Underdogs Animal Rescue is a Colorado-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit all-breed animal rescue. We are dedicated to changing the perception of the “underdog” – the forgotten ones, the misunderstood ones, the ones that get picked last (or don’t get picked at all…). We give these longshots the opportunity to beat the odds, confident that they will prove that the underdog is the best dog, every single time.

UNDERDOG OF THE YEAR

RITA

2018 UNDERDOG OF THE YEAR

We took a big leap when we adopted Rita. It was love at first sight. She was a scared soul that had a heartbreaking first year of life.  We wanted to love on her, but she had never been loved and didn’t know what to do.  We learned about ourselves and patience as she grew confident and…

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Tarek, Lauren & Sydney

When Tarek and I initially started doing our research regarding puppy adoptions we quickly became discouraged about the process. Many rescues and adoption agencies felt so cooperate and competitive that we put our search on hold. When a friend recommended…

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Jenn & Moonoi

I first saw Moonoi (Moon) from photos that Mo (of Underdog Rescue) had shared of a little dog from Thailand looking for a home. There was one photo that stuck in my mind of this little cutie in her bandana. Oh! Such sweetness and pride! I thought about her for three weeks…

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underdogs happy tails

  • Tarek, Lauren & Sydney

    When Tarek and I initially started doing our research regarding puppy adoptions we quickly became discouraged about the process. Many rescues and adoption agencies felt so cooperate and competitive that we put our search on hold. When a friend recommended…

    read more
  • Jenn & Moonoi

    I first saw Moonoi (Moon) from photos that Mo (of Underdog Rescue) had shared of a little dog from Thailand looking for a home. There was one photo that stuck in my mind of this little cutie in her bandana. Oh! Such sweetness and pride! I thought about her for three weeks…

    read more

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