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4PAWS Rescue, Inc. of Colorado

Making a difference...4 paws at a time

4PAWS Rescue

To See Our AVAILABLE Dogs, Click on

Our Dog List

Or Click on One of the Dogs Listed Below

You may need to use the scroll bar on the right on the dogs' pictures to see all available dogs.

Adopt Your New Best Friend!
Email us at 4pawsrescue.colorado@gmail.com

Adopting a Furry Friend

If you fall in love with one of our dogs and want to provide a permanent home, we ask you to fill out an application, and we talk to you to determine if this is a good match, both for you and for the dog. If so, you then fill out an adoption contract. Our dogs are neutered or spayed and are current on inoculations prior to adoption. We conduct follow-up calls to ensure that the dog is fitting into your household and is well-cared for.

The adoption fee for most of our dogs is $125 and for most of our puppies is $150, but that may vary, depending on the individual dog. To submit an adoption application click Here.


Adoption Fair and Event Calendar

Saturday No fairs scheduled Stetson Hills Wag-n-Wash
Adoption Fair! 11:30am-:30pm
Saturday Stetson Hills Wag-n-Wash
Adoption Fair! 11:30am-2:30pm
Saturday Stetson Hills Wag-n-Wash
Adoption Fair! 11:30am-2:30pm
Saturday Stetson Hills Wag-n-Wash
Adoption Fair! 11:30am-2:30pm
Saturday Stetson Hills Wag-n-Wash
Adoption Fair! 11:30am-2:30pm

Adoption fair hours are 11:30 - 2:30.
Wag-N-Wash - 5830 Stetson Hills Blvd 80923

Click here to see our Happy Tails!

(Some of our recently adopted dogs)



We always need more foster homes! Please put in a volunteer application if you can open your home to a dog in need!

Foster Homes Needed!

The number of foster homes in our network limit the number of dogs that we can help. We greatly appreciate everyone who fosters for us. You provide love and we provide everything else. Can you help us please? There is more information in the volunteer section.

Volunteers needed!

We always need new volunteers, and right now, our greatest need is for more foster homes. 4PAWS Rescue provides the supplies, and the foster family provides the love and care. Even volunteering occasionally will help us tremendously. We always need additional handlers for adoptions fairs, foster homes, volunteers who can provide transportation to vet appointments, fundraising teams, etc. If you have a little free time and a big love for animals, we need you! If you think you might want to help us, click on the Volunteer Application. You may also contact us by email at 4pawsrescue.colorado@gmail.com or call 719-359-5140. Handlers under 18 must be accompanied by a guardian. Thank you!

Our Wish List (Things We Need)

  • Dog food! We are always in need of good quality dry dog food. While you are buying those treats for your well loved furry friends, consider picking up an extra bag of dog food for the animals that have had a rougher road through life. Bring it to any adoption fair, and we'll put it to good use! Canned dog food is welcome too- we often get picky or undernourished dogs and canned food makes life so much better for them!

  • Toys! We are always in need of toys and chewies for our adoptable dogs, especially hard rubber toys (Kongs etc). These assist with training and limit separation anxiety. Rawhide chewies are also wonderful for our foster dogs, and we never have enough!

  • Current Needs: If you would like to donate but aren't sure of our current needs, please feel free to give us a call at 719-359-5140 or drop us an e-mail at 4pawsrescue.colorado@gmail.com


    Donations are cheerfully accepted and may be tax-deductible, depending on your individual tax situation.

    4PAWS Rescue has received its Colorado nonprofit incorporation and federal 501(c)(3) nonprofit classification.

    We want all of our supporters to feel comfortable donating to us and know that their funds are going directly toward assisting animals. We are an organization that is run entirely by volunteers and no one associated with 4PAWS Rescue collects a salary of any kind. If you have any questions about how your donation would be spent, please do not hesitate to contact us by phone at 719-359-5140 or by e-mail at 4pawsrescue.colorado@gmail.com We would be happy to answer any questions you have.

    PayPal! Use your credit card to donate online, through safe and secure Paypal, by clicking on the button. It is not necessary to have a Paypal account. Paypal will open in a separate window that you can close when you are done.

    We are also more than happy to receive checks sent to:

    4PAWS Rescue
    P.O. Box 62215
    Colorado Springs, CO 80960

    If you like to deal in hard cash, please stop by one of our adoption fairs. We will gratefully take that pesky cash off your hands.

    If you have items to donate, please contact us and we can arrange a time to meet.

    We couldn't exist without our wonderful supporters. Thank you!

    Who We Are

    Mission Statement

    "Unite dogs in need with permanent and caring guardians, provide education and community support, and reduce pet overpopulation through spay and neuter programs."

    4PAWS Rescue finds new homes for dogs that are losing their current homes for a variety of reasons. We do not have a sanctuary or a shelter, so we encourage those who must find new homes for their dogs to "self-foster" by releasing the animal to 4PAWS Rescue, but keeping it in their home until we place it in a suitable new home. However, we also have a small network of foster homes when self-fostering is not possible. Our goal is to find lifetime, loving homes without subjecting the dog to the stress of being placed in a shelter, which also helps alleviate the burden on already overcrowded shelters. Because we are a small organization with very limited resources, we work with dogs only.

    Most of our adoptions are done through adoption fairs that we hold every weekend, usually at pet supply stores in Colorado Springs. For information on when and where we'll be, please check the calendar above or email us at 4pawsrescue.colorado@gmail.com. Adoptions applications can be submitted online by clicking here .

    While most of us live in Colorado Springs or the nearby mountains, we do not place geographic boundaries on our organization. We have helped other organizations, both in and out of state, as well as receiving help when needed. However, we do not ship our animals. You must meet and pick them up in person. This is both for the safety of the animal and so that we can ensure a good match between the dog and the new guardian.

    4PAWS Rescue has received its Colorado nonprofit incorporation and federal 501(c)(3) nonprofit classification. We are run completely by volunteers, and we welcome new volunteers.

    Thank you for considering a rescued dog for your newest family member! And thank you, Petfinder.com, for giving all of the rescue groups a wonderful opportunity to tell people about our great animals!

    Come Visit Us!

    We don't have a physical sanctuary or shelter, so come see our great dogs at our adoption fairs.
    4PAWS Rescue, Inc.
    Phone: 719-359-5140

    Email: 4pawsrescue.colorado@gmail.com
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    Click here for a list of available 4PAWS Rescue animals

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