• Infinite Monkey Theorem Yappy Hour – “Summer is Wine-ing Down”

    Please join us at Infinite Monkey Theorem on Sunday, August 27 from 2 to 4 p.m. for our “Summer is Wine-ing Down” Yappy Hour! For a minimum $25 donation pose for 10-minute portrait session with your pooch.

    Enjoy a great glass of vino and help give homeless animals a second chance. A portion of beverage proceeds benefits the Dumb Friends League.

    Enjoy giveaways and the chance to win prizes for you and your pet. Collectible pint glasses just $10 (while supplies last). Please note: Dogs are welcome on the large outdoor patio, but must be leashed, well behaved and kept in hand. Please keep your pet off furniture and clear of walkways.

    RSVP now.

  • Wag `n Trail

    Outdoor enthusiasts enjoy hiking with their dogs at Glendale Farm Open Space north of Castle Rock from 8 a.m. to noon while helping raise funds for the Dumb Friends League Buddy Center. Participants collect donations to earn prizes and gain entrance to the scenic 1.6-mile trail. Refreshments, vendors and dog-centric demonstrations round out this popular fall fundraiser. Contact

    Register now.

  • Estate Planning Basics: Tools, Tips, Tricks and Traps

    What are the important aspects of estate planning? This free seminar will include information on wills and living trusts, planning for incapacity, proper planning for your beneficiaries, including inheritance taxes, and choosing the proper person to settle your estate. If you are interested in learning the basics of estate planning, then this seminar is for you!

    * Advantages and disadvantages of wills and living trusts
    * How to protect your heirs from themselves and ensure your gift helps, not hinders, your heirs
    * How to keep the courts out of your private health care and financial decisions
    * How to make sure someone you trust can legally speak for you in the event of disability or incapacity
    * What is a beneficiary designation, and when do you use it?

    To RSVP by September 15, please call Melannie Grimme at (720) 241-7150 or email

  • Paws to Give™ Shelter Giving Experience

    Each holiday season, patrons are invited to our three facilities—the Quebec Street Shelter in Denver, the Buddy Center in Castle Rock and the Harmony Equine Center in Franktown—to fill out a “paw” decoration with a donation amount and message that is displayed on our walls. Children and adults alike can write something in honor or memory of a special pet or horse. Donations of supplies are also welcome. This is a great time for parents to visit the shelter with their children, view the animals in our care and share the spirit of giving. Contact

  • Have a Heart for Homeless Pets Telethon

    Have a Heart for Homeless Pets Telethon features adorable, adoptable pets and touching stories of homeless animals whose lives have been changed because of your generosity. Watch 9NEWS all day Feb. 8, 2018 during your favorite newscasts and programs. Contact

  • Furry Scurry®

    The Furry Scurry dog walk, held in Denver’s Washington Park, is a two-mile walk that draws 12,000 people and 5,000 dogs each year. More than 150 vendors and sponsors offer pet-related products, and walkers enjoy food, demonstrations and contests. Contact

Volunteer opportunities are available for most of our events. For more information, please follow the links to the event pages or contact Megan Newhouse at

Events on our Behalf

Our supporters fundraise for us through their own events. Join in and help homeless pets at the Dumb Friends League through one of these many fun opportunities!

Questions? Please contact Shannon Sprock at or (720) 241-7082.

  • Pizzeria Locale Give-Back Day

    Visit either of Pizzeria Locale’s Denver locations: 550 Broadway or 3484 W. 32nd Ave. Mention the Dumb Friends League while ordering to have half of your purchase donated to the League.

  • Smashburger Give Back Day

    Smashburger (2330 E. Arapahoe Rd. Ste. 909, Centennial) is celebrating National Dog Day on Saturday, August 26 by donating a portion of the proceeds from meals purchased from 4:00 p.m. until closing. You must mention that you would like to support the Dumb Friends League for the purchase to count toward a donation.

  • Brewery Run Series – Jagged Mountain

    Join the Brewery Run Series at Jagged Mountain Craft Brewery on Saturday, September 9 at 11am for a 5k-ish course that starts and ends at this awesome brewery in downtown Denver! Weave through the surrounding streets at whatever pace you like, no matter what there’s a beer waiting for you at the finish line.

    What’s included?! All participants receive a FREE craft brew and get to take home a collectors pint glass or seasonal swag item from the Brewery Running Series + swag, goodies and giveaways from our partners and sponsors + chance to win sweet door prizes and more free beer! Your registration also earns you an invitation to stick around and enjoy the day’s entertainment: live music, food trucks, local vendors, and fun with our sponsors.

    A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Dumb Friends League. Registration is limited, so sign up today!

  • Rocky Mountain Subaru Festival

    Join Colorado Subaru Enthusiasts for the Rocky Mountain Subaru Festival taking place on Sunday, September 10 from 9am-5pm at Sports Authority Field at Mile High! Enjoy vendors, food trucks, activities and all things Subaru and 10% of ticket sales will be donated to the Dumb Friends League.

  • Modern Market Give-Back Day

    Visit any Modern Market location for breakfast, lunch or dinner on Wednesday, September 27 (8am-9pm) and mention the Dumb Friends League to have 20% of your order be donated to help homeless pets!