Updates & uplifting tales
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 holiday, the Dumb Friends League is offering the following tips for pet owners.
Waived Adoption Fees for Felines in Honor of Adopt-a-Shelter-Cat Month
June is Adopt-a-Shelter-Cat Month, and the Dumb Friends League is celebrating by waiving adoption fees for all adult cats (1 year and older) through the entire month of June.
The Furry Scurry Raises $925,000 for Homeless Pets
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, raising $925,000 (and counting) for programs and services to help homeless pets at the Dumb Friends League.
Open House and Adoption Day at The Dumb Friends League Harmony Equine Center
Horse lovers of all ages are invited to the Dumb Friends League Harmony Equine Center on Saturday, May 16, for its fourth annual open house and adoption day.
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.
30 Puppy Mill Survivors Arrive at the Dumb Friends League
A total of 30 discarded breeding dogs from puppy mills in the Midwest were transferred to the Dumb Friends League over the past two days so they will have the opportunity to find permanent, loving homes.
Dumb Friends League Celebrates “303 Day” with Pet Adoption Special
On Tuesday, March 3—otherwise fondly referred to by locals as “303 Day”—the Dumb Friends League is showing its Colorado pride by offering $3.03 pet adoptions for all dogs and cats (1 year and older).
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 first full-service adoption center in Colorado.
Dumb Friends League Breaks Ground On New Cat Pavilion
Construction of a new cat pavilion at the Quebec Street Shelter has begun. The 1,300-square-foot addition will increase the League’s capacity to house and care for homeless cats, and will be designed to allow potential adopters to freely interact with adoptable cats.