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Thai Rescue Dogs Find Refuge in the Rockies

Coconut meets her new foster mommy after landing at Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport. Photo: Helen H. Richardson/The Denver Post ———————————————————————————————————————————————————- Hey, Denver-Boulder dog lovers! Are you looking for a new best friend? Thirty-two rescue dogs, fresh off a 27-hour journey from Thailand, are now wheels-down in your metro area. Boulder-based Underdogs Animal Rescue, in their…

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Special Dog Gives Girl With Autism A Voice

—————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————- Although in many ways Sophia Reither has always been a typical young girl — her mom describes her as silly, adventurous, headstrong — there is something else about her that to many is seen as the dominant trait. Sophia has autism. “She is autistic, and she is socially awkward…” her mother, Michele Reither, told…

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Standing Tall: Dog Helps 5-Year-Old with Dwarfism

Photo: Yarraka Bayles—————————————- It may be hard to believe that even adults would say such horrible things to a 5-year-old boy, but Quaden Bayles’ mother, Yarraka Bayles, says it happens quite often. “I’m really shocked and appalled that quite a lot of the negative attention comes from adults,” she told Today. “Shopping centers are the…