Recent News

What To Do If Your Pet Goes Missing

The metro area’s population explosion hasn’t been limited to humans. Thousands of pets have come along with their families—some eager, many nervous—about starting new lives in unfamiliar territory. Sadie wedged herself into the back seat when John S., two buddies … Continue reading

Deaf Shelter Dog Finds a Home

Tundra, a 7-year-old American Pit Bull/Australian Cattledog mix, originally came to Foothills Animal Shelter at the end of January. When she arrived, the Shelter’s Veterinary Services team noticed that her ears were severely infected, likely due to neglect. The infections … Continue reading

Protect Your Pets Against the Threat of Rabies

Two dogs have tested positive for rabies in Colorado, the first cases in the state since 2003. With this news, Foothills Animal Shelter is strongly encouraging all pet owners to make sure their animals are up-to-date on their rabies vaccinations. … Continue reading

Shy Dog with Skin Problems Overcomes Her Fears

When Koda, a 2-year-old Beagle/Harrier mix, came to Foothills Animal Shelter in August 2016, it was immediately apparent that she was a special girl. This shy girl arrived with severe hair loss and skin irritation. Our Health Care team knew … Continue reading

Black Labrador Finds a Home After 8 Months

We are so happy to report that Danny, a one-and-a-half-year-old black Labrador mix, finally found a home after eight months at Foothills Animal Shelter. Danny first arrived in June 2016 from another shelter. He was in good health, but struggled … Continue reading

Deaf Dog is in Need of a Home

Adoptable Deaf Dog Receives Grant for Sign Language Classes Red, a 2-year-old Australian Cattledog mix originally came to Foothills Animal Shelter at the beginning of January. This petite girl has an extremely sweet personality, but unbeknownst to the staff at … 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