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. Colorado Gives Day, which begins at 12 a.m. on…

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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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Peaks for Pets: get higher

Who couldn’t use a change of scenery right about now? You could continue to enjoy the view from your window or you could change your altitude and participate in the Dumb Friends League Peaks for Pets! Go solo or team up with friends and family – in a socially distanced way, of course – when…

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Mother’s Day e-cards

It’s time to celebrate all of the fixers of problems, wipers of noses, champions of causes, givers of hugs, helpers to those in need, kissers of owies in your life with our Mother’s Day e-cards!

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Furry Scurry, coloring pages and fun!

Baxter is ready for adventures with you wherever you go on your Furry Scurry walk – while practicing physical distancing, of course! So, fetch those crayons, glitter and scissors, and don’t forget your imagination!

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Paws and painting

What do you get when you mix budding animal activists like Jane Goodall combined with Bob Ross painting wannabes? The Dumb Friends League Acryl-Licks! workshop, of course!

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Dumb Friends League Shelter gets a new name

Tuesday night, the Dumb Friends League hosted a grand opening and dedication of the Leslie A. Malone Center – formerly the Quebec Street Shelter. The innovative shelter is the result of a two-year, $40 million construction and renovation project in which Leslie and John Malone and the Malone Family Foundation generously matched up to $20…

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Harmony Equine Center Hosting Free Expo for Horse Lovers

The Dumb Friends League Harmony Equine Center is hosting the Harmony Horse Expo on Friday, June 1 and Saturday, June 2. This free event will give visitors the opportunity to take guided tours of the beautiful 168-acre property, attend free horsemanship workshops and training demonstrations and meet adoptable horses.

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Paws To Give? To Help Homeless Pets This Holiday Season

While you’re making your holiday gift list, don’t forget about the furry, four-legged homeless friends in need of a little extra help this holiday season. The Dumb Friends League is holding its annual Paws to Give holiday fund drive to help the many homeless pets and horses in its care.

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See lots of waggin’ tails at the Wag`n Trail!

You know how some events just seem meant to be experienced in Colorado? Whether they take you outdoors to enjoy our scenic state or tantalize your taste buds with delicious local food and libations, some events are just “quintessentially Colorado.”

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Feline fans prove that Colorado cats count!

On Saturday, July 8, 2017, feline fans of all ages descended upon the Dumb Friends League Quebec Street Shelter for the ninth annual CatFest, an event created with the goal of increasing cat adoptions and enhancing the value of cats in our community.

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Harmony Equine Center Open House

It was a great day at the Dumb Friends League Harmony Equine Center, as more than 1,000 horse lovers strapped on their boots and joined us for our fifth annual open house and adoption day on Saturday, June 10!

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PAWS TO GIVE? to Help Homeless Pets this Holiday Season

While you’re making your holiday gift list, don’t forget about the furry, four-legged homeless friends in need of a little extra help this holiday season. The Dumb Friends League is holding its annual Paws to Give holiday fund drive to help the many homeless pets and horses in its care.

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Spay it Forward

To celebrate World Spay Day on Feb. 23, the Dumb Friends League hosted a free mobile spay/neuter clinic for cats, in partnership with the Denver Animal Shelter. In total, 39 cats were spayed or neutered during the one-day event— preventing future litters of unwanted cats.

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Estate Planning for Women

On Nov. 5, we’re partnering with Rocky Mountain PBS to present this free seminar on the unique challenges and opportunities women face when planning their estate. Regardless of age or marital status, women, on average, live longer, earn less over their lifetimes and carry more of the family care-taking responsibilities than men. Whether your estate…

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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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Minnie, the Miracle Dog

Minnie was a tiny, 10-year-old Chihuahua who came to the Dumb Friends League with a severe heart murmur and a skin condition that caused her to lose most of her hair. Despite her prognosis, we were determined to find Minnie a home, so we placed her in our Adoption Outreach program, which matches special-needs pets…

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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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Spring Break Critter Camp

Do you know a kid that’s compassionate for critters? Register today for our spring Critter Camp at the Dumb Friends League! This fun and educational one-day camp is designed for children in 3rd through 6th grade and teaches lessons of compassion, respect and responsibility for animals.

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Spay it Forward

To celebrate World Spay Day on Feb. 24, the Dumb Friends League partnered with the Colorado Animal Welfare League to offer free cat spay/neuter surgeries through our mobile clinics. In total, 72 cats were spayed or neutered during the one-day event—preventing thousands of unwanted litters 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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