The Colorado Pet Overpopulation Fund (CPOF) was created by the State legislature in 2001 to curb pet overpopulation and reduce euthanasia of surplus, unwanted or abandoned cats and dogs.
Thanks to Colorado's concerned and generous citizens, CPOF has significantly reduced pet overpopulation and helped shelter animals in underserved areas of our state, but there is still so much more to do!
With funding from CPOF, local animal care and control organizations and veterinarians are working together to reduce unwanted litters of kittens and puppies through sterilization surgeries and to provide shelter animals with medical care and microchip identification.
There are two ways you can contribute to CPOF and help Colorado's pets:
Donate on your Colorado Tax Form
More than $1.99 million have been donated since 2001 by Colorado taxpayers like you to subsidize the spay/neuter surgeries of 50,000 cats and dogs owned by income-qualified Colorado citizens!
Purchase an Adopt-a-Shelter-Pet License Plate
More than $126,000 in revenue from plate sales were generated in the first year to spay/neuter and provide medical treatment and microchip identification for shelter animals!