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

ASPCA Awards $750,000 Grant in Support of New Dumb Friends League Veterinary Hospital

Veterinary Hospital at CSU Spur will provide educational opportunities and affordable veterinary services to underserved...

Why Adopt a Pit Bull?

Much like hanging toilet paper over or under or wondering if cilantro is the...

PetSmart Charities® helps keep pets in homes

$100,000 grant supports pets in need

DENVER (January 5, 2021) The Dumb Friends League...

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Because of your support

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


570,686

Hours of Attention

Hours of attention provided by Dumb Friends League associates

12,335

Hours of Surgery

spay/neuter, orthopedic and dental surgeries for community pets

105,489

Number of Calls

Calls through the League’s Call Center

376,401

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.