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 “Don Juan”, one of 5 in the same litter ready for their forever home! He is a 7 wk old, male, mixed breed puppy rescued from the Navajo Reservation in Arizona. Words from his foster to describe him include: a huge sweetheart and shy but playful once he gets into having some fun. His estimated adult size is 40-60 lbs. Contact us if you’re interested in adopting Don Juan!
Meet “Goose”, one of 5 in the same litter ready for their forever home! She is a 7 wk old, female, mixed breed puppy rescued from the Navajo Reservation in Arizona. Words from her foster to describe her include: huge on personality from being really funny and entertaining to the puppy that loves to explore and have adventure. Her estimated adult size is 40-60 lbs. Contact us if you’re interested in adopting Goose!
Meet “Muddy”! Muddy is a 4 yr old, spayed, up to date on all vaccines, female, mixed breed. She weighs 55 lbs. Muddy loves hiking, biking and playing in the water. Muddy is your outdoor adventure buddy! She is a quick learner and loves when she is learning new things. Her intelligence and athletic qualities make her a perfect package for any active lifestyle. Muddy is an incredibly loyal and loving dog with dogs she likes. She can be selective in who are her friends but Muddy has been in an excellent training course for the last 8 months that has helped her significantly with being a well-trained, confident girl. The result is that she is super cuddly and affectionate girl. Muddy is ready for her forever home! If you are interested in adopting Muddy, please contact us!
Thank you for coming to the Telluride Humane Society in your consideration of adopting a kitten or cat. Rescuing has never been more crucial than now.
Thank you for coming to the Telluride Humane Society in your consideration of adopting a pet. Rescuing has never been more crucial than now.
We do daily updates and posts on Instagram, Telluride Humane Society, so please visit our page and that will give you the most current and real-time information on pets being rescued and available for adoption.
Adopt Jade! Look at this beautiful girl with gorgeous green eyes! She’s as pretty as kitties come and she is incredibly affectionate and loving once she gets to know you. She’s shy at first but once she gets to know you, she’s your best friend. Jade is 1-2 yrs old, spayed and current on all vaccines. If you are interested in adopting Jade, please contact us. Her adoption fee is $125.
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