Surface Creek Animal Shelter is an adoption guaranteed shelter located in western Colorado, in the Surface Creek Valley. The shelter houses 8 dog runs and approx 30 cats. It is operated by a small staff & volunteers, a Board of Directors and funded through donations, grants & community support. It also operates the Shelter Shoppe Thrift Store.

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SCAS Silent Auction


Main Street Market 

June 14th - June 18th at

Main Street Market


Bid for a chance to win a brimming basket, filled with local goodies & services from surrounding businesses in the area.



~ Two - for - One ~

Friday, June 18th


Shop or buy at Main Street Market

 and support SCAS

when you purchase any store items, food or beverage on Friday, June 18th.  A portion of the day's sales will go towards care for the shelter animals.

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Summer Series, Happy Hour @ GMAEC

Grand Mesa Arts & Events Center - Friday, Sept 10th, 2021 

Enjoy live music with local band, Bluezzers outdoors under the stars. Proceeds to benefit SCAS. Stay tuned for more details!

Dinner & Music at Azura Winery, Paonia - Saturday, Sept 11th, 2021

Welcome fall's embrace whilst a deliciously, locally prepared meal is served amid live music and a scenic view of the West Elks.  Azura's handcrafted Colorado wine and scenic views will take your breath away. 

Adopt a Shelter Pet Day - Today!

Every day is adopt a shelter pet day.  We have many sweet dogs and cats looking for their loving forever home.  There is nothing more rewarding than rescuing a fur baby!

SCAS Board Meetings - 2nd Wednesday of Every Month

12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. at the Deer Creek Villages Owners Association building 855 Stonebridge Drive, Cedaredge.

For more information call Jacki Dapkus 970-640-4907 


EIN 75-3047960

COVID-19 UPDATE:  We continue to show animals and process adoptions by appointment only and masks are required.