Denver Dumb Friends League

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October 21, 2016

Izzy Pulls Through

Izzy, a 5-month old Lab mix, was found in the after-hours kennels at the Dumb Friends League Quebec Street Shelter—a horrifically emaciated puppy who couldn’t even stand because of her weakened state. She appeared to be paralyzed due to her skin-and-bones condition, although Izzy never failed to wag her tail feebly at anyone caring for her.

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October 20, 2016

PAWS TO GIVE™ to Help Homeless Pets this Holiday Season

While you’re making your holiday gift list, don’t forget about the furry, four-legged homeless friends in need of a little extra help this holiday season. The Dumb Friends League is holding its annual Paws to Give holiday fund drive to help the many homeless pets and horses in its care.

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Eggie with Patient

Eggie Pays it Forward

On Oct. 12, 2015, I adopted Eggie. He was an old dog who was severely neglected and had a lot of medical problems. The Dumb Friends League addressed all his costly medical issues and gave him lots of loving-kindness to heal his broken spirit.

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Juniper and Hermione

October 5, 2016

Juniper, the miracle filly

Abandoned by a neglectful owner, Hermione the horse was sickly and thin when she came to the Harmony Equine Center. As she began to gain weight, we were shocked to see that she was pregnant—although we knew that mares in such weakened condition rarely carried babies to term.

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Meet Luna.

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Meet Pedro.

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  • Meet Luna.
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Our Mission

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