Due to an overwhelming number of animals in need of sheltering services in our community, we are adjusting our intake policies frequently to best meet changing needs. Please check our Pet Surrender Process page before bringing any animal to any of our shelters for surrender. Read More


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Our Mission

Working with our compassionate community,
we will end pet homelessness and animal suffering.

Our News Items

Bone Appétit: 7 Thanksgiving safety tips for our pets

Roasted turkey, mashed potatoes, and pumpkin pie – what’s not to love about Thanksgiving?...

At long last, it's Larry's time to shine

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Seeing Larry now, it’s hard to remember just...

Cooper gets a leg up at Harmony Equine Center 

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When Cooper was surrendered to the Dumb Friends League...

"Team Jazz"

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Like many animals in our care, Jazz endured...

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Because of your support

Here is a look at some of our accomplishments from fiscal year 2022.


570,686

Hours of Attention

Hours of attention provided by Dumb Friends League associates

12,335

Hours of Surgery

spay/neuter, orthopedic and dental surgeries for community pets

105,489

Number of Calls

Calls through the League’s Call Center

376,401

Nights of Care Safety

provided to animals in need at our facilities

The Dumb Friends League is an independent, local, nonprofit organization. We are not an affiliate of any national animal welfare organization.