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Fri, 04/07/2017
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Great news! HSPPR has received our second 4-star rating (the highest possible ranking!) in a row from Charity Navigator. According to Charity Navigator, only 26% of charities have received at least two consecutive 4-star evaluations! This prestigious 4-star rating indicates HSPPR adheres to good governance and other best practices that minimize the chance of unethical activities and consistently executes its mission in a fiscally responsible way.

a creative way to raise money for homeless pets in the community
Tue, 03/14/2017
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At Foothills Elementary School, art teacher Ellen Enger has come up with a creative way to raise money for homeless pets in the community and teach her students about responsible pet ownership at the same time. To honor February as Responsible Pet Ownership Month, the 66 students of Enger’s kindergarten art class as well as 77 3rd grade art students constructed and painted papier-mâché cat and dog piggy banks, then distributed them around the Rockrimmon area to collect donations for HSPPR during the month of March.
 

Tue, 12/27/2016
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Recently The Gazette's Ellie Mulder reported on an amazing development at the local Humane Society. All of the shelter's available dogs were adopted. And apparently adoptions are also up in Pueblo. Gretchen Pressley, the organization's community relations manager, told The Gazette the programs the Humane Society sponsored have helped boost their adoption numbers. Whatever the reason, the exceptional news should bring a smile to all animal lovers' faces.

Fri, 09/09/2016
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In 2014, the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region (HSPPR) in Colorado Springs, Colo., became the first and only animal shelter in the state to have an AAHAaccredited veterinary hospital...

 

Wed, 01/06/2016
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In order to serve the community's needy animals more effectively, HSPPR is embarking on a remodel and expansion of its building.

Learn more about our expansion.

Mon, 06/12/2017
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Animal Friends

Campers hear from our experts in Foster Care, Animal Law Enforcement, and Surgery Center. Mornings will be spent socializing cats and clicker training dogs, while the afternoon brings investigations into invertebrates and mock surgeries. Read more...

Fri, 10/28/2016
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Military Personnel & Federal Employees:
Support the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region Through the Combined Federal Campaign
CFC # 23482

 

Thu, 01/21/2016
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Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region (HSPPR), in partnership with leading national animal welfare organizations, has officially launched Shelter Animals Count: The National Database Project – a first-of-its-kind platform for the collection and reporting of animal shelter data for organizations across the country.

Fri, 10/07/2016
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Map of new admissions location, open 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. daily:

 

Fri, 06/10/2016
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The Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region is getting a $176,000 boost thanks to a grant from the Petco Foundation.
Read more here.
 

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