Pets

Meet your new best friend at the Dumb Friends League Adoptathon!

Meet your new best pal at the Dumb Friends League Adoptathon Saturday, June 26, and Sunday, June 27 at the Leslie A. Malone Center in Denver and the Buddy Center in Castle Rock. To pair pets with people, the League will be offering a name-your-own-price adoption fee special with a goal of connecting 125 pets […]

Preparing Pets as Their Humans Return to Work

Denver Animal Protection offers tips to help pets adjust to being home alone again ~ (DENVER)—With COVID-19 restrictions easing and more people returning to the workplace, Denver Animal Protection (DAP) wants to help pet owners prepare their furry family members for the transition ahead.

Denver Animal Shelter Offers Modern Identification for Pet Parents

It’s National Pet ID Week! Do you know where your pet is? New PetHub ID tag uses technology that links to owner information in real time on your smartphone ~ DENVER – It’s something frightening, upsetting and something pet owners hope they never have to experience—a missing pet. But a new pet license at Denver Animal Shelter […]

Denver Animal Protection reminds residents to protect their pets when the temps drop

Failure to provide proper shelter from the cold could result in a $999 fine and/or a year in jail ~ DENVER – Winter has been mild so far, but with daytime temperatures hitting single digits and overnight temps dipping below zero starting this weekend and into next week, Denver Animal Protection, a division of the Denver Department of Public Health […]

Keeping your pet’s liver healthy: Holistic Support for Dogs with Liver Disease

The liver is one of the most valuable organs for your pet’s overall health and well-being. It aids in the regulation of blood sugar levels, the production of bile for digestion, and the management of blood clotting. The liver also serves as a filter to remove toxins and helps retain vitamins, fats, and minerals.

Petco Foundation and Blue Buffalo Grant Colorado State University $75,000 Pet Cancer Treatment Fund

Petco Foundation and Blue Buffalo support pet cancer treatment at 11 universities across the country, including Colorado State University Flint Animal Cancer Center ~ Fort Collins, CO (Oct. 21, 2020) — The Petco Foundation, a national non-profit organization working to lead and inspire change for animals, continues its support to pet parents to help with the cost […]

The PURR-fect tips to keep your pets warm and safe as the temperature drops

There’s not much better than enjoying days outside with our pets no matter the conditions. Still, when the weather outside is frightful, it’s important to recognize that chilly temperatures pose health and safety risks to our furry companions despite them having fur coats. Below are some tips to keep your pets safe and warm with […]

Are You Meeting Your Dog’s Needs During the Pandemic?

With social distancing and staying at home the new norm, we, and our dogs, are experiencing head-spinning lifestyle changes. Chances are we’re spending more time on the couch, crunching on more chips and moving less – all of which can be tough on our waistline and joints. The silver lining is that we’re spending more […]

Dumb Friends League Building Animal Shelter In Alamosa County

DENVER  – 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.

Denver Animal Protection Reminds Residents to Protect Pets When Temperatures Drop

DENVER – As the Denver-metro area braces for its first blast of winter weather this season, Denver Animal Protection reminds residents to ensure pets are protected from the elements. Failing to do so could have dangerous consequence for pets and lead to a Cruelty to Animals or Animal Neglect charge, up to a $999 fine […]

Paws For A Cause

Senior Care Authority, in collaboration with our partners: the Senior Hub, Meals on Wheels, Arvada Fire Protection District, K9 First Aid and CPR, and Westminster Fire Department and Community Table invite you to join us for our 1st Annual Paws For A Cause Pet Food Pantry Food Drive, October 1 – November 15.

Pets Need Disaster Plans Too!

Dumb Friends League and Hill’s Pet Nutrition partner to promote pet preparedness in natural disasters and other emergencies DENVER (September 19, 2019) 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 […]

Spending Time with Pets Provides Benefits for Older Adults

Castle Rock senior care experts say seniors who interact with animals feel less depressed and isolated CASTLE ROCK, CO – September 26, 2019 – Social isolation is becoming an increasingly common issue, with one in five Americans reporting they feel lonely. Seniors are especially vulnerable to these feelings. In fact, 43 percent say they experience loneliness regularly. A new survey[1] of adults […]

Denver Animal Protection Warns Residents About Dangers of Leaving Pets Unattended in Hot Vehicles

DENVER – As temperatures across Denver hit close to 90 today, Denver Animal Protection (DAP) is reminding residents of the dangers of leaving pets unattended in hot vehicles.

It’s Summertime, And The Living Is Easy

Help pets beat the heat during the dog days of summer ~ For months, we’ve been dreaming about warmer temperatures and sunny days, and they’re finally here! There’s not much better than enjoying long, lazy summer days outside with our pets. But, do you know that warm weather poses health and safety risks to our […]


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