Events

  • CatFest®

    CatFest will feature educational demonstrations on how to clicker-train your cat, pet behavior and veterinary advice from experts, and the one-of-a-kind “Meow Market.”

  • Locavore Beer Works Yappy “Midsummer Mugshot”

    Please join us for Midsummer Mugshot Yappy Hour at Locavore Beer Works on Saturday, July 15 from 2-4 p.m. Collectible pint glasses just $10 (while supplies last). There will also be a doggie photoshoot! Please note: Dogs are welcome, but must be leashed, well behaved and kept in hand. Please keep your pet off furniture and clear of walkways. $1 of each beer sold will be donated to the Dumb Friends League.

    RSVP now.

  • Rob Proctor’s Garden Tour

    Please join us on July 29 and July 30 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. for a very special tour of horticulturist Rob Proctor’s garden (3030 W 46th Ave, Denver, CO 80211) benefiting the Dumb Friends League! Tickets are available at the event for $10, or in advance at Tagawa Gardens, 7711 S. Parker Road. Rob Proctor has been entertaining Colorado’s green thumbs for a decade during his informative and entertaining segments on 9NEWS KUSA. Don’t miss your chance to see this magical space for people and pets in person!

  • Joyride Brewing Yappy Hour – “Dog Daze of Summer”

    Dress like a hippie and please join us for Summer is Dog Daze of Summer Yappy Hour at Joyride Brewing on Wednesday, August 2 from 6-8 p.m. Collectible pint glasses just $10 (while supplies last). Please note: Dogs are welcome, but must be leashed, well behaved and kept in hand. Please keep your pet off furniture and clear of walkways. $1 of every beer sold will be donated to the Dumb Friends League.

    RSVP now.

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

    Please join us for Summer is Wine-ing Down Yappy Hour at Infinite Monkey Theorem on Saturday, August 26 from 2-4 p.m. Collectible pint glasses just $10 (while supplies last). There will also be a doggie photoshoot! Please note: Dogs are welcome, but must be leashed, well behaved and kept in hand. Please keep your pet off furniture and clear of walkways. $1 of all tap and canned wine sales will be donated to the Dumb Friends League.

    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 ssprock@ddfl.org.

    Registration opens at the end of June.

  • 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 iking@ddfl.org.

  • 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 ssprock@ddfl.org.

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 mnewhouse@ddfl.org.

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 ssprock@ddfl.org or (720) 241-7082.

  • Good Times PawBender Give Back

    Spring has sprung and what better way to celebrate it than with frozen custard for you and your Pup! Treat your pup to a PawBender, with vanilla custard, doggie biscuits and peanut butter drizzle. The League will receive a percentage of proceeds from all Good Times PawBender sales January 1-June 30 at all of their 35 Colorado Locations!

  • YogaZo Give-Back Days

    Looking to get your yoga on? Whether you’re a beginner or a practical yoga master, YogaZo is perfect for you—and when you attend their events, a portion of the proceeds will go right to help homeless pets at the Dumb Friends League!

    Join the mobile Yoga studio at breweries across the Denver area throughout June to practice yoga and help pets in need. Classes cost just $10, and stick around after for drink specials. RSVP using the links below!

    June 3 – Declaration Brewing Company
    June 4 – Epic Brewing
    June 8 – Grandma’s House
    June 17 – Infinite Monkey Theorem

  • RAND.photography Show

    Stop by Frame by Frame (200 Quebec Street, #600-125, Denver, CO 80230) gallery during the months of June and July to view photography by local artist Rand Smith of RAND.photography. Prints will be available for purchase and all proceeds will benefit the Dumb Friends League.

    View Facebook event for more information

  • Epic Brewing Give-Back Night

    Epic Brewing has invited League supporters to enjoy their brews on Tuesday, June 27th for a give-back night! Whether you are an adventurous beer drinker or stick with your favorites, Epic has a variety of beers for everyone’s tastes. Head to Epic Brewing in RiNo (3001 Walnut St. Denver, CO 80205) for a brew and 20% of your sale will be donated to the League from 5-10pm. Please note that this location is not dog friendly.

  • Atomic Cowboy Denver Biscuit Company Fat Sully’s Give Back Day

    The League will be partnering with Atomic Cowboy/Denver Biscuit Company and Fat Sully’s for a give back day on Thursday, July 13 (all day). 30% of sales will go to us – including alcohol sales! Treat yourself to breakfast, lunch, happy hour, or dinner and feel good about having a portion of your purchase go toward our homeless pets.

    Make sure to mention the Dumb Friends League or show this flyer on your phone for the Dumb Friends League to receive 30% of your sale.

  • Brewery Run Series – Alpine Dog

    Join the Brewery Run Series at 11AM on Saturday, July 15th at Alpine Dog Brewing and enjoy a fun-run 5k throughout the surrounding neighborhood & parks! Walk, jog, run… no one cares! We’ve mapped out a course that starts and ends at the brewery and our guides along the way will make sure you know where to go. Cross the finish line and celebrate!

    All participants receive a FREE craft brew and get to take home a collectors pint glass or seasonal swag item. Bring the whole gang! Everyone is welcome 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 are donated to the Dumb Friends League. Registration is limited, so sign up today!

  • “Hot Diggity Dog” Summer Outdoor Sand & Grass Volleyball Tournaments

    Saturday July 22nd
    Saturday August 19th
    Sunday Sept. 17th
    (all run from 9am-4pm)

    Show off your volleyball skills, earn prizes and support the Dumb Friends League by playing in one of Colorado Volleyball Connection’s three summer volleyball tournaments! Many skill levels are offered and you don’t need a full team to register. Funds raised and supplies collected will benefit the League’s homeless pets and horses. See complete details at www.coloradovolleyballconnection.com under the “tournaments” tab!

  • Brewery Run Series – Denver Beer Co

    Join the Brewery Run Series at Denver Beer Co (NEW Arvada location) on Aug 5th at 11am for a 5k-ish course that starts and ends at this iconic Denver brewery! THIS EVENT WILL BE AT THE OLD TOWN ARVADA TAPROOM LOCATION! 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 from Denver Beer Co 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!