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League for Animals & People of the Summit - L.A.P.S.
Summit County, Colorado LAPS has been helping families and companion animals living in Blue River, Breckenridge, Dillon, Frisco, Heeney, Keystone, Montezuma and Silverthorne since 1990

LAPS is the area's primary charity working to reduce pet overpopulation through spay and neuter programs. Other LAPS charity programs benefit the general welfare of companion animals and families in need of financial assistance with veterinary bills.
Please email LAPS@colorado.net with donations, questions or concerns

LAPS Event Calendar   Event Photo Gallery   LAPS Membership   Volunteers Needed

Please let us know if you can help with any events or fundraising

LAPS needs Board Members!  We can always use motivated civic-minded citizens willing to dedicate the time and energy necessary to promote community welfare while helping LAPS organize events and process charity grant requests. If you are interested in making a commitment, please email us at LAPS@colorado.net and join our mission to care for Summit County companion animals in need. LAPS does not have ANY paid staff members... just a very dedicated board of directors. Advertising is generally donated by local media outlets and volunteer board members use their own personal computer and phone equipment. LAPS prides itself on extremely low overhead for insurance, event permits, and paper supplies only. Nearly 100% of donations will always be invested directly back into our community for the benefit of companion animals in need.

FUNDRAISING
:  LAPS would like to accomplish more by seeking more financial support through bequests, donations, and estate planning. Thus far, we have depended on events, grants, and membership dues to fund our programs. We need someone qualified to do the necessary paperwork for these kind of donations. We also need people who are willing to contact businesses and/or individuals who might be interested in contributing to LAPS annually or for a specific event.

CANINE 4K Run-Walk: We start the fundraising and sponsors search as early as April or May and it's a lot of work to bring it all together by early August. So if you know someone who's been overlooked by us... please talk with them & then call us to contact them if they would like to contribute money, prizes or time! We are always looking for new ideas to surprise you with. Our signature 4K Run-Walk requires lots of volunteers to keep things running smoothly, so please let us know if you would like to help out this year!

SANTA PAWS donations LAPS places donation bins in all the local pet stores and veterinarian offices to collect either a toy or treats for the needy pets in Summit County. If you would like to donate an item, please visit one of those locations or drop the gift off at Pet Photos in November. Or if you or someone you know, is having a tough time with their Christmas gifts for their pets, please make a copy of our Santa Paws donation form, fill it out and mail it to LAPS by Dec 7th. LAPS will distribute the toys and treats in mid-December to the pets named on the donation forms, limited to a first come, first serve basis. Help LAPS put one of those delightful smiles on the face of someone's pet this Holiday season. Click here for Santa Paws donation form!

Everyone is encouraged to participate in LAPS by attending or volunteering at one of our many annual dog-friendly charity events.
With only one dog park in Summit County, these dog-friendly community gatherings are especially important for socializing our loyal companions. Please email us at LAPS@colorado.net and help in our mission to care for Summit County companion animals in need. We truly appreciate your generous contributions over the years and look forward to seeing you at our next fundraiser. LAPS members receive discounts on entry fees at all events. If you know someone that may wish to join LAPS and donate yearly, please have them fill out the LAPS membership form and then bring to our next fundraiser or mail a check. We look forward to seeing you at our next charity event. Please come have some good fun with others, for a great cause.


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WELCOME to our meetings!
LAPS meets at 5:30 pm on the third Thursday of each month at Abbey's Coffee in Frisco on Main Street next to BackCountry Brewery.
Join us as a board member of L.A.P.S. or just come to the meeting to get aquainted. Please email LAPS@colorado.net before attending a meeting to confirm it has not been re-scheduled. LAPS events you can volunteer for and bring your dog in Summit County include: Mardi Gras 4Paws, Canine 4K run/walk and Marina Mutt. Let's Go Boating at Dillon Marina benefits LAPS, but dogs can't sail with you. HOWLaween Ball at the Silverthorne Pavilion is only for adults...no pets or kids. Please join us for some furry family fun, great socializing dog-friendly events and our fundraisers that support less fortunate local pets. Energetic, involved people are always needed to serve as board members and help with special events around Summit County.

LAPS is spearheading effort to secure permanent Dog Parks throughout Summit County. We need citizens to join committees and attend local government meetings to actively lobby for dog parks in our towns. Please email LAPS@colorado.net should you wish to help. Left click here to view our Dog Park page.

Please join our free NEWSLETTER list by emailing LAPS@colorado.net. We no longer print and mail a membership newsletter, but we can include you on our email list to stay current on LAPS events.

4-Paw Salute to our generous charitable donors and grant organizations!
The Summit Foundation, El Pomar, Animal Assistance Foundation, Colorado Grand, Slifer Smith,
Frampton Foundation and the town and county governments of Silverthorne and Frisco.

Summit County Animal Shelter
Volunteers needed to help socialize cats, dogs, bunnies, and ferrets awaiting adoption
in Frisco behind the Senior Center open Mon-Sat 9am to 5:30pm at 970-668-3230
American Society for the Prevent of Cruelty to Animals
Animal Poison Control Center with prevention and treatment advice from the ASPCA
BestFriends Animal Society
Exotic animal care tips and 'getting started with a pet' articles from Utah based sanctuary
PetHarbor.com
Easy to search website lists animals awaiting adoption from all over the USA and Canada

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Please email LAPS@colorado.net with any questions or concerns
Memberships and donations can be mailed to our post office box

League for Animals and People of the Summit
L.A.P.S.      P.O. Box 2512      Frisco, CO  80443