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National Pet Day in Boulder: Lions and Tigers and Bears! Oh My!

April 13th, 2024

Boulder, April 11, Thursday was National Pet Week. Today, instead of Featured Dog Of The Day, let’s chat about “PETS.” Fido, the AboutBoulder Canine Mascot                    National Pet Day, celebrated on April 11th every year, is a heartwarming occasion dedicated to recognizing the joy and companionship that pets bring into our lives. It serves as a reminder of the love and loyalty our furry, feathered, or scaly friends provide and encourages pet adoption from shelters and rescue organizations. What’s NOT a pet. Some popular “pets” are... Read More

Boulder Cat Attempts Purr-fect Crime: Prince Eugene’s Napoleonic Heist

March 16th, 2024

In the quaint town of Boulder, where history buffs and feline aficionados often cross paths, a curious caper unfolded at a local tea party that has since become the talk of the town. The culprit? None other than Prince Eugene, an 11-pound American shorthair cat with a penchant for pastries and a name steeped in military prowess. A Tea Party with a Historical Twist Angela Naus, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) by day and a history enthusiast by night and weekend, decided to throw a costume-optional tea party to celebrate her love for the Napoleonic Era. The table was set with a faded... Read More

Boulder Barkers Abound Spreading Smiles

January 10th, 2024

      Boulder Dogs spread smiles throughout town. Dog friendly patios at restaurants add to that ambience.   Collies Are Truly Beautiful and Regal Dogs The Collie, renowned for its striking appearance and gentle demeanor, is a breed that has captured the hearts of dog lovers worldwide. Originating from Scotland and Northern England, Collies were primarily used as herding dogs, a role that has significantly shaped their characteristics, making them excellent family pets. One of the most notable traits of Collies is their intelligence. These dogs are exceptionally smart,... Read More

Boulder Dog of the Day

January 7th, 2024

  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 it is only 4-5 inches long for the tanager, and 18″ long for the chihuahua!  Once again the red/yellow color combination is found in nature. It appears in flowers, animals, sunrises and in so many other places. Mother Nature’s... Read More

Boulder’s Friday Fido Festivities!

January 5th, 2024
black dog wearing blue denim collar

  Do I go to Work Again Tomorrow? These Cloths are Not Always Comfortable! TGIF works for dogs also! For so many of these family members, the weekend means more time with the rest of their family. For many it means outdoors, dog parks, and more of what makes a dog’s life a grand thing. We are responsible for our own happiness, and we play a significant role in our dog’s happiness! Of course TGIF is an acronym for “Thank God It’s Fido!” This puggish pup makes denim work! Boulder, Colorado, is widely recognized as a haven for dog lovers, particularly evident... Read More

3 Inspired, Innovative, Boulder-Based Inventions

October 1st, 2023

Maybe you already know that the comfortable (and allegedly edible) innovation; the Crocs shoe, was created in Boulder County. Today we’re checking out some less explosive, but equally clever, Boulder-based inventions. This is one smart city, and the products created here prove it! Nimbus Cloud Dome The Nimbus Cloud Dome is a deceptively simple invention created by Boulder resident Cindy Litchfield. As a jewelry maker, she struggled to create close-up, glare-free photos of her products. No one had addressed the problem before, so she took on the challenge. The result was the Nimbus Cloud... Read More

Faces of Boulder – Pic of the Day!

June 9th, 2023

Jenae is a kennel tech at a Veterinary Hospital here in Boulder. She cares for all types of animals – taking them out for walks, cleaning them, feeding them etc. She started working there this past January. When I asked her why she took the job, she told me that it was because of her love for animals. Jenae grew up on a farm here in Colorado and has been surrounded by animals her whole life. Currently, she’s living in Boulder and studying at CU, but her current apartment doesn’t allow tenants to have pets. Thankfully, she gets her fix at work.  Read More

Cannabis for Your Pets

November 17th, 2022

Chances are you have a furry member of your family. All mammals have an ednocannabinoid system to help maintain balance within the body and optimize proper functions.  Your furry friend can provide perks to your overall health and wellness too. This is probably one of the reasons 68 percent of all households in 2017 within the United States own pets.  Playing with animals, especially puppies, has been shown to increase levels of serotonin and dopamine, which are the hormones that make you feel good. When the hormones are released, it helps reduce stress levels and can help improve memory and... Read More

WÜF Your Way To Your Dog’s Heart With This Smart Collar

June 8th, 2020

Almost anyone with a dog will tell you that their furry friend is more than just a pet, it’s their beloved best friend and they do everything they can together; walks, runs, hikes and in the case of some of the lucky well behaved and registered support dogs, even errands! And in a city where tech and dogs rule all, its no surprise that one of Boulder’s youngest startups offers smart technology for mans best friend. WÜF is a smart dog collar striving to become the leader in smart technology for animals.  Their mission: to enable better dog owners and provide unique communication with... Read More

What’s in a Name?

June 7th, 2020

Symbols are an interesting phenomenon when you stop to think about them. And they’re everywhere. A road sign with the silhouette of children on a seesaw is a symbol, not warning of recreational equipment but of kids at play. Bills and coins are symbols of value, the tangible representation of economics. They take the form of icons, as well: a bluish bird for Twitter, a Polaroid-like camera for Instagram, and so on. Symbols evoke companies, stand-in for purchasing power, even encapsulate “slow down, drivers, kids are unpredictable and around the corner” in an instant. Simple or complex, they... Read More