Gumdrop is 1st pit bull adopted in Denver since 30-year ban repeal

Gumdrop is 1st pit bull adopted in Denver since 30-year ban repeal

Courtesy of Denver Animal ProtectionAnn Cecchine-Williams, deputy executive director of Denver's Department of Public Health & Environment, which oversees Denver Animal Protection and its shelter, told TODAY in an email that a couple with an infant but no other dogs drove over an hour to meet and adopt Gumdrop on Jan. 5) They renamed him Odin.“Odin is a fun-loving, sweet and energetic boy who loves playing with toys,” she said.

Denver overturns pit bull ban after more than 30 years

Denver overturns pit bull ban after more than 30 years

Voters in Denver this week overturned the city's ban on pit bulls.Denver’s ordinance was first enacted after 20 people were attacked by pit bulls in Colorado between 1984 and May 1989, according to a history of the law published in 2005.

30 adoptable pets get ‘courtside’ seats at NBA playoff game

30 adoptable pets get ‘courtside’ seats at NBA playoff game

During Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Denver Nuggets, the broadcast cut to 28 dogs and two kittens and their fosters filling virtual courtside seats, with an announcement that they were all “100% adoptable and 100% adorable” and a link to learn more about adopting them.

Denver might end pit bull ban after 30 years

Denver might end pit bull ban after 30 years

Herndon said the legislation will make Denver residents safer because there are already pit bulls living illegally in the Colorado capital, but the city doesn’t know where they are since they’re unlicensed.

There’s a hotel that will bring puppies and prosecco to your room

There’s a hotel that will bring puppies and prosecco to your room

But one hotel has stepped it up a notch – by offering guests the chance to have prosecco and puppies delivered to their door. The Kimpton Hotel Monaco, in Denver, has launched a new ‘Puppies + Prosecco Package’, where guests can book their own private puppy party while drinking bubbles.