A stray dog can be a threat to public health safety, therefore, it is always important to report a dog running at large. It is extremely important to microchip your pets and have a collar on them for visible identification. It is also important to look up your local pet licensing laws, here in Jefferson County, Colorado, it is required to license your pets. This also allows the shelter or animal control to reconnect the dog with the owner faster and supports these non-profit organizations.
Echo stayed in our hospital for a few days recently and she wanted to share her story. Echo’s mom, Jessica, adopted her from an aunt in Nevada who had rescued her from a shelter. Echo had clearly been abused and cowered each time she heard a noise.