American Kennel Club
The American Kennel Club is dedicated to upholding the integrity of its Registry, promoting the sport of purebred dogs and breeding for type and function. The AKC advocate for the purebred dog as a family companion, advance canine health and well-being, work to protect the rights of all dog owners and promote responsible dog ownership.
DogPack is your premier destination for all things dog. We present tail-waggin’ details about rescue organizations and ethical dog breeders near you. We also offer the best information about dog breeds and care. Looking for a new pet? Start with our dog breed selector to find your ideal four-legged friend. Find out more about dog breeds (including mixed breeds!) that will fit your lifestyle, and search our comprehensive listings to find a rescue organization or breeder in your area!
Founded in 1949, Humane Society of the Pikes Region is the largest animal welfare group for homeless and abused animals in Southern Colorado. HSPPR is a local, independent nonprofit not affiliated with national organizations such as ASPCA or Humane Society of the United States and relies on donations to fund its work. As an open admission shelter, no animal is ever turned away. Passionate and dedicated staff care for animals in distress, provide medical care for abused and injured animals, reunite lost pets with their owners, find loving homes for homeless animals, and investigate animal cruelty and enforce animal ordinances.
Find the perfect pet to adopt through AnimalShelter.org. Use their online database to search for local animal shelters, dog boarding homes, dog parks, and much more. Read news, tips, and a variety of informative articles related to the care and health of your loved pets.
Cat Care Society has been improving the quality of life for homeless, abused, and injured cats for over 30 years. Join us in our mission to continue enriching the lives of people and cats in Jefferson County and beyond. Consider adopting a cat into your family, volunteering, or making a donation today.
Heart worm Society
True to its mission of leading the veterinary profession and public in understanding heartworm disease, the American Heartworm Society aims to further scientific progress in the study of heartworm disease, while informing its membership of new developments. The Society currently invests hundreds of thousands of dollars a year in heartworm research.
The American Heartworm Society also provides a number of additional educational resources and services, including symposia, publications, client education materials and heartworm outreach to veterinarians and the public. The ultimate goal: to promote effective procedures for the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of heartworm disease.
Founded in 2002, the Companion Animal Parasite Council (CAPC) is an independent, non-profit organization that is dedicated to increasing awareness of the threat parasites present to pets and family members. By generating and disseminating credible, accurate and timely information for the diagnosis, treatment, prevention and control of parasitic infections, CAPC works to educate pet owners and veterinary professionals.