Fort Collins Critter Events for May 16th – May 23rd


This week is another busy one, filled with adoption events and fun things to do with the family. There are also a few fundraisers for some of your favorite local animal non-profits and more. Curious about this cutie? This adorable little lady Pixi is a 3-year old Jack Russel Terrier mix and she is ready for a forever home. Is it yours? You can meet her at the Larimer Humane Society.

Saturday, May 17th

Fort Collins Cat Rescue and Spay/Neuter Clinic Surgery Saturday

When: 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Where: 2321 E. Mulberry Ste. #9, Fort Collins, CO

Spay/neuter surgeries open to the public. Call for an appointment.

Paws on the Promendade 

When: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Where: Promenade Shops at Centerra in Loveland on Sky Pond Drive

Cost: Free

The event includes dog-related vendors including animal rescues and shelters, animal hospitals, veterinarian offices, pet food and supply stores. Dogs are welcome!

Stop by to see live demonstrations, grab some goody bags, adopt a dog or join in the dog costume contest  dog costume contest (which starts at 11 a.m. Other events include free face painting from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., an agility demo at 10 a.m., a fire arson dog demo at noon, a dog trick contest at 1 p.m. and Yappy hour at 2 p.m.

All Aboard Animal Rescue Adoption Event

When: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Where: Pet Club at 2226 Harmony Road

Come by and check out the animals available for adoption or talk with an adoption counselor. Adoption applications are available online.

Hot Rods and Hawgs with Rocky Mountain Raptor Program 

When: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Where: Thunder Mountain Harley Davidson, 4250 Byrd Drive, Loveland, CO

Rocky Mountain Raptor Program teams up with Thunder Mountain Harley Davidson.  We will be providing education about some of the great raptors seen while riding the roads.  Live birds will be on display as well as raptor wear on sale.

Sunday, May 18th

Animal House Rescue & Grooming Run Fur Run 5K 

The Run Fur Fun is geared for the whole family, even your dogs! Participants will be able to run with their dog and there will be a kid’s race! Proceeds go towards Animal House Rescue & Grooming.

When: Kid’s race starts at 8:30am., 5K starts at 9 a.m.

Where: Spring Canyon Park, 2626 West Horsetooth Road, Fort Collins, CO

Course: The race will be on a paved trail that circles around the park. Course is a mix of flat and small inclines.

Fort Collins Cat Rescue and Spay/Neuter Clinic hosting a Mobile Vaccine Clinic in Loveland 

When: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Where: K9 Wisdom Training in Loveland, 405 8th St. SE

This event is sponsored by Hank’s Pet Food Market, and they will donate a vaccine to an at risk dog or cat for every vaccine purchased. They will also be offering our low-income programs (Kibble & PAL+) to pet owners, so drop by to learn more!

Wednesday, May 21st

Volunteer Orientation for the Fort Collins Cat Rescue Spay/Neuter Clinic 

When: 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Where: 2321 Mulberry St. Ste. #1 Fort Collins, Co

Thursday, May 22nd

Foster Training at the Fort Collins Cat Rescue Spay/Neuter Clinic at the Loveland Location 

When: 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Where: Loveland Cat Adoption Rescue Center, 621 E. Eisenhower Blvd.

Upcoming Races 

Saturday, May 31st - 24th Annual Fire Hydrant 5 5K Walk/Run & Pet Expo Presented by the Larimer Humane Society

Where: Edora Park, Fort Collins

Cost: $30

The event begins with a family-and dog-friendly 5K walk/run through Edora Park and its surrounding neighborhood, followed by the pet expo featuring over 60 booth venders catering to pet lovers, athletes, families, and more.

The Pet Expo will also host the 5K top finisher and top team awards as well as the popular pet contest showcase. Bark your calendars and join us for this exciting annual event to benefit homeless animals! For more information email the development team or call (970) 530-2945. To register:

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