Katja & Josh recently played a part in a true Christmas miracle for 2 dogs named Tiberius and Jaeger. Here is their story in the words of Sally Nemeth on her blog Sal Gal Central… This story begins as many shelter stories do. An owner was moving and couldn’t take
Come Celebrate Noel Night at the Telluride Thrift Shop
You can find great “Thrift”mas gifts for the whole family! The Telluride Animal Foundation is celebrating its First Anniversary, and we want to celebrate with the people who made our first year such a success: that’s YOU Telluride! The Thrift Shop will have extended hours this Wednesday Dec. 5th, we
TAF Helps Children in Africa
TAF is lucky. We have so many wonderful supporters and one of the greatest ways you help us is by donating your gently-used items to the Telluride Thrift Shop. With your help we have been able to help so many animals, but you might not know that your donations help
Operation Mustang Freedom: Success!
Oh happy day! Just in time for Thanksgiving the final mustangs rescued from the Spring Creek Roundup were released this past Saturday at the Serengeti Wild Horse Sanctuary. It has been a long road (to read more about the roundup, click here), but thanks to generous donor support and a
New Spay/Neuter Voucher Program
TAF has recently partnered with Animal Birth Control in Grand Junction to provide low-cost Spay/Neuter vouchers to members of the public. We know that it can be expensive to have your pet spayed or neutered, and in these tough economic times we want to make it easy for people to
TAF & Second Chance: A Winning Combination
TAF and Second Chance Humane Society are working together to fight pet overpopulation in Ouray and San Miguel counties. Most recently, TAF has sponsored 3 spay/neuter clinics that were organized and staffed by a dedicated team of Second Chance workers and volunteers. We are happy to report that over the
The Chronicles of Claude
Claude has taken a very special place in our hearts here at TAF. He is a 30 year-old mule who was destined for slaughter until Alisha’s Promise Horse Rescue stepped in. Claude was one of the lucky ones, and he now lives with a new family of his own! Recently
The Numbers are In!
Telluride Animal Foundation is still in its first year, and already we have donated $130,000 to animal rescue causes! The two biggest donation categories were Hay and Animal Food (33%) and Spay and Neuter (33%). At TAF, we want to help existing shelters and reduce the number of pets coming
Soul Dog Clinic Strikes Again!
TAF sponsored another Soul Dog Rescue Spay/Neuter clinic in July, and with the help of a loyal group of volunteers they were able to perform surgeries on 160 animals! At TAF, we believe that spay and neuter initiatives are one of the key ways to fight the overpopulation of companion
2 More Wild Mustangs Released at Sanctuary
In September of 2011 Colorado’s Bureau of Land Management held a helicopter roundup of wild horses in the Spring Creek Basin near Telluride. Since then the Telluride Animal Foundation and other humane groups have been working on finding a permanent home for the mustangs. Thanks to generous support from our