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, […]
Prior to moving to Wayne County in 2001, Micah spent nine years in the Marine Corps on active duty and was also a Veterinary Technician. In 2009 he became a deputy with the Wayne County Sheriff Department and was recently elected as the Wayne County Sheriff. During his time as a deputy, he patrolled with […]
Animal Care Facility Manager – Mel Perc
Mel has been “re-homed” in Teasdale, UT now going on five years and prior, spent five years of long vacations touring and getting to know this magical place from its most grand landscapes to its simplest, fascinating details. Growing up in Maryland on the Chesapeake Bay, he focused his studies on Native American archaeology, art, […]
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 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 […]
We’ve always had dogs in our family: Jeffry was raised by German Shepherds and Emily was raised by Keeshonden. When we got married, the first thing we did after finding a dog-friendly apartment was bring a rescued beagle-corgi named Penny into our lives. Then when we bought our first house, we got Penny her own […]
Jen and Cheryl, Five months in and I can’t imagine my life or our home without her. First, thank you both for all that you do to insure that vulnerable creatures are loved and cared for and find their forever homes and loving families. As you know, I followed Jazzy’s story through your Facebook […]
Thanks For Your Help + We Are Now Hiring!
Thank You for Helping Us! March 2, 2021 Thank you so much to everyone who donated to our ioby campaign fundraiser. You helped us reach our goal to fund the new animal shelter facility! The facility will be opening this summer, and we are so thrilled about it. From the bottom of our hearts, thank […]