• Stafford Shelter Obedience Classes at The Shane Center! Shane Center Stafford Ad 2018

    Shane Center Stafford Ad 2018Stafford 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 ... Read More/Share

  • SOLD OUT – Fur Ball 2018 SOLD OUT - Fur Ball 2018

    SOLD OUT – FUR BALL 2018 – stay tuned for auction items & how you can participate even if you can’t join us! 

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    Save the date for our biggest annual fundraiser, The Fur Ball!  Our fun, food & ... Read More/Share

  • CANCELLED – 2017 Bark in the Park! Save the Date – August 20th! CANCELLED - 2017 Bark in the Park! Save the Date - August 20th!

    After much discussion with medical staff, veterinarians and our board of directors we have decided to cancel Bark in the Park this year due to the recent outbreak of Kennel Cough & Pneumonia in our area. We are very disappointed as this is our big summer fundraiser raising crucial funds for us. More importantly we ... Read More/Share

  • Tee Up for Tails! – Golf Fundraiser at Overland Tee Up for Tails! - Golf Fundraiser at Overland

    We are excited to announce that Overland Golf Course is hosting us at their “TGIF Friday Night Golf Tournament” on June 16th, 2017 and donating 100% of the proceeds to the shelter!   The event will start at 5:30pm at their beautiful 9 hole course in Big Timber overlooking the scenic Crazy Mountains.  The entry fee ... Read More/Share

  • Bark & Wine hosted by Small Dog Realty! Bark & Wine hosted by Small Dog Realty!

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  • Stafford Ski Day @ B Bar Ranch Jan 14th 2017! Stafford Ski Day @ B Bar Ranch Jan 14th 2017!

    bbar-ranch-ski-trailLocated 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 ... Read More/Share

  • "Santa Paws" Photos "Santa Paws" Photos

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    Join us for our fundraiser “Santa Paws”!  Pets & people welcome to take photos with Santa. Stafford Animal Shelter will be at the Western Sustainable Exchange Holiday Farmer’s Market with their “Santa Paws” Fundraiser! Located at the Livingston Civic Center on December 3rd from 9:00am-3:00pm. We ... Read More/Share

  • Animal Friendly Vendors Welcome! Animal Friendly Vendors Welcome!

    PicMonkey Collage2As we prepare for this year’s Bark in the Park on August 21st, 2016 we are opening up our event to a select few “animal friendly” vendors.  If you have a business that relates to pets or animals or are a current ... Read More/Share

  • Save the date for Bark in the Park!

    Come join Stafford Animal Shelter for their summer fundraiser “Bark in the Park” on Sunday, August 21st , 2016 to help raise money for homeless pets in our community.

    The fun begins with a 5K Fun Run/Walk that rounds the Yellowstone River and through the streets of historic Livingston!  Friendly, vaccinated dogs on leashes and children ... Read More/Share

  • Luxury Raffle Tickets on Sale Now!

    collage-luxury-raffle copyBack by popular demand is our Luxury Raffle Ticket!   We only sell 100 tickets so your chances of winning are very high! It’s a great way to support the shelter even if you can’t make the Fur Ball event or live out of ... Read More/Share

  • Fur Ball 2016! Adoption: The Choice is Black & White Fur Ball 2016! Adoption: The Choice is Black & White

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    Our annual Fur Ball will be held on May 20th, 2016 at Chico Hot Springs Resort with a Black and White theme!  As our biggest fundraiser of the year,  the money raised is crucial to keep our doors open to not ... Read More/Share

  • Fur Ball a Success! Fur Ball a Success!

    EntranceStafford Animal Shelter’s 16th annual Fur Ball was a smashing success! It is truly a pleasure to say that, once again, this year raised more money than previous years. All proceeds from the event will go toward feeding and caring for animals who come to Stafford in ... Read More/Share

  • Rhinestone Cowboy Fur Ball 2015 is May 15 Rhinestone Cowboy Fur Ball 2015 is May 15

    Fur-Ball_with-photo-logoTickets are sold out for Stafford Animal Shelter’s biggest annual, and always popular fundraiser, Chico Hot Springs Resort & Day Spa’s Fur Ball on Friday, May 15th from 6-9 pm. The theme this year is “Rhinestone Cowboy” so it will be a fun ... Read More/Share

  • Special Showing of "Sylvia" benefits Stafford Animal Shelter Special Showing of "Sylvia" benefits Stafford Animal Shelter

    The Blue Slipper  Theatre in Livingston is holding a special showing of the play “Sylvia” which focuses on a dog by the same name (played by Carmen Dunn) on Sunday 3/22/15 at 3 p.m. to benefit The Stafford Animal Shelter. The play, written by playwright A.R. Gurney, begins with a man who finds a dog ... Read More/Share

  • Tax Deductible Donations Help Change Lives! Tax Deductible Donations Help Change Lives!

    Gwen_resize_12-15-12 067As the year draws to a close, we would like to take this opportunity to reflect upon 2014. During the year, Stafford Animal Shelter has taken in over 900 animals in need; not just dogs and cats, but also guinea pigs, rabbits, birds, and even some ... Read More/Share

  • Celebrate December 2nd Celebrate December 2nd

    Chatterbox_resize_11-27-12 09412-21-12 033How purrrfect that December 2nd is Giving Tuesday AND Celebrate Shelter Pets Day. Why not make a donation in honor of Shelter pets and the love they give on December 2nd? Plus, tax ... Read More/Share

  • Santa Paws Photos Santa Paws Photos

    Having pictures taken with Santa is a time honored holiday tradition, and can also help homeless pets.

    You, your kids and pets can have their photos taken with Santa at Ace Hardware at 1106 West Park St. in Livingston on Saturday November 29th between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Our friends at ... Read More/Share

  • Nonprofit Night Beer Fundraiser Nov. 18 Nonprofit Night Beer Fundraiser Nov. 18

    photo-12Join Stafford Animal Shelter at the new Katabatic Brewery on Tuesday November 18th for a fun, foamy (in a beer way) fundraiser.  If you haven’t been to the wonderfully remodeled location at 117 West Park in Livingston, this is a great excuse to stop by – ... Read More/Share

  • Octoberfest Celebration October 16 Octoberfest Celebration October 16

    imagesEveryone is invited to attend the Stafford Animal Shelter’s Octoberfest Celebration Thursday, October 16 from 5 – 7 pm. The event will celebrate the completion of “Project Happiness”: outdoor play areas were created to enrich dogs’ and cats’ time at the Shelter (and volunteers and adopters can ... Read More/Share

  • Project Happiness Begins Project Happiness Begins

    You’ve heard that it’s coming: Our new animal enrichment program, Project Happiness. We are excited to say that we’re wrapping up the initial phase of the Project- some administrative details and the creation of some terrific new outdoor areas (thanks to a host of fabulous volunteers, see the list below!) – and are now ready ... Read More/Share

  • Doggone Good Time at Bark in the Park 2014 Doggone Good Time at Bark in the Park 2014

    Bark in the Park LogoStafford Animal Shelter’s 11th Annual Bark in the Park was a doggone good time! The event is ruled byBark in Park 2014 104 laughter, creativity, generosity, impressive feats and happy dogs.
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  • Bark in the Park Contest Winners Bark in the Park Contest Winners

    Bark in the Park LogoFor Dog Days of Summer 5k fun run/walk results visit here and for pool photos and more event information visit hereRead More/Share

  • 2014 Dog Days of Summer 5k 2014 Dog Days of Summer 5k

    This year, we moved the Dog Days of Summer 5 k Fun Run/Walk to Saturday August 16th, the day before Bark in the Park, and added a Business Buddies component and this helped nearly double the income thanks to 90 participants – adults, youth and dogs – and sponsors. Congratulations to Printing for Less for having ... Read More/Share

  • Bark in the Park Fun Benefits Shelter Pets Bark in the Park Fun Benefits Shelter Pets

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    Thanks to the MANY volunteers, donors, vendors, and participants who made 2014’s Bark in the Park fun, fast and fabulous! If you missed it – you missed a great time. Put Sunday, August ... Read More/Share