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Hot Weather Safety Tips

With the record-breaking heat we’ve been experiencing in Colorado, we thought it was a great time to remind everyone how to keep their pets safe and comfortable during the Dog Days of Summer. Never leave your pet in a car unattended. On an 80-degree day, a car can reach upwards of 115 degrees in just…

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Fourth of July Pet Safety

Keeping people and pets together at Foothills Animal Shelter is part of our business – especially when your beloved best friend goes missing unexpectedly. With the Fourth of July right around the corner, it’s more important now than ever to make sure you and your pets are prepared should you become separated. Backyard BBQs, fireworks…

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Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza

Foothills Animal Shelter has received a positive test for the Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza virus (HPAI). The Shelter is working with the State Veterinarian and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) following this outcome and will continue our work to keep the people and animals in our community safe. With this test result and…

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Disaster Preparedness for Pets

With warmer weather quickly approaching and as we enter a season in Colorado that typically experiences an increase in natural disasters, including fires, Foothills Animal Shelter wants to help pet owners in Jefferson County that may experience these emergencies. Below are some reminders and tips to ensure your pets are prepared should you need to…

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