Misty, the 10-year-old Golden Retriever who inspired the Senior Dogs Project

The Senior Dogs Project
..........."Looking Out for Older Dogs" ...........

"Blessed is the person who has earned the love of an old dog."
Sydney Jeanne Seward




Humane Society of Boulder Valley, Boulder, CO, 2323 55th Street, Boulder, CO 80301. Telephone: (303) 442-4030 E-mail: smrp@colorado.edu

Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs All Breed Rescue Mission: Foster and place adoptable shelter dogs into permanent homes; assist in increasing adoptions of shelter dogs by promoting awareness and working with area shelters; and to educate our community to be responsible for the care and safety of our dogs. Telephone: 719-264-6460. E-mail: csabr@hotmail.com

Colorado Springs

Dreampower, Colorado Springs, CO, rescues adoptable companion animals, offering suitable foster homes until permanent homes can be found. Dreampower is a no-kill organization. Commitment is for the lifetime of the animal. Telephone: (719) 390-7838 Alicia Christie, Dog Coordinator, Dreampower Animal Rescue (719) 390-7838 E-mail: doglvr74@earthlink.net


Denver Dumb Friends League
In addition to re-homing companion animals, the DDFL offers on their website an outstanding collection of articles on coping with common behavior problems. (Click on "Tips and Information" to access the articles).


Denver, Colorado -- ALL BREED RESCUE NETWORK -- Our purebred dog rescue network is over 20 years old and has about 120 different purebred rescue groups on our rescue referral list, many of which take in senior dogs. There are stringent guidelines to being and staying on our list. All Breed Rescue Network's vision is ending euthanasia of adoptable dogs in Colorado, and our mission is to provide a vehicle for the fostering and rehoming of abandoned purebred dogs, to assist in increasing the adoption of shelter dogs by promoting awareness and working with shelters, and to educate the community regarding responsible dog ownership including the spay/neuter of companion animals. The phone number to the ABRN hotline is (303) 989-7808.

Glenwood Springs

Valley Dog Rescue, Glenwood Springs, CO
Phone: (970) 963-3858. E-mail: andrea@sopris.net


Table Mountain Animal Center, Golden, CO
There are always mature dogs looking for homes at the Table Mountain Animal Center: Please call TMAC: 303-278-7575.


Rocky Mountain Border Collie Rescue, CO
Lafayette, CO. Telephone: (303) 906-2648. E-mail: bordercollierescue@earthlink.net

Pueblo West

Pueblo Collie/Sheltie Rescue, CO
234 S. Hacienda del Sol Dr., Pueblo West, CO 81007. Contact: Hope Hemperly, Director. 719-547-4008. info@pueblocolliesheltie.org. For complete adoption information, including photos, our application process and forms, go to our website.

Looking for a specific breed? Purebreds are available from almost every shelter and all-breed rescue agency. But you may also want to check breed-specific rescue groups.