Updates & uplifting tales
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!
Dumb Friends League Hosts Ground Breaking Event for New Shelter in Alamosa
On Friday, June 19, the Dumb Friends League is hosting a ground breaking ceremony to kick-off construction of its new animal shelter in Alamosa County, CO.
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.
Dumb Friends League Building Animal Shelter in Alamosa County
The Dumb Friends League is expanding the services and care it provides to homeless pets across the state by building and operating San Luis Valley Animal Center, a new animal shelter in Alamosa County, CO.
Colorado Lawmakers Introduce Socially Conscious Sheltering Bill
The Colorado Socially Conscious Sheltering Act, Senate Bill 20-164, was introduced in the Colorado State Senate this week with support from the Dumb Friends League and the Colorado Federation of Animal Welfare Agencies (CFAWA).
Dumb Friends League waiving pet adoption fees for veterans and active military on Veterans Day
To honor our brave service men and women this Veterans Day, the Dumb Friends League is waiving adoption fees for all pets for veterans and active military on Monday, November 11.
Vera and Joseph Dresner Foundation Invests $500,000 in Dumb Friends League’s Lifesaving Work
The Vera and Joseph Dresner Foundation awarded a generous $500,000 grant benefitting the Dumb Friends League’s Building a Better Way Home capital campaign project to expand and renovate the oldest and most heavily used areas of the Leslie A. Malone Center in Denver.
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.
Dumb Friends League Harmony Equine Center Wins ASPCA Help a Horse Home Challenge Prize
Dumb Friends League Harmony Equine Center has been awarded a $15,000 prize from the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) as part of its annual Help a Horse Home ChallengeSM.