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RMPR spends between 

$10K and $12K

every month on veterinary costs

enter each year
7 million
are killed
each year
4 million

This is the number we as a rescue focus on

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Open adoptions for RMPR have resumed at



Sign up sheet goes on our table starting at 12 pm.
Adoption interviews and visitations start at 12 pm.
VIP visits start at 11:30 am.
All persons signing up must show a valid ID  - either a passport and or license.
You must show proof of residency - either a  mortgage statement or a lease agreement
with a pet addendum if you are adopting a breed-restricted dog or at the discretion of RMPR (which means if we feel it necessary due to the dog's disposition or breed mix.) 


First come first served. We will interview you and go over your application and we will allow you to visit two dogs period. TWO dogs may be visited up to 10 min each or a total of 20 minutes total if you are visiting two at a time  you will be allotted 15 min total time. If you are called and you are not in the building your place in line will be forfeited. NO adoptions may be done for persons not present. We will not adopt puppies or adults in pairs. We do not " hold " dogs, we do not adopt on " different days or at different times" please do not ask us to do so. We are a shelter without walls which means we all schedule our Saturdays to come together to showcase dogs to the public. If you are " just-looking" this is not the event for you as we do not prioritize those persons not serious about adopting. All decisions about adoptions lay in the jurisdiction of the Rocky Mountain Puppy Rescue and we hold the right to reject an application at any time. By signing up for our adoptions and attending our event, you agree to our policies. 


ALL RMPR dogs are altered before adoption. All are microchipped up to date on their age for vaccines. All are ready and cleared for adoption. Due to unforeseen circumstances if we have to " pull a dog " due to illness we will do so before adoption day but sometimes it may happen on adoption day. We will not hold that dog for you but we will work with you to the best of our ability to find another match. We ask all adopters for their time ( 3 to 4 hours adoption day ), their patience, and understanding. It may inconvenience you but we always as a group make it " all about the dogs" and their wellbeing. We know that you all love dogs and we ask for your support in these efforts. 



If you are looking to "skip the line" the day of adoption ( Saturdays) and interview PRIOR to coming to our event. Sign up for VIP simply check the box on your application. This is also first come first serve. You must be interviewed via the phone prior to Saturday and do this first in order to be VIP. A non-refundable 50.00 fee will be paid via PayPal to RMPR prior to Saturday,  this will hold your spot for that Saturday. This fee is in addition to our adoption fees.  If you do not show, you will forfeit your deposit. If you do not find a dog you like you will not be refunded the deposit but we can hold it for you for a future date. This is no guarantee. You will need to communicate with us and we will do our best to accommodate you. The 50.00 is to not stand in line and not interview the day of adoption it does not guarantee your first choice in dog although we will do everything we can to ensure you are able to meet your first choice. 


You can help us save lives

Our foster network is the lifeblood of the rescue. Fosters allow us to bring dogs and carts from high-kill shelters in surrounding states to find forever homes here in Colorado. Please consider opening your home to help animals in desperate need.
You can learn more information about fostering
on our Fosters page. 

Can't foster? Please consider making a donation. 

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