heart1Working towards the day when every pet has a loving home. Animal Rescue of the Rockies pulls homeless dogs and cats from overcrowded shelters and places them in loving foster homes until their forever homes are found. We promote spaying and neutering to reduce pet overpopulation and encourage quality relationships between pets and their people through behavior resources and training.

Total Pets That Found Forever Homes in 2015

Pets Available For Adoption as of July 6th


Donation Goal for 2016

2015 Was a Great Year For Animal Rescue of the Rockies!

Featured Rescues of the Month


It’s me, Isabella! I’m a great girl, a super sweet cuddle bug, not too big for any lap! I love to be with my person, and am known around these parts as Izzy the Toy Destroyer. I chase them and love to tear them up good, and I might also have a bit of a toy hoarding situation going on. I just love Love LOVE toys! I also enjoy chasing balls, in case you are making a list. I’m a very playful and loving girl and like to be touching my person all the time. Belly rubs? Treats? Any ole time, yes please!! I know how to Come and Sit on command and my lovely foster momma is working with me to learn more. I don’t like baths, or having my collar touched, and I’m terrified of men and new people. It takes me a long time to warm up, but once I do, I am extremely loyal and loving. I do better with women and children, and I’m a total sweetheart, who loves as much attention as I can get. If I sound like a great dog for you, please fill out an application today!


Hi!  My name is Aretha–my friends call me Rethe (reeth-ee). I was named after the great R&B singer and I do love to sing (or talk)!  I’ll tell you about my day while you fix dinner for the two of us–I’ll also offer to help with the cooking.
I’m an extremely athletic kitty cat who loves to play with my foster sisters, especially one of the resident cats, Mai Tai–she’s my BFF! We play chase through the house then crash on her dad’s lap while he’s watching TV.  I also like to sleep at the foot of the bed.
My favorite toy in the whole world is the Go Cat mouse toy!  They humans think it’s funny that I turn into a wild huntress when that mouse is around–I growl when I catch it and don’t want to give it back!
My ideal forever home would be with another cat who likes to play and a human that likes a chatty, funny princess!
I had the roughest of starts in life, and while my tuxedo siblings got snatched up right away, I got left behind because I’m all black and it took me a little longer to trust humans.  It doesn’t seem right and my foster parents can’t believe I haven’t been adopted yet–who doesn’t want a sleek, loving, funny, athletic mini black panther who longs to have a forever home.  I can assure you that I’ll give you years and years of love and woo you with my mad athletic skills!
Please ask about me today!

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Each of these partners donate a portion of your purchase directly to the Animal Rescue of the Rockies



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Canyon Wind Winery

For every bottle of Finley’s Red Paw purchased, Canyon Wind will donate $10 to Animal Rescue of the Rockies.

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PLEASE NOTE:  ARR does not accept owner surrendered pets.  Our focus is to help pets already in overcrowded shelters. Please click here for a list of resources if you need to rehome your pet: www.arrcolorado.org/resources  We regret that we can’t respond to owner surrender requests due to the high volume of calls and emails we receive.

Animal Rescue of the Rockies is a 501(c)3 non profit Colorado corporation.  We are not a shelter.