NOCO Humane Now Providing Animal Welfare Services for Weld County
On June 6, 2023, the board of the Humane Society of Weld County announced plans for the organization to dissolve and transfer its assets, including the animal shelter located at 1620 42nd Street in Evans, CO, to Larimer Humane Society on October 2, 2023. As of that date, Larimer Humane Society assumed full responsibility for providing animal welfare services to Weld County under the new name, NOCO Humane.
How You Can Support
We extend our sincere appreciation for the confidence and support from the leadership of the Humane Society of Weld County, as well as numerous municipal leaders who have entrusted us to provide essential animal services for Weld County.
For over 50 years, Larimer Humane Society’s donors and enthusiastic supporters have been instrumental in expanding our compassionate care for animals. We eagerly anticipate our continued partnership as we embark on the next phase, creating an even greater impact in serving the pets and people of Northern Colorado.
To be successful in this service transition, we recognize that will need support from our growing community. Thank you for considering a donation in support of this important work!
Q: Did the Humane Society of Weld County close?
The Humane Society of Weld County Board decided to dissolve the organization effective October 2, 2023.
Q: Why did Humane Society of Weld County dissolve?
The Humane Society of Weld County faced various challenges in meeting the current demands and
determined that it was unable to adequately address future needs due to the area’s continuous growth,
resulting in an increased pet population, declining revenues, and limitations posed by an aging facility.
Q: Did Larimer Humane Society expand into Weld County?
Larimer Humane Society – now NOCO Humane – developed and executed a transition plan to ensure that Weld County
continued to receive essential animal welfare services from within their community.
Q: Is there a shelter in Weld County?
Yes! On October 2nd, 2023 Larimer Humane Society – now NOCO Humane – took over operations of the existing shelter
at 1620 42nd St in Evans.
Q: Who will provide Animal Control Services in Weld County?
The Weld County Sheriff’s Office, the City of Greeley, and the City of Evans have their own Animal
Control units. NOCO Humane continues to provide animal control services within Larimer County.
Q: What happened to the city and county contracts that the Humane Society of Weld County fulfilled?
NOCO Humane now fulfills the animal sheltering contracts that were once held by the
Humane Society of Weld County, ensuring that lost and stray animals have safe shelter and care.
Q: What happened to the animals at the Humane Society of Weld County?
On October 2, 2023 the animals that were in the care of the Humane Society of Weld County
legally transferred into the care of NOCO Humane.
Q: What happened to “Larimer Humane Society?”
On September 30, 2023, we announced that we would be updating the organization’s name to
NOCO Humane to better reflect our geographic scope of services. We still hold the name “Larimer
Humane Society” as well as the “Humane Society of Weld County” as DBAs.
Q: Are there be two Boards of Directors for the two shelter locations?
NOCO Humane’s Board of Directors provides oversight and governance for the
organization, ensuring the fulfillment of the mission and vision throughout all programs
and activities at both shelter locations. NOCO Humane is working to recruit new members
for the Board to better represent the expanded geographic scope of service.
Q: Is this change good for Larimer County?
We believe that the efficiency of one organization serving multiple communities throughout
Northern Colorado will create a greater impact and enable us to serve more animals and
people while maintaining quality standards through an expansion of animal welfare services.