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January 14 is National Dress Up Your Pet Day

Celebrate with Us on Social Media Did you know that Saturday, January 14 is National Dress Up Your Pet Day? It’s the perfect opportunity to break out the bejeweled collars and sassy sweaters for your furry friends! Get your outfits … Continue reading

Senior Sweetheart Finds His Forever Home

At the beginning of November, an 11-year-old Toy Poodle mix was found running around the Red Rocks Community College campus. A Good Samaritan brought the tiny dog, who only weighed seven pounds, to Foothills Animal Shelter. Sadly, his fur was … Continue reading

Colorado Gives Day a Huge Success

All of us at Foothills Animal Shelter (especially the animals) were thrilled by the incredible support received on Colorado Gives Day. Colorado Gives Day is an annual statewide initiative to celebrate and increase philanthropy in Colorado through online giving for … Continue reading

Louie’s Long Road to Recovery

When Louie, a 5-year-old Australian Cattledog mix, was first brought to Foothills Animal Shelter, he was almost hard to look at. He was severely underweight, his eyes and the top of his head were sunken in due to atrophy and … Continue reading

Maddie the Reading Rover

Adopted Dog Becomes Reading Partner for Kids Maddie, a Staffordshire Bull Terrier mix, was 2-years-old when she first came to Foothills Animal Shelter during the summer of 2014. Maddie was adopted almost immediately, but was returned just a week later … Continue reading

Puppy That Recovered from Distemper Adopted

Foothills Animal Shelter Saves Puppy Suffering from Life-Threatening Illness UPDATE: We have wonderful news! Ivan was adopted into the perfect home on Sunday, August 21. Ellen spotted Ivan on the Shelter’s website and contacted us to find out more about … Continue reading

10-Day-Old Kitten Survives Dog Attack

At the beginning of March, a tiny, 10-day-old kitten was brought to Foothills Animal Shelter with injuries so severe that it was unclear whether or not he would survive. The kitten was found by a good Samaritan under a porch, … Continue reading

Shelter Mascot Becomes Agent Toby

Toby, an older Australian Shepherd, was first brought to the Shelter in 2015 after he was found wandering the streets with his muzzle bound shut with tape. Considering the dog’s condition, everyone was surprised by his gentle, friendly demeanor. Toby’s … Continue reading