Due to an overwhelming number of animals in need of sheltering services in our community, we are adjusting our intake policies frequently to best meet changing needs. Please check our Pet Surrender Process page before bringing any animal to any of our shelters for surrender. Read More


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Our Mission

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

Our News Items

Karma finds her one and only

Karmen (now known as Karma) was just a few months old when a compassionate passerby...

After devastating flooding, the Dumb Friends League welcomes 19 dogs from Kentucky

In late July, historic flooding swept through parts of Eastern Kentucky, leaving behind a path...

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,...

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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

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.