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Learn the ins and outs of pet body language with these great videos from our behavior department!

Do you ever wonder what your dog is saying? Well, Fernando, our behavior programs manager, is here to break it down for you! Learn about the different behavior cues dogs give to indicate when...

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...

As you may have heard, Community Animal Services of Pueblo, operated by PAWS for Life, relinquished its license on March 27.

The move followed a state investigation into unacceptable conditions. You can find...

The suffering that happened at Community Animal Services of Pueblo (CASP), operated by PAWS for Life, is unacceptable. In an effort to adhere to a damaging local ordinance, it appears animals were allowed to suffer and die from their illnesses and injuries rather than being humanely euthanized....

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...

Update: Right now Tiffany is not available for adoption. This case is ongoing and it will be up to the courts to decide what happens next.      

Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region Animal Law Enforcement is investigating a case involving a severely injured dog. Tiffany...

Happy Valentine’s Day to all of our supporters! We can’t thank you enough for all you do for us!”

 

Way to go! You look fantastic today! You are succeeding in all areas of your life. Have a cookie!

Positive reinforcement. Works on people AND pets! From learning commands to practicing all-four-on-the-floor to correcting negative behaviors like barking, every pet can benefit from positive...

Your pet is an important part of your family, so when they pass away, the loss you feel may be immense and difficult to process. Just like when we lose beloved humans, there is a period of time we mourn the loss of our pet companion.

Remembering the wonderful time you spent with your pet (...

Exciting changes happening in our Behavior Programs department! Earlier this month, a number of our staff members visited our friends at the ASPCA Behavioral Rehabilitation Center Learning Lab to work alongside behavior experts to discuss effective protocols and best practices. HSPPR will be...

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