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 Note: As information is changing rapidly, some of the information listed below may be outdated.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: 

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 [email protected] 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

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