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Black Friday Special: Name Your Price for Adult Pets

Black FridayAdopt ‘til you drop this Black Friday at the Dumb Friends League—on Friday, Nov. 28, you can name your price for all cats and dogs 1 year and older. The first 25 adopters of the day will also receive a free $25 gift card from IKEA.

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Fall into line to adopt a cat — more than 250 need homes!

250 catsIt may be hard to picture more than 250 cats looking for loving homes—that’s why we created this video. Our staff and volunteers rallied to form a line that wrapped around the entire Quebec Street Shelter adoption lobby—twice—to help our animal-loving community visualize what we’re seeing at our shelters every day:

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10 Reasons to Adopt a Senior Pet

senior dog monthWine, cheese and four-legged friends … some things just get better with age, and our pets are no exception! November is “Adopt-a-Senior-Pet Month,” and the Dumb Friends League wants to remind everyone looking to add a new pet to their life that love knows no age. There are many benefits to adopting a more mature companion—because while their faces may be a little gray, their hearts are pure gold.

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Believe you can make a difference

DukeThis is the story of Duke and his journey to finding a loving home. It is not unlike many other stories we share about the work we do at the Dumb Friends League—but Duke’s serves as a reminder that we, as a community of animal lovers, CAN make a difference in a homeless pet’s life.

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Duke: never too old for love

DukeDuke, a 9-year-old yellow Lab, was transferred to the Dumb Friends League for medical care by one of our shelter partners in northern Colorado. He had been found wandering the streets and was severely underweight, in addition to having serious dental disease.

When he arrived at our shelter, Duke weighed just 69 pounds, and you could count every rib in his skinny body. After weeks on a special diet, as well as a dental cleaning and tooth extraction, Duke had gained weight and was ready for adoption. That’s when Cami and Steve R. spotted him on our website. They were looking for a puppy, but when they saw that an older dog needed a home, they rushed to our shelter to meet Duke. It was love at first sight, so they adopted him on the spot.

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