Colorado Animal Rescue

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    USBCHA National Sheepdog Finals


    Colorado Animal Rescue will be back at the 2023 USBCHA National Sheepdog Finals. Join C.A.R.E. at Strang Ranch in Carbondale for an amazing experience right here in the Roaring Fork Valley!

    Admission is free, but there is a fee to park (price TBD). All parking proceeds support shelter pets at…

  • Locations: News Published

    C.A.R.E. is always in fashion

    Photos by Leslie Rios

    Colorado Animal Rescue (CARE) hosted its 13th Annual Dressed to the K9s gala, a community favorite fundraiser, at TACAW on Sept. 9. The event featured food by EPICURE Catering and Sunshine & Moons Bakery, presentation of the Animaltarian of the Year award, a performance… read more →

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    Dog Day 5K


    Colorado Animal Rescue’s annual Dog Day 5K is a race along the Rio Grande Trail, starting and ending at Two Rivers Park in Glenwood Springs! Join us a few minutes before the race for a group stretch led by Faith Lipori, then walk, jog, or run to raise money for…

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    Colorado Animal Rescue's Dog Day 5k



    The Dog Day 5k is a family and dog-friendly 5k race event to support the shelter pets at Colorado Animal Rescue! Meet us at Two Rivers Park in Glenwood Springs on the morning of Saturday, August 20th for 8:00 am registration/check-in and 9:00…

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    Mature Content: Praising the power of pets

    Nancy Peterson worked as a registered veterinary technician, trained dogs for people with disabilities and was the Community Cats Program Manager for The Humane Society of the United States, the nation’s largest animal protection organization. She serves on the boards of the National Kitten Coalition and Neighborhood Cats and isread more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Pet adoptions surge trailed by surrenders

    As people were told to stay home in 2020, due to the initial spread of COVID-19, pet adoptions from animal shelters skyrocketed. However, in 2021, animal shelters across the country have reported a record amount of those same animals being returned, or surrendered, to shelters.

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    Dressed Down for the K9s


    Join us live on Saturday, September 25th at 6 pm for our Dressed Down for the K9s virtual event! Colorado Animal Rescue’s Executive Director, Wes Boyd, and Development Director, Erin Galbreath, will be celebrating and sharing the year’s successes at the shelter. We will also be raising money for the…

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Letters - Aug. 19, 2021

    Surprise, for now

    When I took my yearly sentimental journey to the Camas Prairie in north central Idaho in late June this year, I found a surprise that shocked me. I got there just in time for the first Pacific Northwest heat dome to hit andread more →

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    Alpine Bank Adopt-a-thon


    Join us on August 7th & 8th for the Alpine Bank Adopt-a-thon! This weekend only, Alpine Bank Carbondale will be covering ALL adoption fees. Come visit the shelter, adopt a pet and take home a goodie bag compliments of Alpine Bank. See all of our adoptable animals HERE and fill…

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    Bow Wow Film Festival


    Colorado Animal Rescue will be hosting the Virtual Bow Wow Film Festival again this year! Purchase your ticket, see some adorable animal videos and support the shelter pets at the same time. After purchasing your ticket you will receive a URL that you can plug into your computer and watch…