The Telluride Humane Society passionately strives to respect and value the life of every animal.
Our Mission is to:
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
Be of direct and consistent support to the pets and pet owners of San Miguel county and the southwest Colorado region
Expanding to our neighboring southwest regional areas of Arizona, New Mexico and Utah, we have meaningfully chosen to aid and rescue pets in dire need from the Native American Reservations.
Respect for all life
The foundation blocks of the Telluride Humane Society’s Mission & Values comes from our community of volunteers and leaders partnered with local organizations, servicesand government.
Every life matters.
Thank you for coming to the Telluride Humane Society in your consideration of adopting a puppy or dog. Rescuing has never been more crucial than now.
Please visit our Instagram ( @telluridehumanesociety) page for more information on our pets for adoption.
Meet “Rip”, one of the Yellowstone Litter puppies. Rip is a 8 wk old, male, mixed breed puppy with the most adorable freckles ever. He loves to be held and cuddle and he loves to make sweet sounds when he’s fast asleep dreaming. This is one precious pup and we cannot wait for him to find his forever home. We estimate his adult size to be 55-65 lbs. If you would like to meet Rip, please fill out an online adoption application and we will follow up from there to schedule a visit for you to meet him!
Meet “Colby”, one of the Yellowstone Litter puppies. Colby is a 8 wk old, male, mixed breed puppy with the most precious face. He loves to cuddle and play with his other litter mates. We cannot wait for him to find his forever home. We estimate his adult size to be 55-65 lbs. If you would like to meet Colby, please fill out an online adoption application and we will follow up from there to schedule a visit for you to meet him!
Meet Hank! Hank is the sweetest 10 mos old, full grown Lab mix rescued from the Navajo Reservation. He walks great on a leash and loves to play in the park with other dogs. look no further than Hank for your perfect trail dog, camping partner, adventure buddy! He is a sweetheart and so ready for a home to call his forever. He currently weighs 50 lbs. If you would like to meet Hank, please complete an online adoption application and we will contact you to arrange a visit!
We are 100% volunteer; 100% foster based and 100% donation based. We sincerely appreciate your support.
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The Telluride Humane Society is 100% volunteer based and exists 100% on donations in order to ensure every dollar goes straight to the pets and efforts working to help them.
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
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.
Cuddly.com – Under “Donate”, go to “Donate Now” and type in “Maggie” if you would like to specifically donate to our exclusive medical fund : Maggie’s Fund for Medically Injured Pets. The goal amount set is for Maggie and all financial gifts that surpass the goal serve as an invaluable foundation for future severely injured pets in medical need.
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!
$10 – provides food and shelter to a homeless pet for a day
$25 – contributes to a community medical fund for qualified pet emergencies
$45 – provides a microchip to a dog or cat ensuring they will not be homeless again
$100 – fuels the vehicle transport aiding in animal rescue
$250 – funds the basic care from first vaccinations to medical exam to micro-chip and spay/neuter for one healthy pet from arrival to adoption