Routt County Humane Society Brings Bow Wow Film Festival to Steamboat

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Steamboat Springs, CO, November 3, 2017 – Routt County Humane Society (RCHS) of Steamboat Springs, Colorado is bringing the Bow Wow Film Festival 2017-2018 Tour to town for the first time. The festival is a Boulder-based traveling film fest that celebrates, educates and inspires all things dog through the art of short […]

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Read the Summer 2016 Newsletter

Our Summer Newsletter includes many important updates. Most importantly, we want our community to understand how dangerous it is to leave pets in hot cars. Also, our shelter renovations are currently underway. Other topics included are: RCHS is working hard to give every shelter dog a chance by gaining socialization know-how. Don’t forget to submit […]

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Sherman Gains a Lease on Life Thanks to Rehabilitation Efforts

Saving lives is costly, but thanks to the Corna Family Bequest and your generous donations, we will be able to rehabilitate Sherman. One of Routt County Humane Society’s biggest challenges to home since taking over the management of the shelter in May 2015 has been Sherman. Sherman, a two-year old Border Collie/Great Pyrenees mix, was […]

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Local Author Shares the Stories of Routt County Pets

Steamboat Springs author Janne Siegel has published a book that is straight from the mouths of local dogs — and a few cats, too. Mountain Tails features the stories of Routt County, Colorado, pets, who share their often humorous perspectives on life, family, food and fun in a collection of whimsical interviews. They preach their […]

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6th Annual Colorado Gives Day on Dec. 8, 2015

Give Where You Live! Join our statewide movement that inspires and unites thousands of donors to support their favorite causes online. Colorado Gives Day is an annual statewide movement to celebrate and increase philanthropy in Colorado through online giving. For the sixth consecutive year, Community First Foundation and FirstBank are partnering to present Colorado Gives […]

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Thank you for making “Gimme Shelter” a huge success!

The RCHS summer 2015 fundraiser, Gimme Shelter, was a huge success thanks to the efforts of a veritable village and 9 months of hard work. Early in 2015, RCHS purchased 10 completely white, life size, fiberglass Labrador retrievers with the hope and intention that they would become works of art when placed in the right […]

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The Artful Labs Were a Huge Success

Brought to you by Steamboat Radio and Aurum Food & Wine, the Gimme Shelter Fundraiser for the Routt County Humane Society was centered around life-size artist-rendered dogs that were ‘fostered’ by local businesses.    All proceeds from Gimme Shelter will go to the health, well-being, and homing of shelter animals at Routt County Humane Society.

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Read the Fall 2014 Newsletter

As many of you know, the Routt County Humane Society (RCHS) – as an independent 501(c)3 non-profit organization – has been working closely with and supporting the operations of the city-owned and operated Steamboat Springs Animal Shelter for many years. Because the two entities have worked so closely together, many people may not even realize […]

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