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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

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DogTerra event was traditionally held in early March at the Gold Run Nordic Center

DogTerra at the Breckenridge Colorado Gold Run Nordic Center 
Saturday in early March charity event for LAPS

DogTerra our signature dog-friendly winter event, will not be held in 2015. Annually held at the Nordic Center on Breckenridge Golf Course Gold Run Nordic Center, DogTerra is not scheduled for 2015, but LAPS is not counting it out for the future. Dogs having a great time in the snow for a wonderful cause, with prizes for top finishers and door prizes too! A fun-filled dog-friendly winter-time outdoor event with ski joring, snowshoe romps, frisbee/chuck-it catch matches, Flyball feats, agility courses, and free gourmet doggie treats!

Here's some pictures from the 2007 DogTerra event. Thanks for everything goes out to Jim Sanders, Scott Yule and the whole crew for once again making it such a great success!



out on the course, photographers mingle with coffee shop owners


Louisa Morrissey gives a ski joring clinic while everyone prepares




ski joring gets underway about 10:30 with individual starts




competitors finish with style after about 2 kilometers of ski joring




snowshoe contestants mingle at the line for nearly 2 kilometers of action




and the winners of the snowshoe portion of DogTerra are ...




volunteers huddle to invent this year's obstacle course





the Chuck-It competition is a big hit with the fleet of foot




and the soft Frisbee experts were showing their style




With the help of our faithful volunteers, DogTerra at Breckenridge's Gold Run Nordic Center is always a fun day. Thanks for everything Scott Yule, Deb Oately and the whole Gold Run crew for making DogTerra such a great success!



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To save on office expenses, we no longer print and mail a membership newsletter,
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WELCOME to our meetings!
LAPS meets at 5:30 pm on the third Wednesday 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.

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