Impacted by Colorado wildfires? Find resources here.

Impacted by Colorado wildfires? Find resources here.

A historic wildfire year in Colorado is impacting animals and veterinary practitioners across the state, especially in Northern Colorado. CVMA has compiled a list of resources for veterinarians impacted by the Cameron Peak, CalWood, Lefthand Canyon, Williams Fork, and East Troublesome fires. Note: As information is changing rapidly, some of the information listed below may be outdated. 

Support for veterinarians

AVMF grants for veterinarians: https://www.avma.org/resources-tools/animal-health-and-welfare/disaster-preparedness 

CVMA is coordinating support with AVMA for CVMA veterinarians who experience damage to their practice or homes, or who are assisting animals that have been impacted. Please contact CVMA at info@colovma.org if you or a CVMA veterinarian you know fall into this category.

Human evacuation centers

  • Embassy Suites — 4705 Clydesdale Pkwy, Loveland, CO
  • Westminster City Park Rec Center, 10455 Sheridan Blvd, Westminster, CO
  • Isle of Capri, 401 Main St, Black Hawk, CO
  • Silverthorne Rec Center, 430 Rainbow Drive, Silverthorne, CO

Animal evacuation centers

For assistance evacuating animals, please contact Larimer County Animal Protection and Control dispatch: 970-226-3647, ext. 7

Small animal

  • Riverdale Animal Shelter – 12155 Park Blvd, Brighton, CO | 720-523-7387
  • Longmont Humane Society – 9595 Nelson Rd, Longmont, CO | 303-772-1232
  • Humane Society of Boulder Valley – 2323 55th St, Boulder, CO | 303-442-4030
  • Gilpin County Fairgrounds – 230 Norton Drive, Blackhawk, CO | 303-515-4342
  • Larimer Humane Society — 3501 E. 71st St, Loveland, CO | 970-226-3647

Large animal

  • Call 970-498-5359 for information about where to take barnyard animals or livestock.
  • The following areas may be accepting large animals and livestock — please contact directly to confirm.
    • Boulder County Fairgrounds — 9595 Nelson Rd, Longmont, CO | 303-678-6235
    • Gilpin County Fairgrounds – 230 Norton Drive, Blackhawk, CO | 303-515-4342

Pet disaster preparedness and recovery

Get tips on preparing for disasters with pets.



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