Bella Bounces Back

Marlo and Vivian adopted an abandoned Chihuahua mix named Bella four months ago and since then, both agree that life has improved substantially for them, as she’s become a regular part of their daily routine. “It’s hard to get by living solely on Social Security income,” says Vivian, “but having Bella encourages us to get out of the house, stay active, and enjoy life so much more.”

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One More Month Until "The Bark & White Ball!"

Don’t forget that PetAid’s annual Mutts & Models | The Fundraiser for Underprivileged Pets is fast approaching on Saturday, May 20 at the EXDO Event Center. Put on your finest black-and-white party attire for our “Bark & White Ball” and have fun socializing with like-minded philanthropists and media personalities before they strut down the runway with their favorite pooch. 

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Jason’s Angel Fund Supports Tinker the Tuxedo Cat

Tinker is a 13-year old cat described as “a furry tuxedo” by his owner, Kerry, who adopted him six years ago from a shelter. Tinker has been a solid source of support for Kerry, helping her overcome “depression, fatigue, and tremendous loneliness” after her husband passed away. Recently, Tinker became restless and started “peeing in places he’s not supposed to” like on the windowsill and in the closet. 

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Lucy the Lovable

Lucy is a nine-year old Brittany Spaniel and the constant companion of Annie, who lives on disability insurance. “Lucy is my whole world,” Annie says. “With my disability, it’s really hard to even go outside or get around, and Lucy is the only company I keep on most days.”  So imagine Annie’s fear when Lucy lost her appetite, began vomiting, and wasn’t acting like her usual energetic self.

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Tribute Giving

Celebrate the joy that comes hand-in-hand (or hand-to-paw) with faithful companionship by honoring the pet, friend, or family member you love most with a tribute gift through PetAid Colorado. It is a significant opportunity to recognize those who have made a meaningful impact in your life while remembering the special animals and people who shaped who you are today. 

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Winnie Walks Again

Winnie is a six-month old Collie mix who met her owner, Patty, at the local grocery store in Bennett. Winnie and her sister, Remmie, were up for adoption and Patty ended up bringing both puppies home. The playful and affectionate sisters quickly settled in and enjoy running around their home on the Eastern plains of Colorado while chasing rabbits and other critters. One day, before leaving for work, Patty called the pups to put them in their outdoor dog run, but only Remmie answered her call. By lunch break, Winnie had yet to be seen, and Patty began to worry. 

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A Successful Colorado Gives Day

For its seventh year running, Community First Foundation and FirstBank presented Colorado Gives Day on Tuesday, December 6.  Donations made to PetAid specifically on December 6 increased the value of every dollar spent through the Colorado Gives Day Incentive Fund, and we are happy to report that PetAid supporters raised $33,000 with a record number of 311 donations on behalf of all of the animal companions who depend on our care.

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Looking for the Purr-fect Gift?

PetAid Colorado is delighted to offer a holiday gift option for the pet lover on your list -- festive greeting cards from Buddha Dog Cards artist and creator Gretchen McArthur Roman. Ten greeting cards and matching envelopes are just $20.00, and all proceeds from each sale go directly to PetAid to further our efforts in keeping pets and people together. 

 

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Medusa Fights Against All Odds

Medusa is a bull terrier puppy who was brought to PetAid Animal Hospital after her owner, Martha, noticed that she was having trouble walking and was vomiting after meals. Martha had only adopted Medusa a few days earlier, but the two were already inseparable. “It was heartbreaking to see this little baby of mine, under my care, suddenly get so sick. I knew I had to help her as best I could.”

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