Colorado Humane Society Now Serving More Counties in Colorado's High Country

Feb 26th, 2014

DENVER (February 25, 2014) – The Colorado Humane Society & SPCA (CHS) has received commissions for four new counties from the Colorado Agricultural Commission, expanding its service area to help prevent cruelty to animals in Clear Creek, Grand, Gunnison and Summit counties. With these new additions, CHS and its five commissioned agents now serve 32 counties across Colorado.

“The addition of these four counties allows us to significantly expand our reach in order to better protect and serve animals,” said Duane Adams, director for CHS. “We are honored to offer services and extra resources in challenging situations, as well as educate citizens about animal care and safety, in these counties and throughout Colorado.”

The Colorado Humane Society & SPCA works with local law enforcement and government agencies in handling cases of animal abuse and neglect. CHS is an independent, Colorado-based, nonprofit organization and is not affiliated with national advocacy groups or government agencies.

 The Colorado Humane Society & SPCA serves the following counties:

  • Alamosa
  • Bent
  • Chaffee
  • Clear Creek
  • Conejos
  • Costilla
  • Crowley
  • Custer
  • Elbert
  • Fremont
  • Grand
  • Gunnison
  • Huerfano
  • Jackson
  • Kiowa
  • Kit Carson
  • Lake
  • Las Animas
  • Lincoln
  • Otero
  • Phillips
  • Prowers
  • Mineral
  • Morgan
  • Rio Grande
  • Routt
  • Saguache
  • Sedgwick
  • Summit
  • Washington
  • Yuma
  • Weld


The Colorado Humane Society & SPCA is an independent, Colorado-based nonprofit organization. We operate entirely on donations and are not affiliated with any national advocacy group or government agency, such as the Humane Society of the United States or American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. We work with local law enforcement and government agencies to investigate and prevent the cruelty and neglect of companion animals and horses – NOT livestock – in numerous Colorado counties and to educate the public about humane animal care. For more information, to donate or to report animal cruelty or neglect, contact The Colorado Humane Society & SPCA at or (800) 249-5121.