Looking to add a new companion to the family? There are dozens of pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Colorado Springs, so you won't have to look far to find the perfect new pal.
Hoodline used data from Petfinder to power this roundup of pets available for adoption near you. Read on to meet some friendly locals.
(Details like pet availability, training, vaccinations and other features are based on data provided by Petfinder and may be subject to change; contact the shelter for the latest information.)
TB Mare, thoroughbred horse
TB Mare is a female thoroughbred horse staying at Southern CO Animal Rescue (SCAR) & BFAS.
TB Mare is the perfect family horse, and children will love her. She's been vaccinated.
From TB Mare's current caretaker:
She played professional polo but was retired due to beginning arthritis. She is sound for family riding or pleasure riding.
Read more about how to adopt Tb Mare on Petfinder.
Pasture Pals, quarterhorse
Pasture Pals is a winsome female quarterhorse and thoroughbred horse mix being cared for at Southern CO Animal Rescue (SCAR) & BFAS.
She has all her shots.
Notes from Pasture Pals' caretakers:
We have several companion horses available for foster homes or adoption. They are halter broke or trained but usually retired from riding.
Read more about how to adopt Pasture Pals on Petfinder.
Lizzy TB Mare, thoroughbred horse
Lizzy TB Mare is a winsome female thoroughbred horse currently housed at Southern CO Animal Rescue (SCAR) & BFAS.
Lizzy TB Mare plays well with others, and she's happy to keep company with cats. Her vaccinations are up to date.
Notes from Lizzy TB Mare's caretakers:
Lizzy is a late teenaged thoroughbred mare, pasture pet or light riding for an advanced rider or horse trainer only. She can be ridden lightly Western or English.
Read more about how to adopt Lizzy TB Mare on Petfinder.
Bleu, ringneck parakeet
Bleu is a male ringneck parakeet currently housed at Metro Denver Parrot Rescue.
He has been vaccinated.
Notes from Bleu's caretakers:
Bleu is a young, male Indian Ringneck. He has a lot of personality. Bleu has made himself at home here, flirting with our other Ringneck Cricket.
Read more about Bleu on Petfinder.
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