Colorado Springs Puppies and Dogs Available

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Tips on Considering Adoption, Over Buying a Dog or Puppy for Sale in Colorado Springs


Fun Things to Do With Your Dog in Colorado Springs

Looking for things to do with your new canine companion in the Colorado Springs area? Head to one of the local dog parks and make new friends, human and canine. Bear Creek Dog Park is one of the most popular parks in the area, featuring creek access, separate areas for small and large dogs, a dog rinse, drinking fountains, and benches. Another popular dog park is the Palmer Park Dog Park, a wooded park featuring trails, water fountains, and benches.

For more outdoor fun, leash up your pup and head to Garden of the Gods. You and Fido can walk along the beautiful hiking trails on your own or participate in one of the free 30-minute guided tours. If you work up an appetite, you and your pup can take a break on the pet-friendly terrace of the Café at the Garden. Dogs are also welcome to join you as you hike The Crags to the summit of Pikes Peak. Dogs should be on-leash or under immediate voice control on the trail.

After playing hard and hiking with his new human, your pup might need a good wash. Locals love Phur Seasons Pet Spa and Boutique for self-service dog washing, full-service grooming, and pet food, treats, and supplies. When it is time to grab a bite to eat, Dog Tooth Coffee Company is a well-loved spot by both humans and pooches. For more ideas on things to do with your dog in the Colorado Springs area, visit the Dog Owner’s Guide to Colorado Springs on

Colorado Springs Dog Rescues & Shelters

The Top 5 Reasons to Adopt, Rather than Buy a Dog or Puppy for Sale in Colorado Springs

  1. Finding the Best Match - Luckily, when you decide you want to add a furry member to your family, you have many dogs to choose from. Dogs and puppies of different breeds come with genetic tendencies that vary between breeds. More importantly, they also have distinct personalities, as each is an individual! It is common for rescuers and animal shelter staff and volunteers to already know the personality and tendencies of many of their dogs and puppies. This means they can better match up your requirements and lifestyle with the ideal dog or puppy. When searching for a new dog or puppy in Colorado Springs, consider your lifestyle first. Answer yourself these questions:
    1. Do you have time to housetrain a puppy and teach them the rules of the house?
    2. Can you provide adequate exercise for an active dog, or one who needs mental stimulation and lots of interaction?
    3. Will your new four-legged friend have other pets as buddies around the house?
    4. Is it critical that you find a dog who is comfortable with children?
  2. Purebred or Fabulous Mixed-Breed: Shelters Have Them All! - Looking for a specific type of dog or puppy? It is estimated that 30% of all shelter animals are purebred. There are also large numbers of “breed-rescue” organizations specifically devoted to rescuing and adopting out a particular breed. On the other hand, you can find your own one-of-a-kind, amazing mixed-breed dog in a shelter. We love those fabulous mutts! Due to a larger gene pool to draw from, often mixed-breed dogs have fewer behavioral problems or health issues, and can even live longer than purebred dogs. In short, whatever you’re looking for you can find at your local shelter or rescue group in Colorado Springs, and right here on
  3. Adult Adoption = Less Stress - Adopting an adult dog has many advantages. Adult dogs in shelters have often already been in homes, and may already be housebroken and obedience-trained. Also, since adult dogs’ personalities are already established, it is easy to tell if they are good with children, or familiar and comfortable with other pets. One thing is certain; adult dogs require less attention and less work than puppies do. Best of all, any rescued dog will be forever grateful you saved their life.
  4. Be a Hero - Adoption helps save lives! One dog or puppy adopted in Colorado Springs paves the way for another one to be saved. When you choose to adopt, you’re an instant hero.
  5. Adoption is MORE AFFORDABLE - Typically, adoption fees are much less than you’d pay for a dog or puppy for sale at a pet store, or even a breeder, in Colorado Springs. Adopting is especially a great deal because usually rescued dogs and puppies have already been to the veterinarian for a check-up, had a round of vaccinations, and have been spayed or neutered. It all adds up, but when you choose pet adoption you are paying less for a dog or puppy who is just as perfect as one you’d find for sale!

Some Colorado Springs Dog and Puppy Rescues

Below you'll find many Colorado Springs focused rescue organizations. This is not a complete list! If you are a Colorado Springs focused rescue and would like to be included, please sign up for an account here, then submit your request using the Contact Us link after you login to your rescue or shelter account. Thank you!