Horses can make good pets in Colorado if they match your IifestyIe. Horses are beautiful, romantic animals that many people love. Sadly, however, horses are being neglected, abused, and abandoned at an alarming rate. The reasons a horse would need to be rescued are quite varied. Some horse owners in the Western U.S. have lost their homes and land to foreclosure, leaving nowhere for their horses to go. These horses are sometimes abandoned in the plains and deserts, where they often die of slow exposure. Droughts, rising food and fuel prices, and other economic pressures mean that some owners can no longer afford to feed and care for their horses. Other horses are purchased by inexperienced people for sentimental reasons or as gifts for children, but their owners are unprepared for the ongoing expense and involvement of caring for the horses.
Like horses, donkeys and mules (sterile hybrids of a horse and a donkey) have their own charm and usefulness. However, these animals have also been affected by hay shortages and some have sadly become victims of abuse or neglect.
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| Horses evolved from small mammals with multiple toes. There are over 300 different horse breeds. The smallest horse in the world is a mature miniature horse named Thumbelina. She is seventeen inches tall and weighs 60 pounds.
Colorado Animal Rescue
(Sorted by Zip Code.)
Arapahoe County - Byers 80103
Every Creature Counts 720-422-5582
Denver County - Denver 80204
MaxFund Animal Adoption Center 303-595-3561
Denver County - Denver, Colorado 80204
MaxFund Animal Adoption Clinic 303-595-0532
Denver County - Denver, Colorado 80223
Harrison Memorial Animal Hospital 303-722-5800
Boulder County - Boulder, Colorado 80301
Humane Society of Boulder Valley 303-442-4030
Boulder County - Boulder, Colorado 80302
Humane Society of Boulder Valley 303-443-8102
Larimer County - Fort Collins, CO 80525
Larimer Humane Society 970-226-3647
El Paso County - Colorado Springs, Colorado 80909
Hamlett Spay & Neuter Clinic 719-475-1800
El Paso County - Colorado Springs, Colorado 80962
Dreampower Animal Rescue Foundation 719-390-7838
Archuleta County - Pagosa Springs 81147
Humane Society of Pagosa Springs 970-731-4771
If you find any of the above spay/neuter information is incorrect,
or if you know another low-cost clinic to recommend, please
call Rescue Me! at 1-800-800-2099 with this information.