Past Events

2021

2020

2019

2018

2017

2016

2015

  • Jan 20: Annual General Membership Meeting in downstairs meeting room of the HSPS Thrift Store at 5:30 p.m. with 2015 Board of Directors Election (Candidate Letters-of-Intent)
  • Feb 15: Penguin Plunge
  • Mar 28: Chocolate Auction at 5:30pm in PLPOA Clubhouse (230 Port Ave.)
  • May 22 & 23: Barking Lot Sale and Adopt-A-Thon
  • June 19 & 20: Four Corners Pet Expo and Adopt-A-Thon at the Durango Fairgrounds
  • June 27: Staff & Volunteer Appreciation Picnic at PLPOA Clubhouse from 4:30 TO 7:00 PM
  • Aug 21: Auction for the Animals
  • Oct 19-28: “Peanuts” Halloween Coloring Contest! Get your entries into the Thrift Store by October 28 for judging! Prizes and gift certificates for age category winners (Ages 2-5, 6-12, 13-16, 17 and up)

2014

2013

2012

  • Jan 17: Annual General Membership Meeting at 5:30 p.m. with 2012 Board of Directors Election
  • Feb: Cupid Classifieds
  • Feb 16: Mardi Growl Party at Bear Creek Saloon & Grill 5:00 to 10: p.m.
  • Feb 19: 3rd Annual Penguin Plunge at 12:00 noon in San Juan River by Visitor’s Center – raised $1926!
  • Mar 3: Adopt-a-Thon at Pagosa Feed and Nursery 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Mar 10: Adopt-a-Thon at Pagosa Feed and Nursery 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Mar 16: St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2012
  • Mar 17: Adopt-a-Thon at Pagosa Feed and Nursery 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Mar 24: Adopt-a-thon at Pagosa Feed and Nursery 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Mar 31: Adopt-a-Thon at Pagosa Feed and Nursery 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Apr 7: Adopt-a-Thon at Pagosa Feed and Nursery 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Apr 14: Volunteer Recruitment Fair at Town Park 12 noon to 6 p.m.
  • Apr 21: Adopt-a-Thon at Pagosa Feed and Nursery 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Apr 25: Sundowner/Chocolate Auction 5:30 p.m. at Youth Center (enter through HSPS Thrift Store)
  • Apr 28: Adopt-a-Thon at Pagosa Feed and Nursery 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • May 5: Vendor booth at Cinco de Mayo Celebration at Sky Ute Casino in Ignacio (noon to 6:00 p.m.)
  • May 26-27: Memorial Weekend Basement/Parking Lot sale & Adopt-a-Thon
  • May 27: Adopt-a-Thon (10am-2pm) and BBQ lunch at Let It Fly
  • May 28: Let It Fly Raffle Fundraiser Drawing
  • Jun 15-16: 2012 Great Golden Retriever Roundup w/HSPS booth in Town Park
  • Jun 22-23: Builders Association of Pagosa Springs Home & Garden Show w/Thrift Store new furniture sale at Pagosa Springs High School
  • Jul 15: Shelter Open House and Outdoor Kennels Dedication 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. (flyer)
  • Jul 29: “Paws to You” HSPS Staff and Volunteer Appreciation Picnic 4-7 p.m. at Yamaguchi Park
  • Aug 24: Auction For The Animals 2012
  • Oct 8: Feral Cat Trap-Neuter-Release (TNR)
  • Nov 12-13: Feral Cat Trap-Neuter-Release (TNR)
  • Nov 30: Festival of Trees at Community Center 6:30-9:00 p.m.
  • Nov: End of the Year Staff & Volunteers Appreciation Party

2011

2010

2009

  • Feb 20: Growling Mardi Gras at Pagosa Pub Works Brewpub
  • Feb 25: Chocolate Auction/Sundowner – $10,000 fundraising
  • Mar 17: St. Patrick’s Day Parade
  • May 9: Fashion Show – Struttin’ at the Strater
  • Apr 30: Highway Cleanup
  • May 16-17: Builders Home & Garden Show
  • May 23-24: Sidewalk Sale and Adopt-a-Thon
  • Aug 28: Auction for the Animals – raised nearly $31,000!
  • Sep 12: 1st Annual Dog Appreciation Day at Pagosa Feed and Nursery
  • Oct 7: Blessing of the Animals at the Animal Shelter
  • Nov 8: Volunteer/Staff Annual Appreciation Dinner

2008

  • Jan 15: Board Meeting
  • Feb 11: Deadline for Cupid Classifieds
  • Feb 14: Cupid Classifieds run in Pagosa Springs Sun – raised $382!F
  • Mar 8: Cat Adopt-a-Thon at Thrift Store
  • Mar 17: St. Patty Day Parade Humane Society Float
  • Apr 23: Sundowner/Chocolate Auction – 180 people attended and raised $10,800!
  • April 26: “It’s Reigning Cats and Dogs” Fashion Show Brunch benefiting Homeward Bound Capital Campaign
  • May 17 & 18: Builders Home & Garden Show – Thrift Store Booth Hosting New Furniture Sale!
  • May 23-24: Parking Lot Sale & Adopt-a-Thon
  • Jun 6 & 7: Adopt-a-Thon at City Market West
  • Jun 27 & 28: Adopt-a-Thon at City Market West
  • Jul 11 & 12: Adopt-a-Thon at City Market West
  • Jul 31, Aug 2-5: Archuleta County Fair
  • Aug 1 & 2: Adopt-a-Thon at City Market West
  • Aug 19: Board Meeting (cancelled due to upcoming auction)
  • Aug 22: 14th Auction for the Animals
  • Aug 30, 31 & Sep 1: Sidewalk Sale & Adopt-a-Thon at Thrift Store
  • Oct 4: Highway Cleanup Day
  • Nov 2: Volunteer/Staff Appreciation Party
  • Nov 7, 8, 9: Local Appreciation Furniture Sale
  • Dec 13: Annual Planning Session
  • Dec: Wish Trees/Wreaths

2007

  • Feb 8: Cupid Classifieds run in Pagosa Springs Sun – raised over $400!
  • Mar 1: Beginning of Essay Contest (2007 entry form)
  • Mar 17: St. Patrick’s Day Parade – Chamber of Commerce Best Overall Float!
  • Mar 31: Deadline for Essay Contest
  • Apr 15: Winner of Essay Contest Announced
  • Apr 25: Sundowner/Chocolate Auction – raised $8,982!
  • May 19: “Best in Show” Fashion Show Brunch (video), benefiting Homeward Bound Capital Campaign
  • May 24: Pagosa Springs premier of Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End, benefiting Homeward Bound Capital Campaign
  • May 25 & 26: Parking Lot Sale & Adopt-a-Thon
  • Jun 9: Adopt-a-Thon at City Market West
  • Jun 29 & 30: Adopt-a-Thon at City Market West
  • Jul 13 & 14: Adopt-a-Thon at City Market West
  • Aug 2: 5th County Fair
  • Aug 10 & 11: Adopt-a-Thon at City Market West
  • Aug 24: 13th Annual Auction for the Animals
  • Aug 31 & Sep 1: Sidewalk Sale & Adopt-a-Thon at Thrift Store
  • Sep 21 & 22: Adopt-a-Thon at City Market West
  • Nov 4: Volunteer/Staff Appreciation Party
  • Dec: Wish Trees/Wreaths – raised over $500!

2006

2005

  • Feb 10: Cupid Classifieds raised $321 towards helping the homeless animals of Archuleta County. Thank you to all who participated – a special thank you to the Pagosa Springs Sun for giving us this great opportunity each year.
  • Mar 17: St. Patrick’s Day Parade – No $ raised but teamwork and camaraderie were priceless!
  • Apr 7: Participated in Partners in Education, an evening of storytelling at the local elementary school
  • Apr 27: Chamber Sundowner and Chocolate Auction – This event raised $4,200 for the homeless pets of Archuleta County.
  • May 27-28: Annual Thrift Store Parking Sale/Shelter Adopt-a-Thon
  • Jun 4: Ponderosa Pet Education Day/Adopt-a-Thon
  • Jun 24-25: Shelter Adopt-a-Thon (Thrift Store)
  • Jul 9: Kitten Adopt-a-Thon (West City Market)
  • Jul 23: Dog Adopt-a-Thon (Thrift Store)
  • Aug 4-7: 2005 Education Tent – County Fair – No $ raised but good information given to dog and cat owners
  • Aug 26: Auction for the Animals
  • Sep 2-3: Annual Thrift Store Sidewalk Sale & Shelter Adopt-a-Thon
  • September: Adopt-a-Thon at City Market West
  • Sep 30: 104 Animals orphaned by Hurricane Katrina arrived at La Plata County Airport under stewardship of Humane Society of Pagosa Springs (Details on the Hurricane Katrina Animals Operation)
  • October: Adopt-a-Thon held at Ace Hardware Grand Opening of second store
  • Nov 6: Annual Volunteers and Staff Thank You Party
  • Nov 28 – Jan 2: Wish Trees & Wreaths
  • Dec 3: Adopt-a-Thon held for unclaimed Katrina Animals at Durango Mall
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