animal law enforcement

They’re not just “dog-catchers,” they are Animal Law Enforcement (ALE) officers, and their job is to protect people from pets and pets from people. In fact, in 2019 alone, ALE responded to 36,293 calls for service, of which 2,300...

Happy pet, healthy pet, sick pet, mad pet,
Homeless pet, abused pet, lost pet, glad pet!

As a Socially Conscious Shelter (SCS)(check out our ...

Different had a rough start in life.

At three-years-old, this little girl suffered incredible trauma when she was hit by a car. Sadly, her owner refused to take her to a veterinarian and her fractured leg grew worse each day. After eight months of living in pain, Different’s owner finally...

Today is ALE Director Joe Stafford’s last day at HSPPR. We will miss you, Joe!

Please help us wish a very fond farewell and a huge thank you to our long-time director of Animal Law Enforcement, Joe Stafford! Joe took our ALE academy way back in 2001 and served as an ALE officer caring for...

A dog attacked by two dogs is recovering at home today thanks to the efforts of Pueblo Animal Services.

Last week, Pueblo Animal Services Animal Law Enforcement team got a frantic call about two aggressive dogs attacking a third dog. Officer Reed responded immediately. Two loose dogs...