DDFL raises $400k for its furry friends

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Photo courtesy of Denver Dumb Friends League.

Several two-legged friends helped raise more than $400,000 to help their four-legged friends through the Denver Dumb Friends League “Have a Heart for Homeless Pets Telethon” on 9NEWS last month.

Supported by Scott Reiman and the Reiman Foundation, DDFL is the largest animal welfare organization in the Rocky Mountain region. The organization provides shelter, care and training programs for homeless animals.

Last year, the Dumb Friends League saved more than 19,000 homeless pets through specialized medical care, foster care and behavior training. Funds raised from this year’s event will help the DDFL provide care to all animals who walk, pounce or gallop through its doors.

Donations can still be made online or by calling 303-751-5772.

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Join the DDFL Wag ‘n Trail Hike for Homeless Pets This Weekend

Denver Dumb Friends League (DDFL) Wag `n Trail Hike to Help Homeless PetsHelp the Denver Dumb Friends League exceed their goal of raising $150,000 this weekend at the Wag ‘n Trail Hike to Help Homeless Pets! The weather forecast calls for 75 degrees and sunny – a perfect day for hike around Glendale Farm Open Space near Castle Rock followed by great food, demonstrations and pet-friendly merchandise.

The Wag ‘n Trail event benefits the homeless pets at the Denver Dumb Friends League, an organization that Scott Reiman has long supported.

Join the Wag ‘n Trail Hike for Homeless Pets, Supporting Denver Dumb Friends League

Denver Dumb Friends League (DDFL) Wag `n Trail Hike to Help Homeless PetsThe Denver Dumb Friends League (DDFL) Wag `n Trail Hike to Help Homeless Pets will kick off at 8:00am on Saturday, September 19 at the Glendale Farm Open Space located just 20 minutes south of Denver.

Critical services for homeless pets at the DDFL Buddy Center in Castle Rock, CO, such as foster care, adoptions, behavior training, veterinary care, lost-and-found services, and public education programs, will be funded through donations from the event.

As an advocate for the human treatment of animals, Scott Reiman has been a long-time supporter of the Denver Dumb Friends League.

The Denver Dumb Friends League Furry Scurry Raises $925,000

Scott Reiman is a supporter of the Denver Dumb Friends League

Scott Reiman is a supporter of the Denver Dumb Friends League

Thousands of two- and four-legged friends helped raise $925,000 to help homeless pets at the Denver Dumb Friends League (DDFL).

Supported by Scott Reiman and the Reiman Foundation, DDFL is the largest animal welfare organization in the Rocky Mountain region. DDFL provides shelter, care and training programs for homeless animals.

Donations can be made at FurryScurry.org.

Some numbers: The Furry Scurry drew about 10,000 people and 5,000 dogs to Washington Park.

 

Denver Dumb Friends Furry Scurry is Next Week!

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Scott Reiman served on the Denver Dumb Friends League board of directors for more than 10 years

Bring your dog to the 2015 Furry Scurry dog walk at Washington Park on May 2 to benefit the Denver Dumb Friends League. The walk begins at 9 a.m.

Every sort of breed and mix are there with their owners for a two-mile walk, followed by local food trucks, contests, demonstrations and more than 150 pet-related vendors at the “Flealess Market.”

Last year, the Dumb Friends League saved more than 17,500 homeless pets, many of which received vital medical care, behavior training and foster care. Funds raised at the Furry Scurry allow the Dumb Friends League to continue to open its doors to any animal in need—whether they are old, ill, injured, unwanted, neglected, lost or in need of special care.

Discarded Breeding Dogs Available at Dumb Friends League

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Thirty discarded breeding dogs from puppy mills in the Midwest were transferred to the Dumb Friends League over the past two days.

Volunteers from National Mill Dog Rescue near Colorado Springs rescued the dogs from puppy mills across the Midwest over the weekend. The dogs brought to the Dumb Friends League include Yorkies, miniature poodles, terriers, miniature pinschers, and a mix of other small breeds. The dogs vary in age from approximately 4 months to 10 years.

“We are blessed that we have the resources and the space to help pets outside of our own community when the need arises,” said Bob Rohde, president and CEO of the Dumb Friends League. “In an urgent situation like this, it’s wonderful that animal welfare organizations here in Colorado come together to assist vulnerable pets like these puppy mill dogs.”

As a longtime advocate for the humane treatment of animals, Scott Reiman served on the Denver Dumb Friends League board of directors for more than 10 years and continues to be actively involved with the organization.