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Estate Planning for WomenWe’re partnering with Rocky Mountain PBS to present this free seminar on the unique challenges and opportunities women face when planning their estate. Regardless of age or marital status, women, on average, live longer, earn less over their lifetimes and carry more of the family care-taking responsibilities than men.

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Half-Price Adoptions at the Dumb Friends League for “Adopt-a-Shelter-Dog Month”

Lucian, adoptable dogOctober is known as Adopt-a-Shelter-Dog Month—a month dedicated to increasing awareness of the millions of shelter dogs looking for homes across the country. To celebrate Adopt-a-Shelter-Dog Month, the Dumb Friends League is offering 50 percent off the adoption fee for all adult dogs, 1 year and older, October 2 – October 4.

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Dumb Friends League receives 21 Australian cattle dog mixes

Freemont County dogsLast week, the Dumb Friends League received 21 neglected dogs removed from a home in Penrose, Colo. Most of the dogs, which included several puppies (some as young as 5 weeks old), are Australian cattle dog mixes. Many did not have access to any food or water at the residence. A veterinarian at the scene treated several of the animals with fluids and for minor injuries before they were removed from the property.

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Community comes together to hike for homeless pets

2015 Wag `n Trail was a successAnimal lovers from across metro Denver hit the Glendale Farm Open Space trail on Saturday for the Dumb Friends League Wag `n Trail. More than 1,500 people and 750 dogs participated in the fundraiser, a 1.6-mile hike to raise money for the Dumb Friends League’s south location, the Buddy Center, in Castle Rock.

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Willow, Featured Adoptable Cat

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ChloeNine years ago, we adopted our first Old English sheepdog, Molly, from the Dumb Friends League. I saw her online the night before and was determined to get her first thing in the morning. Molly was a lot of work in the beginning, but after some training, she turned out to be the best dog EVER!

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