WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, May 13, 2020 — American Humane, the country’s first national humane organization, today announced that Upper Rio Grande Animal Society Conour Animal Shelter is a recipient of American Humane’s Feed the Hungry grant. Located in Monte Vista, Colorado, the Conour Animal Shelter is a no kill shelter for dogs directly serving Rio Grande County, Saguache County and Mineral County.
The Upper Rio Grande Animal Society Conour Animal Shelter provides a safe environment for the shelter and care of animals in need and is dedicated to preventing the cruelty and abuse of all animals. The organization aims to nourish the relationship between companion animals and humans through education, media exposure and readily available information and assistance. The shelter provides a home to more than 300 dogs a year, including those who were abandoned, abused, neglected, lost or relinquished by their owners. The Feed the Hungry grant will provide much-needed food, toys and veterinary care to the homeless animals.
To help shelters continue to save lives during this unprecedented crisis, consider donating today. Learn more at www.americanhumane.org/feedthehungry.
About American Humane
American Humane is the country’s first national humane organization. Founded in 1877, American Humane is committed to ensuring the safety, welfare, and well-being of animals, and our leadership programs are first to serve in promoting and nurturing the bonds between animals and people. For more information or to support our work, please visit https://www.americanhumane.org/