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It’s one of our favorite months of the year -- Train Your Dog Month! We’re celebrating by introducing you to the story of sweet Buffy, who successfully completed our Behavior Modification Program (b-mod) and got adopted.

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January is Train Your Dog Month, so we’ve asked our Behavior Programs Managers, Miguel Gonzalez and Fernando Diaz (both Certified Professional Dog Trainers, Knowledge Assessed), to share their responses to common dog training misconceptions below!

Misconception #1 – Positive...

Fernando Diaz (CPDT-KA) and Miguel Gonzalez (CPDT-KA)

By Dr. Rainey, Staff Veterinarian, HSPPR

Providing hospice care to senior pets and/or chronically ill pets is an incredibly noble gesture – if it’s for the right pet, in the right condition. However, as a veterinarian, I know that animals often don’t show signs of discomfort, even...

It’s #AdoptASeniorDogMonth – one of the best months in the year! From grey muzzles to kitten cuddles and anything in between, HSPPR serves as the lifeline for 17,000 animals that rely on us each year. While we ALWAYS encourage adopting senior pets (they need love just as much as those cute...

You’ve probably seen the #AdoptDontShop slogan popping up in your news feed, but have you ever really thought about WHY exactly it’s so important? In this blog, we’ll tell you the three primary reasons for why you should adopt instead of shop and the impact such an action makes!

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