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30 Puppy Mill Survivors Arrive at the Dumb Friends League

30 mill dogsA total of 30 discarded breeding dogs from puppy mills in the Midwest were transferred to the Dumb Friends League over the past two days so they will have the opportunity to find permanent, loving homes.

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Microchip helps reunite owner with cat missing for over a year

PudgeErrienne was certain she would never see her cat, Pudge, again. After he got loose from the house and failed to come home one day, Errienne searched everywhere for her family’s beloved gray tabby. Days turned into weeks, and still no sign of Pudge. Errienne continued to search for him daily—posting flyers and talking to neighbors.

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Percy recovering after close encounter with car fan belt

percyWhile the recent warm weather may have us all thinking about spring, winter isn’t over yet, and it’s important to keep our pets in mind! Percy’s story is a powerful reminder of one winter pet safety tip in particular that could help save a life.

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Spring Break Critter Camp

Critter campDo you know a kid that’s compassionate for critters? Register today for our spring Critter Camp at the Dumb Friends League! This fun and educational one-day camp is designed for children in 3rd through 6th grade and teaches lessons of compassion, respect and responsibility for animals. Your child will learn how to be safe around animals and work with a variety of shelter pets.

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Pepe, the winery dog

Pepe, the winery dogPepe, a Belgian sheepdog, was turned in to the Dumb Friends League in 2003 with limited information, only that he liked car rides and had lots of energy. I saw him posted on the League website on a Friday, and I drove from the Western Slope on Saturday morning to be at the shelter first thing Saturday morning when it opened. The League screened him and said that he was intelligent and not well trained, but wanted to learn.

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