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Foothills Animal Shelter Newsletter  
November 2012
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Creature Campaign 2012
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Which party animal has your vote?


The pets at Foothills Animal Shelter have taken a page from the campaign playbook and want to win your vote! It's a three-party race with Cats, Dogs and Critters jockeying for first place. 

Visit campaign headquarters at Foothills Animal Shelter to meet the candidates face-to-face! Cast your ballot in the Shelter lobby or vote on our Facebook page.


Follow the campaign >>

HOWLiday Mart


HOWLiday MartSaturday, November 10th

11 a.m. - 4 p.m.


Local crafters and vendors of unique goods - including jewelry, holiday decor, pet products, soaps and other crafts - will be selling their wares at Foothills Animal Shelter to help the animals. Each vendor will donate a portion of their proceeds back to Foothills Animal Foundation, making the HOWLiday Mart the feel-good shopping event of the season!


HOWLiday Mart deTAILS >>

HOWLiday Pet Portraits

Celebrate your furry friends with HOWLiday photos! Bring your dogs, cats, or critters to Foothills Animal Shelter for a 15-minute photo session. *** Limited availability! Make your reservation today! *** For details and to book your reservation, visit: >>

November is Adopt-a-Senior-Pet Month! 


Frangelica, a senior cat available for adoption
Frangelica, a senior cat hoping to find a forever home.

Providing a loving home for a senior pet can be a truly rewarding experience.


Considering adopting? Learn why pets in their golden years make spectacular companions! Have an elderly pet at home? Check out our senior pet care tips to keep your four-legged friend healthy and happy.




2013 CalendarHot off the presses: Calendar sales to benefit the animals!


Foothills Animal Foundation and the Credit Union of Denver partnered on the 1st Annual Member Calendar to benfit the animals at Foothills Animal Shelter. The Credit Union of Denver has generously underwritten the layout and printing costs so 100% of the calendar fee ($10 for each sold) will be donated to the Foundation. To purchase a calendar, drop by the Shelter or contact Kelley Harmon at 303-239-1194 to have a calendar shipped directly to you ($2.50 shipping fee). 

Colorado Gives DayEnhance your giving power

on December 4th 


Help Foothills Animal Foundation raise $100,000 on Tuesday, December 4th, to help care for the animals at Foothills Animal Shelter! Colorado Gives Day, now in its third year, encourages philanthropy in Colorado through a special day of online giving. Thanks to generous support provided by Community First Foundation and FirstBank, an incentive fund has been set up to increase the value of each dollar donated. All credit card processing fees will be covered, making Colorado Gives Day the best day to give!


Give where you live >>

Last month, 474 pets in our care found forever homes and 128 lost pets were reunited with their families! We appreciate your continued support as we help orphaned animals get the best chance at a better life.  



Foothills Animal Shelter
with the support of Foothills Animal Foundation*


*Foothills Animal Foundation is the non-profit organization that raises funds to support the animals cared for by Foothills Animal Shelter.

Newton, adopted October 2012
Dogtober Fest was a tail-wagging success!
Newton, a Labrador Retriever/Border Collie mix, was the 200th dog adopted during this October's Dogtober Fest!  
Chow Down Supper Club      
Chow Down 
Supper Club
Right Coast Pizza
7100 W. 38th Ave.
Wheat Ridge, 80033
Thursday, November 15,
4 - 9 p.m. 

Dine out to help homeless pets! Right Coast Pizza will be donating 20% of food and beverage sales to Foothills Animal Foundation.
Vaccine, Microchip & Licensing Clinics 
At our Shelter
Wednesdays & Fridays
580 McIntyre St., Golden
3 - 4 pm
Due to the Thanksgiving holiday: No vaccine clinic on Wednesday, November 21 & Friday, November 23


In the Community 
Check our website for times and details: 
November 7 -
Lakewood Link Recreation Center


November 17 -
Murdoch's Ranch & Home Supply, Westminster


Volunteer of the Month
Learn how this retired teacher, with a flair for art and music, found purpose, appreciation (and some additional four-footed family members) on her path as a dedicated volunteer at Foothills Animal Shelter.

Shelter Closures 
Foothills Animal Shelter will be closed for these upcoming holidays:

Veteran's Day observed, Monday, November 12


Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 22


We will also close early on Thursday, December 6. The Shelter will be open from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. that day.


Lucky, adopted October 2012
Why is Lucky smiling? She was one of the lucky dogs adopted last month during Dogtober Fest!