If you’re in need of a list of the top dog rescues in Colorado, the following compilation has been put together especially for you.
1. Animal Rescue of the Rockies
Animal Rescue of the Rockies was formed in 2003 in an effort to offer a different environment than the traditional rescues in Colorado. Instead of going to a shelter, the dogs go to foster homes home until they are adopted.
ARR has provided foster and permanent homes to over 10,000 cats and dogs in and around Colorado. If you’re thinking of adopting a dog or a cat, take a look at the process of adopting! Or, if you’d like to provide a foster home for a homeless animal, they have information for potential fosters too.
Go ahead and give Animal Rescue of the Rockies a call today!
2. My Fairy Dawg Mother
Whether you’ve been thinking of adopting or fostering, My Fairy Dawg Mother is the perfect rescue to call. Based out of Denver, Colorado, all adoptable dogs first go to live in a foster home, where they’ll get to be comfortable and play instead of living in a shelter.
Interested in adopting a dog? Take a look at their adoption information and download their application. Or, if you’d rather foster, fill out their online foster application.
If you’d like to learn more, then visit My Fairy Dawg Mother’s contact page and give them a call.
3. Bounce Animal Rescue
This non-profit animal rescue takes animal from high kill shelters all over Colorado in order to place them in foster homes, and eventually their forever homes. They rescue over 1,000 displaced animals every year, and focus on getting them the best nutrition and veterinary care before going to their permanent owners.
Through Bounce Animal Rescue, you can become a foster, a volunteer, or you can adopt your future furbaby. When you work with Bounce Animal Rescue, you’ll know you’re giving an animal the second chance they never would have had without your help.
Get in touch with Bounce Animal Rescue today!
4. National Mill Dog Rescue
Based in Peyton, Colorado, this dog rescue is committed to saving dogs from inhumane puppy mills and dog breeding situations. First established in 2007, this dog rescue has built a longstanding history of providing dogs trapped in puppy mills a second chance, while also educating the public about the cruelties of puppy mills.
If you’d like to help out with National Mill Dog Rescue’s mission, you can sign up to be a volunteer for them. If you’re looking for your new dog, then read up on their adoption process.
Ready to give them a call and learn more? Visit their contact page and give them a shout.
5. Lifeline Puppy Rescue
This no kill rescue based in Brighton, Colorado was first established in 1993, and since then has saved over 38,000 puppies from city and county shelters where they would most likely be euthanized.
If you’d like to help Lifeline Puppy Rescue save puppies, you can start working for them as a volunteer, or you can start fostering puppies. Looking to adopt? Take a look at their adoption process.
If you’d like to get in touch with Lifeline Puppy Rescue, call the number on the bottom of their homepage.
6. Colorado Basenji Rescue
If you’re a lover of the Basenji dog breed and living in the Denver, Colorado area, consider adopting from or helping out at Colorado Basenji Rescue. This non-profit works with local Colorado shelters to provide Basenjis in the area with loving homes.
Want to help with Colorado Basenji Rescue? Consider becoming a volunteer or foster. Looking to welcome a Basenji into your home? Read up on their adoption process and check out their adoptable dogs.
To get in touch, visit Colorado Basenji Rescue a call today!
7. Soul Dog Rescue
Based out of Fort Lupton, Colorado, this non-profit animal rescue is dedicated to rescuing and spaying and neutering animals. By focusing on providing their spaying and neutering services to Native American reservations, they reduce the overpopulation of dogs in these areas.
Soul Dog Rescue has several ways you can help with their mission. You can start volunteering, fostering, or walking dogs. They also have a program where you can take one of their shelter dogs out for a day. Looking for your new furbaby? Learn more about Soul Dog Rescue’s adoption process.
Visit their contact page and give them a call now.
8. Chihuahua and Small Dog Rescue
If you’ve got a soft spot in your heart for small dogs, then check out Chihuahua and Small Dog Rescue. Working all throughout Colorado, this rescue places dogs in foster homes until they find their loving forever homes.
If you’d like to add a furry friend to your household, check out Chihuahua and Small Dog rescue’s adoption process. If fostering is more your speed, this rescue can always use more potential foster homes that can support their dogs.
Visit their contact page and fill out their online form to give them a shout!
9. Big Dogs Huge Paws
Focusing on large and giant breeds, Big Dogs Huge Paws is dedicated to providing the dogs in their care the best veterinary care as well as training for behavioral issues. This allows all the dogs in their rescue to have the chance to find their perfect forever homes.
Big Dogs Huge Paws depends on volunteers to help their dogs. There are plenty of volunteer services their facility needs, and that includes fostering. If you want to welcome a giant breed dog into your home, consider adopting through this rescue!
To learn more, visit their scroll down to the bottom of their homepage and give them a shout.
10. El Paso County Canine Rescue
This rescue and non-profit is based in Colorado Springs, and works hard to ensure that dogs in high-kill shelters are able to go instead to foster homes and, eventually, find their permanent homes.
As a foster-based rescue, El Paso County Canine Rescue is always looking for potential foster homes. Consider learning more about becoming a foster through this rescue. If you’d looking to adopt, take a look at their available dogs and learn more about the adoption process.
Have questions? Visit El Paso County Canine Rescue’s contact page and get in touch.
Evelyn is a writer and dog lover living with her roommate and their foster dog Bacon. In her spare time you can find her curled up with a book, out for a jog, or listening to true crime podcasts.