If you see any of the signs listed below please seek immediate veterinary care. If you’re not sure you have an emergency, call one of the numbers below and the veterinary professionals will help guide you.

Harmony Veterinary Center

8:00am – 5:00pm
Ph: 303-432-8551
14729 W. 87th Parkway
Arvada, Colorado, 80005

After-hours Emergencies

Animal Urgent Care
Ph: 303-420-7387
7851 Indiana
Arvada, CO 80007

Alpenglow Animal Hospital
Ph: 303-443-4569
3640 Walnut St.
Boulder, CO 80301

Wheat Ridge Animal Hospital
Ph: 303-424-3324
3695 Kipling St.
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033


If your dog has swallowed something potentially harmful or poisonous, call:

Ph: 1-800-213-6680


Animal Poison Hotline ($35 fee)
Ph: 1-888-232-8870
Kansas State University Poison Control Hotline (Free)
8am-5pm central time: 785-532-5679

They can help you determine what steps need to be taken. Write down any information they give you so you can repeat it to the veterinarian.

Rescue Groups

Every Creature Counts: Colorado Dog & Cat Rescue
Every Creature Counts is a non-profit, no-kill cage less dog and cat sanctuary in Colorado. We adopt rescued dogs and cats into forever homes.

Evergreen Animal Protective League: EAPL
The Evergreen Animal Protective League was organized in April, 1981, to aid lost, abandoned and suffering animals through rescue, shelter and education. The League has provided a better life for over 9,300 cats, dogs and other pets.

Animal Rescue of the Rockies
Animal Rescue of the Rockies pulls homeless dogs and cats from overcrowded shelters and places them in loving foster homes until their forever homes are found. They promote spaying and neutering to reduce pet overpopulation and encourage quality relationships between pets and their people through behavior resources and training.

Breed Rescues (listing of all breeds)

Golden Retriever Rescue of the Rockies
15350 W. 72nd Ave.
Arvada, CO 80007 (by appointment)

Rocky Mountain Great Dane Rescue

Safe Harbor Lab Rescue
Ph: 303-464-7777
601 16th Street, #C-322
Golden, CO 80401

Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation

Greenwood Wildlife Rehabilitation Center
Located on Ute Hwy in Longmont, CO

Feral Cats

Northern Colorado Friends of Ferals
An all-volunteer organization dedicated to bettering the lives of feral cats in Northern Colorado.

The Feline Fix
The Feline Fix is one of Colorado’s leading spay/neuter sources for free roaming feral cats. They are also a significant provider of spay/neuter services for pet cats at their clinic.

Animal Shelters

Humane Society of Boulder Valley
2323 55th Street
Boulder, CO 80301

Charlie’s Place – Clear Creek/Gilpin County Animal Shelter (no-kill facility)
500 W. Dumont Rd.
Dumont, CO 80436

Foothills Animal Shelter
580 McIntyre Street
Golden, CO 80401

Longmont Humane Society
9595 Nelson Road
Longmont, CO 80501

Cat Care Society
5787 W. 6th Ave.
Lakewood, CO 80214

Max Fund (no kill facility)
Dog Shelter 303-595-4917
Cat Shelter 720-266-6081
see website for locations

Denver Dumb Friends League (DDFL)
2080 S. Quebec Street
Denver, CO 80231

Weld County Humane Society
1620 42nd Street
Evans, CO 805620

Training Services

Namastay Training LLC
Jennifer Skiba
[email protected]

Thunder Puppy University
PO Box 1904
Wheat Ridge, CO 80034

Christine Shedron
16250 S Golden Rd.
Golden, CO 80401

Training with Grace
9100 W. 6th Ave.
Lakewood, CO 80215

Dog Parks and Recreation

West Arvada Dog Park
Off leash park
17975 West 64th Parkway
Arvada, CO 80007

Westminster Hills Off Leash Dog Park
105th Ave. and Simms Street
Westminster, CO 80021

Little Dry Creek Dog Park
3655 W. 69th Place
Westminster, CO 80021

Davidson Mesa Open Space Dog Park
McCaslin and Washington Ave.
Louisville, CO 80027

Louisville Dog Park
955 Bella Vista and County Road
Louisville, CO 80027

List of Front Range dog parks
Longmont – Castle Rock

Pet Loss

Human Animal Bond Trust
End of Life Care and Grief Support
Located in PetAid Animal Hospital
191 Yuma Street
Denver, CO 80223

Grief Articles

Argus Institute – End of Life Care and Grief Support

ASPCA Pet Loss

Morris Animal Foundation
Links to national support

Disaster and Emergency Planning for your Pet 
Information Provided by PetAid Colorado

General Resources

Indoor Pet Initiative, The Ohio State University

The Paw Project, see the film – join the movement
Beautiful documentary. Education on the painful and crippling effects of feline declawing.

Cat-Man-Do – Custom Cat Enclosure and Indoor Perch Solutions
John Kuepper

Front Range Pet Doors
Professionally installed, Ryan Laine

Association for Pet Obesity Prevention
Weight ranges, caloric needs, obesity facts, weight checks