Denver Dumb Friends League

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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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Ontario and Bronson

August 10, 2016

S-l-o-o-w cat intro creates fast friends

We stopped by the shelter back in May looking for a kitten to make a perfect friend for our resident cat who is 10 months old. It was important for us to find a young kitten to make the transition smoother for both our resident cat and the new kitty.

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Ranger getting a kiss

August 2, 2016

Ridin’ with Ranger & Roxy

Ranger was in danger before he came to the Harmony Equine Center in September 2015. Along with 58 other horses, the 3-year-old quarter horse had faced severe neglect and mistreatment at a facility in Conroe, Texas, prior to being impounded by the Houston SPCA and transferred to the Harmony Equine Center.

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Meet Kelly.

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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.