Boys of the Barnyard

Roosters. Perhaps the most misunderstood males in the barnyard. The strutting, the crowing, the pecking – let’s face it – to the untrained eye, they can be downright…fowl.  With urban agriculture gaining popularity across northern…

Rollie's Way Home

Like many pet owners, Lisa panicked at the news that her sweet puppy, Rollie, had gone missing. Lisa had received the phone call at work from her mother, who was at home with the little dog, that Rollie was nowhere to be found. Lisa’s mother…

A new disease threatening our rabbit population – how you can protect them

You may have recently read about a new threat to rabbits wild and domestic - rabbit hemorrhagic disease, also known as RHDV2. A fatal virus, RHDV2 is not associated in any way with coronavirus, and only impacts species of rabbits and hares –…

Colorado Governor Polis Issues Proclamation to Support Pets, Designating July 1 as CPOF Day

At Larimer Humane Society, we work every day to prevent pet homelessness resulting from overpopulation. The most important way to do this is through spaying and neutering pets. The Colorado Pet Overpopulation Fund, also known as CPOF, has…

MAKE THIS 4TH OF JULY HAPPY FOR PEOPLE AND PETS

What’s not to love about the 4th of July? As humans, we get to enjoy barbecues, time at the lake, fun in the sun, and fireworks! But for our furry friends, the 4th of July is often the most stressful day of the year. In fact, more pets get…

Six helpful tips to prevent pets from going missing (and ensuring you’re prepared if they do!)

It’s one of the most terrifying experiences for a pet owner when a beloved companion goes missing. We at Larimer Humane Society get it. It can happen in a split second, entirely accidentally, and leaves owners feeling helpless. July is…

Have a Kiddo Who Loves Animals?

Summertime at Larimer Humane Society typically means a shelter bustling with kiddos attending Critter Camp. While we had to cancel our June camp session, that doesn’t mean we don’t have tons of fun resources for our junior animal advocates!…
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Teamwork Makes the Dream Work

Dogs and puppies find second chance through shelter collaboration If you’ve visited the adoptable pet pages on the Larimer Humane Society website recently, you’ve undoubtedly noticed there aren’t many animals available! Since opening…
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Milestone Fire Hydrant 5K a HUGE Success!

Thank you to everyone who participated and fundraised in support of the 30th annual Fire Hydrant 5K and Paws on the Promenade Expo! You were joined by more than 350 other Larimer Humane Society supporters to ensure that northern Colorado remains…
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What to Do If You Find Stray Kittens

With warmer weather comes kittens. While Larimer Humane Society advocates that cats be kept indoors (for a variety of reasons), the truth is that cats still roam the neighborhoods across our communities. That also means that cats without a home…