Events

  • Furry Scurry®

    The Furry Scurry dog walk, held in Denver’s Washington Park, is a two-mile walk that draws 12,000 people and 5,000 dogs each year. More than 150 vendors and sponsors offer pet-related products, and walkers enjoy food, demonstrations and contests.

  • Harmony Horse Expo

    Tour our beautiful facility, attend free horsemanship workshops and meet adoptable horses.

    Free Training Demonstrations

    Clinicians
    Jason Patrick
    Devin Warren
    Cody Harrison
    Steve Sward
    Brent Winston
    Ben Grogan
    Colorado Saddlery
    Colorado State University Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies
    Jessica Dabkowski
    Ty Webber
    Melissa Marlow
    Iron Horse Equine Medical and Surgical Services

    View the full schedule

  • Yappy Hour Summer Series – Bent Barley Brewing (Dog Days of Summer)

    Hot dog! Come cool off with some friends and fun at our summer Yappy Hour at Bent Barley Brewing Company (6200 S. Main St, Ste 110, Aurora, CO 80016) on Saturday, July 6 from 2-4pm! Don’t let the heat get you down. Enjoy a refreshing pick-me-up with a cool beverage, lawn games, giveaways, and limited edition collectible pint glasses. Don’t forget your canine companion! Our friends from 106.7 The Bull will be there, and would love to meet your furry friend. So come on over and say hi! You sure don’t want to miss this one. Pint glass purchases and a portion of beer sales will benefit the homeless pets and horses in our care.

  • Catwalk

    Join us for a night to celebrate cats, beer and food at our Quebec Street Shelter. Our newest cat-themed event, the Catwalk, is a 21-and-older beer tasting event for feline fanatics! Admission to the Catwalk includes beer tastings from local breweries at different stations where guests can learn about our various cat programs and view available cats.

  • Proctor’s Garden Tour

    Join the Dumb Friends League for our annual Proctor’s Garden Tour (3030 West 46th Avenue, Denver CO 80211) on Saturday, August 24 and Sunday, August 25 from 7a.m.– 1p.m.! Horticulturalist and 9NEWS gardening expert Rob Proctor opens his spectacular private garden for two mornings at this special event. Tickets are $10 and are available for purchase at Tagawa Garden’s prior to the event or at the door. 100% of your ticket benefits the Dumb Friends League.

Volunteer opportunities are available for most of our events. For more information, please follow the links to the event pages or contact Megan Newhouse at mnewhouse@ddfl.org.

Events on our Behalf

Our supporters fundraise for us through their own events. Join in and help homeless pets at the Dumb Friends League through one of these many fun opportunities!

Questions? Please contact Brittney Martz at bmartz@ddfl.org or 720.241.7082.

  • Dogs of Denver

    You know how special your pet is, and now it’s time to let everyone else know! The 2019 Dogs of Denver & Friends coffee-table book is coming soon! This limited-edition hardcover book will feature 250 of Denver’s finest dogs, cats and other small pets new this year.

    For $250 donation you’ll receive a one-hour professional photo session with Sean McNeil, named 2017 Best Pet Photographer by Denver A List City voters, for a single pet, a full page with your pet’s photo and a complimentary copy of the book when it’s published later this year, in time for the 2019 holiday season. 100% of your donation benefits the Dumb Friends League. Reserve your spot today.

  • DelaFoto’s Fundraiser Special 2019!

    DelaFoto was born of a reverence for simplicity, mindfulness and loving companionship. Denver Portrait Artist, Ariane Cecile Uhll imbues emotion in her work and deeply understands the powerful, yet delicate nature of a heart-to-heart connection. Now, it is your chance to experience DelaFoto. For a limited time only, DelaFoto is offering 25 all-inclusive experience sessions for only $500! Ticket includes a 1 hour sessions sitting for your pet followed by presentation of best images and final order, an 11×14” mounted and framed linen texture mounted print with a digitial file copy, and a $200 donation to the Dumb Friends League! Appointments are available Monday through Saturday with your choice of 9am, 11am, 1pm, and 3pm.

  • Brewery Running Series – Declaration Brewing (Independence Day 5K)

    Join the Brewery Run Series at Declaration Brewing Company (2030 South Cherokee Street, Denver, CO 80223) on Saturday, June 29 at 11am for a 5k-ish course that starts and ends at this awesome brewery! Weave through the surrounding streets at whatever pace you like, no matter what there’s a beer waiting for you at the finish line.

    All participants receive a FREE craft brew and get to take home a collectors pint glass or seasonal swag item from the Brewery Running Series + swag, goodies and giveaways from partners and sponsors + chance to win sweet door prizes and more free beer! Your registration also earns you an invitation to stick around and enjoy the day’s entertainment: live music, food trucks, and local vendors. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Dumb Friends League. Registration is limited, so sign up today!