war at bay and, with his wife Suzanne still working, he became accustomed to spending most of his days alone with her dog Lexi. Yet Jerome wa... more

Prosecutor: 800 Rounds Found in White House Intruder Case

This Sept. 21, 2009 photo provided by Jerry Murphy shows Omar Gonzalez, who was married to Murphy's mother, Samantha, until they divorced in 2012. Authorities (AP Photo/Courtesy Jerry Murphy)

WASHINGTON — Investigators found more than 800 rounds of ammunition in the car of the man accused of scaling the White House fence and sprinting inside the building, a U.S. prosecutor said Monday. A machete and two hatchets also were found. The accused intruder, former soldier Omar J. Gonzalez, had been arrested earlier in the summer in the ne... more

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