Pink dog raising eyes in Colorado

Owner fined $1,000 for dying dog pink
March 11, 2008 3:11:45 PM PDT
In Colorado, some are wondering why all the stink about a poodle in pink.Cici is a fixture a tthe Zing Salon in Boulder, Colorado. Her owner, Joy Douglas says she colors her pink with beet juice to raise awareness and money for breast cancer research.

While customers seem to like Cici's look, others are howling at the idea.

Boulder animal care and control officers say they warned Cici's owner once then came back and slapped her with a $1,000 fine.

Douglas plans to fight the ticket arguing the color is all natural.

She and her staff say Cici s a pampered pooch and has the run of the salon with her buddies Frannie and Pierre.