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Welcome to Safe Place For Pets


Meet Goose: Goose is a healthy, beautiful 14 lb. spayed female DSH sweetheart with a gorgeous gray and tan coat. In her youth, Goose wrangled lizards and mice. But now in her retirement, she prefers a much more laid back and relaxed lifestyle. Goose can be quite affectionate, on her terms of course. She has a great purr, and a squeak of a meow. She has lived with a dog. With a clean bill of health from the vet, Goose has plenty of life left in her.

Visit our available pets.


To make an appointment to visit our cats at the Welcome Center - 1141 Manitou Ave, Manitou Springs, CO 80929, call (719) 359-0201, currently open by appointment only.


Want to help us out? SP4P is a 100% volunteer organization and we are always in need of amazing volunteers like you! Check out our immediate volunteer openings. (Must be 18 years or older to volunteer unless accompanied by an adult.)

We currently have an immediate need for a Grant Writer. As a Grant Writer, you would research funding sources, prepare and send grant proposals, keep detailed records to track research and proposals, and provide additional information to organizations as requested. We are looking for someone with outstanding grammar and research skills who has a passion for helping animals and/or the terminally ill. A bachelor's degree in communications, English, professional writing or a similar major is preferred. If you are interested in becoming a Grant Writer for Safe Place for Pets, please complete the Volunteer Application.

Do you love Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Tumblr, Vine or Instagram? Do you have an affinity for Social Media? Safe Place for Pets is looking for anyone interested in helping us enhance our presence on Social Media. We need ideas to help us gain new volunteers and donors, more surrenderer and wellness clients who can use our services and in general, gain more exposure. As a Social Media committee member, you will be working with the Placement team to post new pets in program, adoptions, success stories, the Development team to post upcoming events on the calendar and highlight them as they come near, with Marketing team to re-use any materials (logos, images, etc) they may have for advertising of events, etc., and more. If you are interested in becoming a Social Media committee member, send an email to info@safeplacepets.org. If you are a new volunteer, please complete the Volunteer Application.

Download the iGive toolbar today. Every time you use the free iGive web search function or purchase something through the iGive site, SP4P will receive a donation from iGive. It is that easy! Just remember to fill in Safe Place for Pets as your cause when you sign up and use your iGive toolbar as often as possible!


Join Safe Place for Pets on Wednesday, June 1st for Bark in the Park at the Sky Sox Game! Safe Place for Pets will be manning the entrance to the berm (grassy area) starting at 6pm, so stop by and say hi, and take home some Safe Place swag! Only the first 500 well behaved dogs will be allowed out on to the grass berm with their human friends to enjoy the game so get there early! The game begins at 7:05pm


Safe Place for Pets’ annual fundraiser Paws for Celebration will be June 12th, 2016. This is a great event for our community to gather with our four-legged friends in an outdoor venue with dog friendly activities, live music, local food vendors, local retail vendors, and other partnering nonprofits. We would like to invite you to take part in Safe Place for Pets’ annual fundraiser Paws for Celebration by becoming a sponsor, vendor, or volunteer. You can also donate an auction/door prize. For more information on how to participate, click here.

Eve Jones was recently interviewed on the Creative Magazine With Jay Billups. To listen to this fabulous interview and learn more about Safe Place for Pets, click here.


Safe Place for Pets is celebrating 20 years!

We would like to thank everyone that has made our non-profit a success. We couldn't have done it without your continued support. Thank you!