SPEAK! Blog

It’s #AdoptASeniorDogMonth – one of the best months in the year! From grey muzzles to kitten cuddles and anything in between, HSPPR serves as the lifeline for 17,000 animals that rely on us each year. While we ALWAYS encourage adopting senior pets (they need love just as much as those cute...

Waffles|Brown Tiger|5 years old|Daughter of Julia and Joel Simmons

Hey, hey, fan club. It’s your girl, Waffles! I’m the new spokescat for HSPPR, and I’m a rescue just like all my kitty friends. My parents were lucky enough to spot me at an adoption fair in California when...

Can you believe it’s already October? In honor of the spookiest month of the year, we will be doing some myth-busting and telling the truth behind some old tricks, in this “...

You’ve probably seen the #AdoptDontShop slogan popping up in your news feed, but have you ever really thought about WHY exactly it’s so important? In this blog, we’ll tell you the three primary reasons for why you should adopt instead of shop and the impact such an action makes!

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Ringworm, ringworm and more ringworm! The vast majority of the 100+ cats taken in from Steel City Alley Cats Coalition (SCACC) have ringworm. Sounds easy to treat, but in a shelter setting, that couldn’t be FURTHER from the truth! Because of how contagious ringworm is and how it is transmitted (...

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...

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