Pet Parade

Week of: 3/20/2019

Pet Parade

dogs, cats, fish, guinea pigs, snakes, ferrets...

THE GVAWL SHELTER & Adoption Center is open to the public Wednesdays 5:00 - 7:00 p.m., Fridays 4:00 - 7:00 p.m., and Saturday mornings 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.. It is located across from the new county recycling center. Can't make open hours? Leave a message at 970-641-1173 and we'll call you to schedule an appointment that fits your schedule!

BECOME A PET FOSTER! Gunnison Underdog Rescue will train you and cover all costs. Help save animal lives by fostering a homeless pet. Call GUR at 970-209-7030 for more information.


PET BED CAVE: Brand new cozy pet bed cave with removable plush pillow. Made by Frisco. $15. Call 970-275-8910. (photos at

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PET EXPO IS COMING! Free admission, and dogs on leashes are welcome. Come meet animal care service providers, talk with local veterinarians, and more! Saturday, April 6 from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. at the Fred Field Center. $10 dog nail trims and other services will be available. Hosted by Gunnison Valley Animal Welfare League (GVAWL) Call Cheryl at 970-275-9235 if your pet business would like a table.

PET ONWERS WHO LIVE in Unincorporated Gunnison County: The BoCC voted on 9-4-2018 to have all Unincorporated Gunnison County Residents license their dogs with the Gunnison County Sheriff's office. The specific resolution can be found online at It is Resolution No: 2018-30, Article III Licensing. This requires all dog owners to obtain a Gunnison County license after you have received proof of their rabies vaccination. The only exception is a fee will not be charged for certified service and guide dogs used by impaired owners. The fee for each unaltered dog is $20, and $10 for altered animals. All licenses will expire on 12-31 of each year. The due date for getting your dogs licensed is March 1st of each year. There will be a $5 per month late fee if you do not license your dog by March 1st. In the event a tag is lost a duplicate shall be provided for a fee of $25. Dog License applications can be found at, or call the Gunnison County Sheriff's at 970-641-1113.