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Boulder County Dog Parks & Amenities

August 9th, 2022

East Boulder Dog Park – 5660 Sioux Dr. Fenced area for both large and small dogs. There is a concrete barrier in the lake that some dogs are able to climb. Large area is about 1.5 acres. Small area is about .45 acres. There is limited water access to a small lake. Foothills Dog Park – 800 Cherry Ave. Two acre fenced park with a separate areas for both small and large dogs. Large area is about 1.6 acres Small area is about .5 acres Howard Heuston Off-leash Dog Area – 34th & Iris, then south to O’Neal Parkway Please note this as an ‘off-leash dog area’... Read More

Boulder’s Dogs of the Day!

July 29th, 2022

Colorado is frequently ranked high on lists of the most dog-friendly places. Match.com ranked Colorado as the number one dog loving state. Spending quality time with pets, specifically dogs, provides humans with companionship and can improve health. From a physiological standpoint, being with your dog can release feel-good hormones such as serotonin and oxytocin that elevate your mood. There are also other ways in which they can increase your health and  longevity. Increased physical activity. Dogs are more likely than other house pets to beg for play or exercise, encouraging owners to take more... Read More

How many Boulder residents own a Dog?

July 17th, 2022

With an average household size of 2.20 people, this equates to around 45,211 people living in households. Based on the fact that one in every three households owns a dog, Boulder’s dog population is estimated to be roughly 15,000–or approximately 6.5 people per dog. The Open Space and Mountain Parks system is one of the few on the Colorado Front Range that allows dog guardians to walk their dogs off-leash.  This opportunity is only available if dogs are responsibly controlled by voice and sight and wear a voice and sight dog tag. It is a demanding standard for both dogs and their guardians. Pearl... Read More

Boulder’s Dogs of the Day Pic!

July 14th, 2022

Colorado is frequently ranked high on lists of the most dog-friendly places. Denver has gotten positive feedback for its overall dog-friendliness, including rankings on the dog-centric community website Rover and financial consulting company SmartAsset. Match.com ranked Colorado as the number one dog loving state. Spending quality time with pets, specifically dogs, provides humans with companionship and can improve health. From a physiological standpoint, being with your dog can release feel-good hormones such as serotonin and oxytocin that elevate your mood. There are also other ways in which... Read More

The first-ever Luvin Arms Compassion Carnival is THIS weekend

July 9th, 2022

Erie, Colorado – Kenai and Koda, a baby chicken and baby duck, were oblivious to our struggles, but fought their own battle for freedom. Their story is one we can all celebrate: the freedom of two unlikely friends near death, rescued, and now living happily at Luvin Arms Animal Sanctuary.  One summer evening, a couple in Littleton strolling through a park heard faint little cries for help coming from an unmarked box. They lifted the lid and saw two babies cowering together, terrified for their lives. They were covered in feces and parasites, and starving for days. Kenai, the chicken, and... Read More

Boulder’s Dog of the Day – Treeing Walker Coonhound

May 28th, 2022

The Treeing Walker Coonhound is a true American favorite, nicknamed “The People’s Choice,” for being a smart, fearless, and reasonable hunter. Don’t be fooled by the name. Walkers are runners that can cover a lot of ground in a short amount of time. The sight of this speedy tricolored hound in full stride can raise a coon hunter’s pulse. The long, strong legs, the powerful and propulsive hindquarters, and the sleek frame are all working together to cover maximum ground with minimal effort. This sweet-faced hound will glance up later, enjoying in the warmth of a bonfire... Read More

Boulder’s Snow Dog of the Day ~ Gary the Greyhound!

May 21st, 2022

Spending quality time with pets, specifically dogs, provides humans with companionship and can improve health. From a physiological standpoint, being with your dog can release feel-good hormones such as serotonin and oxytocin that elevate your mood. There are also other ways in which they can increase your health and  longevity. Increased physical activity. Dogs are more likely than other house pets to beg for play or exercise, encouraging owners to take more frequent walks or exercise with their dogs. A 2006 study published in the American Journal of Preventative Medicine found dog owners were... Read More

[VIDEO] Mountain Lion Activity Reported: Carolyn Heights/Parkside Boulder Neighborhoods

February 14th, 2022

Boulder and the surrounding areas are seeing an increased level of Mountain Lion activity. This current sighting is unusual as most of the Mountain Lion sightings are closer to the mountains and West of Broadway. Please read the helpful Tips below on what to do if you encounter a Mountain Lion. Just yesterday at 7:14 am, a Boulder resident around the sub-divisions of Carolyn Heights/Parkside reported two mountain lions in his driveway. Luckily his pets were in the house and are safe. He mentioned that another neighbor in the area reported tracks in the snow in their driveway as well. PLEASE be... Read More

Photos from Pet Loss Grief Group Event at Luvin Arms

January 26th, 2022

Luvin Arms held a special pet loss grief group on Sunday for those who lost their companion animals during the Marshall Fire. I would like to share some photos of that day, which included Connect and Cuddle healing time with our beloved animal residents. Included here are grief counselor, Richard Mercer, and co-facilitator, Jeremy Moore (standing). Also pictured here (with our Lily the pig) is Chris Clearday, a community member who spontaneously showed up to the grief group event with the sole desire of gifting both humans and animals alike who have been impacted by the fire with Reiki healing.... Read More