Our Mission & Values

The Telluride Humane Society passionately strives to respect and value the life of every animal.

Our Mission is to:

  • Build and foster a No Kill community
  • End the overpopulation of homeless dogs and cats through mission-critical programs and efforts
  • Better animal welfare in the way which animals are treated by setting higher standards of practice and leadership which focus on compassionate and sustainable solutions

We Value:

  • Respect for all life
  • Community
  • Transparency
  • Compassion
  • Education
  • Involvement
  • Innovation
  • Sustainability

The foundation blocks of the Telluride Humane Society’s Mission & Values comes from our community of volunteers and leaders partnered with local organizations, services and government.

Every life counts!

 

Services

  • A Comprehensive Adoption Program that matches homeless animals with new pet owners.
  • Affordable Spay/Neuter Services open to the public.
  • A Medical Fund to assist qualified pet owners through tough financial times.
  • A Pet Food Bank to assist qualified pet owners through tough financial times.
  • Compassion Programs for children and adults designed to teach compassion, respect and responsible care for pets.
  • Intervention Programs for people to end neglect and abuse and break the cycle of violence against pets and animals.
  • Outreach Programming to serve owners with pets in under-served areas.
  • A Foster Program for animals in need of new homes.
  • Dog Training classes for dogs and puppies.
  • A Wildlife Rehabilitation Center that provides rescue, appropriately allowed rehabilitation and release back into the wild.

 

Dog Adoption

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Guapo | mixed breed 6 mos old male

Meet this handsome fellow aptly nicknamed, “Guapo”. Guapo is a 6 mos old male puppy, mixed breed. He is incredibly calm and easy-going, getting along well with other dogs once he has had an opportunity to have a meet-and-greet. He is looking for a foster and forever home that would like to spend time with him and help him grow up to be his great-dog potential. Please contact us if you would like to meet Guapo and foster and/or adopt him!

 

 

 

Cat Adoption

All of our kitty cats have found homes and we currently do not have any kittens or cats for adoption. Please check back soon!

Donate

Every life counts!

And you can help save a life.

The Telluride Humane Society exists 100% on donations in order to make every life count.

We are a registered tax exempt 501(c)(3) non-profit public charity with the IRS – EIN 83-2275318.

Please click here to learn about “Where Your Money Goes” when you thoughtfully donate to the Telluride Humane Society.

There are so many ways you can donate:

  • Monetarily – As a donation, as a grant, as a gift of your estate, in memoriam
  • Your Time – For an event, walk a pet, foster a pet
  • Professional Services
  • Supplies – Any supply that may assist in our care of pets, we gladly accept – this includes crates, old towels & rags, good condition collars & leashes, stainless steel bowls, etc.
  • AmazonSmile – Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice. Here is the link to where your eligible Amazon purchases can assist Telluride Humane Society: https://smile.amazon.com  Shop and help pets at the same time!

Thank you for considering the Telluride Humane Society as a meaningful mission and charitable cause you wish to support!


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