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317 E. Main Street, Cortez
Between Washington and Madison Streets, on the south side of Main Street next door to Snooty’s Pet Salon — there will be a sign at the door
For these Ultra Early Donations, we want to take in any clean good quality, good condition items that we know are worth holding for five months until the planned sale in April!
As always, NO tires, TV’s, computers or other “techtronics”, phones, printers.

Don’t Miss This Opportunity! We’re having a
Saturday, November 7th 9:00-Noon
At the Housing Authority Warehouse
25 E 2nd Street in Cortez (behind the Calkins building)
TO FIND IT: From Main Street, go south on Ash St
then follow the signs
Dr. Michelle Schmidt of Montezuma Veterinary Clinic
will be offering:
● Dog & Cat Vaccine Packages for $48.00 ●
Dog Pkg. includes Rabies, Distemper, Parvo, Bordetella & more!
Cat Pkg. includes Rabies, Distemper, Feline Leukemia & more!
● Rabies alone only $17.00 ●
(For 3-year rabies, you MUST bring proof of your pet’s prior
rabies vaccination. Otherwise 1-year rabies will be given.)
Dogs must be on Leashes and Cats in Carriers
Exact change appreciated. Checks OK, NO CREDIT CARDS.
Questions? Call (970) 565-PETS/7387
A portion of each Package
purchased will be donated to
For Pets’ Sake!


The Tradition Continues . . . For Pets’ Sake Humane Society’s
17th Annual CORTEZ TURKEY TROT! Thanksgiving morning, November 26th
In person at Parque de Vida Pavilion (behind the Rec Center)
Registration starts at 9:00am • “Trot” begins at 10:00am
Or participate virtually – Register online at // (after Nov. 14th)
and your T-shirt will be mailed to you after the event.
There will be Fun, Laughs and a Cool Commemorative T-Shirt with your $25 registration.
(Sorry, due to Covid restrictions… no prizes this year. And bring your own coffee!)

*We are awaiting a recommendation from the health department as to whether or not we will need to cancel our in-person run, stay tuned *

October 25th thru 31st
So, you usually bake for our bake sales
(and are forced to bake for yourself at
the same time). Or you stop by and are forced to take home
some goodies. Here’s a way to avoid all those calories — make a
monetary donation at our Virtual Bake Sale instead!
Watch (and donate to) the Virtual Bake Sale here:
or donate via PayPal to
or by mail to PO Box 1705, Cortez CO 81321.

Monthly Board Meeting
Thursday • October 15th • 6:30 pm
This is our first indoor and in-person board meeting in months, so sorry — no guests. But we would LOVE to hear your ideas and get you on the list for future meetings .
Call (970) 565-7387 for information.

Next Monthly Board Meeting
Thursday • September 17th • 6:00 pm at the pavilion by the duck pond Centennial Park, Cortez
Please come to this very important meeting to help us plan our fall activities.

Next Monthly For Pets’ Sake Board Meeting
Thursday • August 20th • 6:30 pm
For details on how to attend the meeting
[in-person or conference call] call (970) 565-7387

Please join us at our safe, socially distanced annual meeting! This is an outdoor bring-your-own-picnic event — bring your lunch and we will provide drinks. Please bring chairs so we can spread out. Please come to our picnic and help us celebrate 36 years of helping local dogs and cats. We’ll have our Annual Meeting while we’re enjoying a Sunday afternoon outdoors — good info about what we’ve accomplished in the past year and plans for the future, plus we’ll be electing the Board of Directors. But we promise to keep the meeting part short!
Sunday, August 23rd ⬧ 1:00 – 3:00 PM
Large Pavilion in Centennial Park (near the duck pond) in Cortez

Next Monthly Board Meeting
Thursday • July 16th • 6:30 p.m.
Recent meetings have been held via conference call. Check in at (970) 565-7387 a couple of days before, so we can let you know how to participate.
Embrace every good opportunity you encounter, and GET INVOLVED!

For Pets’ Sake will be at the Cortez Farmer’s Market
to collect your donation of Pennies
(Nickels, Dimes and Quarters too!)
Look for us at the Community Booth and
donate your loose change to Help Our Local Pets!
(970) 565-PETS/7387
Starting with . . .
Celebrate a FOR PETS’ SAKE Summer!
Saturday, July 4th, 7:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Here’s something to celebrate… we’re so pleased to announce that Pennies is a go!!! We won’t be able to sit and chat this year — the Farmer’s Market has asked us to comply with County and Health Department guidelines for social distancing — and things could always change. But after so many cancelled events, Pennies is even more important than ever. We hope to see you (and your pennies and quarters and dollars too) at the Farmer’s Market on the Fourth of July!