Separation Anxiety: Make Alone Time Less Scary for Your Pup

Sparrow was a 10-month-old puppy who came to HSPPR as a stray. When Sparrow arrived, we saw she had a severe eye injury that required immediate care. Our veterinary team…

Paws-itive Training Techniques With Your Pup

Learning is a lot easier when it’s fun, and the same goes for our four-legged friends too! No matter the age or breed, we’ve found that positive reinforcement is the…

2022 HSPPR Volunteer Superstars

…that come into the shelter! Allie, Pikes Peak Pup Life isn’t easy being a pug… but at least it’s fun! Allie is an HSPPR Alumni and was adopted by longtime…

Walk Your Pet Month: Tips and Tricks

…and your pup from pulling and decrease the reward your dog feels when pulling. You’ll also want to avoid any devices the cause pain or harm to your dog because…

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Dog Bite Prevention Week: How to Prevent a Dog Bite

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…a dog bite. How can I prevent my dog from biting? Observe his body language and respect the boundaries that he is setting. Socialize the pup when he is young…

Milo’s Journey Home: A Volunteer’s Tale

…home, unexpectedly driving with our new pup. He was a great passenger; no messes, no whining, or barking the entire way. It seemed he knew he wasn’t going back to…

Winter Safety Tips for Pets

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…to wipe off your dog’s legs and stomach to get all the ice, snow, and even salt off him. In fact, that salt can hurt a puppy’s paws, so try…

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Paws-itive Play

…humans, we do not recommend rough play or wrestling with your pup. It can be difficult to recognize when a dog’s body language changes in the middle of playing rough….