Humane Society full, but there are other options

elaine | June 24, 2012

The Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region is full to capacity right now, but they have secured a secondary site to care for animals evacuated by the Waldo Canyon Fire.
HSPPR is setting up the facility and will announce its capacity, and location tomorrow morning. In the meantime here is a list of other licensed [...]

Places for pets evacuated in Waldo Canyon Fire

elaine | June 23, 2012

Many people are helping by offering a place for evacuated animals.
Large animals can be taken to Norris-Penrose on Rio Grande. If you have a horse or stock trailer and can help move horses and livestock please call the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region at (719) 473-1741. Small animals [...]

Join News 5 in helping shelter animals

elaine | September 29, 2011

Hey Colorado Dog Blog fans, next weekend me and some of my co-workers here at News 5 are going to be participating in Pawtowberfest and we would love it if you would join us.
The money raised at Pawtoberfest helps the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region that has facilities in both Colorado Springs and [...]

Humane Society looking for someone who killed German Shepherd

elaine | June 30, 2011

The Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region was called by Colorado Springs Police, to investigate a potential dog shooting in the 1600 block of Highland Way. Once they got there, they found that the dog had been killed by a human, with a large blade of some sort. The dog was a German Shepherd.
“This [...]

Woof! Dog lovers have several events to enjoy this weekend

elaine | June 11, 2011

The dog day of summer is here with several events for the dog lover in Colorado Springs today.
The Colorado Springs Kennel Club Dog Show going on this weekend. 15-hundred dogs from around the country will be at the show which runs through Sunday. Show hours are 8am to 6pm.  The event will be held at [...]

Best friends on sale this weekend!

elaine | June 9, 2011

If you have been thinking about getting a dog; check out the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region this weekend.
This weekend is “Doggie Discount Days” and that means that all dogs are available for a very low $50 adoption fee.

Adoption fees for cats and dogs include vaccinations, a microchip, a free health exam at [...]

FUR~R~R Ball coming up this weekend

elaine | April 28, 2011

The Annual FUR~R~R BALL to benefit the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region is coming up this Saturday.  The event will be at the Cheyenne Mountain Resort ;The theme, “All Creatures Great and Small”.  The theme was chosen to honor companion animals and the unconditional devotion and friendship they give us. From extra-large dogs [...]

More details come out in dog shooting

elaine | March 3, 2011

More details are coming out on the shooting of a dog last night in the northeast part of Colorado Springs.
This afternoon the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region held a press conference to talk about the incident. According to the investigators the both parties could face charges. Animal Cruelty for the man with the [...]

Tearful dog owner says her dog didn’t need to be killed

elaine | March 3, 2011

It started out as a nice evening walk in a northeast Colorado Springs neighborhood with her dog, but Tammira Martinez says it ended terribly.
Last night a man walking  a Greyhound shot and killed Martinez’ dog after the two dogs got into a fight.
The man pulled out a gun and fired point blank at her Bullmastiff [...]

Don’t forget Pawtoberfest this weekend!

elaine | October 7, 2010

This Saturday is Pawtoberfest!  It really sounds like a good time and it helps pets in need, so come on out and walk with us.  I am hoping to make the walk (not the run) and I hope that you can too.  If you do go send us pictures! 
WHO:              The Humane Society of the Pikes [...]