Due to an unprecedented number of animals in our care, the Dumb Friends League will accept dog surrenders by appointment only. Please visit the Pet Surrender page to schedule a time. Read More

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Our Mission

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

Our News Items

"Team Jazz"


Like many animals in our care, Jazz endured...

Bone Appétit: 7 Thanksgiving safety tips for our pets

Roasted turkey, mashed potatoes, and pumpkin pie – what’s not to love about Thanksgiving?...

At long last, it's Larry's time to shine


Seeing Larry now, it’s hard to remember just...

Enriching your cat’s life for the better

The gentle headbutts, hilarious “zoomies,” and chirps and purrs that seem to say, “I...

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Because of your support

Here is a look at some of our accomplishments from fiscal year 2022.


Hours of Attention

Hours of attention provided by Dumb Friends League associates


Hours of Surgery

spay/neuter, orthopedic and dental surgeries for community pets


Number of Calls

Calls through the League’s Call Center


Nights of Care Safety

provided to animals in need at our facilities

The Dumb Friends League is an independent, local, nonprofit organization. We are not an affiliate of any national animal welfare organization.