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Service Dog or Therapy Dog? Boulder’s Best Includes Both

In Boulder as everywhere, various types of support dogs are being seen wearing some type of distinctive vest or collar. Does that really mean something? What does it not mean? A Seeing-Eye Dog At Work Let’s look at the classic service dog compared to a therapy dog. While both are amazingly important, they are not […]

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AboutBoulder’s Mascot Fido Welcomes FANG!

Our AboutBoulder mascot Fido, for Fido Friday, has invited FANG, from Harry Potter’s world, to join us. FANG is a Neapolitan Mastiff. FANG Of Harry Potter Fame Is A Neapolitan Mastiff. They can be 150-200 pounds, 90 kilograms. The Neapolitan Mastiff, known for its impressive size and distinctive wrinkled skin, is a breed that commands […]

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Spring Skiing Buff St. Bernard. Avoiding the Rocks!

This is Colorado. This is Boulder. One day it is a sub-arctic or arctic blizzard, and the next day it’s spring skiing. The St. Bernard has long been associated with rescues on the slopes. Saint Bernards are a breed of large working dogs from the Swiss Alps, renowned for their historical association with snowy mountain […]

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Fido’s Fabulous Furry Friends

Posing for us in the Boulder snow are an assortment of the many breeds we have in the Boulder Valley. They are lined up in front of our famous Fido, thus the order and cooperation. No Assortment Of Boulder Dogs Is Typical! Boulder Is Simply Not A Typical Town! Dogs, descendants of wolves, are inherently […]

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Fido Friday welcomes: Rosie! Boulder’s Furry Shopaholic.

Fido, our official Boulder mascot at AboutBoulder.com, is with us for Fido Friday! Dogs everywhere are jumping extra high, knowing that for many, more dog-time will be forthcoming. Rosie is so attentive because she wants to be certain that dog food is on shopping the list                   […]

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Otis Brings Bulldog to Boulder!

A working Boulder dog in a different role, Otis, the American Bulldog, is the friendly greeter at Summit in Lafayette. Otis is only 11, which does present problems for the liquor licensing people. Lucky for Otis he’s a dog! Otis  On High Alert Waiting For The Next Visitor Otis, an 11-year-old American Bulldog, is much […]

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Fido the Dog Voted Official Mascot of AboutBoulder by Readers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 10, 2024 Fido the Dog Voted Official AboutBoulder Mascot by Readers Boulder, Colorado – In a heartwarming turn of events, Fido the dog has been crowned the official mascot of AboutBoulder, as voted by the readers. Amongst hundreds of entries, Fido stood out for his unwavering determination, positive attitude, and selfless […]

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Boulder Dog of the Day

  Diminutive Dog Displays Attitude Which Belies It’s Size Fido’s Favorite for today, Boulder‘s Dog of the Day is this delightful Chihuahua! This very interested Chihuahua thinks, as do most Chihuahua’s, that it is a LARGE dog. Much like the physically small Western Tanager  ,  Do NOT tell this diminutive beauty bird or pup that […]

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