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« on: December 18, 2009, 08:41:46 AM »

Colorado-Fort Lupton-

Every Creature Counts
1245 Factory Circle
Fort Lupton, CO 80621

Low Cost spay and neuter, vaccinations, Feline Leukemia and Canine Heartworm testing, Feral Cat Spay/Neuter/Vaccination packages.

Our low cost spay/neuter clinic is open Monday - Sunday
Call 303 637-9136 Monday-Friday 9 am to 1 pm for Appointments and Available Dates.

The Clinic is located at the Every Creature Counts Facility
1245 Factory Circle
Fort Lupton, Colorado 80621
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« Reply #1 on: December 18, 2009, 08:42:17 AM »


Note: For cats only

Cat Care Society
5787 W. 6th Ave.
Lakewood, CO 80214
(303) 239-9680

Clinic Phone Number: (303) 237-0914
Clinic Hours: Tuesday through Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm

Cat Care Society’s on-site veterinary clinic is dedicated to reducing pet overpopulation by committing a larger share of the funds we spend on homeless cats to programs that prevent them from becoming homeless in the first place.  We provide spays, neuters and veterinary care for cats.  We offer subsidized services for qualifying low-income clients.

Low-income qualification criteria for veterinary care at link.
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« Reply #2 on: December 18, 2009, 08:43:17 AM »

Colorado-Colorado Springs-

Pikes Peak Pet Pantry
PHONE:  (719) 217-9528
Pikes Peak Pet Pantry
PO Box 38554
Colorado Springs, CO
USA 80937

Our Mission: Provide HOPE* to keep families together and prevent homeless animals
(help to owners with pet expenses)

Pets provide comfort during tough times, so it is important now more than ever to help people keep their pets so they don't have to storm the tragedy of losing their home and/or job alone. We know quite a few pet owners would rather go hungry or share their food with their pet, rather than have the pet go hungry. Our mission is to help provide food for the pets, to keep food on the table for people. We offer continuous food assistance to pets in the Colorado Springs/El Paso County area and emergency pet food services to the state of Colorado.

We are advocates for spaying and neutering pets and the humane treatment of all beings, including humans. We work with several local food pantries, churches, human services agencies, animal rescues, and the animal shelter in an attempt to reach those most in need. Our services include:

A pet food bank for families & organizations in need
A pet supply service from collars, leashes, beds, and other pet care products
Offering referrals to low cost spay/neuter and vaccination clinics
Offering referrals for those seeking pet friendly housing
Prescription pet food assistance
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« Reply #3 on: December 18, 2009, 08:43:46 AM »

Colorado-Cortez-Montezuma and Delores Counties-

For Pet's Sake Humane Society
P.O. Box 1705 Cortez, CO 81321
(970) 565-PETS (7387)

What For Pets’ Sake does:

Provides financial assistance for spaying and neutering pets
Helps local pet owners pay for emergency veterinary care
Sponsors low cost vaccination clinics
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« Reply #4 on: December 18, 2009, 08:44:17 AM »

Colorado-Denver area-

Dumb Friends League
(303) 751-5772
Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Spay and Neuter/vaccination help--calendars for mobile surgery vans at link.

People in underserved areas can get donor-subsidized spay/neuter surgeries for their pets when one of the following mobile clinics visits their neighborhoods. If you have any further questions regarding attending a clinic, please call (303)751-5772 Ext. 7272

They offer a list of additional organizations in the Denver area for spaying or neutering cats.
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« Reply #5 on: December 18, 2009, 08:44:48 AM »

Colorado-Denver area-

Colorado Veterinary Medical Association
Harrison Memorial Animal Hospital
303.722.5800 ext. 525
Harrison Memorial Animal Hospital
191 Yuma Street
Denver, CO 80223

Beginning Monday, November 16, the new hours for Harrison Memorial Animal Hospital will be as follows:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00PM
Wednesday and Saturday, 8:00 AM to Noon
Closed Sunday

Established in 1990, Harrison Memorial Animal Hospital provides donor-subsidized veterinary services for pets owned by economically disadvantaged families and individuals.
In 2008, Harrison Memorial medical staff provided veterinary care to more than 12,000 sick and injured animals. Harrison Memorial also provides spay/neuter surgeries to the community to help control pet overpopulation, as well as providing discounted spay/neuter surgeries to homeless animals in the care of rescue groups.

Harrison Memorial Animal Hospital Services
• Spay and neuter surgeries, available to the general public.
• Veterinary services to pets of income-qualified clients.
• Spay and neuter surgeries, trauma services,  diagnostic, medical, and surgical services for Denver area shelter or rescue organizations.
• Vaccination and microchipping clinics in low-income neighborhoods.

Harrison Memorial Mercy Fund

Often, individuals without any economic resources seek veterinary care for their animals at Harrison Memorial. To help alleviate turning away any suffering animal, a Mercy Fund has been established. The fund provides fully subsidized veterinary care for animals whose owners have no economic resources to pay for veterinary care.

Harrison Memorial Angel Fund

Harrison Memorial’s Angel Fund allows compassionate individuals to care for their pets even when they cannot afford to do so. The Angel Fund is made possible by donations from caring individuals such as yourself to provide needed veterinary care for pets of those less fortunate.
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« Reply #6 on: December 20, 2009, 11:15:47 AM »

Colorado-greater Denver area-

Ginger's Legacy
5312 Piñon Drive
Elizabeth, CO 80107

The Cartwright Foundation serves the greater Denver/Front Range, Colorado area and helps responsible pet owners with financial assistance for unanticipated medical or surgical costs for their pet(s) when it has been determined that without this assistance, the pet's life or well-being is in jeopardy. The pet owner must pay for the initial $300 of the medical treatment or surgical procedure. The Foundation will pay up to an additional $500 for medical treatment or $1,000 for surgical procedures. The pet owner is responsible for any costs above these amounts.
The Foundation helps qualified pet owners to understand the personal, financial, and post-treatment responsibilities necessary to contribute to the successful treatment for their pet. By working with the pet's regular veterinarian, treating veterinarians, and a veterinary advisory staff, the Foundation helps to provide the crucial treatments that are needed to reach a successful outcome for a pet that has a good prognosis with medical treatment.

Note--the assistance is something the vet treating your pet needs to initiate the application for.  The link below has all of the information and links for paperwork on it.

Client Application (to be filled out by you).

Other vet forms are at the link.
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« Reply #7 on: December 24, 2009, 12:41:47 PM »


Note-this is for cats only.

Duncan's Place
742 S. Edinburgh Dr.
Loveland, CO 80537
(970) 214-2233

Loveland Reporter-Herald December 24, 2009

"Loveland cat rescuer Cathy Campbell knew a very special Santa was bringing her 15,500 pounds of cat food.
But when she saw the nine donated pallets Wednesday afternoon, her first thought was, “Holy snikey.”

"And she thought of all the cats and kittens she could help.

"Some of the cans of wet food will feed the cats and kittens in her home-based rescue, Duncan’s Place. The rest she paid forward to other animal rescues, the Loveland Housing Authority and anyone in need this holiday season.

"To spread the word about the free food, Campbell turned to Craigslist, Facebook, Freecycle and the Reporter-Herald.

"Word spread, and people arrived for food and to help her unload.

"Through Duncan’s Place, she does more than rescue and find new homes. She runs a pet food bank and holds low-cost vaccination clinics. Her goal is to provide resources for healthy pets."

Donate to our Vaccine Clinic
The Elizabeth Ellsworth Freeman Memorial Fund was made possible by Lizzie's father, Skip, as a way to honor his beloved daughter's memory.

Through this generous donation, Duncan's Place has established an ongoing, low cost vaccine clinic.
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« Reply #8 on: January 24, 2010, 06:14:10 PM »

Colorado-Fort Collins-Larimer county

Fort Collins Cat Rescue
2321 E. Mulberry #9
Fort Collins, CO 80524

Note that the organization will provide spay/neuter help for both cats and dogs.

P.A.L. - Prevent A Litter

P.A.L. provides financial assistance for spay/neuter to those who can prove need.  As much as the entire cost of the procedure can be covered or it can be combined with a PUP grant.  For more information about how to apply to the P.A.L. program please contact the Spay/Neuter Clinic before you schedule an appointment.
  Funding is dependent on monies available in the P.A.L. fund. 

P.U.P. - Prevent Unwanted Pets

Prevent Unwanted Pets, Inc. is a non-profit, all-volunteer organization dedicated to encouraging responsible care of companion animals. Our primary focus is promoting the importance and benefits of spaying and neutering pets. We provide spay/neuter information to the community and spay/neuter subsidies to people who demonstrate financial need. PUP is a uniquely effective and humane organization because we work to prevent the tragic pet overpopulation problem and its consequences.
There is an application form that needs to be filled out to apply for PUP.  You can download the application here:

Application link

then fill it out and send it to PUP.  If they accept your application you will receive a certificate that can then be turned in at the Spay/Neuter Clinic.  Please complete the application process before your appointment.

Northern Colorado Friends of Ferals

The NCFF Program through the Fort Collins Cat Rescue was started in February of 2009 in an attempt to help feral cat colony caretakers get their cats neutered. There are a large number of kindhearted people in Larimer County who feed feral cats. Some manage to trap them and have them spayed or neutered, but many find it difficult, don't have traps, the trapping know-how, or the funds available to pay for the surgery. The NCFF group is comprised entirely of generous volunteer trappers, veterinarians and clinic assistants who give their time once a month to this program. Cats are trapped, transported to the clinic for their surgery, held overnight for observation and returned to their colonies the following day.

Schedule for Upcoming TNR Days:

Feb 28, 2010 - surgeries will be at Larimer Humane Society
March 21, 2010 - surgery location TBD
April 18, 2010 - surgery location TBD

Please contact to get more details, or contact Leslie by phone at 224-1467.

The NCFF mailing address is:
Northern Colorado Friends of Ferals
402 Mountain Ave
Fort Collins, CO 80521
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« Reply #9 on: February 20, 2010, 04:40:10 AM »

Colorado-Fairplay-Park county-

PO BOX 1956

Fairplay Flume February 19, 2010

Animal fund thanks
To the Editor,

"A heartfelt thanks to all supporters of the South Park Good Samaritan Fund for Animals!

"2009 was a very successful year for the Good Samaritan Fund, thanks to the generosity of the South Park community.

"During the year, 85 spay/neuter vouchers of $50 each were provided to pet owners for neutering and spaying their cats and dogs. In addition, 42 pet owners received financial assistance to help pay for surgeries, vaccinations and food for their pets. One dog brought in by Park County Animal Control was also helped medically by the GSF. 

"This community resource is available only because of the generous support of people like you. The Good Samaritan Fund is your organization.  Please continue to donate your time and money to help us grow to help even more pets. Donations and volunteers are always welcome. For information on how to help, contact Kathy at 836-2260 or Park County Animal Hospital at 836-1717. "

Kathy Wilson

President, South Park Good Samaritan Fund for Animals


Park County Animal Hospital
1161 Bullet Rd
Como, CO 80432
(719) 836-1717

This organization helps with both food and medical bills.  Contact either of the numbers for more information if you are in the area and need help.
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« Reply #10 on: April 23, 2010, 02:00:19 PM »

Colorado-Boulder and Broomfield counties-

Humane Society of Boulder Valley
2323 55th St
Boulder CO, 80301
Main Number (303) 442-4030
Fax (303) 565-5151

Where is the Veterinary Clinic?

The Veterinary Clinic is located at 2323 55th Street, between Pearl St. and Arapahoe Ave. in Boulder, Colorado.  We are located just to the east of the main shelter.

Do you have programs for low-income families?

Yes.  Our Veterinary Clinic offers the CARE Program, which provides discounts on medical care to clients that qualify as low income.  In this way, we can help ensure that companion animals receive proper medical care and remain in their homes with their guardians.  This program is limited to families living in Boulder or Broomfield counties.  Qualifying patients must be spayed or neutered to receive discounted services.  To see if you qualify for the CARE program, bring proof of residence and income to our veterinary clinic during regular business hours.
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« Reply #11 on: May 25, 2010, 03:37:40 PM »

Colorado-Brush-Morgan county-

Steiner SILS (Supporting Independent Living Services)
20385 County Road Q
Fort Morgan, CO 80701-7109
(970) 867-4708

Brush News Tribune 25 May 2010

"The local pet owners who brought roughly 200 animals to a low-cost spay and neuter clinic in Brush last Tuesday and Wednesday helped prevent thousands of unwanted pet births.

"The clinic is regularly held at the Morgan County Fairgrounds twice each year for local elderly, disabled or low-income pet owners, said event coordinator Pam Steiner of Steiner SILS (Supporting Independent Living Services).

"The dogs and cats were spayed or neutered by three veterinary surgeons from Denver-based Planned Pethood Plus, which participates in similar events throughout the world. A number of volunteers helped organize the event and comforted the animals as they recovered from surgery.

"Those who brought their animals to the clinic had the opportunity to pick up bags of pet food provided at no cost through the  No Animal Goes Hungry program.

"Workers at the event gave away enough dog and cat food to fill two pickup trucks, Steiner said, and anyone who needs pet food in the future can call her at 970-867-8767.

"Everything's donated. There's no price to it,  she said, & it's available to anybody that needs it.

"Steiner said she has helped spay or neuter nearly 15,000 animals over the last 20 years, and anyone who missed the clinic but wants to fix a pet may contact her at 970-867-8767."
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« Reply #12 on: June 02, 2010, 09:03:35 PM »

Colorado-Morgan county-

FUR-ever Friends
"Loving Hands FUR Loving Hearts"
8685 East Mile Road
Ft. Morgan, CO 80701
(970) 483-5635
(970) 768-1021

Fort Morgan Times June 1, 2010

"FUR-ever Friends of Morgan County received notice this week of a $5,000 grant from the Animal Assistance Foundation of Denver.

"The foundation is primarily concerned with the pet overpopulation crisis, according to a news release.

"When presenting the check to FUR-ever Friends, David Gies, director of the foundation, said, “We are pleased to have the opportunity to support your work. FUR-ever Friends is doing a wonderful job of helping pets and their families. Thank you for all you are accomplishing.”

"FUR-ever Friends is a local pet welfare group that received its 501(c)3 IRS charity designation in 2007.
Since then, it has assisted in funding 551 spaying and neutering procedures; has paid more than $3,200 for veterinary services when the owners cannot afford needed vet care; and has paid more than $1,300 for vaccinations, said founder Betty Eubanks. 

"This was all accomplished locally with the assistance of local veterinarians, she said.

"FUR-ever Friends has also handled more than 700 adoptions, transferred 100 pets and microchipped more than 2,100 pets, Eubanks said. One of its newest programs is providing pet food for families when a temporary hardship exists.

""Our mission is to provide assistance to the pets and their families while utilizing only local businesses,” she said. “Our Web site,, is a wonderful tool where families needing to re-home a pet or get a new pet can visit. The Web site is a free service and all pets featured on the site are free.” "
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« Reply #13 on: August 20, 2010, 06:05:16 PM »

Colorado-Fort Collins-

Colorado State University
1601 Campus Delivery
Fort Collins, Colorado 80523-1601
Phone: (970) 491-7051
Fax: (970) 491-2250

Companion Care Fund
The Companion Care Fund was established to assist Veterinary Teaching Hospital clients that have financial need. Clients are approved to receive $100 from the fund after exhausting all possible financial resources, including family and friends, credit cards, and Care Credit. The staff in the VTH Business Office assist the clients and are the final ones to determine the financial need. Funds can to be allocated to clients that are pursuing non-elective procedures for their animal, and any tests and hospitalization relating to the non-elective procedure. This applies to all services of the hospital (Food Animal, Equine, Small Animal, etc.).
Humane Society services are excluded from eligibility. Additionally, VTH personnel are ineligible to receive funds.

The Companion Care Fund was established in 2000 by the Student Chapter of AHAA. In 2003, SCAVMA got involved and developed it into the current program. SCAVMA contributes to its balance on an annual basis and it has additionally received funds from other sources. We hope to continue to provide more funds to its current balance to help more clients going forward. Additionally, the dollar value available to individual clients will increase once the balance in the Companion Care Endowment Fund has reached a higher level.

If you determine a client may need financial assistance from the Companion Care Fund, please contact the business office and they can assist you in determining if they are eligible.
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« Reply #14 on: December 23, 2010, 11:14:49 AM »

Colorado-Larimer county-

Colorado State University Pets Forever
Lori Kogan, Ph.D.
James L. Voss Veterinary Teaching Hospital
Colorado State University
300 West Drake Road
Fort Collins, CO 80523-1620
Phone: (970) 297-5000
FAX (970) 297-4100

What is Pets Forever?
Pets Forever is a Colorado State University sponsored non-profit program designed to help low-income elderly or disabled Larimer County residents maintain ownership of their pets for as long as possible by providing needed help and resources.

How does Pets Forever work?
Pets Forever is the collaborative effort of several Colorado State University departments and entities including the Colorado State University Veterinary Teaching Hospital. The program is designed to create opportunities for students from diverse educational backgrounds provide community service and gain valuable real-life experience while simultaneously earning college credit.

Pets Forever’s primary focus is to provide direct services for clients including:

In-home animal care; dog walking, litter box cleaning, etc.

Transportation of animals to/from vet or groomer

Home delivery of pet food and supplies

Pets Forever offers limited financial support for veterinary care (including spay/neuter procedures) and animal supplies. Temporary foster care for pet owners needing hospitalization or rehabilitation may also be provided. In the future, Pets Forever plans to offer permanent re-homing of pets belonging to clients who can no longer care for them.

Pets Forever won the 2010 Inspiration in Action Contest, winning a prize of $25,000! This money will be used to help low income elderly or disabled pet owners with veterinary care when their animals become sick or injured.
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