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Ugly Holiday "Sweater"

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Looking for the pawsitively purrfect present for the animal lover in your life or perhaps something to wear to the Santa Speedo Dash? This ugly holiday shirt supports rescue animals formerly facing euthanasia, while also showing humorous cheer.

Life is Better Rescue is running a limited time fundraising campaign for these festive holiday shirts and hoodies. Visit our fundraiser page between now and November 17 to order. You get to pick the shirt style and color you want. These shirts are only available until November 17, so get 'em while they're hot!

Shirts will arrive approximately 14 days after this fundraiser ends on November 17, 2018 (delivery exptected between November 27 and December 6) - in time to wear to the Santa Speedo Dash or to put under the tree.

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Upcoming Events

Saturday, November 17, 2018: Holiday Pet Photos

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Bruz Beers will be hosting Life is Better's Holiday Pet Photos on November 17, 2108 from 2 pm to 6 pm. Photos courtesy of Rayna McGinnis Photgraphy. Bruz Beers is located at 1675 W 67th Ave, Denver 80221

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Saturday, December 8, 2018: 7th Annual Denver Santa Speedo Dash

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Join us for some festive cheer at our annual holiday Fun Run, hosted by Mead Street Station. All proceeds benefit Life Is Better Rescue.

This one-mile dash, through the Denver neighborhood of the Highlands, is for runners or walkers of all abilities. Participants are encouraged to wear holiday gear…especially Speedos with creative flair!

Registration is $35 and includes a pre-dash warm up shot, an after-run beer, and a Life Is Better Santa hat. You may register online using the PayPal button below.


12:00 Pre-race warm up
1:00 Race start



Mead St. Station
3625 West 32nd Avenue Denver, CO 80211


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Life is Better Rescue is partnering with BarkBox to bring you savings and your pups joy. Get $5 off any BarkBox subscription and support our rescue! For every coupon used on, our rescue will get a $15 donation from BarkBox. Be sure to use our special promo code: LifBBX1.