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Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region is excited to be serving the Pueblo community in all capacities once again! HSPPR has, and always will, care deeply about the pets and people of Pueblo. We have never turned away an animal in need, offering compassionate care, without a timeline, to every...

 Hi! My name is Addy! For the first 2-3 years of my life, I was living on the streets without an owner and without a home. Every day, I had to learn to scavenge through garbage for food, find shelter from the storms, and sleep on cement. I was wary of humans, and the pellet in my leg shows that...

What excites you most about being the new Director of HSPPR’s Pueblo shelter?

More than anything, I love being able to work with animals and community to create the best outcomes possible for both. I also enjoy the challenge of identifying what resources we have and how to...

Pueblo City Council and Pueblo County Commissioners have voted to award Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region the contract to carry out animal sheltering and control services in Pueblo once again. Pueblo City Council voted June 24, and Pueblo County Commissioners voted June 25.

HSPPR has...

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...

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