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Our Mission

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

Our News Items

A Win-Win: The Move from Yuma to CSU Spur

By Marianne Walthier, volunteer writer 

 The Dumb Friends League Veterinary Hospital at Yuma opened in 2018,...

#BettyWhiteChallenge Generates Spike in Donations to DFL

By Kerrin Jeromin, volunteer writer

Thank you for being a friend. That’s precisely what the Dumb...

Enhanced Colorado Animal Protection Law Shows its Teeth

By Robin Russell, volunteer writer

Colorado has some of the best animal protection laws in the...

Navigating The Wild Blue Yonder — Flying with Pets

By Margaret Cate, volunteer writer

Former League volunteer Jennifer Rider and her husband recently relocated to...

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Because of your support

Here is a look at some of our accomplishments from fiscal year 2021.


484,168

Hours of Attention

Hours of attention provided by Dumb Friends League associates

11,105

Hours of Surgery

spay/neuter, orthopedic and dental surgeries for community pets

117,671

Number of Calls

Calls through the League’s Call Center

348,922

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.