BLUEGRASS JAM FOR ANIMALS FRIDAY & SATURDAY AT FLORADORA Oakhurst Hosts Two Benefit Concerts for the Telluride Animal Foundation Written by Maureen Pelisson on June 14th, 2013. Bluegrass fans and animal lovers unite on Friday, June 21 and Saturday, June 22 at Floradora at 10 PM for a bluegrass jam

2013 Numbers So Far!

The Telluride Thrift Shop is making the world a better place for animals of all shapes and sizes! As of May 1, 2013 the Telluride Animal Foundation has donated over $214,000 to local, regional and national animal causes! Funds raised at the shop have gone to support a wide array

Who’s That Doggy in the Window

Written by Maureen Pelisson: When walking the streets or trails surrounding Telluride, you may encounter many owners hiking with their pure-bred dogs. But, what you may not know is that many of them are rescue dogs. Sure, there’s a huge for profit pure-bred industry in this country, but one myth

Seven Abused Horses get a Second Chance

TAF was excited to take part in the recent rescue of 7 horses from an abusive situation, they were not being fed or receiving proper veterinary care.  Thanks to a few concerned neighbors four of the seven are now at the Mt. Peale Animal Sanctuary, with the remaining three to

Bandit & Little Girl

Bandit and Little Girl may have had a rough start to life, but now they are making up for lost time!  These siblings spent the first two years of their lives in a back yard with very little comforts, not to mention without the socialization that every growing puppy needs.

Adoption Day Success

On Saturday Feb 16th the Thrift Shop held a very special event – an Adoption Day featuring 8 darling dogs, and 1 cat.  The dogs were from Running Dog Ranch in Delores and Black Canyon Animal Sanctuary in Crawford.  It was a beautiful sunny day in Telluride, and the dogs

Hay Bank provides hay for low-income families

At TAF, we recognize that it is difficult for many families to afford proper vet care and food for their pets in these tough economic times.  As one of our main initiatives, we are working to keep pets with their families by subsidizing these costs for low-income families.  We have

A work in progress…

Thanks to some amazing anonymous donors, TAF is sponsoring 4 new kennels at Black Canyon Animal Sanctuary in Crawford, CO.  Once completed this will double the indoor/outdoor kennel space at the Sanctuary, and allow for the intake of more homeless dogs!  TAF loves how BCAS always goes the extra mile

S/N Voucher Program in Grand Junction

Homeless pets need our help.  Due to unchecked breeding, the pet population has grown out of control and this has led to the euthanasia of around 4 million shelter pets each year.  In Colorado alone nearly 33,000 dogs and cats are euthanized in our shelters every year, and TAF is

And he lived happily ever after.

  • Posted: December 23, 2012  by Katja & Josh Rapaport   -  
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Nikki here. I just wanted to share with the TAF community a little miracle that happened recently. So much about animal welfare is hard to take, we need to rejoice in the victories when we get the chance!  The story is a bit long, but I promise the ending is