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Pet Adoption Pueblo CO

Death, divorce, financial crisis, onset of illness or allergy, a new apartment that doesn't allow pets - all these are reasons why even the most loving owners sometimes have to say goodbye. It is important to consider your options as many no-kill shelters are full. Please scroll down to learn more about pet adoption in Pueblo, CO listed below.

Pueblo Small Animal Clinic, Inc.
(719) 545-4350
1400 Hwy 50 East
Pueblo, CO
 
Pets & Friends Animal Hospital
(719) 542-2022
3625 Baltimore
Pueblo, CO
 
VCA Littleton Animal Hospital
(720) 763-8256
2640 W Belleview Ave
Littleton, CO
Hours
Monday 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sunday Closed
Services
Animal Flea Control, Animal Microchipping, Spaying/Neutering, Veterinarians, Veterinary Dentistry, Veterinary Euthanasia, Veterinary Medical Specialties, Veterinary Surgery, Veterinary Vaccinations

Louisville Family Animal Hospital
(303) 578-4000
332 S Mccaslin Blvd
Louisville, CO
Hours
Monday 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Sunday Closed
Services
Animal Boarding, Animal Flea Control, Animal Microchipping, Exotic Animal Vet, Holistic Veterinary Medicine, Small Animal Vet, Spaying/Neutering, Veterinarians, Veterinary Dentistry, Veterinary Euthanasia, Veterinary Medical Specialties, Veterinary Surgery, Veterinary Vaccinations

Apex Dog and Cat Dentistry
(720) 763-8404
945 West Jefferson Avenue
Englewood, CO
Hours
Monday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Small Animal Vet, Veterinarians, Veterinary Dentistry, Veterinary Medical Specialties, Veterinary Surgery

Sit Means Sit-Dog Training
(719) 240-5043
7764 South Lane
Pueblo, CO
 
Pueblo Zoo
(719) 561-1452
3455 Nuckolls Avenue
Pueblo, CO
 
VCA Douglas County Animal Hospital
(303) 416-5003
531 Jerry St
Castle Rock, CO
Hours
Monday 24 Hours
Tuesday 24 Hours
Wednesday 24 Hours
Thursday 24 Hours
Friday 24 Hours
Saturday 24 Hours
Sunday 24 Hours
Services
Animal Boarding, Animal Daycare, Animal Flea Control, Animal Grooming, Animal Microchipping, Emergency Veterinary Clinic, Small Animal Vet, Spaying/Neutering, Veterinarians, Veterinary Dentistry, Veterinary Euthanasia, Veterinary Medical Specialties, Veterinary Surgery

VCA Firehouse Animal Hospital
(303) 416-7267
1038 E 6th Ave
Denver, CO
Hours
Monday 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sunday Closed
Services
Animal Flea Control, Animal Microchipping, Holistic Veterinary Medicine, Spaying/Neutering, Veterinarians, Veterinary Dentistry, Veterinary Euthanasia, Veterinary Medical Specialties, Veterinary Surgery, Veterinary Vaccinations

Animalhouse Veterinary Clinic
(720) 949-7336
889 E. South Boulder Road
Louisville, CO
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sunday Closed
Services
Animal Boarding, Animal Flea Control, Animal Grooming, Animal Microchipping, Holistic Veterinary Medicine, Small Animal Vet, Spaying/Neutering, Veterinarians, Veterinary Dentistry, Veterinary Euthanasia, Veterinary House Calls, Veterinary Medical Specialties, Veterinary Surgery, Veterinary Vaccinations

Pet Adoption

By Yona Zeldis McDonough for WebVet

Putting a pet up for adoption can be a very painful experience. Death, divorce, financial crisis, onset of illness or allergy, a new apartment that doesn’t allow pets -- all these are reasons why even the most loving owners sometimes have to say goodbye. But there are more and less responsible ways of giving up a pet. Laurie Bleier, the director of the Brooklyn Animal Foster Network , a grassroots no-kill foster and adoption service that currently has close to 500 families in its roster, offers these tips to ensure that the animal will find a safe, happy home—even if it’s not yours.

Dos and don’ts for the pet adoption process:

  • Don’t assume that a dog can be placed in a no-kill shelter; most no-kill facilities are so full that they can't accept pets, but instead save their precious resources for abandoned animals or those already on the euthanasia list.
  • Do place posters in the offices of local veterinarians, the humane society or animal shelter if they will allow it. Place a local ad on CraigsList.com. Local placement means a smoother transition for the pet. Plus, it makes visiting easier.
  • Don’t place an ad in the paper for a free dog or cat. Undesirable responses might come from fighting dog trainers, who train dogs to be killers by using live animals as targets.
  • Do screen potential adopters very carefully. Find out if they've had pets before and why they want a new pet.

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What type(s) of pet(s) do you own? (Select all that apply)
Dog: 80%
Cat: 25%
Bird: 5%
Small pet (e.g. rabbit, hamster, ferret): 15%
Exotic pet (snake, lizard): 10%
Fish: 10%
Horse: 5%
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Other farm animal: 5%
Other: 0%
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Health-related symptoms (vomiting, diarrhea, limping, etc.): 65%
In-depth information about your pet's health (allergies, ticks and fleas, nutrition, etc.): 50%
Cute pet pictures or funny videos: 40%
Pets in the News (hero stories, photo contests, etc.): 25%
Breed information or place to adopt a pet: 15%
Finding a vet for your pet: 20%
Alerts (pet food recalls, seasonal alerts, etc.): 30%
Other: 10%
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Important: 40%
Very important: 45%
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