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 […]

Izzy

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 […]

Jazzy’s Story

  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 […]