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Animal Assisted Therapy Programs of Colorado **
Promotes animal therapy to people in need
Animal Rescue and Adoption Society *
A no-kill shelter for abandoned, abused, or unwanted cats.
Aurora Animal Shelter
Provides humane shelter for lost or abandoned animals.
Cat Care Society
Provides a cage-free shelter to homeless and abused cats
Colorado Animal Rescue Express
Arranges and provides transportation for animals in high-kill shelters to rescue organizations and homes.
Colorado Horse Rescue
Provides care and shelter to abused or abandoned horses.
Colorado Humane Society & SPCA
Advocates for the humane treatment of animals
Denver Dumb Friends League
Committed to the shelter and welfare of small pets, cats, dogs, and horses
Denver Animal Shelter**
Dedicated to the welfare of animals
Advocates conservation, as well as education of over 3,800 species
Duncan's Place ***
A cat sanctuary that connects homeless cats with their forever families
Foothills Animal Shelter and Foundation
Provides care for homeless animals
Freedom Service Dogs of America **
Trains and connects dogs with disabled individuals in need
Golden Retriever Freedom Rescue ***
Shelters and cares for abandoned Golden Retrievers
Greenwood Wildlife Rehabilitation Center ***
Rehabilitates injured and orphaned wildlife, while educating the public about humane/wildlife interactions
The Horse Protection League **
Dedicated to the protection of horses, ponies, donkeys, and mules
A no-kill shelter dedicated to providing care for abandoned animals
dedicated to helping save the Giant Panda population
Provides spay/neuter services for homeless cats
Rocky Mountain Cocker Rescue **
Rehabilitates abandoned Cocker Spaniels to be placed in forever homes
Rocky Mountain Feline Rescue **
A no-kill shelter for homeless and abused cats
Rocky Mountain Lab Rescue **
Finds foster homes for Labrador Retrievers, while providing spay/neuter services and education to the public
Shelter-Me Photography *
Provides free, professional photography for shelter animals
Triple Acres Horse Rescue *
Dedicated to the care and rehabilitation of all equines
The Feline Fix ***
Provides spay/neuter services for stray and feral cats
The Wild Animal Sanctuary ***
Provides care and rehabilitation for exotic animals that have been abandoned or abused
Provides a sanctuary for neglected wolves and wolf-dogs
Zuma's Rescue Ranch *
Provides mentoring and care for neglected humans and horses
* Indicates a non-profit that hosts kid-friendly activities for students under the age of 13, with or without adult supervision.
** Indicates a non-profit that hosts activities with an age limit, with or without adult supervision.
*** Indicates a non-profit that hosts off-site activities for students, with or without adult supervision.
Please be mindful of the reasons why certain organizations do not sponsor kid-friendly activities. Oftentimes these organizations cannot sponsor youth volunteerism due to legal limitations, safety issues, or even due to lack of funding. Please extend your research to understand each organization's limits.