Dana Landale

Dana Landale

Dana first came to Wayne County in the late 1980s for the Outlaw Trail endurance ride and was immediately drawn to the area. In 1991 she and her husband, Nipper (KenNoble) met Doc and Dottie Weaver. They spent time at the Weaver’s Shifting Sands Ranch on the Notom road, and later helped put on an […]

Diena Riddle

Diena Riddle

After retiring in 2015 from years as a teacher and administrator, I’m living the dream. Moving from South Jordan, Utah, I’m now surrounded by the beauties of red rocks and the uniqueness of Wayne County. Our children and grandchildren love to visit as they can, We enjoy hiking and four-wheeling and exploring on the Velvets. […]

Tana Peery Hunter

Tana Peery Hunter with dog

I was born and raised in Utah, my ancestors were all pioneers. I have a bachelor of science degree in Animal science from the University of California at Davis. I have been married to Doug for 48 years and have two wonderful daughters. I am absolutely in love with the natural world, birds being a […]

Milada Copeland

Milada Copeland moved to Utah from Michigan in the mid-1980’s and fell in love with the state’s natural beauty and incredibly variable landscape. Milada has always been involved with animals, serving as a volunteer and a board member of Wasatch Humane (now Utah Animal Adoption Center) in the late 1990’s and working as a behavior-focused […]

A.C. Ivory

A.C. Ivory was born and raised in Salt Lake, and in July 2021 he and his husband, Joseph, moved to Wayne County – two months after their marriage near Zion National Park. A.C. and Joseph have a regenerative micro-farm in Bicknell where they have 16 chickens, a 20-tree orchard, a large garden space, a greenhouse, […]

The Safe Future of Animals is Changing Soon!

The Color Country Animal Welfare shelter will be opening this summer, which will be a wonderful thing for many animals. Adoptions, rescues, and day care for dogs and cats will be available. Stay tuned for more info as we get closer to the opening day! The CCAW website is also being updated, and we will share its new […]

Adopting a New Dog

  It was just about ten years ago when Dottie Weaver, founder of Color Country Animal Welfare, rescued a beautiful Border collie mix she saw being dumped on the highway. Dottie knew I had recently lost an Australian shepherd of whom I was very fond. She thought I needed another dog, and she was right—I […]

A Happy Trio – Blue’s Story

  We adopted Blue from Color Country Animal Welfare (CCAW) while she was being fostered three years ago when she was about 5 years old. The second we met, she clung to me, and I knew that she was destined to be part of our family. As I was leaving her that first day we […]

Beau’s Story

Beau was found abandoned in Fremont and brought to a CCAW foster volunteer. A family on vacation stopped by the CCAW booth at the annual Apple Days festival and decided to to adopt this handsome boy. Beau traveled first class to his new home in California. UPDATE: September 2015 Beau is now in paradise. Today […]