Denver Dumb Friends League

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August 26, 2016

Nine lives, two loves

Toulouse, what does that even mean? To be honest–we have no idea. To us, Toulouse is a cat. Not just any cat. A cat that has been at our shelter far too long. It’s not that we’re tired of seeing him around, we like him–he’s a pretty cool dude–it’s just that we’d really like him to find a home.

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Happy National Dog Day!

Five things to do in Denver for National Dog Day

Did you know you can support homeless pets at the Dumb Friends League, simply by walking your own dog? The Dumb Friends League partners with two free mobile apps—WoofTrax and ResQWalk—that record the miles you walk with your dog and make a contribution to benefit homeless pets.

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August 16, 2016

A less-rotund Rosie

Rosie—a sweet-but-fearful 7-year-old Australian shepherd—came to the Dumb Friends League in 2011 after being removed from a neglectful owner who had been keeping nearly 200 dogs and other animals on her property without sufficient food and water.

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Athena Owl

August 11, 2016

Teaching respect for ALL creatures

Kids at our summer Critter Camps interact with lots of cute cats, dogs and small pets, but we want them to learn about wild animals as well. Our friends at Nature’s Educators bring non-releasable raptors, as well as reptiles and amphibians, to our camps to teach kids about non-domesticated animals.

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Meet Kelly.

$10 off Groupon To Go & $10 to the DFL!

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  • Meet Kelly.
  • $10 off Groupon To Go & $10 to the DFL!
  • Meet Bella and Abyss.
  • Yes, You Have an Estate! Learn More.

Our Mission

Working with our compassionate community, we will end pet homelessness and animal suffering.