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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...

Give pets a hug by scheduling your Colorado Gives Day donation today to help us purchase additional Bair Huggers!

Get ready to join paws – it’s almost Colorado Gives Day! There may be a chill...

Here are some pet safety tips for when temperatures dip this winter!

Keep your pets inside whenever possible. If it is cold outside to you, it is cold outside to them.

- If your dog is an outside dog, we recommend a warm, waterproof shelter that is raised up a few...

We hope you haven’t waited until the last minute to plan your pet’s costume - time is running out! It’s also the time of year when some well-intentioned animal lovers beg us to halt adoptions of black cats and dogs. While they have the best intentions, we want to clear up the myth.

The...

Create a team of 4 or more members and receive VIP treatment at Pawtoberfest, team “sWAG-bags” for your team members, and a team photo at our photo booth!

Pawtoberfest is less than two weeks away, and if you are looking to be top dog at this year’s event, here’s how you do it! We are...

To help our fantastic senior pets find wonderful new homes even faster, Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region is waiving the adoption fees on 30 senior pets starting August 18. Thanks to the generosity of Mike and Cindy of Status Symbol Auto Body and Bill and Debbie of Dent-Tec, the first 19...

Read this memorial to Bella, written after our Pawtoberfest event last year.

We wanted to share the most touching story to come out of last year's #Pawtoberfest event. Beautiful Bella was adopted as a puppy from HSPPR 14 years ago. Since that day, she has been to every single Pawtoberfest...

Our new Behavior Programs Manager Fernando is already hard at work designing a behavior program that will save more lives than ever before. We sat down with Fernando to get to know him a little better and find out what he has in store for the Behavior Programs at HSPPR!

What ...

The Animal Law Enforcement division of Pueblo Animal Services was named the 2017 Agency of the Year, presented by the Colorado Association of Animal Control Officers (CAACO) at a recent award ceremony. At the same ceremony, Pueblo ALE Officer Tasha Reed was awarded the Medal of Valor for her...

Living in the Pikes Peak Region, we know natural disasters can strike at any time. Are you and your pets prepared?

Here are some tips to make sure the whole family stays safe in case of disaster this summer.

Make a list of the places you could go with your pets if you were to be...

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