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

Too many belly rubs and smooches? Not for Bulma!

As a breed, huskies are very social, fun and entertaining, and to round out...

Sixth Annual DEN Puppy Bowl

Super Bowl Sunday is right around the...

Here’s the drill: construction update at the League

It’s almost difficult to remember when there wasn’t construction work happening at the Dumb Friends...

Don’t get the cold weather blues

In a time when days turn into weeks, and weeks blur into months, it’s easy...

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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.