Updates & uplifting tales
Colorado Gives Day: here’s how you can help
Home – one syllable, four letters and so much meaning behind the word. Home is where families are made. This year, you can help the Dumb Friends League create families with the pets that bring us together when you participate in the 11th annual Colorado Gives Day.
Just in time for the holidays: the League’s Merch Store!
Are we exaggerating when we say few online stores have been greeted with such excitement and anticipation as the Dumb Friends League Merch Store? We don’t believe so! And we think you’ll agree.
Eight Thanksgiving pet safety tips
Let’s face it. Thanksgiving is going to look a bit different this year. While the holiday is a time to eat, drink and be merry with the ones you love, for many of us, the celebration may be smaller or even socially-distanced. But, no matter how you spend Thanksgiving (even if it involves a Zoom… More
Horses at work: Meet Smash
Smash arrived at the Dumb Friends League Harmony Equine Center in August 2018. The El Paso County Sheriff seized the Quarter horse due to owner neglect, and it didn’t take long for Smash to catch the attention of Brent Winston, who, at the time, was the head trainer at the Harmony Equine Center. (Winston is now one of the managers at the Harmony Equine Center.)
Catch Up with the Dumb Friends League Pawcast!
We launched a Pawcast earlier this year that gives you an inside look at all things Dumb Friends League and animal welfare. Whether you want to know more about how animals are cared for at the League, how to become a volunteer, or why puppies can be so destructive, this podcast, ahem Pawcast, is for… More
Sight isn’t necessary for love
Sweet Penny was relinquished to the Dumb Friends League when her human became ill and was unable to care for the puppy. Staff learned Penny was house trained and loved to go on walks, and at the shelter, the gorgeous Cavalier Spaniel mix was known to crawl into laps and make herself at home. Who doesn’t like a bit of comfort?
Kitten frozen to semi-trailer tire saved by good Samaritan
A tiny, 5-week-old kitten found herself in a dangerous predicament after seeking shelter and warmth from the bitter 19-degree temperatures on Monday, October 26. Thanks to a kind person, the kitten is resting comfortably at the Dumb Friends League.
Veterans Day at the Dumb Friends League
Each year the Dumb Friends League waives adoption fees in honor of Veterans Day for current and former military, uniting some of our bravest citizens with their new best friend. This holiday has become a favorite day for staff and volunteers at the League – and this year was no exception.
First shelter dog in White House
At Dumb Friends League, we love to see dogs succeed, so it is not surprise that we were thrilled about the nation’s first rescue dog moving into the White House! We knew this news would be very popular with some of our current residents, so we interviewed them to hear their thoughts on First Shelter Pup, Major.