Register for the 2021 Virtual Furry Scurry!

Kick-off your New Year’s resolution to get fit and help animals by registering for the 28th annual Furry Scurry. This year’s event is virtual, which means you can walk, run or scurry in a way that is convenient and safe for you while helping homeless pets and horses at the Dumb Friends League.

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PetSmart Charities® helps keep pets in homes

The Dumb Friends League Solutions – Veterinary Hospital is working to meet a vital need in our Denver community for low-cost veterinary care. Subsidized by a compassionate community of donors and partners, the work at Solutions – Veterinary Hospital would not be possible without aid from partners like PetSmart Charities. Over the past year, PetSmart…

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Hike for homeless pets in the newest Dumb Friends League event

Elevate the lives homeless pets and horses in the Dumb Friends League’s inaugural Peaks for Pets hiking challenge. Participants will explore the mountains in this brand new, virtual event while helping homeless pets – it doesn’t get much more beautiful than that! The challenge is simple. Rack up vertical feet during the month of September…

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Dumb Friends League Furry Scurry is going virtual!

Walk, run, hike … or scurry—to help homeless pets at Furry Scurry, the Dumb Friends League’s signature fundraising event. Due to the threat of COVID-19, Colorado’s favorite dog walk is going virtual this year, which means participants can walk anywhere and any time, while making a difference in the lives of animals in need.

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Remember to Include Pets in Your Disaster Plans

In recognition of FEMA’s National Preparedness Month in September, the Dumb Friends League is joining Hill’s Pet Nutrition and its network of animal shelter partners in a community awareness campaign to provide pet parents with practical pet preparedness tips and information.

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Petco Foundation Invests in Dumb Friends League’s Lifesaving work

DENVER (October 26, 2017) The Dumb Friends League announced today that it has been awarded a $300,000 grant from the Petco Foundation that will be used to help upgrade the oldest and most heavily used areas of the League’s Quebec Street Shelter in Denver while expanding and enhancing other critical parts of the shelter. Headquartered…

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Puppy Bowl XIII – Recap

Squirt represented the Mile High City and Team Ruff in yesterday’s Puppy Bowl XIII on Animal Planet. It was certainly a day for the under-dogs when Team Fluff surprised everyone with a 93-38 victory over the defending champions Team Ruff.

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Pets as Gifts

Not much compares to the joy a pet can bring to your life—and what better time to add a little more snuggle to your home than during the holiday season, right? For many, the answer is yes. For some, however, the holidays may be filled with travel, house guests and maybe just a little too…

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Halloween Pet Safety Tips

Halloween can be a festive holiday for people, but it can be downright scary for our furry friends. Here are a few tips from the Dumb Friends League to keep your pets safe and ensure this Oct. 31 doesn’t turn into a nightmare for you and your critters.

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2016 Wag `n Trail registration is open!

Dogs, hiking and craft beer. Most Coloradans share a love for all three, which is why the Dumb Friends League is hosting an event that combines them into one quintessentially Colorado event to help homeless pets – Wag `n Trail™.

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Furry Scurry raises more than $940,000

Thousands of two- and four-legged friends took part in the largest single dog walk in the country at Denver’s Washington Park on Saturday, May 7, raising more than $940,000 (and counting) for programs and services to help homeless pets at the Dumb Friends League. Fundraising for the Furry Scurry continues through June 7, and donations…

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Dumb Friends League Unveils New Look

New year, new look for the Dumb Friends League! Starting this month, the well-known, Denver-based animal-welfare organization is introducing a fresh image in the form of a new logo, tagline and mission statement.

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Horses from Conroe, Texas, thriving

In September, 59 malnourished and mistreated horses arrived at the Dumb Friends League Harmony Equine Center in Franktown, Colo. After months of socialization, rehabilitation and gradual training, the horses are doing great and adjusting well to being handled.

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Homeless Pets Need You This Colorado Gives Day

Today, nearly 900 homeless animals are relying on the Dumb Friends League for shelter, care and compassion. They are among more than 20,000 cats, dogs, small pets and horses the local animal welfare organization takes in every year. On Tuesday, Dec. 8, the Dumb Friends League is asking for support in honor of Colorado Gives…

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Community Comes Together to Hike for Homeless Pets

Animal lovers from across metro Denver hit the Glendale Farm Open Space trail on Saturday for the Dumb Friends League Wag `n Trail. More than 1,500 people and 750 dogs participated in the fundraiser, a 1.6-mile hike to raise money for the Dumb Friends League’s south location, the Buddy Center, in Castle Rock.

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59 Horses Arrive at Harmony Equine Center

Thirty-one horses arrived at the Dumb Friends League Harmony Equine Center on Tuesday, and another 28 will arrive on Friday. They are among more than 200 horses rescued from horrific cruelty by the Houston Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) in Texas.

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Tips for Keeping Your Pet Safe on the Fourth of July

For animal shelters throughout the country, July 5 is traditionally the busiest day of the year for receiving lost pets. Fireworks in celebration of Independence Day may frighten cats and dogs, causing them to panic and escape the confines of a yard or even the house. To help protect pets during the Fourth of July…

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Dumb Friends League Furry Scurry Dog Walk

The Dumb Friends League Furry Scurry dog walk will return to Washington Park for its 22nd year on Saturday, May 2. This Fido-friendly Colorado classic brings together thousands of pets and people for one common goal—to help homeless animals in our community.

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New Dumb Friends League Adoption Center Opens at Petco

The Dumb Friends League has partnered with Petco and the Petco Foundation to open a new adoption center at Petco’s busiest metro-area location at the intersection of Colorado Blvd. and Mexico Ave. in Denver. A grand opening celebration will be held on Sat., Feb. 21, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This will be Petco’s…

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Help Homeless Pets During the Pledges for Pets Telethon

Animal lovers across metro Denver are invited to tune in on Sunday, Jan. 25, for an afternoon of heartwarming adoption stories, adorable adoptable pets and horses, and an inside look at what’s happening at the largest animal shelter in the Rocky Mountain Region during the Dumb Friends League Pledges for Pets Telethon on FOX31.

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