• Yellowstone National Park Raffle! September 29, 2021
    SOLD OUT AS OF 10-15-2021 Win a luxury Yellowstone National Park stay at the historic Lake Hotel!  A great way to support Stafford Animal Shelter and visit America’s First National Park! A very special thank you to the generosity of our donor & business partner Yellowstone National Park Lodges, Xanterra Travel Collection for donating this $2,200 ...
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  • Fur Ball 2021 Postponed September 22, 2021
    Fur Ball 2021 –  Party will go on…in 2022 We always look forward to celebrating with our donors at Fur Ball, it’s our most joyous event of the year!   It’s also our most lucrative as the money we raise at Fur Ball accounts for 25% of our annual income. After canceling our last two galas,  we ...
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  • “Coat of Many Colors” Fur Ball 2021 – SOLD OUT September 17, 2021
    Our biggest fundraiser of the year, Fur Ball, hosted & sponsored by Chico Hot Springs,  will be held on October 15th!  The pandemic of 2020, and 2021, has really put a damper on our events and we will continue to be patient.  We hope to have our regularly scheduled gala in May of 2022, but ...
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  • Fundraising Raffle! WIN 14′ RAFT! September 3, 2021
    Float away in your new raft while helping to save homeless pets! $20 each, 1 in 500 chance to win! 100% of the proceeds donated to Stafford! Extra Special thank you to all our sponsors for donating to our fundraiser and purchasing the raft: @Dan Bailey’s Outdoor Company, @Summit Aviation, @Andy Art & @Chad & Julimarie ...
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  • Hiring Animal Care Technician July 23, 2021
    Want a job that makes a difference in the community? Animal Care Technician needed at Livingston, Montana’s Stafford Animal Shelter. Applicant must be flexible to provide coverage for coworkers shifts and willing to work weekends.  Due to the nature of small shelter, we are looking for someone able to perform responsibilities according to priority and ...
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  • 2021 Bark in the Park July 9, 2021
    Join us for 2021 Bark in the Park, August 22! The day starts with a 5K Fun Run/Walk for the whole family,  dogs included!  100% of the proceeds are donated to Stafford Animal Shelter in Livingston Montana! If you’d like to run/walk in the 5K with your family and dogs, sign up here: ...
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  • “Fill the Keg” Fundraiser at Neptune’s Brewery! June 5, 2021
    Join us at Neptune’s Brewery Beer Garden for “Fill the Keg” Fundraiser to benefit Stafford Animal Shelter! Thursday, June 17th 5:00-8:00pm Neptune’s Brewery – 119 N. L Street, Livingston, MT 59047 – Proceeds from every pint help homeless animals! – “Hot Dogs 4 Shelter Dogs” Booth (veggie too!) – Raffles, Door Prizes, SAS Swag & more! Our goal is to “Fill ...
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  • We’re back at it! Save the Dates! June 2, 2021
    Upcoming Fundraisers! We hope to see you all there!
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  • Veterinary Assistance Fund – Providing Financial Assistance to Pet Owners October 14, 2020
    Veterinary Assistance Fund – Providing financial assistance for veterinary expenses for in-need pet owners of Park County, City of Livingston or surrounding communities. The Veterinary Assistance Fund was established in 2017 by grants from the Banfield Foundation and the Park County Community Foundation and has since been replenished by a grant from the Humane Society of ...
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  • Barktoberfest Silent Auction October 14, 2020
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  • July 2020 Update – Operations During COVID July 14, 2020
    In light of current developments with the COVID-19 outbreak, we wanted to assure you that we will remain available as an essential service and the only non-profit animal care facility to serve the people & pets of Park County, Sweet Grass, Meagher, Mammoth YNP and many surrounding communities. -We are capable of responding to crisis by ...
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  • #GivingTuesdayNow-May 5th 2020 May 4, 2020
                    #GivingTuesdayNow, May 5, 2020, is a global day of giving and unity. A movement to rally people around the world to tap into the power of human connection and strengthen communities at the grassroots level to support frontline workers, nonprofits and community organizations that feed, house, educate, and nurture neighbors impacted by the global pandemic. ...
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  • Fur Ball 2020 Postponed April 21, 2020
    Stay Tuned for updated as COVID crisis evolves. Until then, Fur Ball has been postponed until at least October.
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  • Pet Portrait Fundraiser for Stafford Animal Shelter April 13, 2020
    AS OF MAY 15th 2020 WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING NEW ORDERS! We all know our pets are one-of-a-kind masterpieces,  and now you can have an artist paint them!  Stafford Animal Shelter has joined with artists from the B. Hive Artisan Co-Op in Livingston, MT for a fundraiser to help support both homeless pets and ...
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  • The 411 of Cat & Dog Introductions at Stafford Animal Shelter January 15, 2020
    We are always asked:  “How does this dog do with dogs, cats & kids?” and we understand why this is important to a potential adopter. We want to keep every member of the household safe too. To try and make a perfect adoption match, we reveal as much information & history as we can, but sometimes, ...
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  • Barktoberfest, Beer & Bingo! October 10, 2019
    Join us to help raise money for the animals at Stafford Animal Shelter! “Barktoberfest, Beer & Bingo” is being presented by Katabatic Brewing Company, who will generously give you your first beer of the night free when you donate $5.00 to SAS. For all you beer connoisseurs, Katabatic is brewing a special release “Barktoberfest” just ...
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  • Want a rewarding job that makes a difference? October 6, 2019
    FULL TIME – Animal Care Technician (25-40 hours per week – negotiable) Want a rewarding job that makes a difference? Full-Time Animal Care Technician needed at Livingston, Montana’s Stafford Animal Shelter. As a small shelter, employees must be flexible, willing to perform responsibilities according to priority and feel comfortable working in a fast-paced environment. Primary tasks ...
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  • 2019 Bark in the Park – Sunday August 25th July 29, 2019
    Stafford Animal Shelter’s “Bark in the Park” Fundraiser Sunday, August 25th 2019 Come join us at our free, family-friendly, fundraiser “Bark in the Park” and help raise money for the shelter! The fun begins with a 5K Fun Run/Walk sponsored by Small Dog Realty.  The course rounds the Yellowstone River and through the streets of historic Livingston!  Friendly, ...
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  • Stafford Animal Shelter is now hiring! July 1, 2019
      UPDATED 7/2/2019 FULL TIME – Animal Care Technician  Want a rewarding job that makes a difference? Full-Time Animal Care Technician needed at Livingston, Montana’s Stafford Animal Shelter. As a small shelter, employees must be flexible and willing to perform responsibilities according to priority and feel comfortable working in a fast-paced environment. Primary tasks for Animal Care Technician include but ...
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  • Blue Moon Fur Ball 2019 March 6, 2019
    SOLD OUT – FUR BALL 2019 – Friday, May 17th, 2019 We are so grateful to our community who wants to attend our fundraiser and support our shelter.  We are sold out of event tickets for 2019. Please check back for updates on Luxury Raffle tickets,  coming soon! The Fur Ball is our biggest annual fundraiser.   Our ...
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  • Surrendering your pet to Stafford Animal Shelter January 9, 2019
    We understand that sometimes there are circumstances that may prevent you from being able to keep your animal and we are here to help. Stafford Animal Shelter is honored you would entrust us to take care of your pet but we have some suggestions to try before you bring them into the shelter. Are you having ...
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  • 2nd Annual Katabatic Brewing “Pet Wars” Fundraiser for Stafford Animal Shelter! November 12, 2018
    2nd annual “Pet Wars” fundraiser for Stafford Animal Shelter hosted by Katabatic Brewing Company! Come vote and decide if Dogs, Cats or Zoo Critters will be crowned “Most Popular Pets in Town”. All votes are $5.00 with Katabatic donating 100% of the voting dollars to the shelter. Voting begins online at katabaticbrewing.com at 8:00 am ...
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  • Help for New Autoclave October 22, 2018
    Help needed for a new autoclave!   What is an autoclave you ask? It’s “a strong, heated container used for chemical reactions and other processes using high pressures and temperatures, e.g., steam sterilization.”  For shelter purposes, it sterilizes our surgical instruments. In addition to onsite surgeries, we spay/neuter every single adoptable animal that leaves the premises ...
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  • “Kats 4 Kids” Launched at Stafford Animal Shelter October 19, 2018
    We have started a new program at Stafford Animal Shelter in Livingston Montana called “Kats 4 Kids”.   We have so many children dealing with difficult times in our community and so many loving cats & kittens looking for best friends. Our city and state has some of the highest incidents of depression, anxiety and suicide ...
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  • 5 Questions to Ask Before You Donate to an Animal Welfare Organization by Stafford Animal Shelter August 31, 2018
    We at Stafford Animal Shelter have many rescue partners realizing “it takes a village” to save them all.  Being a small shelter in Southwestern Montana that takes in 1,200 pets on average annually, it’s crucial to have collaboration with other animal welfare professionals as we cannot serve all the abandoned, neglected and abused animals on ...
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  • Severely Abused Dog Rescued by Help Every Pet of Hardin Transferred to Stafford Animal Shelter July 31, 2018
    UPDATE- ROXIE HAS BEEN ADOPTED BY HER FOSTER FAMILY! We have been working with Help Every Pet of Hardin (HEP) for several years now.  This small, volunteer based non-profit in Eastern Montana helps rescue neglected and homeless pets in communities on & surrounding the Crow Reservation.  They also pull high risk animals from the Animal Control ...
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  • Bark in the Park 2018 – Our Free Family Fundraiser! July 30, 2018
    Stafford Animal Shelter’s “Bark in the Park” Fundraiser is Sunday, August 19th 2018.  Come join us at our free, family-friendly, fundraiser “Bark in the Park” and help raise money for the shelter! The fun begins with a 5K Fun Run/Walk sponsored by Small Dog Realty.  The course rounds the Yellowstone River and through the streets of ...
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  • Stafford Animal Shelter Selected For Prestigious Shelter Fellowship April 5, 2018
    We are so proud to announce that Stafford Animal Shelter was accepted into the University of Wisconsin-Madison Shelter Medicine Program’s Northern Tier Shelter Fellowship. The Shelter Fellowship program was created in conjunction with the University of California-Davis Koret Shelter Medicine Program to build a learning community that provides training and support for animal shelter administrators ...
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  • Stafford Shelter Obedience Classes at The Shane Center! February 12, 2018
    Stafford Animal Shelter in Livingston Montana is proud to be partnering with another excellent non-profit,  The Shane Lalani Center for the Arts to offer our basic obedience classes and private training in their convenient downtown location. We are thrilled that The Shane Center generously allows us to use their ballroom and courtyard for instructions during the harsh ...
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  • “Lonely Hearts Club” February 9, 2018
         
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  • Us in a nutshell! November 29, 2017
    We hope you think of us this #givingtuesday. What is #givingtuesday?  It is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their ...
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  • New Wheels for Charlie! July 25, 2017
    “No longer able to care for my pet” is often a reason we hear for people surrendering their animals to us here at Stafford Animal Shelter.  In the case of 9 month old Terrier Mix Charlie, her previous owner was not prepared emotionally or financially to handle her special medical circumstances and thought rehom­ing her ...
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  • Stafford Ski Day @ B Bar Ranch Jan 14th 2017! December 21, 2016
    Located in the beautiful Tom Miner Basin in Emigrant, The B Bar Ranch is graciously hosting a Cross Country Skiing day to benefit Stafford Animal Shelter. Join us Saturday, January 14th, 2017 to ski on some of their 20 km of groomed trails. They have both classic and skate skiing covering varied terrain, something for every ...
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  • Cesar Milan Meets “Montana” Gang! August 27, 2016
    Bozeman, MT – March 6th, 2016 When we found out that world renowned dog trainer and TV personality Cesar Millan, “The Dog Whisperer” was coming to Bozeman we were excited at the chance to hear him speak. Cesar is famous for taking the most hard to place dogs and rehabilitating them.  He is especially drawn to misunderstood ...
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