Content Tagged As humane_society

1 year 6 months ago

NRA Day controversy highlights political divide

COLORADO SPRINGS - El Paso County Commissioners will vote this week whether to declare Thursday as Friends of the National Rifle Association Day . The resolution of appreciation is entirely symbolic. "They're fabulous community partners," said commissioner Peggy Littleton, who doesn't mind people knowing that she carries a concealed...

3 years 3 weeks ago

Pawtoberfest came in with a splash

The rainy and slushy weather didn't keep some die-hard runners and dog fanatics from celebrating the Humane Society's 3rd annual Pawtoberfest. Around twenty vendors selling anything and everything having to do with dogs also braved the cold and wet weather. Although around 700 runners registered for the event,...

3 years 2 months ago

Cat hoarder in Greeley

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) - The Weld County Humane Society says it's in desperate need of cat food and money after dealing with a sixth cat hoarder in the last 18 months. Some 60 cats were seized Thursday from the home of an elderly Greeley man. Greeley police say neighbor complaints...

3 years 8 months ago

Wanted: Kitty lovers

The Humane Society wants you to share your love this Valentine's Day by adopting a kitty. Almost fifty cats are available for adoption at their Colorado Springs location. The fees for the cats and kittens will only be $14 dollars on February 14, 2011. All the cats will...

3 years 9 months ago

Free spay and neuter for cats offered

The Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region is offering free spay and neuter surgeries to low-income cat owners during the month of January. Appointments are available on a first-come, first-serve basis and space is limited. "We are jump starting our new Subsidized Spay-neuter Program by offering free sterilizations...

4 years 4 days ago

Shelter extends hours

The Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region has lengthened its hours in hopes of helping more people retrieve their lost pets. Effective November 1, hours will be extended to 8 a.m.- 8:00 p.m. during the winter months and 8 a.m. - 9 p.m. during the summer months. Adoption...

4 years 2 weeks ago

PawtoberFest this weekend

Don't forget this weekend's big pet event... PawtoberFest! It's the Human Society of the Pikes Peak Region's big fall fundraiser! It all kicks off at 9 a.m. with a 5k Fun Run and Walk that begins and ends at America the Beautiful Park. After that, you can bring your...

4 years 1 month ago

Boulder dogs coming to Colorado Springs

The Boulder County Humane Society is taking-in dogs that have been displaced by the Fourmile Canyon Fire. To make room for the displaced dogs, 20 dogs available for adoption are being sent to the Pikes Peak Humane Society. The local humane society already had 60 dogs available for adoption--that's...

4 years 5 months ago

Dr. Wes Metzler Day to be proclaimed next Tuesday

The former President and Chief Executive Officer of the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region, Dr. Wes Metzler, will be honored with a resolution recognizing his service by the El Paso Board of County Commissioners. The resolution will highlight Dr. Metzler's 17-year tenure during which he "...successfully nurtured...

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