League for Animals and People of the Summit

L.A.P.S.' mission is literally a matter of life or death - reducing pet overpopulation and needless euthanasia of healthy animals through spay/neuter programs and providing financial assistance to low-income families for veterinary services that will assure a happy, healthy life for their pets.

Need help with some veterinarian bills? Download our Assistance Form and check out the options under "About LAPS/Programs". Must live or work in Summit County to apply.

L.A.P.S. also offers Discount Vouchers for spay/neuter only for any income (must pick up voucher at the Summit County Animal Shelter in Frisco and show proof of residency - or work in Summit County - no application to fill out.) Vouchers must be used at a local veterinary office.

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All NEW members receive a free LAPS logo hat or Year of the Dog mug. Memberships of $50 or more may have 2 hats or mugs or one of each! Members must pick up their hat or mug at any of our many fun events or at a LAPS meeting.

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Dillon Marina Mutt Show

Labor Day, Monday, September 2, 2019

Dillon Marina Mutt Show is a FREE family-friendly dog-centric event hosted by the Town of Dillon at the Marina (150 Marina Drive) on Lake Dillon every Labor Day.

Registration starts at 12:00 noon and the show is from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. Dog lovers unite in an afternoon of family friendly fun as dog owners show off their companions and compete in costume for prizes.

All proceeds benefit the League for Animals and People of the Summit LAPS, so please join us for some fun in the sun alongside Lake Dillon this Labor Day. Great prizes and contests!

*No need to own a dog...we have something fun for everyone!

Contest Categories

Best Trick

Best Howl

Best Pet/Owner Look-a-Like

*Register anytime up until 1:45.

*Contest starts at 2pm.

Sign up & win fantastic prizes from one of our many amazing local sponsors. We may add additional categories but you can expect the above.

Silent Auction Table

Stop by the silent auction table & bid on a wide variety of items, from restaurant certificates, car and carpet cleaning, bowling, rec center passes, veterinary exams and so much more!

**ALL PROCEEDS GO TO BENEFIT L.A.P.S. (League for Animal & People of the Summit)

Enter for a chance to win prizes!

Come one, come all....this is an event you will not want to miss! The event will be located right down next to the marina rental office, next to the Tiki Bar! (See ya there!)

For more information, try the Town of Dillon website.

Join us at the Elks Breakfast to support LAPS!

Our Elks Breakfast is Sunday, September 15 from 9-Noon. All you can eat: maple bacon, eggs, biscuits & gravy and more!

Local musician Randall McKinnon will provide entertainment at the breakfast!

Tix are $12 Adults/$6 under age 12 PRE-SALE...then "at door" $15/$6

All proceeds benefit League for Animals & People of the Summit/LAPS

**Buy tix at Affordable Art & Framing for EXACT CASH/CHECK only: 573 Adams Ave c, Silverthorne, CO 80498 (near Sanders True Value)

Contact LAPS@summitlaps.org for more info.

Calendar of Events:

  • Marina Mutt: Labor Day, September 2 at Dillon Marina from 12-4PM: Dress up Muttley and yourself to win prizes. “Guess the number of treats” to win a ski pass!
  • NEW!! Barks & Brews at the Silverthorne Outlets: Sat, Oct 12 from 4-7pm at the Blue Village to benefit LAPS. There will be Food, local Brews Tastings, a Doggie Fashion Show plus a Halloween Doggie Costume Contest with prizes and more!
  • Silverthorne Outlets’ Shopping Extravaganza: Sat, Nov 9: LAPS is one of the non-profit beneficiaries of all proceeds…so remember to designate League for Animals & People of the Summit when you buy your tickets!
  • CO Gives Day: Tues, Dec 10: Make all your Colorado based Charity donations in one place online at a secure website www.coloradogives.org You can give at any time through the year or pre-schedule your gifts to happen on Dec 3rd.

Check out upcoming events that benefit LAPS and get your daily laughs with all the hilarious animal cartoons/videos https://www.facebook.com/summitlaps80443/

Helping families with companion animals in Summit County since 1990

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If you shop with Amazon.com... please support LAPS (at no cost to you) by signing onto your Amazon.com account at smile.amazon.com and selecting League for Animals and People of the Summit for your charitable organization. Then bookmark smile.Amazon.com, instead of Amazon.com, for your login and without costing you a penny, LAPS will receive 0.5% of the price of your eligible purchases. AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know, using your same existing Amazon account and providing the same products at the same prices.

If you shop with City Market, King Soopers, or Krogers... please support LAPS (at no cost to you) by directing your Rewards Program card to benefit League for Animals and People of the Summit. At no charge to you, they will donate a percentage of sales to a charity of your choice. City Market Rewards Program and then select 'Enroll Now' to log-in or create an account and assign your donations. LAPS traditionally receives about $800 a year from this generous corporate charity program. All you have to do is sign up and then use your City Market discount card when shopping.