Happy Tail

Shelter Kitten Becomes Adventure Cat

When her 21-year-old cat passed away, Sandra was devastated. She says she felt like a piece of her was missing, and couldn’t bring herself to get a new cat for months. Once she was ready, she spotted an 8-week-old kitten … 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

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

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

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