Denver Dumb Friends League


September 16, 2020

The story of a resilient dog named Millie

Millie’s arrival at the Dumb Friends League happened in a time of uncertainty. A time when shelter operations were drastically different, and the State was in lock-down due to COVID-19. In addition to these challenges, it was a mystery what caused the young dog’s injuries. We knew little about the 5-month-old standard poodle and worked… More

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September 14, 2020

Vote Yes on 2J

Breed specific bans do not work: they do not make Denver safer, nor do they encourage responsible dog ownership.

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September 11, 2020

A legacy 110 years in the making

If we hop in Mr. Peabody’s Wayback machine to Sept. 8, 1910, we’d learn that William Howard Taft was the President of the United States, Mary and John were the most popular baby names, and the Denver Dumb Friends League was incorporated under the laws of Colorado.

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September 9, 2020

Best dog-friendly hikes in Colorado

The Dumb Friends League’s first ever virtual hiking challenge, Peaks for Pets, is taking place during the entire month of September. If you’re planning on taking your pup with you on your hikes, you’ll want to read this list! We have hand picked our favorite dog-friendly hikes in Colorado to try out this month while hiking to help homeless pets.

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Upcoming Events

  • Peaks for Pets

    September 1, 2020 – September 30, 2020
    Virtual event

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Our Mission

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