Denver Dumb Friends League

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October 19, 2020

Helping children and adults one stride at a time

Sweet Velvet arrived at the Dumb Friends League Harmony Equine Center as a transfer from Kentucky. The 17-year-old Morgan/Walker Cross didn’t travel far to her new home at neighboring Promise Ranch Therapeutic Riding where she spends her days with other equines and one very quiet horse, named Maple Stirrup, who doesn’t eat or need to be cleaned up after (because “she’s” an Equicizer, which is a mechanical horse that simulates riding and its movement), helping people.

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October 16, 2020

Have a safe – and spooky – Howl-o-ween

Halloween can be a dream for children (and, let’s face it, some adults) with costumes, candy and the excitement that surrounds the experience. But for pets, the holiday can be a nightmare. The not-so-scary news is that there are ways to minimize stress and anxiety and keep your pets safe.

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October 15, 2020

Why adopt a pit bull

On the November 3 ballot, Denver residents can end the city’s ban on pit bulls and instead enact a special breed restricted license for these dogs. Ballot measure 2J has seen its fair share of twists and turns to get in front of Denverites, and the League is excited to support the measure. In August, the Denver City Council voted unanimously to send a replacement of the pit bull ban to Denver voters.

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