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.

Welcome to Animal Rescue of the Rockies!

Don’t miss out on great auction items in our first ever Auction for Furbabies!

Have you ever been to an Animal Rescue of the Rockies adoption event???

You don’t know what you’re missing!

Total Pets That Found Forever Homes in 2017!

Pets Available For Adoption as of October 7th

2017 was a great year for the animals of Animal Rescue of the Rockies!

Featured Rescues of the Week


Regal best describes Ellie’s pose, but there’s a gleam in her eyes and the start of a smile on her face. The 40-pound beauty, found as a stray in Texas, is learning the meaning of safety as she adjusts to her new life. Brimful of enthusiasm and energy, she’s happiest when active, and takes special delight in playing with rope toys. She also LOVES being with HER people, whether it’s sharing snuggles, having her belly rubbed, being bathed or riding in the car. Very treat motivated, she knows her “sit”, “come”, “stay” and “leave it” commands and walks beautifully on a leash. Although new to the company of other dogs, the proper introductions quickly put her at ease! Fully kennel and house trained, what bouncy Ellie needs now is to be the only pet in a patient and attentive home committed to completing her doggy education and to keeping her mentally stimulated and physically satisfied.


Jazzy is a cuddly, affectionate, and petite 1 year old who is looking for a best human friend. She is a touch shy on the first day she meets you, but in a short time she warms up to become a devoted feline partner, climbing into your lap or sleeping in bed beside you. She likes to play with dangling feathers and other wand toys when they are offered, but is otherwise mellow. Jazz would be a great housemate for an individual or couple, or a family with children over age 10. She is OK with other mellow pets who give her space to be herself without feeling threatened, but would thrive as the only cat in the home. Jazz is fostered in Boulder and excited to find her forever home soon!

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Susan donates 15% of her intimate, intense animal portraiture proceeds to ARR for every protrait sold!

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Bark Box will donate up to $20 when you enter the code BBX1ROCK at checkout for every Bark Box sold.

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Visit Ruffguides.com and Enter “ROCKIES” at checkout, you’ll get free shipping, and we’ll get a $10.00 donation for each book sold.

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Jess Painted Pet Portraits

Jess is an incredible local pet portrait artist that donates 15% of any commissioned pet portrait to Animal Rescue of the Rockies!

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Everything we do enhances the bond between you and your pets. Providing fun, functional products that enhance your pet’s lifestyle.

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We have an exciting new partnership opportunity with ACA where interested ACA volunteers will walk or hike some of our ARR foster dogs and also to attend their monthly socials and show off some of our dogs. Thank you ACA!

Our mission is simple: To help people of all ages, backgrounds, skill levels, and physical abilities to access the outdoors, get off the couch and connect with others while doing so.

We’re fighting Nature Deficit Disorder, with the technology-driven world, we live in nowadays it is imperative that we focus on our youth and people of all ages to increase their access to the outdoor world.

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:   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 Tax ID 20-1055815.  We are not a shelter.