Colorado Springs Area Pet Organizations Starting August 6 | Events Calendars


Colorado Pet Expo – Summer Dog Days – Pet-focused shopping, dog nutrition, health and behavior information, puppy play area, kiddie zone, pet adoptions and more, Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. , Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Norris Penrose Event Center, 1045 Lower Gold Camp Road, $8, $13 for both days, free for ages 10 and under. Tickets:

Oktoberfest – Dog walk and Oktoberfest benefiting the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak area, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. September 17, Bear Creek Regional Park, Argus Boulevard and South 21st Street, $25 and up. Registration:



Harley’s Hope Foundation – Provides financial assistance for major veterinary care and behavior modification services, access to a list of Colorado pet care resources, and educational information about preventative care and pet safety: harleys-hopefoundation.org719-495-6083.


Safe place for pets — Finding homes for pets of terminally ill owners. For more information on pet repatriation or to find pets available for adoption, call 719-359-0201 or visit

Adopt Shelter Pet License Plates – $80 one-time fee for new or replacement plates plus other taxes and fees, $25 renewal fee. A portion of the funds benefit the Pet Overpopulation Fund;


Rescue of 9 lives — Need for foster homes. Medical supplies and care provided; 719-591-4640; Colorado

Breeder Release Adoption Service — Cash donations, food, dog collars and harnesses accepted;

Haven of happy cats – Volunteer cleaners and adoption assistance needed as well as donations of Costco gift cards, groceries and office supplies; lightly worn cat gear accepted; 719-362-4600,

Saved Hearts One-Stop Shop – Proceeds benefit local animal rescues, 3314 Austin Bluffs Parkway; 719-466-9797,

Rocky Mountain Cocker Spaniel Rescue — Volunteers and host families sought;


If an animal bites you, if your animal runs away or if you find a stray animal, call the Pikes Peak Region Humane Society, 719-473-1741. To list a lost or found pet, go to

Email adoption fairs and pet events at least two weeks in advance:

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